Product Designer

 

Location LEEDS, UK (REMOTE)

department DESIGN

Type full time

Minimum Experience 2+ Years


Introduction

What is Footballco?

Footballco is the world’s largest football content and media business. Reaching more than 400m football fans across the world each month, with thousands of entertaining and inspiring content pieces every single day. With a growing roster of football brands beneath our belts including Goal, Voetbalzone, and Spox, no one else has our reach or depth of understanding within the game. We are a team of over 300 people, in 16 countries around the world. We’re young, ambitious and we have some serious investment behind us. Our future starts now…


WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?  

As a Product Designer, you will be designing web and app experiences for Footballco’s portfolio brands. You will need to balance both user needs and business goals. You will work with a team of a passionate and talented product managers and engineers to build great products.  

Your ability to collaboratively build and deliver on briefs, creating designs that help our users consume the sport they love. An integral part of the core team, you will champion design, contribute to design discussions with Product teams, as well play an important role in the consolidation of concepts. 

And it doesn’t stop there, you'll also dive into the detail of the design UX and UI, presenting your designs to peers, partners and stakeholders. 

You'll be a key player in the success and growth of the team and its positive culture for creativity. As the team grows your role will grow with it.  


WHAT YOU’LL DO 
  • Creating hi-fidelity product designs, design ideas, user flows, sitemaps and prototypes

  • Coaching junior contributors, leading by example and helping to raise the bar for the product design team – senior only

  • Contributing in the discovery/prep of workshops with stakeholders, identifying and analysing needs alongside your peers

  • Presenting your design decisions to peers, partners, and stakeholders, helping the product design team to articulate and rationalise capabilities against user insights and business goals

  • Support the development teams to build the best products we possibly can, constantly pushing the design and interactions

  • Support any user research workflows, interpreting the results, to ensure the end-product design provides users with the optimum experience in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and engagement

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?  
  • Experience working in a product team creating solutions for a core global product

  • A good understanding of how to build global products being sympathetic to their specific needs and cultural differences

  • Good knowledge of UI design principles and techniques, UX and interaction design

  • Ability to work with product and development teams, negotiating priorities and technology constraints to ensure products are delivered on schedule

  • Creative UI design skills including creating product designs, design ideas, user flows, and sitemaps

  • Excellent communication skills, with experience presenting to and influencing product, business, team members and other stakeholders

  • Willingness to collaborate across the team and take on board key feedback to work back into your designs.

  • Excellent working knowledge of product design tools

  • The ability to deliver exceptional experiences for mobile (both web and native apps) desktop, with an understanding of distinct design constraints and nuances

Footballco is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, colour, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. 

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