Location: Kansas City
Posted on: April 10, 2021
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perfectly matched to your unique talents. Aquent's Sports company
provides premium online and mobile content to the connected sports
fan, including live and
on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, scores, and
statistics across high school, college,
and pro sports. CBS Sports includes premium fantasy offerings,
MaxPreps, 247Sports, Sportsline, Scout,
and Live News on Sports HQ. Role Details
Looking for a Design Lead to be the driving force behind the
strategy and evolution of the--Sports iOS and Android
The right candidate brings design leadership and expertise to any
project and has a proven ability to act
as a product owner. They will work closely with our customer
service and research teams to understand
our customers' needs. While weighing those against the business
goals to deliver exceptional
experiences. Whether you're a sports fan or not, designing sports
experiences is rewarding and a unique creative
challenge. Let's help shape the future of sports for millions of
You will report to Sr. Design Director with your team being
distributed across Kansas City, Florida, and
New York. You must be a self-motivator, full of enthusiasm, a
desire to learn and have a fine eye for
Couple of exciting things we're working on:
--- Playbook Design Systems. The rollout of our new design system
across all products and
--- Launching new and inspiring Connected TV experiences for the
sports streaming age.
--- Overhaul of our Sports iOS and Android Apps.
--- Personalized sports video tools.
--- Design partnerships with Apple, Google, Roku, and Amazon on
--- Fantasy games at scale!
--- Work with Engineering and Product leads to set the quarterly
roadmap. Balancing business,
customer, and technical goals.
--- Continually monitoring our app health and customer satisfaction
metrics for customer
--- Rapidly produce multiple solutions, from sketches, wireframes,
and user flows to high-fidelity
mockups and prototypes, depending on the level of detail needed to
present and communicate
proposed solutions and interaction flows that will resonate with
our target audience.
--- Validate your design explorations with data, be it qualitative,
quantitative, or both.
--- Maintain and evolve a scalable design system.
--- Present your work to various stakeholders, explaining your
creative process and how your final
design aligns with the product goals.
--- Provide specs, interactive prototypes, and design requirements
--- Drive design opportunities around essential editorial
storytelling experiences and tentpole events
--- Enhance the video viewing experience and integration throughout
--- Maintain and develop our visual language/design system across
You have -
--- 7+ years of Product Design experience working on
consumer-facing iOS and Android apps.
--- Design leadership or mentor experience.
--- Experience distilling roadmaps and product directions based on
business and customer goals.
--- Track record of working cross-functionally and influencing sr
leadership across groups
--- The ability to form consensus across a broad, fast-moving
--- A portfolio of case studies that demonstrate a thoughtful,
user-centered approach to product
--- Fluency in industry-standard tools such as Figma or Sketch.
--- You know the differences between the iOS and Android platforms,
knowing when to use native
patterns and when to create custom solutions to UI challenges.
--- Strong beliefs, loosely held, with a willingness to defend your
design decisions yet also have your
--- The ability to give and receive candid and constructive
--- Strong visual design sense, clean command over interaction
design, typography, and usability.
--- You can communicate design decisions clearly and effectively
across all functions and levels.
--- Experience collaborating, iterating, and testing with Product
and Engineering to discover the
solutions that exceed user expectations. From the beginning, we've
believed that change doesn't happen without leadership. That's why
we keep on forging new, innovative pathways in the industry we
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