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UX Design Manager

Discovery Inc
Knoxville, TN 37902
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    154258374
Discovery Inc

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States,
Req ID: 30684

Overview

Discovery's Digital group is a well-funded start-up within Discovery, Inc., the company behind beloved brands such as Food Network, HGTV, TLC, and Discovery. We are fast, nimble, and have fun developing new, innovative, and immersive digital products and content for iconic brands. We are working at the crossroads of technology, entertainment, and everyday utility. As content creators across the digital ecosystem, we continuously leverage our technology to create immersive viewing and interactive experiences. We tell engaging stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day and bring new interactive experiences to life to not only entertain but improve the lives of our customers.

Most recently, in January 2021, our group launched discovery+, a global streaming service across Web, Connected TV and Mobile devices -- serving as the definitive destination for real life entertainment.

Discovery Digital is seeking an exceptional UX Design Manager responsible for leading and aligning user experience across several teams , while guiding the career of their team members to help them realize their full potential. The UX Design Manager is a fierce user advocate, thoughtful leader and expert in problem-framing, effectively collaborating across teams to rally the proper resources behind the right objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and mentor a team of individual contributors tasked with executing the user experience for complex digital products, applying systematic thinking and a customer-first mindset across multiple product lines, platforms and devices
  • Own and communicate the UX strategy for 2-3 workstreams, the plan(s) to realize it, and collaborate with Product Design, Product, Research, Engineering, and other stakeholders to execute it in alignment with broader company goals
  • Work closely with multidisciplinary teams to ensure that UX, and the product as a whole, are best informed by various forms of customer data - both qualitative and quantitative
  • Identify individual designers strengths and specialty areas, and tailor execution and resourcing approach to achieve optimal results
  • In an agile setting, prioritize UX tasks and effectively communicate project goals, instructions and assignments to junior team members. Provide continuous feedback and ensure that design progress, issues & risks are timely communicated across teams and dependencies
  • Ensure that the daily UX practice is cohesive and adheres to the highest standards and practices, while proactively acting on new opportunities to optimize people, process and deliverables
  • Actively educate internal groups about user experience and provide a significant contribution to the development of cross-discipline relationships

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Posted: 2021-11-18 Expires: 2021-12-20

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