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Product Designer, PBS NewsHour

Company: WETA/PBS NewsHour
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Description Product Designer, PBS NewsHour Full-time, Regular Reports to: Director, Product ABOUT THE ROLE As our Product Designer you will identify and design outstanding visual and user interface designs for PBS NewsHour editorial, news and digital products. You will contribute ideas to a design backlog and lead design research and testing. YOUR FIRST 90 DAYS You will get to know your team and the wider organization, and how each group functions independently as well as part of the whole. You will learn our work style while establishing key relationships with colleagues. You will learn about our software and systems and contribute to design and research. WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE You create designs that excite and delight our different audiences, enticing them to stay longer and view more content. You are able to nimbly switch between different types of design and research work for different audiences. Your work helps our audience understand complicated editorial concepts and lead our users through our content in a way that keeps them coming back for more. You work well with the team and help expand our design system. Your designs will contribute to NewsHour's reputation as a modern and innovative news producer. WHAT YOU'LL BRING

  • Design web experiences that will increase user engagement and retention.
  • Focus on UX, UI, and visual designs of our web products and editorial experiences.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional colleagues including software engineering, editorial and broadcast to help manage design backlog. Proof of full dosage of a COVID-19 vaccination is required for all positions that will be working onsite, or may reasonably or occasionally be called to work onsite. WHAT WE OFFER
    • Comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
    • Generous 403(B) employer match
    • Free parking
    • Holiday and paid leave programs
    • Tuition reimbursement ABOUT THE PBS NEWSHOUR With roots in public service journalism beginning in 1973, the PBS NewsHour today is on a mission to bring balanced, in-depth news coverage to all. Innovative and fast-paced, life at the NewsHour is focused on collaboration, trust, and above all, enterprising important, considered news. NewsHour is unique in that the team is small and tight-knit, and must accomplish what no other daily news organization does: be the gold-standard of reporting for a nightly, hour-long broadcast, and to crucial digital platforms. You'll enjoy working at the NewsHour if you enjoy contributing to meaningful reporting, working on small teams in which your ideas are not just valued but vital, and pushing yourself to grow your skills every day. We know there are great candidates who may have skills we haven't thought about. If that's you, don't hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans and people with disabilities. WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer. WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law. CategoryBioengineers and Biomedical EngineersJob typeFull time

Keywords: WETA/PBS NewsHour, Arlington , Product Designer, PBS NewsHour, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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