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Location: San Francisco, California
Sony PlayStation is looking for a Sr. Director, Product Design. This person is a key member of the UX Design leadership team and is responsible for the design of signature PlayStation experiences on and off console. This will give you the opportunity to drive world-class execution in interaction and visual disciplines. This position is focused on the core gameplay and community integration functionality at the heart of PS5 and on mobile.
Duties & responsibilities
- Build a multi-disciplinary design organization that balances interaction, visual, technical, business aspects of design, and user needs
- Mentoring design leaders and ensuring the growth of the design team
- Forecasting and leading the design resources
- Providing direction to all projects and assuming responsibility for the final output
- Partner with product management and engineering to ensure alignment and consistency throughout the process
- Manage agency partners and internal contractor relationships
- Minimum BA/BS degree in design-related studies is required; portfolio demonstrating 15+ years of interaction design, user experience, and visual design work
- Experience designing for 10 ft experiences for video content (e.g. Apple TV, Roku)
- Experience with vendor evaluation, selection, and management
- Ability to set and provide design vision within the department and across business
- Experience being successful within both agency and client-side experience
- Must be an experienced, active, and passionate console gamer, preferably across online and single-player genres
- Deep experience working within a technical environment
- Strong knowledge and/or interest in new technologies in web, mobile, and other devices
- Experience designing for a global audience in multiple languages
- Deep passion or knowledge of movie, music, and video game service and software industries
- The ability to speak, write, or understand the Japanese language
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.
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