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Senior Product Designer, News


New York, NY 6 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

The Role

We're looking for a Senior Product Designer to join our team. At BuzzFeed you'll have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects - from internal tooling, like our CMS and distribution tools to launching experiences for our consumer facing products, like the BuzzFeed News website and apps.

Senior Product Designers take design ownership of large projects and are leaders in their cross-discipline group. They assume responsibility for design quality across their immediate and adjacent product groups and collaborate with their group to define roadmaps and goals.

The Product Design team at BuzzFeed is made up of multidisciplinary designers, who are individually responsible for all aspects of design: user research, UX design, visual design, prototyping and, on the web, front-end implementation. Additionally, our designers are key collaborators when it comes to cross-disciplinary activities such as product discovery and A/B experiment definition, design and analysis. You can read more about our recruiting practices and our role documentation on Github. You can also read about our latest diversity numbers.

You Will
• Lead and execute all aspects of design in a cross-functional team, including: user research, UX design, visual design, and prototyping
• Foster a collaborative, cross-disciplinary design process
• Lead the vision for your product area alongside Product, Engineering, and Data Science leads to inform your team's roadmap
• Solicit direct and impactful feedback from your manager, stakeholders, other designers, and cross-discipline team; filtering and prioritize various types of feedback on your own and with your immediate cross-discipline team
• Provide direct and impactful feedback to other designers on the team, help designers on adjacent product teams grow their skills
• Partner with User Research and Data Science to define what qualitative and quantitative data will be important at the onset of a project and make changes based on data analysis

You Have
• You have experience designing products and features for web and apps
• You have experience balancing a thoughtful design process with tight deadlines
• You have experience collaborating with people across multiple disciplines
• You have experience providing thoughtful, direct, and clear design feedback
• You are interested in mentoring designers to grow their skills
• You enjoy working across all aspects of design, leading a project from conception through completion
• In addition to UX skills, you have strong visual skills and understanding of layout, typography, and visual hierarchy

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/jobs), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.
Company Profile

BuzzFeed is the world's leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally.