User Experience (UX) Designer

  • Discovery Inc
  • Chiswick, London, UK
  • Apr 15, 2020
Full time Design Technology UX/UI

Job Description

Discovery is looking for top engineering talent whose deep technical chops and problem-solving skills are matched only by their passion for design and user experience. Our team builds the user experiences for OTT applications on Webm, Android, iOS, FIreTV, and tVOS. If you delight in delivering high quality, fast, and efficient mobile, web, and connected device applications to millions of customers, then this is the Discovery team for you.

As television and media habits change, our mission remains true to the principles that founded Discovery – every day we seek to ignite people’s curiosity to engage, entertain and enlighten the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.

Core to our strategy for engaging our global audience is creating authentic and intuitive digital products. As the User Experience (UX) Designer, you will be responsible for defining the user experience across Eurosport Digital products. You will help create a framework for UX patterns in a multi-device environment spanning web, mobile, tablet, smart TV, OTT devices and games consoles, ensuring that our users have a best-in-class digital sports experience that informs and inspires.

This role will work closely with product, development, editorial, advertising and marketing teams to deliver product experiences that will place ES Digital properties ahead of market.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • As part of the UXD team, champion a user-centric design process and a culture of customer-focused product discovery and delivery
  • Execute the delivery of elegant solutions across our suite of products – from discovery through to definition, prototyping and validation.
  • Support user research processes, from guerrilla testing to large-scale qualitative and quantitative research projects
  • Analyse and translate qualitative and quantitative research findings into actionable insights and user experience recommendations.
  • Create and document UX design and research principles and guidelines for our digital ecosystem

Key Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience designing for responsive web, mobile native and other connected devices
  • Experience of a range of User Experience specialisms, including areas such as user research, information architecture, wireframing, prototyping, user testing.
  • Experience of undertaking user research to inform design direction and decisions.

An online design portfolio of case studies is required for consideration. When showcasing group work, please specify your personal contribution to the project.

 

Nice to have

  • Proven experience in UX&D in a sport, media or video setting. Specifically creating designs that:
    • Drive video consumption
    • Onboard new subscribers to a premium experience
    • Inform and delight in a multi-sport, multi-language environment

 

An online design portfolio of case studies is required for consideration. When showcasing group work, please specify your personal contribution to the project.

 

Benefits:

  • performance-based bonus
  • life assurance, private medical insurance and enhanced pension scheme
  • onsite Medical Centre
  • flexible working policies
  • gym and fitness discounts
  • on-going training and development opportunities