Product Designer United States

Company: Vox Media

About Vox Media

Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. The Vox Media house of brands includes industry-leading media forces like SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode, Racked and Polygon, and reaches an audience of hundreds of millions, generating over a billion content views each month.

About the Role

We're seeking a Product Designer who can be a core contributor on our Chorus team, our platform for digital publishers. The ideal candidate has product design experience, a great eye for typography, a passion for user-centered design, and desire to build experiences that amplify the work of editorial teams and help shape the landscape of media consumption. This role requires a balance of strong visual design work alongside an understanding of creating product design systems and software tools.

What you will do:

  • Produce wireframes, mockups, prototypes, and other design artifacts throughout a project’s process.
  • Advocate for and execute user-centered design
  • Collect and integrate usability studies, research, and user feedback
  • Help refine and expand our internal design system and think holistically about how our tools support a wide array of user personas and company sizes for the digital publishing industry.
  • Work with editorial teams to deliver user experiences that are powerful, efficient, and delightful
  • Collaborate with engineers to implement and iterate on user interface design
  • Collaborate closely with PM, Design Directors, and Engineering on how to best intersect business and user goals
  • Connect, converse, and collaborate with teams and individuals across all of Vox Product to learn, tackle new initiatives, and meet unexpected challenges.

Qualifications:

  • You’ve designed and shipped mobile and web products, with a portfolio that shows off your product and interaction work
  • You can demonstrate an understanding of layout and typography
  • You have experience working with user research and data to inform decisions
  • You have a curiosity for new technologies and a desire to innovate on how people engage with the news
  • You understand how to facilitate rapid iteration of products, and often present many solutions to a design problem to illustrate different approaches
  • You are a team player who has the ability to work independently
  • You can articulate your design decisions clearly, to a variety of audiences
  • You have an enthusiasm for Vox Media and a desire to contribute to our design culture

Working at Vox Media

For more on the things we're building and problems we're solving, and what it's like to work with the Product, Design & Technology teams, see our Product Team blog. In an effort to an provide an inclusive and respectful working environment, all team members adhere to our code of conduct.

About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Candidates can be based out of any of our US-based Vox Media offices, or may work remotely from anywhere within the major US time zones (Eastern, Central, Mountain, Pacific).

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

Vacancy page : http://boards.greenhouse.io/voxmedia/jobs/1084868?gh_jid=1084868

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