User Experience Designer

Posted 
May 6, 2022

Overview

Work with our Digital Product team to design world-class experiences for OTT, mobile and the web.  Research and design usable interfaces, perform usability testing, create prototypes to validate design concepts and create high-fidelity designs for a growing family of digital products. Help to define the next-generation of public television and nonprofit journalism apps, which delight users and convert/retain members. Demonstrate CPM’s values of integrity, community and innovation.

 

Salary Range: $75,000-$80,000 annually

Benefits information can be found here

Seattle, hybrid schedule available, must reside in WA State

Proof of vaccination required for employment

Cascade Public Media is committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. We deeply value applicants from diverse lived experiences and backgrounds.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Build mockups, wireframes, process flows and prototypes that define interaction and/or interface for new and existing products and features
  • Create high-fidelity designs and original graphics
  • Collaborate with developers to handoff design mockups that ensure the fidelity of designs & product requirements
  • Assist in the creation of a standardized library of branded UI components that function as the building blocks of all product designs across the organization 
  • Research customers, competitors and products 
  • Advocate for research-based, data-driven UX best practices throughout the product lifecycle 
  • Help build a culture of user-testing and data-driven continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with other team members to foster a positive and productive culture and contribute toward the overall growth of the CPM
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Competency in visual and interactive design principles 
  • Experience creating wireframes, prototypes and high-fidelity design using industry-leading tools (Figma, ideally, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.)
  • Experience creating production-ready assets for app/web developers (shared via Figma, InVision, etc.) 
  • Experience with user testing and usability analysis
  • A desire to do exceptional, groundbreaking work with a small, dedicated team
  • Competency in project management and time management 
  • Media experience is a big plus

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • At least 3 years experience in UX design for mobile, OTT and/or responsive web apps
  • A strong portfolio of completed products
  • Demonstrable ability to work in a fast-paced, Agile environment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to view data on a computer screen for long periods of time
  • Ability to regularly type on a keyboard 
  • Ability to work in a hybrid remote/office environment
About the Department

Digital

Our Diversity Commitment

We are committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. Read our complete diversity commitment statement here.