Lead Product Designer

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Dec 04, 2013
Closes
Jan 03, 2014
Duration
Full Time

Join a new team changing the face of video in the publishing industry.

Conde Nast is home to some of the world's most celebrated media brandsincluding

Wired,

The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and GQ. We're building a brand new online video platform,

and we're hiring a Product Design Lead (Digital).

This position is within Conde Nast Entertainment, a small and independent team which

creates high quality video programming experiences for viewers everywhere across every

screen. Our team is lead by industry veterans who have built video businesses with billions of

monthly views. Given the incredible content and brands, weve grown very quickly. In less than a

year, we have moved into comScores top 25 rank of online video companies, and are the

fastest growing company among the top 50 video properties. And were just getting started!

We are currently looking for a Product Designer Lead with frontend

development skills to drive

product design for our small but growing team. We're looking for someone with a proven

trackrecord

to help design a largescale

crossplatform

video experience.

You will be involved in every aspect of the product development and design process; conducting

user research, designing and improving new and existing product features, user interfaces, and

user experiences for our responsive website, our owned & operated video player, Roku & Xbox

app, and iOS apps. The ideal candidate combines extremely strong design sensibility and

frontend

development skills with a desire to create the best possible premium digital video

experience.

Responsibilities:

? Conceive and implement new and iterative features

? Contribute to strategic decisions and highlevel

visual designs

? Prototype designs to test with users using HTML & CSS

? Create sitemaps, wireframes, mockups and detailed design specifications to describe

the user experience and interface

? Explore new ideas around the way people share and consume online videos

? Conduct user research to understand user behavior, inform designs and be the user

evangelist

? Help develop and manage the product roadmap

? Ensure that brand content & design is well executed, stays uptodate

? Participate in daily standups

and product planning meetings

? Lead design iterations to grow user engagement and meet business goals

? Work closely with various teams including Engineering, Marketing, Advertising,

Operations and Programming

Requirements/Qualifications:

? 5+ years of digital design experience

? Ability to think at a high level about product strategy, emotional design, and vision (not just

how things look)

? HTML5/CSS3

? Strong communication skills ability

to clearly articulate design decisions with our

developers, product, and executive team

? Must have it in you to want to create the best the best digital video experience

? Mastery of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

? Knowledge of Adobe InDesign is a plus, but not required

To apply, please email dseidman@condenast.com.

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