VIDAA is a one-year old startup based in the thriving Atlanta tech scene. Its international investors include the Hisense Group and others. VIDAA’s vision is to create the next generation platform-to-the-home which includes content, a Smart TV OS and eventually IoT integration. The namesake platform is called VIDAA and is currently installed on millions of TV’s worldwide.
At VIDAA, we are looking for the best and brightest people who can help us to build a unique culture and organization that is multi-national, multi-lingual and multi-cultural. If you are a self-motivated, entrepreneurial and understand how to thrive in a multi-national environment and then we should talk.
The Senior UX Designer will be part of the VIDAA Product Team and will work with product managers, technical leads, architects and the VP of Product to define and build the next generation of VIDAA’s Smart TV user experience.
Collaborate closely with other UX and UI designers to create a low friction SMART TV user experience
Create user flows, journey maps and personas
Systematically track the voice of consumers on existing products to identify key areas of UX improvements and work with the UX team to generate new product concepts, further develop products and validate proposed user experiences
Collaborate with Product, UI Design and Engineering teams to build long-term product strategy and roadmaps which optimize for ease of use, content discovery and consumption
Build lightweight interactive prototype concepts for communications within the organization, BD Partners and for usability studies
Lead and participate in global and local consumer research including usability testing
Understand and incorporate complex business and technical requirements into elegant design decisions based on data, trends and industry best practices
Present, articulate and sell ideas to and recommendations to Product Management and other stakeholders
Be able to translate user experience requirements to Development and partner with UI and Product team members to develop user stories which can be used to do so
Work with Product and Development to track the effectiveness of new and existing user experiences and make recommendations for adjustments where needed
Partner with Development, Product and Business and Design teams to reach optimal solutions for the product vision, consumer experience, time to market and product cost
Partner with international marketing teams on key initiatives
Senior User Experience designer working in the field of digital video streaming services in companies like Netflix, Roku, Hulu, Amazon Video, Sling TV and such would be preferred
Must have participated in creating new generations of video-based consumer products
Experience in research by combination of quantitative data and qualitative user insights
Experience with global customers and developing products used in multiple cultures and/or by multiple user groups
Ability to use Axure or other wireframing tools to illustrate product flows and user-interactions
Ability to lead brainstorming workshops, lead usability discussions
Skilled at bring ideas to life through workflows and basic UI designs
Ability to imagine and illustrate product flows to help meet business goals. Ability to define and measure the UX metrics and KPI’s needed to achieve the goals
Experienced with modern forms of product planning, customer discovery, product discovery, and product development process
Experienced with agile/lean methodologies
Thorough understanding of product life cycles, UX principles, engineering constraints and design thinking
Passion for consumer electronics and technology with a keen interest in industry issues and competitors
Best candidate will be curious, insightful, and creative, with a strong entrepreneurial and growth mindset
Bachelor’s degree in related area; Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred
The position will be based in Johns Creek, Georgia.
Additional Salary Information: Company benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance. 401K. Paid-time off.
About Hisense / Vidaa USA
Hisense USA is the U.S. headquarters that was established by our parent company - Hisense - in Suwanee, GA less then 10 years ago. We are a fast-growing consumer electronics and appliance manufacturer that offers high-quality and cutting-edge TVs and home appliances.
Hisense was founded in 1969 in Qingdao, China and for 5 decades has been committed to developing innovative consumer electronics products. Today, Hisense is the No.1* TV brand in China and South Africa. The company has built 54 overseas companies and utilizes 14 high-end international production facilities in Europe, Central America and South Africa. Hisense also has 12 research and development centers worldwide with the sole aim of delivering first-rate and affordable products that improve the lives of consumers.
Our intention is to make your life simpler, better and more entertaining through carefully-designed and well-built products.
*Sources: IHS data and CMM