The New York Mets are seeking a Product Design Associate. This designer will work with Baseball Systems to help design the user experience of mobile and web applications that enrich the Mets data ecosystem and inform decision-making within Baseball Operations. This position requires a designer that is comfortable designing low- and high-fidelity mockups for a wide array of stakeholders within Baseball Operations. The ideal candidate would have a strong grasp of modern design tools with prior experience rapid prototyping and working collaboratively within a software engineering team. Prior experience in or knowledge of baseball is a plus but is not required.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Day-to-day design production working with product managers, engineers, and designers, leveraging our design system to maintain brand consistency across products and optimize the full product life cycle
Create UX related design assets such as wireframes, sitemaps, user stories, user journeys, and prototypes to help illustrate solutions
Take part in qualitative and quantitative data collection across the organization to validate the development and adoption of new tools and features
Stay up to date on UX/UI best practices, patterns, and disciplines
Take part in design reviews and feedback sessions where you will present your work as well as provide feedback to others
A willingness to learn, and a hunger to problem solve
1+ years of relevant experience in UX or product design
Portfolio of UX and product design projects with an eye toward process and collaboration
Strong proficiency in Figma and other collaborative design and prototyping tools
Ability to work cooperatively with others
Familiarity/experience within an agile environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Prior experience in front-end development, including CSS, is a plus
Prior experience in baseball is a plus
The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.