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UX Engineer II (Design Integration)

Burbank, California, United States; New York, New York, United States

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Job ID 848570BR Location Burbank, California, United States; New York, New York, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Aug. 31, 2021

Job Summary:

DMED Technology Design:
Design at Disney is at the forefront of creating intuitive, innovative, and beautiful products that our fans love and crave. We strive to design high-quality end-to-end experiences while maintaining an inclusive and collaborative culture. To us, team-fit and attitude are as important as hard design skills.

DMED Technology Design is the unified design org for 90+ customer-facing websites/apps and hundreds of enterprise products in the Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) Technology organization. We are the storytellers responsible for adding “something special” to our consumers’ experience every day through exciting design, artwork, branding and UX globally. We are responsible for driving the product design, user experiences, creative direction, production design, motion design, service design, UX copywriting, UX research and UX engineering. It is our job to create a framework that delivers consistent, creative and innovative user experiences for people – whether they are using Disney’s consumer-facing products, or the platforms, products and tools that help power our business. Crucially, how we do that work must be both imaginative and efficient, allowing us to also free our team devote energy to using design to drive innovation.

The consumer portfolio we get to design for includes many of the most trusted and beloved brands in the world – ABC, ABC News, Disney, ESPN, Freeform, FX, Marvel, National Geographic and Star Wars. These are great products, and our charge is to always imagine ways to make them even better; to deliver happiness and magical moments through artistry and inventive design, reinforcing the emotional connection between consumers and Disney’s brands.

The enterprise portfolio we are responsible for is also critically important – and our colleagues, partners and businesses will be relying upon us to bring the same kind of imagination, ease and consistent excellence to those experiences.

Design Services:
The DMED Technology Design Services team develops the fundamental building blocks and insights that activate a brand's identity, purpose, and expression and enable best-in-class product experiences across the complete user journey. This mission includes the continued development of our Content Creative team which includes Production Design, Motion Design, Visual Design, and UX Copywriting as well as Service Design, UX Research, and UX Engineering teams. We are a multi-disciplinary design team where you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with many design groups and specialties to create innovative products that people love to use.

UX Engineers at Disney is a creative problem solver who looks to collaborate with the Design and Technology teams to create high-fidelity prototypes across our entire product portfolio using native programming languages. We expect a UX Engineer II to contribute technical expertise and assisting technical conversation across teams, with in-depth knowledge about the latest design trends and technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • You will contribute to create high fidelity prototypes across our entire product portfolio using native programming languages
  • You will collaborate with a diverse set of partners
  • You will work closely with the Product and Design partners creating prototypes and giving technical advice to designers
  • You will be present prototype work for feedback.

Basic Qualifications:

Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Requirements
  • 3+ years of relevant industry experiences
  • You have experience crafting high quality experiences for iOS, iPadOS, and tvOS with Swift and UIKit
  • You have a strong understanding of user-centered design principles and best practices
  • You are a self-motivated, problem solver
  • You are hungry for innovation, eager to challenge the status quo
  • You have strong experience with adaptive, responsive, and fluid UI layout concepts
  • You have strong knowledge in UI Development best practices
  • You have experience with UI motion and animation best practices
  • You are able to learn the new platforms, software languages, and concepts as trends shift in the industry
  • You have a strong work ethic, are reliable, adaptable, and work well with others
  • You have knowledge of design tools such as Figma, Sketch, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • If you have experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, that’s a plus

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About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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