Product Designer

Posted 4 days ago
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States

We are looking for a smart, ambitious, and collaborative Product Designer to join our team of product designers, product managers, engineers, and editorial colleagues dedicated to building innovative, user-centric products. Our design team has expertise in user experience design, visual design, business strategy, ux writing, design systems, and user research. We work cross-functionally to clarify, design, ship, and iterate on our digital media sites and products. Our platform and design system empowers some of the most iconic brands in the world and we owe them our best.

About you

As a designer, you imagine and establish foundational design principles and strategies. You strive to create value for the user and the business alike. You are enthusiastic about both doing and leading.

  • Experience designing, launching, and iterating on quality user-centered web and mobile products
  • Deep expertise in visual design and interaction design; ability to drive and enhance aesthetics
  • Experience with rapid prototyping, iterating and refining design solutions based on user feedback
  • Qualitative design research experience, including concept validation methods + usability testing
  • Ability to draw from data analytics to uncover behavioral insights and inform design decisions
  • Experience with a range of design practices and artifacts (user journeys, affinity maps, archetypes, wireframes, functional specs, case studies) and knowledge of when they are appropriate to use
  • Experience working in an iterative, experimental product development cycle alongside engineers and product managers
  • A love of cultural brands and an interest in driving the future of storytelling which will help frame the larger context we are working within, including the nature of a subscription and advertising-driven business

As a teammate, you collaborate across all disciplines and levels. You possess the skills to represent design in your respective area of focus.

  • Well-developed skills in identifying, prioritizing and communicating design requirements; leads the solution of a product area
  • Understanding of how adjacent disciplines (strategy, product, research, engineering, etc.) relate to design and how all core design skills work together
  • Ability to support design leads and team members by proactively driving the design process
  • Solid experience presenting design work to senior stakeholders and managing and addressing feedback from different sources
  • A holistic approach to problem solving; visual thinker and rapid synthesizer of information
  • Experience working in an iterative, experimental product development cycle alongside engineers and product managers
  • Experience working with conversion funnels and/or e-commerce experiences
  • Adaptability in a fast-paced rapidly changing media and technology environment
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