The Walt Disney Company Senior UI Designer in Bristol, Connecticut

The ESPN digital design team is seeking their next Senior UI designer to help conceive, define and execute the UI and visual design of ESPN digital products. This individual will collaborate with design leadership and product management in helping design digital products from start to finish, concluding in development of design specifications, deliverables, and implementation guidance to engineering counterparts for product build. ESPN is a collaborative environment between engineering, product management, and design, a culture where ideas can be sparked by any individual but cannot be realized without a collective effort.

Responsibilities :

  • Contribute to the UI design for ESPN digital products through a unified design process.

  • Focus on web and native interfaces and interaction patterns across multiple platforms and breakpoints (e.g. web, iOS, Android, etc.).

  • Participate in product design brainstorms alongside design and product team partners.

  • Architect intuitive interaction and user-centered workflows that drive efficient engagement

  • Contribute to design direction alongside design and product team partners by participating and leading product design brainstorms.

  • Clearly communicate design decisions and process for arriving at those decisions

  • Solicit feedback from design leadership and design team members to ensure quality.

  • Partner with Product Managers and Engineers to help drive UI design quality from conception to launch.

  • Utilize research, testing, and analysis of user data to inform design decisions.

  • Maintain and refine each ESPN brand and identity.

Basic Qualifications :

  • A minimum of 3 years experience working in digital product design.

  • Deep understanding of user experience, user interaction, and design across mobile platforms, devices and products

  • A strong digital portfolio featuring examples of user interface design, user interaction and visual design work.

  • Solid responsive/adaptive design knowledge, especially pertaining to user interaction and interface design, web platform guidelines, and user experience.

  • Proficient with Sketch from Bohemian Coding, or Adobe Creative Cloud/Suite tools, especially Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Understanding of native and web product development process.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • A lightweight prototyping ability, and working knowledge related process and tools.

  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, native platform code and design, workflow and requirements.

  • Experience with and curiosity around current web and native products, trends, software, platforms and hardware

  • Understanding of the ESPN brand, and a passion for sports as a fan and as a business.

Required Education :

  • High School Diploma

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree in a design or digital media related discipline

Job ID: 531301BR

Location: Bristol,Connecticut

Job Posting Company: Media Networks