Digital Product Designer

  • U.S. Soccer Federation
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • 01 May, 2024
Full time Digital Products & Apparel

Job Description

Description

U.S. Soccer Overview  

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States.  Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States.  We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans.  We seek motivated, passionate, skilled people who can think, create and work on a team.   

 

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development. 

 

The Federation’s core principles set organization-wide standards to identify and foster our culture and inform how we interact and hold each other accountable. These principles guide U.S. Soccer: We Win Together. We Aim High. We Champion Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. To be successful as a USSF employee, it is critical to demonstrate and live up to these principles every day and with every interaction with peers, stakeholders, and partners.  

 

The Federation’s core values are the individual attributes and characteristics that staff embody to uphold the organization’s principles and succeed. These values guide our employees: Integrity. Commitment. Teamwork. Respect. 

 

Position Description 

U.S. Soccer is seeking a Digital Product Designer to support the growth of several mission critical products. This individual will be a key contributor within U.S. Soccer’s growing product and technology team, responsible for creating user-friendly and engaging frontend designs for soccer-specific web and mobile applications. This position reports to the Vice President of Product. 

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with product managers and subject matter experts to gather design requirements for multiple applications
  • Understand customer segments, personas, and journeys across the organization, as well as unique needs within certain applications
  • Ensure adherence to overall U.S. Soccer brand and design guidelines
  • Create mockups and wireframes for entirely new applications and new features within existing platforms
  • Create design specifications and assets that accurately convey design intent to software developers
  • Stay up to date on industry-leading design trends and identify opportunities for innovation
  • Research accessible design concepts and strive to meet WCAG guidelines
Requirements

 Minimum Qualifications 

  • 3+ years of experience in UX/UI design
  • Strong understanding of digital media including social media, websites, mobile apps, etc.
  • Must present a portfolio of work that represents a diverse creative skill set
  • Confident using UI design and prototyping tools such as Figma, inVision, etc.
  • Ability to understand/follow creative direction and incorporate constructive feedback
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated strategic hustle and work ethic with diversity of thought
  • A background in, and passion for, soccer, sports and/or entertainment is preferred
  • Experience designing for applications built using React, Typescript, Angular, etc.
  • Familiar with project management software such as Asana or JIRA
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, tasks, and priorities
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish, preferred) 
  • Collaborative, team-player with a results-driven mindset
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities to address and resolve issues that face a growing company
  • Proven ability to set and deliver on clear, ambitious goals and to be accountable for results
  • Creative thinker, self-starter with strong analytical skills
  • Must be able to connect “micro” details to the “macro” vision and mission

  

U.S Soccer is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, military status, political belief, or any other characteristic protected under the law. This policy applies to all our employment practices within our organization. 

 

We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA, veterans, parents, and persons with disabilities to apply.