DraftKings is hiring a

Director of User Experience

Boston, United States

DraftKings is a technology company that creates the most exciting digital sports competitions on the planet. Focused on the rapidly growing Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) space, DraftKings offers players the opportunity to compete through web and mobile channels in 1-day or 1-week fantasy sports contests for cash prizes and money-can’t-buy experiences. Founded in 2012, we are headquartered in Boston, with additional offices in New York City and London. This is a unique opportunity to work at a company experiencing explosive growth while inventing an industry. We bring the most incredible experiences and the industry's biggest contests to our players. We are looking for exceptional talent to play for our team! Apply today and be a part of our success story.

As a senior member of the UX team, you will be heavily involved in new and existing feature development, and will have a material impact on what DraftKings is today and becomes tomorrow.  While leading and growing a talented team of designers, information architects, and prototypers, You will serve as a liaison between the Product, Analytics and Tech organizations to build best in breed User Experience for DraftKings.  The successful candidate will utilize their impressive experience to keep DraftKings at the for-front of modern usability design on all platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and provide thought leadership in the development of product focused UX: usefulness, usability, IA, user journeys, edge casing, visual design, and branding
  • Help to define and integrate best practices and standards related to UX / IA across platforms for the DraftKings product
  • Oversee the development of user experience through user acceptance testing to ensure quality and execution of the original intent and business strategy
  • Demonstrate ability to document designs in scenarios, workflows, site architectures, interaction, user journeys, sitemaps, process/screen flows, and wireframes
  • Collaborate with product and technology teams to create and develop new business opportunities through thoughtful UX and IA
  • Help manage and develop career paths and organizational structure for the UX team.
  • Establish and maintain user focus testing framework as it pertains to the usability of new and existing features.

Job Requirements 

  • A truly impressive background with experience leading UX organizations in creating interfaces for native applications, large-scale websites, microsites, and other applications 
  • Knowledge of sports, fantasy sports and other sport entertainment products
  • Proven successful experience in customer focused conversion and engagement
  • Full understanding of analytics, and how it can be used to improve products.
  • Proven leadership across disciplines at a digital B to C company
  • Ability to inspire a team of UX Designers and manage their career growth and trajectory
  • Ability to easily prioritize and organize large volumes of projects
  • Has extensive client management and engagement experience and is comfortable presenting their work to a large audience