Director of News Experience

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Sep 28, 2017 - Requisition No. 62337

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. "Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces." We bring out the best in each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is setting out to become the indispensable source of information for the world's most influential business leaders.

We’re looking for user experience design lead to define and prioritize the vision and strategy for a new 24/7 breaking news network we’re building with Twitter. We’ll trust you to design innovative features that deliver unique, compelling, differentiated experiences for our users. You’ll design engaging and thoughtful digital products that support both live and VOD viewing experiences. You’ll identify design solutions that solve critical enterprise problems by integrating live viewing metrics in the decision making process. You’ll play a key role in the product development life cycle, from ideation through delivery - across mobile, desktop, OTT and social platforms. You’re no stranger to Agile and Lean UX methodologies. You will partner with engineering to ensure proper execution of digital product design. We’ll trust you to remain current with design trends, industry trends and competency landscape. You have entrepreneurial spirit, and you’ll uphold the creative and innovative standard of Bloomberg digital.

You’ll need to have:

  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in HCI, Interaction Design, Information Architecture, Visual Communication, or any design-related field. A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field is a plus
  • 7 or more years of experience designing transactional or highly interactive user interfaces
  • A track record of applying common User-Centered Design practices and tools to solve tough design problems
  • Ability to quickly and iteratively build interactive prototypes to validate designs
  • Extensive experience collaborating with design and engineering teams
  • Proven experience designing functional, intuitive digital experiences
  • Usability testing experience, applying user data to product decision making process
  • Ability to execute under tight deadlines, manage short feedback loops
  • Desire to build brand equity through beautiful products
  • Coding proficiency
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we’re a good match. We’ll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

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