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Design, Full Time    Remote or Huntsville, AL    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
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About this Role

At Fandom, a Senior Product Designer is a hands-on position requiring conceptualization, research, presentation skills, the ability to generate quantity & quality design concepts, deliver on deadlines, & communicate ideas effectively. As a qualified candidate, you care deeply about design but enthusiastically welcome honest feedback. Youre able to balance usable designs with smart, creative risks, & are eager to push boundaries to achieve the most effective solutions.

This is an exciting opportunity to have a big impact on a rapidly growing product experience, while working with a diverse team of designers across the world to create a better sense of craft & community at Fandom.

You Will...

  • Play a lead role in the design & execution of new products & user experiences.
  • Validate ideas & design decisions with qualitative & quantitative feedback by conducting & analyzing user research
  • Work closely with engineers, product managers, data analysts, & support teams to define the product & user experience strategy
  • Collaborate with designers focused on our web & app experiences to ensure a cohesive user experience across our entire product portfolio
  • Push the visual & interaction design of Fandom Tabletop products forward & help maintain its cohesion by designing & documenting systems & style guides
  • Help shape the Design team culture, influence the way we work, & participate in the hiring process for new talent.
  • Own the end-to-end product development process, to prioritize multiple assignments, present work to internal stakeholders, & deliver killer creative under deadline.

You Have...

  • At least 4-5+ years of product design experience
  • Expertise in the latest design tools & technology cross platform
  • A strong desire to work collaboratively with a growing design team across Product & Brand design.
  • Great communication skills with designers & non-designers alike, & can effectively articulate what problems youre solving for & your design decisions
  • Experience & are comfortable validating concepts through research, low & high-fidelity prototyping, & user testing
  • An equal amount of comfort working the details of your designs at a pixel-perfect level as well as at a broad conceptual one.
  • An ability to think at a high level about product strategy & vision, while recognizing how your work impacts it
  • Self-drive & thrive in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment
  • A strong portfolio showcasing your problem solving skills & high design caliber; you MUST provide a link to your portfolio (and password if applicable) to be considered for this role

Bonus Points if You Have...

  • Experience designing for consumers at a large scale
  • Frequently play tabletop role-playing games

Benefits & Perks

  • Stock options
  • Training based on business needs
  • Flexible working hours
  • Open, energetic & fan-focused, international work environment
  • Miscellaneous perks such as wellness programs, swag, etc.

About Fandom

Fandom is a global entertainment media brand powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, Fandom provides a home to explore, contribute to, & celebrate the world of pop culture. Whether looking for in-depth information on favorite fandoms or whats buzzing in entertainment, Fandom has your pop culture curiosities covered through fan-expert knowledge & carefully curated & fun, original multi-platform content.

Fandom has a global audience of almost 300 million monthly unique users & encompasses over 400,000 fan communities. We currently feature more than 55 million pages of content, inclusive of video. Here are our Fandom values:

  • We serve a global community.
    Connection with our fans, creators, & partners is at our core, & its grounded by our active efforts of inclusion.
  • We build experiences.
    We imagine, improve, & deliver solutions.
  • We bring joy.
    We celebrate our fandoms, our teammates, & the work we do.

Fandom is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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