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Senior Product Designer

Discovery

New York, NY 10-24-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery reaches viewers on all screens and services, from free-to-air and pay-TV channels, to digital products and streaming services, to social and mobile-first content and formats. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year.

We are looking for a Senior Product Designer with strong UX and interaction skills to join the Digital Studios team and create compelling, easy, and joyful customer experiences for our digital brand experiences on the web.

You must be…
• Forward-thinking, imaginative, and willing to take risks with your work
• A systematic thinker who sees the big picture (yet is still attentive to details)
• A strong and confident communicator (verbal, written, and visual)
• A proactive problem solver with excellent time management skills
• Always empathetic with and advocating for the customer
• An expert in current UX and interaction best practices and trends for designing for desktop and mobile web

Responsibilities
• • Understand our customers and their values deeply; always fiercely advocate from the customers’ perspective
• Partner with product managers, developers, researchers, editorial and content teams to create engaging web experiences from concept until launch
• Design flows and interactions that are delightful, simple, elegant, and incredibly easy-to-use, leveraging customer insights, data and user research
• Approach the design system and interaction patterns holistically - ensure consistency of reusable patterns across the experience
• Rapidly produce multiple concepts and prototypes; know when to apply pixel-perfect attention to detail, and when to make low-fi sketches and prototypes
• Optimize the customer experiences in the face of technical constraints
• Define user tests to gather feedback and data
• Explore a wide range of solutions without being overly precious about any - understand that it’s about getting to the right solution for the customer
• Effectively communicate your ideas and underlying thinking through in-person presentations and comprehensive documentation (presentations, flows, wireframes, prototypes, etc.)
• Present and advocate for your ideas and solutions to senior leadership
• Be autonomous; take responsibility for every last detail, every step of the way

Requirements
• At least 5 years of experience designing at consumer-focused tech or media companies, designing for desktop and mobile web as a Product Designer, User Experience Designer, Interaction Designer, Information Architect or similar role
• An exceptional portfolio of consumer-facing desktop/mobile web projects (shipped to market) that demonstrates your ability to elevate a brand through innovative and joyful web experiences
• Immaculate hands on skills and logical thinking, creating journey maps, interaction flows, wireframes, and prototypes.
• Experience with a range of sketch, wireframing and prototyping tools (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, Invision, Sketch, Proto.io, Zeplin, whiteboards, and, pen and paper)
• Ability to work within an existing brand universe
• Experience working in an agile environment with a cross-functional team
• A passion for lifestyle brands is a plus
• Knowledge of front-end development is a plus
• Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan

Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.