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Senior Product Designer, Disney+

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 877695BR Location San Francisco, California, United States; New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Nov. 02, 2021

Job Summary:

Disney+ is changing entertainment. Our mission is simply to build high-quality, innovative experiences that connect people with the content they love. It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in streaming media and to work specifically on Disney+, which just celebrated its first year in-market. The design team has a pivotal role in the development of the product, giving form to new ideas that continuously improve and evolve Disney+ for our viewers.

What you’ll do
As a Senior Product Designer, you will focus on the total content discovery and playback experience, innovating on a variety of UX features that showcase our world-class content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic.

The role reports to the Director of Design in San Francisco, and you will be a part of a dynamic product design team that spans San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, and Amsterdam.

Responsibilities:

What You’ll Do
  • Follow a user-centered, evidence-backed, design process, understanding real users motivations, behaviors and goals. We listen to our guests, and let their needs guide us to the best solutions.
  • Work with small multi-disciplinary teams. You’ll partner closely with engineering, product, and business folks to find elegant but practical solutions to design challenges.
  • Design for a diverse audience, from first time visitors to power-users, with various levels of accessibility, in languages and regions across the globe.
  • Bring a holistic understanding of how different factors (aesthetics, user state, performance, copywriting, customer journey, etc.) impact the user experience.
  • Rapidly ideate potential solutions and convey initial creative ideas and concepts; at various levels of fidelity using sketches, mockups and prototypes.
  • Actively participate in feedback loops from design crits to stakeholder reviews to 1:1s.

Basic Qualifications:

Who You Are
  • You have 6+ years of experience designing at consumer-focused tech or media companies.
  • Collaborative, working well within a team environment to work as a group toward the best solution for the user.
  • Open, transparent, and data-driven with your designs, sharing them early and often with peers and stakeholders.
  • Self-directed in managing your work. Proactive about communicating project progress, status, and workload.
  • Able to present and defend your design decisions to a variety of audiences.
  • Strategic, always considering how your work solves user, team, and business needs.
  • A systems thinker, looking towards building sustainable and scalable solutions through reusable design patterns and libraries
  • Up-to-date with emerging design trends and technologies, eager to learn and share with the design team


About Disney Streaming:

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 Services LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming.

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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