The NFL is looking for a Senior Product Designer to bring compelling, innovative and user-centered design digital experiences to life across the NFL portfolio. The ideal candidate will be a passionate product designer, adept in balancing the nuances of user flows, product requirements and UX practices with a love of the details that bring thoughtful, well-crafted designs to life. We will look to you for strategic design thinking as well as best in class execution, along with a passion for collaboration, a curious mind and an enthusiastic approach to making great products.
This role will work closely with Product Management, UX and User Research across all products and platforms to creatively solve problems and partner with all facets of the NFL organization to help bring those ideas to life for the incredible NFL fan base.
This is an exciting opportunity to have a major impact on all of the products within the NFL portfolio and help shape our process to continuously improve and ship them.
Design compelling, informative, and engaging user experiences & flows
Deliver high-fidelity UI and UX specs that clearly communicate requirements
Be an excellent communicator and storyteller both verbally and visually, bringing ideas to life using sketches, workshops, journeys, comps, prototypes, presentations and more to communicate clearly and move the needle within creative teams and with less design-fluent stakeholders
Collaborate with the UX, User Research, Product Managers and Engineering teams to identify needs, determine approaches, create design solutions and iteratively refine ideas through development and launch
Advocate for design and experience priorities within interdisciplinary teams in creating products that consider users, push for innovation, prioritize usability, and balance business objectives from ideation to launch through maintenance on live products
Identify, align, and establish shared user experience patterns across different platform features
Contribute to creating and managing a cohesive design system across the NFL digital portfolio via flexible and reusable components
Be a champion for experience cohesion, helping the expansive NFL digital ecosystem function in one unified voice
5+ years of Product Design experience developing user experiences and interface design for digital products
Bachelor’s degree in design, graphic design, fine arts, or equivalent field preferred
Strong portfolio with engaging, diverse designs in the digital space, demonstrating a passion for design
Demonstrated experience designing and shipping end to end products with complicated flows, multiple scenarios and edge cases
A strong understanding of interactivity, accessibility, design systems, and the fundamentals of typography, hierarchy, and layout
Motivated, detail oriented, organized, and accountable, with the ability to work both independently and in highly collaborative settings
Strategic problem-solving skills and the capacity to distill complex information into meaningful concepts, ideas, and designs
Strong experience working in Figma, particularly with building and managing component libraries; a comfort with additional tools for design, collaboration & prototyping is a plus
Experience collaborating with other designers, giving and accepting constructive criticism
Experience with the agile development methodology and ability to work in a fast-paced environment, often juggling multiple priorities and successfully balancing immediate short-term needs while maintaining strategic vision for the long-term
Please submit a resume and portfolio (pdf or website link) with your application.
Terms / Expected Hours of Work
NFL full-time employees are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week.
Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include holidays and/or weekends.
The NFL maintains a Flexible Workplace Policy that provides members of our workforce with opportunities to periodically work from a location of their choice, while maintaining a priority on in-person work at an NFL office, which enables us to more effectively collaborate, connect and build a workplace culture that will drive our continued success.
We also continue to prioritize the health and safety of our NFL workforce. Consistent with that commitment, considering the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread the COVID-19, we require that members of our NFL workforce be fully vaccinated. Exceptions are available only for those who need an accommodation for a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.
The NFL is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment that reflects our incredibly diverse fan base. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants without regard to status as protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.