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Product UX Design Strategist

Company: News Corp
Location: New York
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Product UX Design StrategistNews Corp is looking to hire a Product UX Design Strategist for a remote contract assignment. The ideal candidate will be a high-level strategic design thinker who can create & manage systems and standards of user experience, as well as being a hands-on designer with the ability to mockup concepts for presentation and innovation projects. This role reports to the Director of UX.The Design Strategist will work closely with the global product team to set best practices and standardization across News Corp products, both internal and consumer-facing, as well as exploring new product innovation ideas and directions.The Design Strategist should be able to lead and support discovery for projects, research best practices in UX across our brands' products, come up with systems and standards, manage global design guidelines, and create formal documentation of these guidelines for all to follow. The Design Strategist will be expected to create and deliver strategy presentations to communicate how their strategies fulfill business goals and product thinking.The Design Strategist should also be a hands-on designer who can mockup interfaces and user flows, create rapid prototypes, and deliver proof of concept designs to support innovation project proposals in web, native apps, CMS, and newsletters. They should be comfortable with iteration in design and generating fast design concepts.Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and contribute UX guidelines & best practices to global product documentation
  • Create & maintain UX and design standards across web and mobile products
  • Design product team presentations and product storytelling for stakeholders
  • Design POC interfaces for new product ideas and build them into rapid prototypes for presentations
  • Be the voice of UX strategy input within the small global product strategy team
  • Regularly report back on progress for departmental and global tracking Requirements:
    • Experience with all aspects of product design from discovery to delivery
    • Solid grasp of web and app user experience best practices, and a regular practice of learning and discovering in this space
    • Skills in product vision and product thinking
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • 5+ years of design experience for mobile apps, web, and technology
    • Expert-level knowledge of industry standard digital product design, prototyping and research tools: Sketch, Figma, InVision, Design Systems
    • Familiarity with digital project tools: Jira, Slack, Google Business Suite, Notion
    • Familiarity with digital product technologies and standards including HTML5, CSS, Wordpress
    • Understanding of both iOS and Android design principles
    • Proven track record of driving impactful change through design
    • Ability to work independently, ask necessary questions, structure your work and move forward without hands-on management About News CorpNews Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers throughout the world. The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia, and pay-tv distribution in Australia.Headquartered in New York, the activities of News Corp are conducted primarily in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.Job Category:Contingent Workers


Keywords: News Corp, New York , Product UX Design Strategist, Other , New York, New York

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