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Senior Designer - UX - Sling TV

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2017-41981
Category
Product

Summary

Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Sprint, Roku, Samsung, Netflix, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, Fox, ABC, NBC, HBO, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Cinemax, Starz, NFL Network, NFL Networks, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, Univision, and more. For Spanish-speaking customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market.  And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households. 

 

While Sling TV does not disclose subscribers and related metrics, Parks Associates ranks Sling TV as the #6 OTT service behind Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and MLB.tv, and ahead of HBO Now, Showtime and CBS All Access. Sling TV is the #1 fastest-growing live OTT service, growing faster than any Top 10 OTT service provider.

 

Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit www.Sling.com.

 

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Job Duties and Responsibilities

The TV industry is rapidly changing, but one thing remains constant – people still love watching TV!  As a Senior UX Designer you will work closely with stakeholders across the organization to create and redefine the TV viewing experience for the #1 Live TV Streaming Service in the US.  Sling TV L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), provides over-the-top television services including domestic and international live and Video-On-Demand programming. It is available on televisions, tablets, computers and smartphones.  Visit www.sling.com.

 

We’re looking for a high-performing visual and interaction designer with a proven record of delivering great software into customers’ hands. Someone who is a self-starter with the ability to meet deadlines while paying attention to details and executing flawlessly.  A successful candidate will be highly analytical, effectively communicative, resourceful, customer-focused, team-oriented, and will have an ability to work independently under time constraints to meet deadlines. He or she will have a proven track record in taking on end-to-end ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with product management and engineering to provide interaction design perspective to help ensure a cohesive experience across the various platforms that support Sling
  • Drive the creative process from concept to delivery
  • Deliver high quality, polished applications to drive our product vision and roadmap
  • Champion best-in-industry design principles while supporting ongoing strategic initiatives
  • Work with engineers on the team to help deliver polished product
  • Produce detailed production ready visual specifications ready to pass-off to engineers.
  • Gauge the usability of new and existing products and making constructive suggestions for change
  • Work closely with cross functional team of stakeholders to design capabilities that define the next generational products

 

Skills - Experience and Requirements

The successful Senior UX Designer will have:

  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in human-computer interaction, cognitive psychology, interaction design or an equivalent amount of education and experience.
  • At least 5 years of experience in user centered design.
  • At least 2 years of experience designing with style guides and pattern libraries and using a variety of tool like Illustrator, PhotoShop, InDesign, OmniGraffle, Sketch etc.  The ability to animate in After Affects is strongly preferred and the ability to utilize prototyping tools is a plus.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Design experience across mobile, web, and 10’ devices (Roku, Xbox, etc.) with a preference for those who have designed consumer video applications
  • Knowledge of user interface design, usability evaluation techniques, perception, cognition, task analysis, experimental design, and statistics.
  • Experience in applying design principles and documentation within an Agile environment
  • Strong ability to build relationships across team and organizational levels to help encourage and promote a collaborative environment.
  • Strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, ability to work in a deadline-driven work environment, attention to detail, and ability to multitask.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing people from engineering to senior executives.

 

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