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The Detroit Tigers are currently seeking a UI/UX Engineer, Baseball Operations. This role will be responsible for optimizing the user experience for internal baseball applications. This position will report to the Director, Software Engineering, Baseball Operations. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement consistent, easy-to-use interfaces for internal software systems

  • Maximize user productivity using modern web design concepts

  • Design web applications that work well for various users, in various scenarios, on various devices

  • Conduct user behavior research and create usability metrics to help inform product decisions

  • Communicate complex data concepts with intuitive, aesthetic designs

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 2+ years of UI/UX experience on interactive web applications

  • Demonstrated ability to implement web front ends in HTML/CSS/JavaScript

  • Understanding of user interface design principles with ability to implement those principles in real-world applications

  • Experience with responsive web design for multiple form factors and layouts, including mobile devices

  • Creative problem-solving ability in an agile team environment

  • Ability to own user experience, make decisions, and write clear documentation for both technical and non-technical users

  • Ability to collect usability metrics and use data to drive decision-making

  • Ability to balance design considerations for a wide range of users with different needs, workflows, and configurations

  • Passion for baseball and robust understanding of current baseball research

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Experience working with modern JavaScript frameworks such as React or Angular

  • Familiarity with data and statistics, especially visualization libraries such as D3

  • Experience working on a cross-functional software development team using standard tools for source control, issue tracking, documentation, etc.

  • Experience with databases and data concepts, especially SQL

  • Ability to create reusable components or libraries and maintain style guidelines

  • Familiarity with design tools for rapid prototyping

  • Familiarity with public baseball websites, terminology, statistics, and visualizations

  • Experience in sports and/or working with sports data, especially softball or baseball

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Office environment.

  • Occasional evening, weekend, and holiday hours may be required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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