2021-10-11
Full Time Posted 18 days ago
Condé Nast is a global media company producing the highest quality content with a footprint of more than 1 billion consumers in 32 territories through print, digital, video and social platforms. The company’s portfolio includes many of the world’s most respected and influential media properties including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD, Bon Appétit and Wired, among others. Condé Nast Entertainment was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.

Job Description

About Condé Nast Product and Technology

Our mission is to empower our brands such as Vogue, GQ, Allure, Glamour, AD, Conde Nast Traveler for business and creative success by creating the next-generation suite of content publishing, membership and commerce experiences. We are a group of designers, product managers, engineers, strategists, and researchers dedicated to building innovative, user-centric products. 

Our work powers our network of over 65 websites, 5,000 editors, and hundreds of millions of monthly visitors and digital revenue dollars. Our teams create the software and technologies that make this possible; spanning from a robust multi-brand design system and web framework, to CMS and other publishing products, to user accounts and subscription journeys, to robust ads and commerce products. 

About Our Design Team

We are a team of experience-designers with expertise in visual design, UX, interaction design, and research. We partner closely with editorial, product management, engineering, and business partners to strategize, design, and launch effective and beautiful digital products. We believe that a well-formed design culture is essential to delivering excellent products.

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About the role

Remote applicants are welcome!

We are looking for a smart, ambitious, and collaborative
Senior Product Designer to craft user-centric solutions for multi-brand subscription and account products at Condé Nast. By partnering closely with design leads, researchers, UX writers, product managers, and engineers, you’ll help launch and iterate on features that help users subscribe to our brands and manage those subscriptions. 

As a designer, you're inspired to solve big-picture problems and expand your craft. You strive to create value, simplicity, and beauty for the user. You are enthusiastic about both doing and leading.  

  • Experience designing and launching subscription or e-commerce products

  • Experience designing, launching, and iterating on quality user-centered web products

  • Deep expertise in visual design and interaction design, with the ability to drive and enhance aesthetics

  • Experience simplifying highly complex purchasing flows so they are easily understandable for users 

  • Experience with rapid prototyping, iterating and refining design solutions based on user feedback

  • Experience running user tests or working with UX researchers to define qualitative hypotheses, questions, and qualitative metrics

  • Ability to draw from qualitative research and data analytics to uncover behavioral insights and inform design decisions

  • A broad design toolkit (user journeys, wireframes, functional specs) and the experience to know when to use a particular artifact

  • Ability to work within a design system, knowing when to iterate on existing components that are part of a large product ecosystem

  • Ability to deliver iterative and experimental features with an understanding of how design decisions may affect long term product and technology ecosystems

  • Understanding of web accessibility best practices

As a teammate, you collaborate across all disciplines and levels. You possess the skills to rally collaborators around user-centered solutions.

  • Experience creating alignment with product managers, engineers, researchers, marketers, and writers.

  • Well-developed skills in identifying, prioritizing, and communicating design requirements

  • Ability to support design leads by proactively driving the design process

  • Experience in effectively presenting design work to senior stakeholders while managing and addressing feedback from different sources

  • A holistic approach to problem solving; visual thinking and rapid synthesizing of information

  • Understand of how subscription products fit into the experience of each brand’s site

  • Experience working within a globally distributed team, or the desire to learn how

As a peer and mentor, you raise the bar and inspire others.

  • Ability to provide perspective and articulate the thinking behind your design decisions

  • Involvement with the design community at large and knowledge of industry trends

  • Possess and communicate up-to-date knowledge of UX best practices and competitor products

  • Proactive work ethic, including the ability to take direction while also showing initiative 

As a peer mentor, you show initiative and leadership skills within your project teams.

  • Strong articulation skills; ability to establish a perspective and strategy behind design decisions

  • Experience providing guidance to associate designers

  • Ability to know when to set aside design and focus on the interpersonal aspects of work

  • Contributes to the ongoing development of the Design Team’s inclusive culture

A note: research indicates that women and individuals from marginalized groups tend to apply only when they meet all of the criteria. If you believe you’re qualified, but don’t necessarily check every box, please submit an application.

 

What happens next?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below, and we will review your application as soon as possible. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.

Condé Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status and other legally protected characteristics.

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Senior Product Designer, Subscriptions