FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products that deliver sports betting, gaming and entertainment to millions of US sports fans, every day. That’s no easy task, and wouldn't be possible without a fantastic team who have helped us pioneer new products and innovative features that make us a leader in the industry. Whether you’re looking for better career progression, improved financial security or just a better sense of belonging we believe we’ve created a culture in which everyone can succeed, no matter how you got here.
FanDuel Group is based in New York, with offices in Atlanta, California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon and Scotland. Our brands include:
- FanDuel — A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
- FanDuel Sportsbook — America’s #1 sports betting app
- TVG — The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network and betting platform
- FanDuel Racing — A horse racing app built for the average sports fan
- FanDuel Casino & Betfair Casino — Fan-favorite online casino apps
- FOXBet — A world-class betting platform and affiliate of FanDuel Group
- PokerStars — The premier online poker product and affiliate of FanDuel Group
We’re looking for a Director to join our UX & Design team leading work across our Content & Growth domain.
What you’ll do
You’ll lead product design for our content and growth initiatives, including our Free to Play games, sports content and stats platforms, partnerships, and OTT products.You'll partner with your peers from our Sportsbook, Fantasy, Racing, and Casino products.
You’ll join a fast growing UX & Design team, working on innovative new features and building upon the existing experiences that our customers love, maintaining our best-in-class status.
You’ll be accountable for the overall success of UX & Design in Content & Growth. You’ll provide strategic and tactical leadership to the team, and engage in discovery, exploration and delivery phases. You’ll manage the delivery of key features while also looking to the future. You’ll coach team members in technical and behavioural skills, to get the best out of your team and help them grow. You’ll represent Content & Growth UX & Design at the highest levels within the company when necessary.
You’ll continue improve processes, structures and governance that drive increased value and appreciation of UX & Design both in your vertical and across the company.
You’ll think carefully about the shape of the team and attract top-tier talent through thought leadership and promoting UX & Design at FanDuel externally.
You’ll contribute to UX & Design and Product leadership meetings and contribute to company wide UX & Design initiatives. You’ll organise training, events, and team sessions for the entire UX & Design team.
Your success will be evaluated in terms of the success of your team and long term outcomes.
(When it is safe to do so) you'll travel to our other US and Scotland locations where some of the Content & Growth teams are based.
What you bring
You’ll have experience and proven success leading a UX/Design/similar team in a product company. You have lead teams in solving hard problems, managed innovative initiatives, and represented your company as an industry leader in UX & Design.
You’ll have an expert level grasp of management practices and tools. You’re recognised as a mentor by not only your team, but by members of the wider team and beyond. You maintain a growing reputation within the UX community.
You can use storytelling and persuasion to connect strategy and vision with day-to-day practicality and are comfortable representing the department at the highest levels within the company when necessary.
You're excited about working on content and growth initiatives.
What to include in your application
Your resume and any extra info that’s relevant
At least one case study. We want to see how you work with a team to tackle a digital product UX problem. Demonstrate your people management, leadership, and overall UX skills. You can read a blog post about we look for in a case study. If you can’t share a case study with us, please let us know why so we can work something out.
Anything else that you think we should see.
What you’ll get
Beyond working with such a great team? We’re serious about career development at FanDuel. We’ll help you set development goals and use our discipline-specific career framework to grow over time. We have a focus on continuous development and a drive to help you reach your potential, with in-house training and a development budget.
- An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
- Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
- Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
- Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
- Hall of Fame benefit programs and platforms
FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgement or harassment. Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.