Senior Product Designer

 Job Description:

Are you ready to help sport know what is next, to be what is next?

Next League is the leading digital growth consultancy and technology services company working exclusively within the global sports industry. We are a growing, people-first organization that collaborates with our partners to create digital experiences that transform the sport experience through people and technology.

We are looking for a Senior Product Designer . A proven problem-solver with a deep appreciation for high-quality design execution and experience working with cross-functional teams within the professional services industry.

**This opportunity is for individuals residing in the US or Canada only**

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

  • Be a key member of the design team, participating in every phase of the process from strategy to research to design.

  • Provide feedback and insights on design best practices, and push to improve design workflow processes

  • Collaborate and partner with the product and engineering teams to design and implement cutting-edge solutions for clients.

  • Create wireframes, storyboards, prototypes, and design mockups to communicate design concepts and gather feedback

  • Conducting customer interviews before, during, and after design production to ensure a perfect solve

  • Take conceptual ideas and turn them into tangible digital experiences that are easy and delightful to use

  • Create extensible design systems that satisfy both the user and authoring experience requirements for client products

  • Develop design patterns for reuse and consistency

  • Partner with members of our product and design teams to take UI from concept to completion

  • Collaborate directly with end-clients on the various stages of design projects, including presenting design concepts backed by rationale

  • Champion and implement design processes into agile software development cycles

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be located in North America - US or Canada

  • 5-6 years of Product Design experience with a proven track record of building beautiful visual designs and understanding client needs

  • Experience with other design and prototyping tools; Experience using Figma required

  • Strong knowledge of Figma

  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience in creating reusable design systems based on Atomic design principles

  • Experience in managing design systems for large-scale enterprise projects

  • Extensive experience in interaction, prototyping, and complex design systems

  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and the Next League leadership team

  • Proven ability to balance multiple priorities, adapt to constantly changing business environment, work independently, drive projects to completion, and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

  • Proven track record of at scale solutions for consumer facing digital experiences.

  • Experience and passion for the sports industry is a plus.

  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to delivering high-quality results.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally with designers, developers, and product owners

  • Understanding of css/js/html

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Location/Work Hours

This role is 100% remote. The business working hours are 9am to 6pm EST.

Travel Requirements

This position is expected to travel 20% of the time.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

More about Next League:

Next League is the leading digital growth consultant and technology solutions partner helping lead the sports industry to know whats next. Founded by a team of technology veterans with decades of success in sports, Next League is redefining the digital agency and technology services model to unlock new business growth, digital innovation and technology solutions with a commitment to lasting social impact. The people-first, culture-driven approach puts a focus on building inclusive, curious and collaborative relationships that deliver next level digital experiences.

The base salary range for this position in the US is $80,000 - $120,000 (USD). Salary will be commensurate with a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location. We strive to provide the best working environment for our team members by offering the following benefits:

  • Retirement Plan Programs (with a company match!)

  • Unlimited Vacation & Sick Time

  • Excellent Health Benefits Packages

  • Flexible Working Opportunities (we are a 100% remote business)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are the care of our culture at Next League. Providing a safe and inclusive space for all team members to ensure their voice is heard is critical to our success. Next League provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.