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Sr. Product Designer - Yahoo Fantasy Sports

Yahoo

Yahoo

Product, Design
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024
Yahoo Sports is one of the internet’s leading destinations for comprehensive sports news and innovative fantasy games. We produce insightful content across multiple platforms and curate quality coverage from around the web to inform and entertain fans. We're an original fantasy sports pioneer, with a legacy of innovation that helps us continue to be a fantasy leader. And as one of the most-visited sports platforms on the internet, we're one of the best places for brands to reach fans.

Come join our roster!

Design @YahooSports is hiring! We’re scouting for a talented senior product designer to elevate, innovate, and create highly engaged, sticky product experiences that delight our 40M+ users. We're not just crafting apps; we're crafting experiences that resonate with the passion of sports fanatics. Our goal is to provide real-time, personalized content that keeps fans engaged and delighted. If you're a top-tier product designer who lives and breathes fantasy sports, this is your chance to be part of a global design team that's redefining the future of fantasy sports engagement.

As a key player in our remote team spanning SF Bay Area, Los Angeles, Seattle, Lawrence, Vancouver, and Toronto, you'll collaborate with like-minded sports fans and storytellers. We're not just a team; we're a vibrant community committed to delivering best-in-class product experiences. Our values shine through our culture, and we're dedicated to fostering an environment where everyone thrives and grows.

Responsibilities

  • Shape and implement our comprehensive sports growth strategy, leveraging market insights and understanding customer needs and competition.

  • Tackle broad, ambiguous challenges, transforming them into clear, valuable, and delightful solutions.

  • Integrate user research and data insights into every stage of development.

  • Apply best practices across various platforms and devices, contributing to a cohesive design system.

  • Mentor and provide feedback with humor, grace, and empathy to teammates and cross-functional partners.

About you

  • A seasoned product designer—embracing information architecture, multi-step flows, motion, and holistic experiences

  • Consistently delivers polished layouts through typography, color, and visual hierarchy

  • Are especially skilled at making micro animations that burst with delight

  • Create beautifully crafted transitions that breath life into content

  • Understanding of how to present complex data in a clear and understandable manner

  • Uses prototypes as a foundational piece of your design process both to identify appropriate solutions and influence stakeholders

  • Solves user problems in creative ways that go beyond obvious, expected solutions

  • Demonstrates empathy and openness when interacting with teammates and other co-workers

  • Presents designs clearly and confidently to facilitate useful feedback while shifting approach based on the audience and desired outcome

  • Takes initiative and accountability for timelines, deliverables and outcomes

  • Contributes to the design community both inside your company and beyond

  • Desires and takes action to grow professional skills

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of digital product design experience for iOS, Android, and web platforms.

  • Well-designed portfolio showcasing excellence in visual design, interaction design, prototyping, motion design, micro animations, and product thinking.

  • Track record of designing products meeting or exceeding industry accessibility guidelines.

  • Experience leading a user-centered design process from end-to-end.

  • Proficient in Figma, Origami, After Effects, and other design tools for creating concepts, prototypes, assets, and specifications.

  • Strong product sense with an ability to build products the market needs.

  • Passion for sports, coupled with deep industry knowledge.

  • Strong analytical background, leveraging data to drive business decisions.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a high level of empathy.

  • Experience in designing for sports products is a plus.

Join us at Yahoo Sports, where your passion for sports meets your passion for design!

Yahoo 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, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

Yahoo 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, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $128,250.00 - $266,875.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.