Sr. Director Product Design, New Paid Customer, Global Streaming

  • Full-time
  • Business Segment: Direct-to-Consumer

Company Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

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Job Description

The Global Streaming Platform powers the best entertainment experiences from Peacock, NOW/WOW, SkyShowtime, and Showmax. When you join our team, you'll work across our dynamic portfolio supported by media industry leaders Comcast, NBCUniversal, and Sky. With unequalled scale, our teams make the most out of every opportunity to collaborate and learn from one another. We're always looking for ways to innovate faster, accelerate our growth, and consistently offer a best-in-class consumer experience across more than 70 countries. Most importantly, we're backed by a culture of respect. We embrace authenticity and inspire our people to thrive.

The Global Streaming Product team lives and breathes design excellence. We’re a cross-functional team of product managers, UX researchers, UX designers, product engineers, and data scientists. Here you’ll find more than a job. You’ll find a fast-paced, high-performance team of incredible colleagues that want to be at the epicenter of technology, sports, news, TV, movies and more. Our work is central to our mission to deliver a future-focused user experience across our best-in-class streaming platforms. Together, we’re focused on getting customers to content they love, faster and easier.

This role reports to the Vice President of Product Design of Commerce. 

Primary focus

The focus of this team is on the experience of the end user who starts out as a prospect and has an interest in purchasing a subscription. The journey continues through possible offers, and then to the purchase journey. The Commerce Product Design Team also cares for the UX of the user who wants to upgrade, downgrade, or wants to cancel their subscription.

This role holder will mentor, conceive, define, design, develop, test, and launch vivid and compelling experiences that are contextually relevant, exceedingly useful, and will drive results.

This role will specifically focus on initial product discovery, evaluation and merchandising.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead a team of product designers to deliver end-to-end UX for high-value, consumer-centric digital products.
  • Present creative to all audiences. Formulate and communicate ideas and plans to peers, leadership, and engineering contributors.
  • Provide creative thought leadership and drive UX design solutions by combining industry best practices with your own expertise and insight about human behaviour. 
  • Lead design teams in ideation and concept explorations.
  • Partner with Product Management, Engineering, and other internal partners to define the strategy & experience of consumer facing products.
  • Balance inputs from business, design, research, technology, and external partners. Create a network of cross-functional partners. Build rapport and earn trust.
  • Collaborate with product owners and engineers to successfully deliver products to market.
  • Lead others. Grow talent. Provide creative direction and mentorship to designers and define patterns and practices for the team and the product.
  • Provide updates to leadership and address blockers for the team.
  • Have a human centered design approach to how to evolve our output and process.
  • Maintain a critical eye, and an obsessive attention to detail.
  • An ambassador to a healthy and collaborative culture for our product organization.

Qualifications

  • Strong research and analysis skills, arising from a desire to learn and ground decisions using data and consumer insights.
  • Mature & strong communication and presentation skills —able to articulate your point-of-view and engage in fact-based discourse. 
  • Strong partnering skills with senior product and business leaders including the Executive team on strategy and execution. 
  • You are agile and nimble in the elegant manner in which you pivot. 
  • Strong collaboration skills, that enables you to bring colleagues and stakeholders along on the journey.
  • Resillience skills that enable you to feel at home in a fast-paced, iterative, and collaborative environment. 
  • Robust prioritization skills that enable you to work on multiple tracks and pivot from one project to another. 

Essential Knowledge and Experience: 

  • 10+ years industry experience in the field of UX/Product Design 
  • 7+ years of experience managing and developing diverse design teams 
  • You have worked on a commerce experience in the past that focused on-  acquisition, prospects, product display page (PDP), or a shopping cart. 
  • A degree in design, computer science, human factor design 
  • An online portfolio reflecting that experience, including shipped and currently in-market products, and demonstrating end-to-end design methodology 
  • Advanced expertise with leading design tools, including the Adobe Creative Cloud suite, Sketch, Figma, and other collaboration and prototyping tools 
  • Past experience leading a team of 5 or more individuals 
  • Past experience working on a commerce product that entails a commerce journey 
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience designing for web, mobile, and other application platforms 

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $195,000 -  $250,000

Additional Information

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