Senior Product Designer, BuzzFeed News

April 14, 2021
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BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading independent digital media and tech company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally and spreads Joy and Truth across the internet.
Our portfolio of brands are household names that people rely on to inform and entertain, including: BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed News, Tasty, Nifty, Bring Me, Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, Worth It, and Unsolved to name a few! These properties and their Creators reach over 134M people a month through articles, lists, videos, animations, quizzes, podcasts, original series, newsletters and more.

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.

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. At BuzzFeed, you can expect:

A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
Opportunities for personal and professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more
An attractive and equitable compensation package, including salary and stock options
A generous benefits program featuring PTO, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more.

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. The company aims to spread truth and joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world’s largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios.

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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