Designer II - UX at Sling TV
Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top (internet delivered) television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones, smart TVs and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, Roku, Samsung, LG, Comcast, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, NBC, AMC, A&E, EPIX, NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, and more. For Spanish-speaking customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market. And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households.
Sling TV is the #1 Live TV Streaming Service Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit www.Sling.com. We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.
Opportunity is here. We are Sling.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
The IT Experience Design team supporting Sling TV is seeking an enthusiastic visual designer to create beautiful user interfaces that are fun and easy to use. In this position, you will work with a product team to create alignment around user needs and how to appropriately solve them using efficient and consistent design patterns.
Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:
- Develops and internally presents hypotheses based on user feedback, Synthesizes data, recommends action.
- Uses rapid prototyping tools to simulate proposed designs in order to better judge their user experience, validates design with surveys and questionnaires. Records research observations.
- Observes and improves existing interactions. Ensures consistency and high quality. Anticipates user paths and creates the most logical flow. Explains each design iteration, findings, and recommendations.
- Identifies a target audience. Schedules, and recruits participants, conducts interviews, deploys surveys. Minimizes bias, ensures research results are highly useful. Discovers unidentified, unmet or undermet needs. Builds consensus and obtains approval to move projects forward.
Skills - Experience and Requirements
A successful candidate for this position will have: