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Sr. Staff Product Designer - Digital


New York, NY 08-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
The Job

As a Sr Staff Product Designer, you are a member of the world-class CNN Digital Product Design Team, which is responsible for creating industry-leading user experiences engaged by millions across the globe. CNN is driven by a shared commitment to put our users at the center of the experiences we build and to push the boundaries on what an exceptional digital experience can be. We believe that success is driven by the combined ability of content, design, product, and technology to achieve user delight.

The Sr Staff Product Designer, CNN Digital User Management, is an experienced user experience designer who collaborates with product designers, product managers, engineers, researchers, content strategists, and data scientists to build and grow CNN Digital product experiences that help inform & engage our users, and impact CNN's bottom line. This role is specifically focused on building experiences for our most loyal and engaged users, and identifying ways for CNN to best serve their needs.

The Daily
• Oversee & execute on CNN's product design efforts to create an engaging, personalized CNN experience for our users.
• Collaborate with partners on your cross-functional team to understand the needs of our users and establish end-to-end workflows designed to best serve those needs.
• Partner with your team to solve meaningful user problems and proactively drive strategic solutions and results.
• Team up with your product counterparts to steer the holistic view of the user experience to provide a superior and seamless product experience, from daily improvements to longer-term strategies.
• Create end-to-end customer journeys that inform new product features and promote new businesses.
• Employ user research and testing techniques, backed by analytics data, to develop a deep understanding of how users engage with our content, what matters to them, and identify pain points.

The Essentials
• Design Portfolio demonstrating strong UX and visual design solutions, with an emphasis on identifying and meaningfully solving true user problems.
• 12+ years professional experience, specifically as a Product Designer.
• Mastery in UX software such as Sketch, Figma etc.
• Prototyping skills a plus• Foundational understanding HTML and CSS.
• Exceptional track record to execute on product design strategy, mentor designers, and partner with cross functional team members.
• Experience building world class product experiences, streamline workflows with continuous iteration and improvement.
• Excellent communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to lead user experience design, including usability principles, user research methodology, testing techniques (A/B, Multi-Variant), design theory, and interaction design.
• Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
• Willingness to roll up your sleeves and get things done.
• Take smart risks and champion new ideas.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwn79j-3-215-177-171-42 in your application.

Company Profile

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.