CBS Corporation UX Designer - CBS.com in Burbank, California

UX Designer - CBS.com

REF#: 27704

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Burbank, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.

DESCRIPTION:

Do you aspire to be part of a team that impacts interactive experiences of the future? Then join our team of professionals at the entertainment division of CBS Interactive, a premiere Los Angeles based tech company.

CBSi UX Designers are asked to partner with a range of stakeholder teams to explore and identify new opportunities to elevate our digital products through business analysis, creative problem solving, user-centric thinking and effective communication of ideas. Conceptualizing from a product view, he/she will work closely with product managers, researching data and stats to support UX direction, help provide requirements when needed and develop interactive prototypes. While conceiving and developing well-crafted user experiences, this individual must be able to work in collaboration with other team members.

The individual hired for this role will report to the Sr. Director of Design. Business units to be worked on will include the iOS apps, Android apps, Roku and other OTT platforms. The individual will also define how CBS All Access (our new digital streaming subscription service) is presented on these platforms. Responsibilities include working on projects from start to finish, creating and communicating concepts, developing interactive design solutions and designing user experiences. They will work with a collaborative team of producers, developers, product leads and respective marketing/sales clients.

The candidate must have excellent communication skills, self-motivation, enthusiasm and a fine eye for detail. They must also be able to work independently, proactively gather consensus from multiple internal stakeholders and be able to change tasks quickly based on shifts in priorities or urgent deadlines. All candidates will be required to show a portfolio of their work.

CBS Television is currently rated the #1 network and CBS Interactive is the 7th largest interactive company in the world. Our award winning entertainment products are enjoyed by hundreds of millions of users. If you’d like to join our growing team and believe you are a UX Emerging Platforms Design Rockstar, please apply for this position immediately!

QUALIFICATIONS:

Have a solid portfolio showcasing your complete design thinking process from first sketches to final prototype and/or production product.

Demonstrate experience of user-centric problem solving leading to positive results.

Be a team player.

Have the creative agility to work both conceptually and pragmatically to balance business objectives with user-focused solutions.

Have iOS or Android experience.

Have an understanding of common design issues, challenges and guidelines.

Be experienced in designing for content-heavy layouts.

Be comfortable giving presentations to stakeholders.

Be experienced in UX prototyping tools such as Sketch, Invision, Marvel, Webflow or similar products.

Knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Suite (particularly Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects) a plus.

Prototyping experience a plus.

User testing and data analysis skills a plus.

Experience working in an Agile environment a plus.

Entertainment experience a plus.

Must successfully pass a background check

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled