Senior Visual Designer (San Francisco, CA)

Location:  San Francisco, CA
Job Type:  Regular, Full-Time

Sportradar is seeking a Visual Designer with a passion for sports to join our product development team in San Francisco, and help us deliver world-class sports solutions to customers around the globe.  As the Visual Designer you will be part of a team tasked with bringing sports data to life through the creation of rich, engaging customer experiences. We are looking for a designer who can own multiple facets of the design process such as UX research, interactive design, prototyping, and visual design. The ideal candidate would bring both creativity and a wealth of design experience to the company to work across all our content solutions.

Competencies & Qualities

  • Analytical
  • Curious
  • Methodical Problem Solving
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Team Oriented
  • Pride in Quality and Productivity
  • Fired up and exhilarated
  • Outcome driven

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tell engaging sports stories through creating concise, effective and elegant visualizations.
  • Influence product specifications and execute visual design work with an extremely high level of polish.
  • Generate comprehensive information architecture, wireframes, interactive prototypes and high-quality visual designs.
  • Partner with product managers, engineers and other stakeholders to oversee the user experience and visual design of products from conception until launch as well as additional ongoing iterations.
  • Develop digital design patterns to foster reusability and consistency in the products that you help create.

Professional Requirements:

  • 7+ years of applied visual design experience (3-5 years UX) across multiple platforms.
  • Experience designing the whole user flow for both new and existing projects – from ideation of solutions to existing problems, to creating wireframes right through to the final visual designs.
  • Strong background in UX, visual and interactive design best practices along with a strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
  • Proficiency with Creative Suite, Sketch, and prototyping tools.
  • A portfolio demonstrating your passion for simple, intuitive, and beautiful user-centered designs. This portfolio should reflect your abilities as an outstanding visual designer and your approach to creating better user engagement.
  • Hands on experience with CSS and HTML; preferably with experience fine tuning designs in React and/or Angular.
  • Experience with version control, specifically with Git.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills that allow you to communicate and defend complex design ideas clearly and persuasively.
  • Has a passion for sports and is interested in exploring the digital aspects of the industry.

How to Apply:

Please email a copy of your CV and cover letter to us-jobs@sportradar.com, and include the following Job ID in the subject line:  US-20170120-VD.