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UX / UI Designer

Starz

Englewood, CO 05-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Summary of Position

We are currently seeking a UX/UI Product Designer for our newly created Internal Tools team within the STARZ UX team. This position will work collaboratively with BAs, Product Owners and Development teams to create a cohesive vision for this Product and design and deliver an elegant and intuitive experience for our users. This UX/UI Designer will play a key role in defining the user experience and designing digital features and products. You will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from leading the vision of the experience, to user testing and delivery of a usable and useful product. You should be comfortable and knowledgeable with Google Material design. The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. The candidate will also have a desire to be part of creating a new team and collaboratively defining ways of working and processes. Our larger UX team is a tight-knit group of individuals that are inspired by delivering excellent, well-crafted software experiences that positively impact our customers and drive significant business value. You will help us fulfill our vision of being the essential ingredient that empowers our internal customers to be successful. This position will report to and work closely with the UX Manager of Internal Tools.

Responsibilities
• Work primarily on web products and features, with possibility of mobile applications

• Collaborate closely with Product Owners and Business Analysts to ideate new products and features

• Create site maps, user flows, wireframes, UI style guides, visual designs and elegant layouts

• Work alongside the UX Research team to create and facilitate appropriate testing plans and perform analysis e.g. determining KPI's for Business Cases and outline benchmark testing and user testing criteria

• Analyze data-driven insights and user research to inform design decisions

• Partner with developers to ensure UX solutions and designs are within technical constraints

• Work within style guidelines and create a consistent look that aligns with our brand

• Perform wireframe iterations based on feedback from internal reviews and user testing

• Work collaboratively with business users, executives, developers, and testers to deliver feature artifacts and oversee the implementation of new systems and improvements to existing systems

• Work alongside Business Analysts to deliver feature requirements packages containing process flows, feature requirements, and a cohesive design

• Support dev by providing QA to ensure proper implementation of UX

• This role will most likely be 80% UX, 20% UI

Qualifications & Skills
• 3+ years of professional UI/UX product design experience

• Thorough understanding of UI, UX, interaction design, HCI and animation principles

• Extreme attention to detail and consistency

• Exceptional communication skills and presentation skills

• Able to collaborate with a team, as well as being able to work autonomously

• Able to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions

• Passionate about being an integral part of solving complex problems with simple, easy-to-use solutions

• Comfortable giving and receiving critical design feedback

• Committed to meeting deadlines and skilled at handling multiple projects simultaneously

• A history of leading and supporting successful projects

• A ready, online portfolio

Nice to Haves
• Experience with JIRA, Confluence, Slack, Asana, Miro

• Strong working knowledge of: Zeplin, Sketch, Adobe XD, Lucid Chart

• Experience with After Effects; experience working with Audio/Video components

About the Company

Business Unit Overview

Starz
With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, Starz has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including Starz original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, Starz is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underserved audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position Starz at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.

Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, Starz has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The Starzplay International premium subscription service offers a ''best of global SVOD'' content portfolio in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, Canada, Japan and India through a bespoke and expanding network of distribution partners. The Starzplay Arabia joint venture is one of the leading SVOD operators in the fast-growing Middle East and North Africa region. The proprietary and highly-rated Starz app, a proven hit with US audiences, continues to roll out internationally.
Our Benefits
• Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental

• Annual discretionary bonus and merit increase

• Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day

• 401(k) company matching

• Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

Compensation

$106,400 - $129,300

EEO Statement

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv1j7w-3-236-98-69-42 in your application.

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Company Profile
Starz

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.