Senior Product Designer, Chorus
Senior Product Designer, Chorus
Remote, NYC, DC, LA, SF
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. Vox Media’s networks and businesses include SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode & Code Conferences, Polygon, Concert, Chorus, Vox Creative, Vox Entertainment, and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
About the Role
We’re seeking an experienced designer to be a core contributor on our Chorus team, our industry-leading platform for digital publishers. Informed by the success of Vox Media’s seven networks and internal branded content agency, Chorus is a complete media stack for brand and community building, content creation, audience engagement, distribution, measurement, and monetization. Within the Vox Product team, the Chorus team builds innovative tools that enable our editorial teams to tell compelling stories; designs dynamic, engaging audience experiences that can travel across myriad platforms and devices; and ensures our editorial teams can learn from and continuously adapt within an ever-changing industry.
Designers on the Chorus team have an incredible opportunity to collaborate with thoughtful product, engineering, and editorial partners to create best-in-class tools and audience experiences for digital publishing. As a Senior Designer, you will have the opportunity to have a strong strategic influence on our products, our process, and our team. You’ll be joining the team at a pivotal time as we expand Chorus to external partners and focus on turning Chorus into the best platform for digital publishing. In this role, you’ll be a champion for innovative, boundary-pushing editorial design at scale. You will think holistically about how to support a wide array of user personas in the digital publishing industry. The ideal candidate brings product design expertise, exceptional visual design skills with a strong point of view, and a willingness and ability to push work that exceeds expectations and pushes boundaries.
Play a lead role on project teams through hands-on work, process definition, and documentation
Collect and integrate usability studies, research, and user feedback
Understand and help to shape the high-level goals of a project; articulate and help to define the design approach
Create, document, and maintain design systems that are flexible and robust
Collaborate with engineers to vet the feasibility, implement, and iterate on interactive designs
Amplify your team’s creative potential and output by removing obstacles, providing long-term strategic vision, and providing clarity in ambiguous times
Forge strong stakeholder relationships with product, engineering, and editorial teams to become a trusted partner
Serve as an aspirational model to designers of all levels with the ability to provide guidance and support to more junior designers
Enforce and model the expected behaviors listed in our Code of Conduct and Ethics Guidelines
5+ years of experience designing mobile and web products, with a portfolio that shows off your product and interaction work
Exceptional design skills and a strong original point of view with a demonstrable track record of high profile successes including but not limited to industry recognition, a track record of selling through work, working on advanced and complex projects with successful outcomes, and work that demonstrates innovation and fresh thinking
Deep understanding of user-centered design and an iterative product design process
Exceptional communication skills with the ability to present work strategically and effectively to a variety of audiences
A strong command of current web design trends with a curiosity for new technologies and a…
Graphic Design , Digital Design , Web Design