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Visual Designer (UI/UX)

Visual Designer (UI/UX)

Full Time
Los Angeles
Posted 1 week ago

Genius Sports is a global leader in sports data technology, distribution and commercialisation services. We provide innovative and data-driven solutions to sports leagues and federations. Headquartered in London and across over 15 locations worldwide, Genius Sports is recognised as one of the fastest growing sports technology companies in the world. Founded on integrity, Genius Sports has become the trusted technology partner of hundreds of sporting bodies, including the world’s largest international federations and professional leagues such as FIBA and the English Premier League. Taking a true partnership approach to working with sport, we distribute official data for organisations such as La Liga, the ATP and WTA. Genius Sports’​ commitment to sport goes beyond delivering profitable and technical solutions for our partners. We understand that the protection, integrity and successful commercialisation of sports data is fundamental to the continued success of the industry. Its future requires those who run sports and those who utilise the data to work closely together, therefore ensuring sport is protected and opportunities are maximised.

 

Genius Sports UX is a newly-forming centralized organization based out of our new Santa Monica office. We use strategy, research, and design to create premium, holistic, innovative solutions for Genius Sports’ offerings for our people, our clients, and our users.

 

Our team beliefs

 

We believe story is the most important communication tool we have. Through story we will learn from the past, envision the future, and bring everyone along for the ride. Story is the vehicle for strategy.

 

We believe truth is the north star – both destination and guide. Real data collected through intelligent means provide us answers (and new questions). Opinions, while interesting, lack the same value. Truth is the objective of research.

 

We believe craft differentiates ideation and execution. We celebrate the acts of creation and refinement as deliberate and definite skills that take discipline to learn and lifetimes to master. Craft is the mechanism for design.

 

Our team values

 

We are passionate; story, truth, and craft aren’t our day jobs – they’re our reasons for being.

 

We are curious; we pull loose threads, turn over stones, and wake sleeping dogs.

 

We are brilliant; our knowledge, our wisdom, our talent… they shine a light.

 

We are empathetic; we see each other for the beautiful, complex humans we all are.

 

We are playful; it’s only work if you’re not laughing.

 

We are generous; we fully offer our authentic selves to one another.

 

About these roles:

 

Designers are responsible for the development of assets and collateral to support the UX and marketing strategies. These include, but are not limited to graphics, logos, icons, illustrations, photography, video, interfaces, animations, style guidelines, content, sound, and infographics.

 

Designers report to the Head of Design and will be responsible for a portfolio of mid-sized products and projects.

 

Our organization has five goals for the upcoming year, and our strategists will be instrumental in the planning and delivery of all five. Those goals are:

Build our team

Define our users

Evaluate our products

Develop internal processes

Align with product teams

 

Additionally, our design team will have the responsibility of elevating our parent and subsidiary brands through the development of new brand strategies and visual languages.

 

Creating a new UX organization from scratch to support an 800+ employee company with over 50 products is an exciting challenge that will quickly turn us into a family. Join us.

 

Qualifications

  • Degree in graphic design, visual communication, or other related discipline; or a certification of completion from an established design program such as General Assembly; or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with designing complete user interface solutions for the web or mobile applications.
  • Experience using tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, and InVision.
  • Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc.
  • Portfolio showcasing a firm grasp on typography, layout and proximity, use of color, design thinking and creativity.
  • Comfortable presenting to, interacting with, and influencing internal and client stakeholders.
  • 3-5 years in a design role.
  • Experience with multi-platform product experiences.
  • Ability to support 10% international travel.

 

Preferred Experience

  • Multi- or bi-lingual
  • Understanding of basic front-end languages: HTML5, CSS3/Sass/Less, Javascript
  • Experience working in an agile/scrum development environment
  • Experience in complex data management and visualization systems
  • Experience in mobile game design

Job Features

Job CategoryDesign, User Experience
SalaryA competitive salary – negotiable, based on experience
TrainingA generous annual allocated training budget
InsuranceGroup health and life insurance

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