Position Summary:

 

Next Gen will be a multi-platform experience to advance our current free and premium digital offerings, showcasing product innovation while connecting NBA fans directly to each other and global communities of interest. We are building a new digital platform to grow users, subscribers, engagement and retention through new ways of experiencing our live games, advances in AI/machine learning-enabled personalization, community features, membership, emerging technologies, and new revenue opportunities for the global NBA fan. Our goal is to help fans discover new content while engaging with all aspects of NBA fandom including merchandise, ticketing, fantasy and gaming. 

 

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

  • Work with the design team on crafting best-in-class user experiences across mobile, tablet and connected devices like Apple TV and Roku
  • Collaborate with Product Management and Engineering to bring designs to life for NBA fans around the globe
  • Advocate and present design work to multiple stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with design, product management, and engineering to solve the unique challenges in major league sports
  • Contribute to a growing design system experienced by fans around the world 
  • Help grow the design team by screening and interviewing other designers
  • Work with our research division on user testing and usability.
  • Drive and/or collaborate on all user testing sessions

 

 

Required Skills:

 

  • 3+ years of product design experience across mobile and web on consumer-focused projects.
  • A data-informed product design approach
  • A portfolio that shows your process for problem solving, along with metrics around the success of your work
  • Proficiency in iOS and Android best practices.
  • A huge plus if you've worked across connected devices (TvOS, Roku, WatchOS, etc)
  • A passion for accessible and inclusive design
  • Strong communication skills and empathy.
  • A low-ego approach of challenging your own assumptions, and a desire to work collaboratively with others.
  • Experience using Figma (a big plus for prototyping skills)

 

 

Education:

 

  • Bachelor preferred 

 

 

 

The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace.  To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

 

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Product Designer