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Lead UX Copywriter

Location:
El Segundo, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
posted by:
Jennifer Lee
Date:
08/18/2017

Job Description:

The world loves TV but the traditional world of video content distribution and consumption is changing dramatically. Do you want to be part of this digital entertainment revolution?  

Our Client is one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services, delivering a premium video experience through state-of-the-art technology, unmatched programming, and industry leading customer service to more than 32 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America.

To maintain its leadership position, our Client is looking for a talented Lead UX Writer to oversee the editorial and copywriting strategy and execution for the entire portfolio of their products.  As one of the leaders of a deep and experienced design team, you will define the editorial tone and voice of the Next Generation platform, ensuring it delivers a seamless and delightful user experience.

Responsibilities

  • Initiate and drive all UX copywriting projects from ideation, planning and launch through testing and implementation, ensuring that they align to our branded experience
  • Partner with internal groups and teams to foster a strong collaborative culture
  • Work closely with interaction design teams to align design features, taxonomy, and nomenclature
  • Manage all internal and external copywriting resources and vendors
  • Establish a close working relationship with the Client's brand strategy and design teams to ensure full alignment with the Client's brand vision
  • Develop and maintain editorial style guides, tone of voice principles, and any additional guidelines to ensure a cohesive voice across all products
  • Establish and maintain editorial and copywriting design processes to ensure efficiency, quality and consistency
  • Work both in a hands-on and oversight capacity across projects
  • Work closely with various technical teams (development, UAT/QA, etc)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in English, writing, or equivalent and relevant major
  • Minimum 8-10 years experience in brand, copywriting, or editorial
  • Experience writing UX copy across digital devices (mobile, tablet, web)
    • UX writing experience for TV is a plus
  • Expertise in managing external vendors and agencies
  • Software proficiency
  • Omnigraffle/Visio
  • Adobe Creative Cloud suite
  • Microsoft Office suites

Required Characteristics & Abilities

  • Problem solving: digest the goal/challenge of a project, create realistic solution options, identify pros/cons and make recommendations
  • Collaboration: work effectively within and across teams, with multiple personality types and cultural backgrounds
  • Communication: experience giving design presentations to various audiences from different disciplines and levels
  • Leadership: lead/drive projects, anticipate challenges, meet deadlines and inspire the design team to do the same
  • Management: experience building and leading teams
  • Receptivity: able to learn quickly and apply new knowledge adeptly
  • Agility: work comfortably in a fast-paced, changing environment

Client Description:

One of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services, delivering a premium video experience through state-of-the-art technology, unmatched programming, and industry leading customer service to more than 32 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America. 

Why Aquent?

  • Highly competitive salaries: commensurate with experience
  • Insurance: Excellent medical benefits with premiums largely subsidized by AQUENT
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Perks and Discounts at leading major retailers
  • 24-hours Paid Sick Leave in CA

Requirements:

If you are a fit for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to Jennifer at jelee@aquent.com