Design Technologist

Recruiter
Perform Group Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a Design Technologist, you will be a key part of creating world class next-generation streaming video experiences for DAZN. Helping to set the bar for what people want and expect from a sports service on web, TV, tablet, game consoles and mobile. You will work for a global brand, with millions of customers. DAZN is a highly collaborative, dynamic environment where your design work will have a real impact on the success of the company.

DAZN are looking for a talented Design Technologist to join our Product Design team. You will need to bring a passion for crafting highly usable, intuitive interfaces and technical skills to bring ideas to life in working prototypes for refinement through user testing and to help communicate the vision of the product to a network of stakeholders.

We are looking for someone with proven front-end skills in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and JQuery who can work alongside the design team and the client development teams to realise the visions of the product rapidly into prototypes and customer facing updates. You?ll get bonus points for understanding Severless technologies, AWS, server administration.

You?ll have a solid understanding of the UX process, and how technology can be used to improve that process. You?ll work at pace to realise experiences within hours and days, making rapid changes to prototypes based on the incoming feedback from users and stakeholders.

You?re work will directly impact the future roadmap of the DAZN product.

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?

% of role

Prototyping new features

70%

Work with product, development, and product design on defining features and user stories

10%

Supporting production code

20%

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?

Skill Level (out of 4)

Experience as a developer on a B2C product, with a proven record seeing feature from concept to delivery.

4

Strong prototyping skills

4

Ability to work at pace and change code iteratively in week long sprints.

4

Strong understanding of emerging development practices

3

Track record of managing internal and external stakeholders

3

DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?

Strong communication skills and experience reporting back to senior management

Ability to prioritise complex projects.

Creation production ready front end code

Experience of streaming media/OTT app development

Computer science degree

THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU?LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE?.

Team work & collaboration - Working collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.

Customer Orientation - Building and maintaining external and internal customer satisfaction with Perform products, services and expertise.

Planning & organising - Ability to set priorities, goals and time tables to achieve maximum productivity.

Drive & energy - Self?motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job.

Creativity & Innovation ? Ability to generate and translate an idea into a product or service that creates value for business

IF YOU HAVEN?T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT DAZN, THEN READ ON?

DAZN is a live sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand. With access to the world?s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract. DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service. DAZN can play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.

We have a strong team with experts from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV. We?re launching into new global markets every year.

DAZN is currently available in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Check out DAZN here.

BENEFITS

You?ll receive 25 days? annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Travel Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme*, Childcare Voucher Scheme*, and more.

And there?s more?? you?ll have access to the Perform/DAZN online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in the world.

*Please Note - some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

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