Product Designer, Internal Tools
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Job ID 738258BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Services Date posted Jan. 22, 2020
Job Summary:Disney Streaming Services is changing how people watch sports, movies and esports. Fans demand content on their own terms: anywhere, anytime on any device. Our mission is to create the best entertainment experience and push the envelope of what’s possible. It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in media as more content creators seek how to engage their audience directly with compelling user experiences. The design team has a pivotal role in giving form to those ideas and continually improve these apps that millions of people use every day.
We are looking for a product designer to help design the platform that runs some of the biggest media properties in the world. The design challenge will be to build beautifully-designed applications that make our internal teams more agile, informed and efficient. Well-designed tools have helped open new creative possibilities across marketing, editorial and operations; and they have elevated design literacy throughout the company. We are an organization that celebrates diversity and inclusion at every level and invite applications from under-represented groups.
- Design innovative, usable and understandable web applications that open new creative possibilities for our teams.
- Rapidly produce multiple solutions using sketches, wireframes and prototypes while instinctively knowing the proper level of detail to communicate your point of view to peers and stakeholders.
- Look towards building sustainable and scalable solutions by developing digital design patterns and libraries.
- Follow a user-centered design process, understanding real users motivations, behaviors and goals. Our teams focus on listening to fans, and letting their needs guide us to the best solutions. It’s important for us to know we are solving for real people and not just the competition or stakeholders.
- Work with small multi-disciplinary teams. You’ll partner closely with engineering, product, and editorial folks to find elegant but practical solutions to design challenges.
- You have at least 3 years of experience designing at consumer-focused tech or media companies.
- Your online portfolio demonstrates a mastery of design fundamentals.
- You have a people-focused design mentality. Even though you have incredible chops, you are constantly looking to hone your design instinct through user feedback. Whether through hands-on user research, or by designing options for an A/B test.
- You have experience creating minimum viable products, utilizing rapid prototyping and iterative design techniques.
- You have an innate passion for learning new software design technologies and trends.
- You’re autonomous and self-managed. You’ll take full ownership your work, and you take responsibility for every last detail, every step of the way.
- You embrace change and ambiguity as an opportunity for design to lead through innovation.
- You are an active voice, consistently contributing to the greater good of the DSS design team.
Additional Information:Disney Streaming Services is a leading technology services and video streaming company owned by The Walt Disney Company, MLB Advanced Media and the National Hockey League.
About Disney Streaming Services:
Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.
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 Services LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.
Disney Streaming Services 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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