Sr. User Experience Designer Entone
We are looking for a Senior User Experience Designer responsible for developing the next generation of TV experiences. You will be leading efforts to build our UX approach and define best practices in all UX disciplines while helping to deliver on the companys roadmap obligations. You will work in dynamic, startup environment and play a critical role in defining the UX and UI on a new family of TV applications and services that will give consumers a superior television viewing experience through a seamless integration of broadcast television, digital video recording, web media services and place-shifting.
The Senior User Experience Designer is a high-impact position that will help shape the future of the way people consume TV and Web Content in the living room using our products. We are looking for someone that excels at the intersection of grounded practicalities and visionary possibilities.
Your ultimate responsibility will be to create a TV experience that people love because it is easy to use and intuitive. You will oversee both the graphical design and information architecture of new TV-centric applications and services targeted for millions of consumers.
Working closely with personnel from Product Development, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Sales and Marketing, you will:
Create multiple rounds of designs in search of the most user-friendly TV interface.
Own and drive the overall user experience and information architecture for TV interfaces, applications and services
Collaborate with Product Development and Engineering to understand the underlying delivery platforms and produce quick prototype of visual concepts
Define UI specifications and develop wireframes
Engage Product Development, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service to test and refine your designs based on field testing and customer feedback
As required, work with visual designers to help bring your graphic design concepts to life
Work with Product Development to determine, prioritize and design product features that consider the underlying delivery platform(s)
Desired Skills & Experience
We are seeking a multi-talented, hands-on individual to define, create, and implement the next generation of TV experiences to get users from point A to Z. The ideal candidate will take a user centric approach with a background in human factors, TV-centric information architecture, and graphic design. The candidate will have exceptional visual skills, strong focus on attention to detail and passion for solving interactive problems by bringing an easy-to-use, TV user experience to market.
Specific qualifications include:
Strong sense of web applications design for usability by non-technical users of all ages
Experience with user interface design for games and entertainment activities; design experience for television is a plus
Ability to use high level tools for application prototyping and development
A compelling design portfolio and track record of success, especially in designing 10ft TV-centric user experience.
Ability to use data and extensive testing to create the best TV user experience
A great sense of todays of TV and rich media services and a strong advocacy for prioritizing what the consumer wants
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to thrive in a self-directed role that cuts across virtually every functional group of the company across multiple continents
Ability to meet aggressive deadlines for multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
A balanced passion for what is possible and sensibility for what is practical
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to work independently
Bachelors in Fine Arts, Graphics or related discipline and/or advanced degree(s) in Interaction Design, HCI, Industrial Design, other computer-related design disciplines, Computer Science, or equivalent.
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