Senior Product / UX Designer at Boom Entertainment (Remote)

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Boom Entertainment is a technology company that is fueling the biggest winners in sports betting and online gaming. Working with professional sports leagues, media companies, and leading casino operators, Boom provides technology and games to many of the biggest names in the industry -- including NBC Sports, Barstool Sports, Penn National Gaming, MSG Networks, NASCAR, 8AM Golf, Yes Network, and many more.

As a company, we are looking for driven dreamers who want to make an impact on this industry and the world. We want people of integrity who are both open to learning and willing to challenge the norm. We want people who are curious, reliable, empathetic, and obsessed with quality.

Boom is known for its innovative, accessible, and truly fun products, operating world-class free-to-play games and technology for our partners and entertaining more than 3 million sports fans. In addition, we’re hard at work creating casino and sports betting games for distribution to casino and sportsbook operators in the legal US and international iGaming markets.

Responsibilities:

  • Design user-centered experiences for mobile and web platforms that are engaging, impactful, and delightful
  • Work with cross-functional teams including stakeholders, product managers, designers, and engineers, to contribute to strategic decisions and provide high-quality deliverables
  • Ability to lead and manage design projects from concept to execution
  • Create end-to-end user flows, both low & high fidelity, and prototype as needed.
  • Ability to rapidly iterate and produce multiple concepts
  • Explore innovative solutions for problems and opportunities through research and data
  • Provide multiple solutions and deliverables based on user needs, business goals, and technical constraints for any given project
  • Be a champion for established UX principles and techniques and help elevate the UX maturity within the organization
  • Understand design & current trends: Track trends and changes in the design landscape and evolve our applications strategically

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience designing UX for consumer-facing products across mobile and web platforms
  • Expertise in understanding User Experience concepts and practice
  • Strong in visual design, interaction design, and rapid prototyping.
  • Experience with design systems
  • Experience with managing and executing qualitative and quantitative research
  • An exceptional portfolio showing smart, thoughtful design work
  • Comfortable with the tenets of good visual design, with a solid sense of typography, color theory, and grid systems
  • Expertise with standard design tools such as Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Ability to empathize with our users
  • Ability to analyze situations and solve problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to work autonomously

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Gaming
  • Motion Graphics experience
  • Dynamic and Cinematic samples

Why you should work here

  • Positions are fully remote
  • Uncapped PTO (please use them!) 
  • Flexible working hours
  • Yearly all expenses paid retreat 
  • Quarterly contests and giveaways featuring prizes and swag boxes
  • A $300 home office reimbursement
  • Parental support (paid leave, childcare, and adoption benefits)
  • Health, Dental, Vision+
  • 401K Match & FSA
  • Support for learning and development

What Boom promises you

We have a culture that values trust vs micromanaging. Each role has a high level of autonomy. We have an inclusive environment where you don’t have to change who you are. We encourage you to take time off without guilt. 

Lastly, an extremely transparent, fun, and engaging culture where you will grow both personally and professionally!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • TypeScriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • React NativeFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

An Insider's view of Boom Entertainment

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Boom is fast-paced and highly collaborative. As a team, we’re all driven to build fun games that are intuitive and immersive to the end-user. The knowledge that I don’t have about a certain feature is what another team might have proficiency in. Communicating across teams in order to share this knowledge fosters relationships and is key to success!

Shibani

Software Engineer, Team Lead

What projects are you most excited about?

Our team is building projects that are intentionally seeking to disrupt the existing real money sports market. We are delivering new concepts and unique games to a wider audience than our competitors. Being an industry-disrupting presence is exciting!

CJ

Director of Engineering Real Money Sports

How does the company support your career growth?

One reason why I am so loyal to Boom is that they took a chance on me. Boom’s leaders saw my potential and set me up for a path to success. Each employee, including management, is honest and consistent with feedback. That fuels my drive towards bigger and better goals and knowing I am supported by my team every step of the way.

Rick

Employee Engagement Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

In order to make sure I am accessible to the team, I attend all sprint meetings including the retrospectives and demos, and am always available on slack or email. I also schedule weekly meetings with all my direct reports and hold routine meetings with other team members. Lastly, we do 15Five's to ensure constant bilateral feedback.

Deanna

GM of Casino Content

What's something quirky about your company?

Boom’s culture can be described as “laidback but ambitious”. We wear t-shirts, hoodies, and jeans to our meetings. Our Zoom backgrounds are interactive and silly, but when it comes to creativity, talent, and productivity we are unmatched! Our diverse team is comprised of driven, industry leaders creating the most innovative products on the market!

Jen

Executive Assistant

What are Boom Entertainment Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Diversity
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning

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