Sr. Interactive Designer

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by NBC Sports Group

Stamford, CT 06901
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: This is a limited term position with an estimated end date in March 2022, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Role Purpose
The Interactive Web Designer is responsible for helping shape design of NBC Sports digital properties including brand, look and feel and usability, with the overarching goal of providing an excellent user experience. This position will also be charged with ensuring high creative standards and delivering innovative design solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Creative Director, Designers and Developers to create a world-class user experience
  • Contribute and collaborate with team members in making key product decisions
  • Responsible for meeting expectations and deliverables on time and in high quality
  • Create the appropriate UX / UI solution and defining the vision of the end-to-end user experience
  • Be experienced in the application of user-centered philosophies and interaction design best practices
  • Be an end-user advocate, driving user needs and goals into both creative and pragmatic design solutions
  • Demonstrate the ability to quickly execute design work with a high standard for quality within time and technical constraints
  • Experience in creating iconography
  • Designing page layouts and custom graphics, formatting content, creating CSS
  • You will be expected to stay up to date on current trends in interaction design for web, mobile, desktop, and tablet apps
  • Create and design solutions for mobile environments
  • Execute design strategies
  • Presume leadership role amongst team members


  • Qualifications/Requirements

    Basic Qualifications

  • BS or BA in Interaction Design, Graphic Design or Communication Design or related field
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator InDesign
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience designing for Apple iOS, Android and Android platforms
  • Demonstrated ability in typography, layout and color with comfort in a range of styles
  • Minimum five (5) years of demonstrated experience of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and their underlying technical concepts
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience of web and mobile standards, best practices, design and usability principles, and constraints within web, mobile and e-mail formats
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience working with interactive developers and project managers to create a highly polished visual experience
  • Usability expertise

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Self-motivated, well organized, with solid time-management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Experience working across various types of digital platforms, including: mobile/tablet, e-commerce, and social media
  • Understanding of UI patterns, research analysis and research-based best practices
  • Experience in designing banners, emails and front end web design
  • Experience designing for ecommerce sites
  • Experience in HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience in making functional specifications for design mocks
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript a plus
  • Experience in designing navigation flows and wireframes a plus
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suites, XD, Sketch App, InVision, Principle, Framer
  • Reference: 561323651

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