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Los Angeles, California - United States
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Director, Product Design, Web and Mobile

Description

COSM

Cosm is a global technology company pioneering the world of immersive reality. We build end-to-end immersive experiences and develop technology that enables people to experience entertainment like never before. Cosm works across three primary markets—Sports and Entertainment, Science and Education, and Parks and Attractions—while pushing the boundaries of boundaries of design, technology, and service. Our technology is used by the world’s biggest entertainment brands to create mind-blowing immersive experiences for millions of guests.

Cosm is a rapidly growing organization with ambitious plans for 2022 and beyond. We embrace diversity of all kinds, do our best to do the right thing, and never stop at uncertainty. Everything we do is to connect people with experiences bigger than themselves. We have built a strong company culture based on mutual respect, accountability to each other, intense curiosity, and a bold shared vision. We love what we do, and we have fun doing it.

Cosm Immersive

Formerly LiveLikeVR, Cosm Immersive is the immersive content platform in Cosm, working with leagues, broadcasters and teams to produce and distribute live VR events. This ground-breaking content distribution channel is available for VR headsets, smartphone applications, and immersive venues.

THE POSITION

Cosm is looking for a Director, Product Design to lead the development of our wide-ranging digital products across the web, and mobile. The person will drive a hands-on approach to define our experiences and design language from the research phase to the final production. The person will help to create a scalable design workflow with appealing and user-friendly interfaces between platforms. The Director, Product Design will manage and expand a team of designers to create best-in-class experiences.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product managers, engineers, and designers through all stages of the design process and product development lifecycle to build out thoughtful and scalable solutions.
  • Conduct agile research to gain a deep understanding of the problem space and empathy in user needs through both qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Identify opportunities to simplify complexity and create better workflows.
  • Managing a team of designers across multiple verticals and platforms (web and mobile).
  • Provide well-articulated design rationale and high-quality deliverables that communicate design directions and details effectively.
  • Be an advocate for our users, seek to deeply understand customer needs, and come up with design solutions to help them.
  • Be an engaging member of a cross-functional agile product team that consistently delivers value to our users.
  • Partner with the engineering team to ensure your work is aligned.
  • Seek out and embrace feedback from your peers and stakeholders while providing thoughtful feedback to your team.

Reports To:  VP, Immersive Design

Location: LA preferred (hybrid)

THE PERSON

The ideal candidate is a highly creative individual who has rigorous attention to detail, leadership & communication skills, a unique skill set in UX/UI, graphic design, and a perfect understanding of responsive design; The candidate should have experience managing a team of designers and delivered multiples experiences, apps, and platforms on web and mobile. Additional knowledge of the sports & esports industry, as well as digital, tech, and streaming media, is a plus. We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate the ability of shipping end-to-end consumer products (from user research to final production).

Pivotal Experience, Expertise & Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong Experience in 2D design software (Figma, Principle/Invision or any prototyping tool, Adobe suite including Photoshop and Illustrator).
  • Strong knowledge about visual principles and design standards. Being detail-driven with amazing artistic skills (graphic, proportion, typography, composition, color).
  • Strong experience in UX design (creating user flow, wireframe, prototype)
  • Strong experience in building design system.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in relevant field.
  • 8+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Strong, clear communication skills.
  • Experience with events and entertainment businesses is a plus
  • International product experience is a plus
  • Leadership Capabilities - experience building organizations that effectively adapt and develop world-class practices and the ability to lead and develop high-performing teams.
  • Experience in entertainment or technology businesses: Exposure working in a fast-paced entertainment or tech sector in a high growth environment.
  • Deep interest in immersive technology and content. The ideal candidate is curious, excited to create, relentlessly resourceful and eager to deliver, a passionate team leader, and interested in technology and design.

Cosm is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.