CBS Corporation UI-UX Design Manager in New York, New York
UI-UX Design Manager
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.
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CBS Sports Digital, a division of CBS Interactive, provides premium online, mobile and streaming content to the connected sports fan, including live and on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, and scores and statistics across major pro and college sports through CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports app on iOS, Android, and key connected TV platforms.
CBS Sports is looking for a talented UI/UX Design Manager to lead design across our mobile, web and TV experiences. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the largest US sports media properties (#2 in the overall comScore sports category rankings in 2018) at a formative period of innovation within the company. We are looking for someone who wants to help innovate our products and shape design for millions of sports fans who use our properties every month.
It’s an exciting moment in the business having recently launched our first 24/7 live digital streaming service CBS Sports HQ. You will play a key role in shaping the future of the business, helping to deliver memorable sports experiences, driving innovative data opportunities and visually taking CBS Sports to the next level. You will lead a team of designers across Web, App, and OTT. Sports fans are passionate people. The choices you make will have a tangible impact on enriching their lives.
You will report to the Design Director based in NYC with other key offices located in Kansas City and Florida.
Collaborate and iterate with product and engineering to find elegant but practical solutions to design challenges and user needs
Work closely with the design director around major design initiatives.
Manage UI-UX designers, freelancers and/or interns
Rapidly produce multiple solutions, from sketches, wireframes, and user flows to high-fidelity mockups and prototypes, depending on the level of detail needed to present and communicate proposed solutions and interaction flows that will resonate with our target audience.
Conduct user tests, research, and experiments to capture and understand real users’ motivations, goals, and pain points.
Present your work to various stakeholders, explaining your creative process and how your final design aligns with the business goals.
Keep up with the latest Android and iOS releases, design trends and mobile innovations to design beautiful user experiences.
Create design systems and guidelines to ensure continuity, consistency and brand cohesion across multiple platforms and touch points
Build and nurture strong relationships with your stakeholders and business partners
Own Product / Visual design for the CBS Sports Mobile, Web and TV products.
Improve data and live scoring experience built around core sports fan personas to increase user retention
Drive design opportunities around key editorial storytelling experiences and tentpole events
Build out the Future of TV as we expand our digital stream platform.
Maintain and develop our visual language/design system.
Manager and grow the product design team.
What you bring to the team:
You have -
7+ years of Product Design experience at a consumer-focused organization
Strong visual design sense, clean command over interaction design, typography and usability.
3+ years of experience managing interaction and visual designers. A passion for mentoring and growing the potential of others.
Proficiency in wireframing and prototyping (Principle and InVision are our tools of choice)
Passionate sports fan
Excellent communication skills - able to influence and build consensus across all disciplines and levels.
Intellectual curiosity with a constant thirst to learn
Desire or experience collaborating, iterating, and testing with Product and Engineering to discover the solutions that exceed user expectations
You might also have -
Experience with data visualization
Motion graphics experience
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled