Fanhattan is a service that inspires you to discover all the world's entertainment. Launched at All Things Digital in June 2011, Fanhattan brings a new approach to entertainment discovery by helping you browse all the world's movies and TV shows with a simple and elegant user experience – in the living room, on the web, and on the go. The service encourages exploration by combining movies and TV shows with an expansive world of related content, visual assets, and information pulled from the web that bring entertainment to life. Finally, Fanhattan gives you the most comprehensive set of options on where to find the entertainment you want across the top digital media providers - Netfix, Hulu Plus, iTunes, and ABC. Fanhattan is available on iOS as well as Fanhattan.com. Expect more platforms soon, and join us now to play a pivotal role as we evolve and grow the Fanhattan service.
The Senior UX Designer – Web will take the vision of Fanhattan and develop, communicate, and implement it for the Fanhattan website as part of a full suite of products for the digital living room. The successful candidate will be responsible for the UX and design for our immersive entertainment website, including the interaction design, information architecture, and visual design.
If digital entertainment is your passion, Fanhattan is for you: an obsession for user experience, disruptive technology, high-profile investors, and an experienced team of designers, engineers, and executives from both the technology and entertainment industries.
Fanhattan is headquartered 3,000 miles away from the East Side of Manhattan, in downtown San Mateo.
Drive user experience design and provide creative thought leadership by combining industry best practices with human centric design.
Collaborate with Product Management, Engineering, and other internal clients to define the Fanhattan user experience as it applies to the web, directly shaping the product with your design ideas.
Write user experience specifications and ensure that we implement these specifications through the development cycle and delivery.
Lead design reviews and build buy-in for your ideas across an organization of very bright, opinionated colleagues.
Create a UX framework that allows for scalability as new features or services offerings arise.
Usability leader with 10 or more years of UX design for the Web. Entertainment industry experience a huge plus.
Played a key role in product development in a company that created a new market or product category. Not just building websites, but building products.
Excellent intuition for usability and design, with an ability to balance creativity with the practical constraints of timing, budget, and scope inherent in the business world.
Powerful convictions and persuasive in educating organizations about smart UX design choices, using effective mediation skills when needed.
Ability to collaborate and coordinate with other visual designers across products.
Proven record of delivering products on time and in keeping with high quality standards; familiar with tools and techniques that drive product management and engineering.
Attention to details in every aspect of design and is well organized in file and process.
Effective leadership: emotionally intelligent, optimistic, visionary, entrepreneurial, candid, and results oriented.
Ability to multi-task in startup and maturing business environments.
Decisive and effective at issue tracking and resolution.
Solid interpersonal skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
If you’re passionate about building the next wave of immersive experiences around digital media and consumer electronics devices, this role is for you.
Fanhattan - 9 months ago