STATS is the world's leading sports technology, data and content company. Our mission is to revolutionize the way sports contests are viewed, understood, played and enjoyed. STATS provides real-time scores, historical sports information, Associated Press editorial content, a turnkey fantasy sports operation, brand activation solutions and SportVU technology. STATS is headquartered in Chicago, with office globally. Learn more at

Director of Design at STATS

What You'll Do:

As Director of Design, you will lead the overall product design direction and execution across STATS’ portfolio of products including user research, interaction design and visual design.  Because we are a data and analytics driven company, a passion for information visualization is a strong plus. You will build and lead a small but dynamic team and collaborate with a design-driven leadership team to continue to find innovative ways to deliver on our mission statement. 

Your portfolio reflects a keen ear for user needs, simplicity in design, and a pragmatic approach to execution. You are a strong conceptual thinker that can see the big picture yet sweat the small details. You have lead user experience professionals in pushing the edges of forward-thinking design.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, and provide leadership to a team of Designers across diverse product releases, platforms, and devices that form the STATS portfolio.
  • Deliver a user experience vision, and a plan for iterative updates in achieving that vision.
  • Build strong collaborative relationships with other product leaders in effectively executing that vision.
  • Be a tireless advocate for the user and evangelize the importance of user feedback, and data-driven decision making in informing great design.
  • Communicate evolution of design ideas clearly, consistently, and effectively to a variety of audiences and skill sets

What You'll Need:

  • 7 years of experience as a user experience professional or human factors engineer
  • 2 years of experience leading and/or managing design teams
  • Design portfolio with examples of digital design, and information visualization
  • Ability to travel up to 20%  

STATS is an equal opportunity employer.  Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.  We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of gender, race, disability or veteran status.

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Why work with us
Here at STATS, we offer a growing, global organization with a competitive compensation package, salary and bonus incentives as well as a world-class benefits package. Our comprehensive health-care plan includes medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible-spending options, short- and long-term disability and company-sponsored life insurance.
STATS provides matching 401k contributions for retirement savings, tuition reimbursement, generous vacation allotments and flexible work hours given our global reach and the 24/7 nature of sports. Outside the office, STATS regularly sponsors employee activities such as our annual picnic, holiday party and many team-based sporting events.
Perks & Benefits
Competitive Compensation
Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
Casual Dress
Weekly Office Intramural Sports
401(k) Company Match
Life and AD&D Insurance

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