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Principle Product Designer - Yahoo Fantasy Sports

Yahoo!, Inc. - Sunnyvale, TX

Job Description:

Yahoo Sports connects fans to the sports and fantasy games they love most and is the first screen for the next generation of sports fans worldwide,who crave real-time personalized quality content and superior fan experiences every day.

A bit about the Yahoo Fantasy Sports team

We recognize the competitive landscape for Fantasy, and it's only through great visual and UX design that we rise above the noise. This is exactly what we're looking for: outstanding visual and ux design talent. Together we'll change the game.

A Lot About You

7 years experience designing products with a mobile app focus.

Portfolio that showcases an understanding of hierarchy, typography, color, and motion applied to stunning native app designs.

Excels at making the complex simple, transforming datasets into beautiful and intuitive game play.

Able to combine data with intuition to create experiences that exceed expectations of the user and the business.

Humor, niceness, and an allergy to the platitudes and jargon of the tech industry.

Ideally a fantasy player or has general sport knowledge.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Clearly articulate the Fantasy App design vision and then partner with product management and engineering in the design, research and ongoing refinement of large and small scale projects.

Identify design opportunities for increasing app retention and daily active users well beyond benchmark rates.

Understand and design for the distinct user mindset differences in mobile vs. desktop.

Ability to present design in the context of strategy and user/cultural insights with a persuasive, collaborative approach.

Become a catalyst more than a conformist to conventional app design trends and evangelize that same thinking inside the company.

Contribute to and maintain our overall design language and unique voice.

QUALIFICATIONS

MFA, BFA or BS in interactive design, UX design, graphic design, or equivalent experience.

7 years of total experience in mobile, product, graphic, interaction or information design.

Must have a solid grasp of iOS/Android mobile, prototyping and motion design.

Cross-device and cross-platform design skills in the native environment (iOS and Android), mobile web and desktop

Extensive knowledge in screen layouts, user flows, information design, typography, color, composition, and UI specifications.

Proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as Adobe CS and Sketch.

In depth knowledge of cross-device design principles and experience in mobile/tablet space

Experience working in an fast-shipping environment and with rapid prototyping.

Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and ability to defend design decisions.

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Location: Sunnyvale, TX

Company Profile:
Yahoo is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining - whether you're searching the web, emailing friends, sharing photos with family, or simply checking the weather, sports scores or stock quotes.