AVP - Product Design (UI)

FanCode – Design /
Full-time /
FanCode is India’s premier sports destination committed to giving fans a highly personalised experience across content and merchandise for a wide variety of sports. Founded by sports industry veterans Yannick Colaco and Prasana Krishnan in March 2019, FanCode has over 100 million users. It has partnered with domestic, international sports leagues and associations across multiple sports.
In content, FanCode offers interactive live streaming for sports with industry-first subscription formats like Match, Bundle and Tour Passes, along with monthly and annual subscriptions at affordable prices.
Through FanCode Shop, it also offers fans a wide range of sports merchandise for sporting teams, brands and leagues across the world.

Design @ FanCode: We have one mission, To redefine / reimagine the way Sports Fans follow and consume their favourite sports events.
We are at the beginning of our story and growing at an incredible pace.

Our Design team is focused on creating a universal design language that scales across all our user experiences on multiple platforms, with an aim to provide tens of millions of sports fans with a best-in-class user experience. 
We are looking for an experienced and talented UI leader to join our product design team. The ideal candidate will have experience driving and leading the user needs and devising intuitive, accessible, and easy-to-use solutions to address them

As a AVP - UI at FanCode your role has three main pillars

    • Play a pivotal role in shaping the product's visual identity and user interface. You will own & define the visual language for products in line with the company’s branding and user experience goals. 
    • Leveraging your extensive design experience and team leadership skills, you will guide a team of talented designers to create captivating and intuitive user interfaces. 
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, refining design processes, and ensuring that our design output aligns with our company's vision and user expectations.

    • Your Role
    • Lead and mentor a team of UI designers, providing guidance, feedback, and fostering a collaborative and creative work environment.
    • Define, develop and maintain a consistent design language, style guide & interaction/transition paradigms that aligns with the product's branding and user experience goals.
    • Own the end-to-end visual design process for the Web (mobile & desktop), Mobile App & TV app, from concept to final implementation.
    • Collaborate closely with Product Managers, UX Designers, and Engineers to translate product requirements into exceptional visual design solutions.
    • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, design best practices, and emerging technologies to continually push the boundaries of mobile design.
    • Hands-on approach in designing screens that help the visual language & guide designers.
    • Conduct design reviews and provide constructive feedback to ensure the team's work meets quality standards and objectives.
    • Manage and prioritize design projects, allocate resources effectively, and meet project deadlines.
    • Champion user-centeric design principles and advocate for the importance of visual aesthetics in enhancing user satisfaction and engagement.

Must Haves:

    • Bachelor's degree in Design, Fine Arts, or a related field; Master's degree a plus.
    • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in UI/Visual Design for mobile applications.
    • Proven experience in leading and managing design teams, including performance evaluations and professional development.
    • Expertise in industry-standard design tools such as Figma, Adobe Creative Suite or similar.
    • Strong portfolio showcasing a diverse range of mobile design projects, demonstrating creativity, attention to detail, and a user-centered design approach.
    • Solid understanding of design principles, typography, color theory, and visual hierarchy.
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and articulate design concepts and decisions effectively.
    • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams and translating complex requirements into intuitive design solutions.

Good to Haves:

    • Keen interest in Sports  - watching or playing
    • Knowledge of graphic design, illustration, animation or motion graphics
    • A proactive and collaborative mindset, with a passion for staying ahead of design trends and technologies.
Dream Sports is India’s leading sports technology company with brands such as Dream11, the world’s largest fantasy sports platform, FanCode, a premier digital sports platform that personalizes content and commerce for all sports fans, DreamSetGo, a sports experiences platform, and DreamPay, a payment solutions provider.

It has founded the Dream Sports Foundation to help and champion sportspeople and is an active member of the Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports, the nodal body for the Fantasy Sports industry in India.

Founded in 2008 by Harsh Jain and Bhavit Sheth, Dream Sports is always working on its mission to ‘Make Sports Better’ and is located in Mumbai. Dream Sports has been featured as a  ‘Great Places to Work’ by the Great Place to Work’ Institute for four consecutive years. It is also the only sports tech company among India’s best companies to work for in 2021.

For more information: https://dreamsports.group/

About FanCode:

FanCode is India’s premier digital sports destination committed to giving all fans a highly personalised experience across Content, Community and Commerce.
Founded by sports industry veterans Yannick Colaco and Prasana Krishnan in March 2019, FanCode offers interactive live streaming, sports fan merchandise (FanCode Shop), fast interactive live match scores, in-depth live commentary, fantasy sports data and statistics, expert fantasy tips, sports news and much more.
FanCode has partnered with both domestic and international sports leagues and associations across multiple sports such as three of the top American Leagues - MLB, NFL, and NBA, FIVB, West Indies Cricket Board, Bangladesh Premier League, Caribbean Premier League, Bundesliga and I-League. 

FanCode has already amassed over 27 million+ app installs and won the “Best Sports Startup” award at FICCI India Sports Awards 2019.

Get the FanCode App: iOS | Android
Website: www.fancode.com
FanCode Shopwww.shop.fancode.com

Dream Sports is India’s leading sports technology company with 250 million users, housing brands such as Dream11, the world’s largest fantasy sports platform, FanCode, India’s digital sports destination, and DreamSetGo, a sports experiences platform.
Dream Sports is based in Mumbai and has a workforce of close to 1,000 ‘Sportans’. Founded in 2008 by Harsh Jain and Bhavit Sheth, Dream Sports’ vision is to ‘Make Sports Better’ for fans through the confluence of sports and technology.

For more information: https://dreamsports.group/