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NBC News Digital: Creative Director, msnbc.com
(New York, NY)
NBC News Digital seeks a Creative Director to help launch the new msnbc.com . This isn’t the old msnbc.com (now nbcnews.com ). It’s a rare opportunity to shape a home for progressive political coverage and the passionate community surrounding the personalities and programs of msnbc on cable. You will collaborate with internal stakeholders and an outside agency to launch a visionary msnbc.com by spring 2013 while hiring a team to drive the site’s design and front-end development moving forward.
This is a hands-on job. You will lead by example, personally designing and delivering functioning prototypes on select projects. Day-to-day, you’ll work with msnbc.com ’s executive editor and staff. You’ll also join the broader NBC News Digital UX team with dozens of designers and front-end developers who thrive on creating effective news experiences. They will challenge you—and help you.
- Content is more important than technology
- Working at the intersection of news and technology is exciting because it’s always changing
- Multi-disciplined teams and people lead the way
- Managing is about setting high standards for quality and then empowering others with context, ownership and enthusiasm
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience managing UX teams for large-scale, commercial web sites, preferably media or content-driven businesses
- A minimum of 10 years’ experience crafting effective visual and interaction design, as well as information architecture
- An interactive portfolio showcasing your work
- Experience with usability and A/B testing
- Experience measuring project success with analytics data from Google Analytics, Omniture or the equivalent
- Experience managing outside agencies from concept to completion
- A 10+ hour per month commitment to learning new web technologies
- You’re passionate about
- Smart web-based mobile experiences
- Lean/agile development practices o Mentoring
- CSS-based style guides
You have experience with:
- Designing native apps on iOS and/or Android
- Designing social products leveraging APIs from the likes of Twitter and/or Facebook
- Content management systems like WordPress and/or Drupal
- Frameworks like jQuery, Backbone and Bootstrap
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