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Sr. Product Designer - NBCU Local

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


We’re looking for a Senior Product Designer that will be responsible for owning a portion of the portfolio across all our digital platforms (Desktop Web, Mobile Web, Mobile Apps, OTT and emerging platforms) and find ways to engage, grow and delight our audience.
Your role will require you to collaborate with different areas of the division to improve our existing products and launch new ones.
Responsibilities
  • Lead design initiatives from initial ideation all the way to production
  • Shape the design vision of the product, along with short-term and long-term milestones in order to achieve it
  • Create powerful mobile web experiences that utilize responsive layouts, interactivity, and animation to tell compelling stories
  • Create and support a design system which includes component/pattern libraries, branding tone & voice style guides and guidance and governance documentation
  • Capable of substantiating and defending design rationale through demonstrated knowledge of user-led, data driven design thinking
  • Ability to adapt quickly and creatively to any situation
  • Conduct extensive secondary and primary research (User, A/B tests, etc.) to validate design decisions and assumptions.
  • Other responsibilities assigned to you by your manager


Qualifications/Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree
• 7+ years as a Product Designer, preferably with consumer-facing digital products
• Online portfolio demonstrating user-centered design solutions with an emphasis on examples of real shipped products that you had direct contribution with
• Help define design process from conception to development support
• Review, mentor and collaborate with junior team members to ensure consistent quality
• Ability to articulate design requirements to engineering and effectively communicate design decisions to stakeholders
• Innate ability to finesse designs and add a professional feel
• Balance and prioritize project workload and adjust to shifting business needs, work with external vendors when needed
• Dig deep into usability testing and data analytics to meet product team KPI’s
• Possess will and ability to lead design in an agile and fast paced environment
• The ideal candidate would have designed media products (preferably news or sports)
• Efficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Figma, Principle and other prototyping software
• Comfortable with inspect element and DOM manipulation
• Shows a desire to contribute to a growing design organization through collaborative discussion, critique, and willingness to take/give feedback
• Must have worked in Scrum/Agile structure and has a proven track record to work with timelines
• Finds a sense of enrichment from creating bleeding edge digital experiences
• Demonstrates an ability to be a big picture thinker, that goes beyond screen design
• Communicates, markets and present design ideas to cross functional teams and senior leadership
Eligibility Requirements
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics
• A passion for news, weather and sports!
• Experience with CMS systems and technologies
• Experience in the digital media landscape
• Detail oriented and self-starter personality
• Versed in Agile product management methodology and tools
• Proven history of managing multiple product efforts simultaneously
• Experience leading product initiatives where you have collaborated with different groups in order to achieve the defined goals and a successful product launch
• Well versed on new technology trends to help lead the team into adopting them for new products
• Excellent written & oral communication skills
• Spanish Language fluency (written and spoken) is a plus

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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