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UX Design Director. NBA. New York, NY, USA. BOOM! Nuff said.


The Next Gen group drives the vision for the NBA’s global apps, websites and premium subscription services. Now, we’re elevating the game by reimagining our entire suite of digital products. Through enhanced game viewing experiences, personalized content, special offerings and more, we are creating an integrated, next-level digital ecosystem that will excite our impassioned NBA fans.

We're looking for a Design Director who:
• Believes that there’s magic in the details, and is borderline obsessed with them
• Is a natural problem solver and a lifelong learner
• Has a love of entertainment experiences, and a passion for staying on top of industry trends
• Is excited to help elevate the design culture at the NBA

• Balance hands-on design + team management, as needed
• Manage a small team of Product Designers with a range of skill sets (visual, UI, UX)
• Help integrate + manage the work of third party design agencies
• Help spearhead the end-to-end product design process – overseeing the design + implementation of features across native mobile, web platforms, connected devices, emerging platforms (e.g. voice) and TVOS (research, prototypes, flows, detailed design specs, managing the visual QA, etc.)
• Quickly produce multiple design concepts, knowing when to apply attention to detail + when to make low-fi sketches and prototypes
• You will utilize your full range of product design, interaction design, + visual design skills, and will own large portions of the experience for our product.

Your Qualifications:
• 5-7 years of experience designing, building + shipping apps at consumer-focused companies
• 1-2 years of management and/or mentoring experience
• A portfolio that shows a solid understanding of fundamental principles of good design
• Mastery of Sketch and/or Figma + Adobe Creative Suite design tools
• Familiarity with current design workflows + support tools like Zeplin, InVision and Principle
• Ability to transition between Visual, UX/UI

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6-9 years


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Figma, Principle App, Sketch

Date Posted

October 8, 2020

Managed By

Megan Toth


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