Product Designer

Adobe After Effects, Adobe CS, Android development, Apple, Attention to detail, Business analysis, CSS, Creativity, Desktop, Digital design, Digital media, GRID, Graphics design, HTML, Information design, Innovation, Interaction design, Interface design, Interfaces, Layout, Media, Metrics, Mobile, OTT, Presentations, Product design, Product owner, Production, Prototyping, Sketch, Smartphones, Soft skills, Software, Software engineering, Streaming, Tablet, Teamwork, Television, Typography, UI, UX, Usability, User-centered design, VIA, Video, Video on demand, iOS development
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Job Title: Product Designer
Location: Midtown, NY
Job Type: Contract
Duration: 6 months
  • The Product Designer will be integral to the creative process and play a key role in the design, innovation, and production of Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) applications that are shaping the television/video industry.
  • This position will work side-by-side with diverse product team members to produce beautiful, compelling, and useful SVOD products that span across digital platforms and include executions on desktop, tablet, smartphone, and emerging platforms such as Apple TV, Roku, Smart TVs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with design team, product team, and extended digital media team to understand design and UX strategies, business needs, requirements, goals, and metrics, as well create a shared understanding of user needs throughout all phases of the product design process.
  • Work closely with product team members (product owner, front-end developers, software engineers, designers, etc.) to develop best-of-breed digital products that meet the needs of users and drive business goals and objectives.
  • Create sketches, interfaces, prototypes, user flows, and translate designs into working interfaces with compelling and delightful interactions, transitions and animations.
  • Provide guidance and assets throughout entire product design and development process to ensure design synergy across platforms and a stellar final product.
  • Push the creative envelope and remain current with the latest technology, design trends, usability, and developments in mobile and emerging platforms in order to explore and experiment with the future product interfaces.
Technical Requirements:
  • 5+ years' experience in designing and prototyping for desktop, mobile, and/or over-the-top (OTT) applications.
  • The ideal candidate must have a portfolio presenting intuitive design solutions for web, mobile, and/or OTT applications and demonstrate strong interface design skills based on principles of design and user-centered design methodologies.
  • Understand principles of website, mobile, and digital design in general
  • Understanding of streaming services and devices
  • Ability to create interactive prototypes and must be comfortable presenting design solutions to stakeholders.
  • Portfolio that demonstrates strong visual and graphic design skills via intuitive and engaging UI design with a simple clean style and a pixel-level attention to detail.
  • Have a strong design point of view and understanding of fundamental design principles, typography, layout, grid systems, hierarchy, color, and composition.
  • Understanding of interaction design concepts.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects is a strong plus), Sketch, and prototyping tools
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Familiarity with established human interface guidelines (iOS, Android, game consoles, connected TVs, etc.).
  • Media industry
  • BA in Graphic Design, Communication Design, Information Design, Interaction Design, or design related field.

Soft skills:

  • Collaborative team work personality
  • Excellent presentation skills
Position Id : 6590641
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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