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Product Designer

Company: Comcast
Location: New York
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary

Freewheel is seeking a Product Designer based in New York City to help us design and build the global Freewheel platform. Design thinking is a critical part of the product development process at FreeWheel. We design and develop B2B applications in the advertising space. As a product designer, you will work with cross-functional teams in conjunction with product managers, engineers and other product designers to develop and improve FreeWheel applications. You will join a dynamic, passionate, and growing design team that is shaping the future vision of FreeWheel products. As a brilliant communicator, you'll find surprising new ways to work with colleagues, wherever they are based. You'll bring infections passion for human-centric design and infuse your approach to your work with this passion.

Job Description

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team and collaborating closely with product managers, various internal stakeholders, and engineering, you will work on core products and initiatives, designing concepts, product prototypes and interactions that are clear and validated through feedback and research.

What you'll do:

* Ground your work in observations, research and analytics
* Translate high-level ideas into tangible, user-centred requirements
* Coordinate with the rest of the product design team and product managers to create consistent experience language and seamless user flows across products
* Develop workflows, wireframes, visual designs, specifications and interactive prototypes
* Constantly work at creating value by suggesting elegant and simple design solutions that solve problems and seize new opportunities
* Actively collaborate, seek feedback, thoughtfully process it and apply where necessary
* Confidently and articulately communicate design rationale to stakeholders and the wider business
* Consider the strategic impact of design, interrogating the 'why', not just the 'what' and 'how' of a problem
* Contribute to the roadmap - collaborate with the rest of the product team to discover, define, and prioritise design work
* Advocate for user-centric design practices
* Share your knowledge through blogs and design sessions to socialise design and raise team profile across the organisation
* Contribute to the FreeWheel Design System

About You

Our people are the most important part of our business. We are fundamentally looking for bright, enthusiastic problem solvers. If you are someone who loves a challenge, and constantly evaluates and questions we are looking forward to meeting you. A successful candidate will have the following experience and expertise in the skills listed below:

* Interest and excitement about problem solving and complex systems
* Passionate energy for brilliant, pixel-perfect design
* Good visual design skill set; capable of producing hi-fidelity, working within the realms of a UI toolkit and design systems
* An aptitude for systems thinking and information architecture
* Experience in running collaborative workshops to communicate users' needs and collaborate with both business and engineering to reach the best solution
* Proficient using design and research tools such as Figma, Principle, Adobe XD, Optimal Workshop etc
* Ability to demonstrate examples of product thinking through navigation, user flows, interaction design and information architecture
* Experience in planning & conducting user research and testing activities
* Eagerness to learn, a track record for being self-driven, and experience managing multiple projects at the same time
* Excellent collaboration, communication, verbal and writing skills

Employees at all levels are expected to:

* Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job
* Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
* Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences
* Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas
* Be an active part of the Net Promoter System (NPS) - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making callbacks and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers
* Drive results and growth
* Respect and promote inclusion & diversity
* Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities

Education

Bachelor's Degree in user interface design, HCI, interaction design, visual communication/graphic design or related field preferred.

Relevant Work Experience

* 3+ years of experience in designing shippable web applications
* Media / Ad-tech industry experience is a strong bonus, but we're looking for skills and experience over knowledge
* Technical experience in web development (HTML/CSS/JS/React) and a fundamental understanding of responsive web design standards and methodologies are a plus
* Experience mentoring junior designers a plus

About FreeWheel

FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, empowers all segments of The New TV Ecosystem. We are structured to provide the full breadth of solutions the advertising industry needs to achieve their goals. We provide the technology, data enablement and convergent marketplaces required to ensure buyers and sellers can transact across all screens, across all data types, and all sales channels, in order to ensure the ultimate goal - results for marketers. With offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Paris, Beijing, and across the globe, FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, stands to advocate for the entire industry through the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video. For more information, please visit freewheel.com.

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Education

Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

5-7 Years

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality - to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

Keywords: Comcast, New York , Product Designer, Other , New York, New York

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