UX Designer - Community

@ Twitch • San Francisco, CA

UX Designer - Community

@ Twitch • San Francisco, CA

About Us

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on LinkedIn, Twitter and on our Blog.

About the Role

Twitch's community of streamers and viewers are at the heart of everything we build. As a User Experience Designer at Twitch, you will produce high-quality visual experiences which bring joy to people all over the world. Your ability to summarize product needs into functional, beautiful solutions will be paramount for achieving success.

The Community Design team defines the viewer and creator experiences across our product ecosystem, building and maintaining a cross-platform live streaming service that supports the growth and development of streamer-based communities. Designers at Twitch are involved in development from project conception all the way through execution and iteration. You will have the opportunity to do hands-on research and collaborate closely with engineers. If you are a champion for designing for humans and create playful and caring software for your customers, you will flourish on this team.

You Will:

  • Collaborate with a cross functional development team of product managers, engineers, and designers
  • Learn from streamers and viewers about the ways they use our services and their desires to accomplish more
  • Think creatively about how to sustain streamers' communities
  • Give back to the design community at Twitch by using and improving existing patterns and approaches
  • Combine qualitative and quantitative information to develop hypotheses about customer motivations and use that to improve your designs
  • Present your work to others by participating in design reviews and feedback sessions

You Have:

  • College degree or 2+ years of practical experience in design with an emphasis on graphic design, HCI, or related design field
  • A unique aesthetic sense
  • Empathy for the people using your software or products

Bonus Points

  • Experience working on consumer software products
  • Executed research plans talking to real customers
  • Knowledge of design systems
  • Expertise with Figma
  • Formal education in Design, Interaction/UX Design or HCI

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k), Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.),
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages 

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or other legally protected status.