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Senior Product Designer

Stadium Live Studios

Stadium Live Studios

Product, Design
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

About Stadium Live Studios 🏟

Stadium Live is taking sports and pop culture to the next level. We’re building the next ESPN, where we combine fun predictive gameplay, interactive media & entertainment and a young, vibrant community of the next generation of fans. Dubbed the “Duolingo x Discord x Twitch” of sports, Stadium Live is building out of Toronto and is backed by world-class backers such as Union Square Ventures, KB Partners, ThirtyFive Ventures (Kevin Durant), Origins Fund (Blaise Matuidi), Valhalla Ventures, Maple VC, Dapper Labs and more.

About the role 💛

We're looking for a Product Designer ready to take the next step in their career. You’ll be our 2nd designer to contribute to Product Design ownership at Stadium Live. You will collaborate with product designers, product managers, engineers, game designers, and the rest of the team to make quick decisions in a highly collaborative environment. You will also be one of the first designers to shape Stadium Live's design practices and culture!

What will I be doing? 👩💻

  • Own large, cross-team projects from concept to completion, collaborating closely with cross-functional leaders.
  • Designing and shipping features every sprint (2-weeks)
  • Help the team set the foundation for everything product design at Stadium Live Studios Inc.
  • Translate quantitative and qualitative insights into high-quality product experiences that drive results.
  • Be a champion of our users and act as an expert of design thinking in the organization.
  • Build business context to prioritize your work and identify new opportunities that best position Stadium Live to execute on its goals.
  • Take an active interest in developing the careers of others through coaching and mentorship.
  • Champion changes that enable strong growth and execution of Stadium Live Product Design.
  • Build community internally, seek group success over your own, and advocate for Stadium Live’s values.

What do I need? 🤓

  • Must have at least 5+ years of experience using design practices and skills that result in high-quality work in digital product design.
  • 3-4 years of experience in a product design position at a consumer company
  • Must at least have 3+ years of experience in mobile and/or game design.
  • Strong UI design and an eye for design aesthetics in digital products
  • Proven track record of working within a product team to quickly ship successful products to users.
  • You have a solid portfolio that showcases sound product thinking and strong design rationale through aesthetics, navigation, user flows, interaction design, and information architecture.
  • You can thoughtfully design complex products for scale working with an evolving design system.
  • You have experience in building and maintaining design systems in a product design organization.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication - an engaging storyteller. Proven ability to articulate project information to cross-functional stakeholders across multiple teams.
  • Comfortable working with multiple stakeholders to set priorities and scope across multiple competing projects.
  • Experience designing for consumer-facing or business-facing products across multiple platforms.
  • You want to be part of a winning team. We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.
  • Ability to work autonomously and lead design from start to finish
  • You are comfortable navigating the uncertainty and excited about building something new from scratch.

Nice to have 😎

  • Experience working in sports, gaming, social, music, or fashion tech is a plus but not required
  • Experience in leading user interviews and surveys
  • Experience in building out a product design team at a high-growth startup
  • Experience in motion or graphic design

Perks 😍

  • Equity of a high-growth startup
  • Opportunity to help shape Stadium Live Studios’ design team from the ground up
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Monthly Spending Card
  • Group Benefits
  • Generous PTO / sick leave
  • Bring your dog to work 🐶
  • Weekly lunches
  • Team outings and activities
  • Anniversary Sneakers
  • Off-work birthdays

Current Stack 🖌

  • Figma
  • Linear
  • Discord

Equal employment opportunity 💛

Stadium Live Studios Inc. is an equal opportunity employer: we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.