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UI/UX Product Designer

NBC


Location:
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Date:
08/22/2017
2017-08-222017-09-20
Job Code:
35415BR
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title UI/UX Product Designer

Jobid 23768-377826

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632, USA

Description **Job Number** 35415BR

**Job Title** UI/UX Product Designer

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC Digital Technology and Product

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.



About CNBC: With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.



CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New Jersey

**City** Englewood Cliffs

**Responsibilities**

CNBC Digital is looking for a strong UX/UI Designer to join the Digital Products UX and Design team reimagining our homegrown CMS. If you are technically proficient, creative, user-focused, and enjoy thinking through large-scale design solutions, then this could be the opportunity for you.



The UI/UX Product Designer will collaborate with team members to conceptualize and design web, mobile and emerging media interfaces for both consumer-facing digital experiences and internal tools. This is a hands-on, design role where you will contribute to and support the creative and iterative process throughout the entire project cycle. This position reports to the Director of Design and UX for CNBC Digital.



To succeed in this position



• You ♥ UI/UX and have an excellent sense of typography, iconography and brand style

• You are someone who grabs and drags the bottom right corner of your desktop browser when you come across a new website to check its design responsiveness

• You can wield product design and prototyping tools like a design warrior

• You have a strong understanding of HTML, CSS, jQuery and Responsive Design

• You have strong technical aptitude and knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of web technologies in order to work with developers

• You have knowledge of user-centered design methodologies, user testing (Multivariate A/B testing), wireframes, customer journey and experience maps, design best practices, usability standards, and current digital trends

• You can create entirely new experiences, or work within the parameters of an existing design system, depending on the needs of the project

• You can communicate UI rationale to key stakeholders, and work with your team and peers across CNBC to collaborate on solutions to common design problems

• You are an advocate for the user and know how to balance business needs with usability needs

**Qualifications/Requirements**

• 3+ years of experience designing large-scale web-based, complex experiences for the web and mobile products – media or entertainment related industry experience preferred

• Strong understanding of user-centered design principles as well as solid knowledge of current web, mobile and desktop technologies, and trends

• Hands on UI designer with a professional online portfolio of beautiful and useful design that showcases a breadth of styles and approaches

• A customer-centric design approach to solving business and user problems

• Solid understanding of design fundamentals including information design, visual design, industry UI standards for desktop, tablets, smartphones and web-based applications, and ease of use best practices

• Expert in current design and prototyping tools: Sketchapp, Omnigraffle, Invision or similar

• Understanding of CMS platforms such as Drupal and WordPress

• Knowledge of HTML, CSS, jQuery and Responsive Design

• Must be organized, able to act independently, and be flexible to adapt to business needs

• Great collaboration and communication skills with the ability to lead and influence others

• Ability to evaluate site data and make recommendations for improvements to core features

• Familiarity with the Agile process

• Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ—perks include free shuttle, free gym, dry cleaning/shoe shine services, full-service cafeteria, food trucks, and more!

**Desired Characteristics**

Big Pluses



• Conducting competitive audits and participating in user research, concept testing, usability testing, and market research

• Experience working with publishing and/or media fields



Required Education



Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in a design-related discipline, such as: Web Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or equivalent work experience.



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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