Senior Product Designer, Marketplace Core

New York, NY

Full Time Senior level / Expert
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Creator Marketplace is on a mission to give creators and their teams tools for how they can improve their performance and manage their careers. In turn, this will enable creators to enrich the consumer experience, more creators to succeed, and Spotify to have a stronger business.We are looking for a Senior Product Designer to join the Marketplace Core team. You’ll be part of a cross functional team that enables the Marketplace mission goals by providing teams with a stable platform foundation that takes care of the inextricable complexity of the music industry. Our capabilities seek to solve complexity for data, payments, commerce, authorization, teams, and accounts.As a Senior Product Designer you will help us understand the needs of our customers and elevate design practices throughout the team. Some of the teams you will work with are still learning how to work with UX, but there is widespread curiosity and willingness to try out new methods and ways of working. If you are passionate about applying design thinking to tackle complex problems with solid facilitation, research, and service design skills focused on building platform capabilities for customers and R&D teams, this is the place for you!

What You'll Do

  • Work closely with product managers and engineers to find opportunities and gaps with internal-facing teams and turn insights into meaningful results.
  • Be the voice of our internal and external customers, partnering with engineers and product managers during systems development.
  • Solving challenging technical problems and finding tooling solutions for our multi-disciplinary teams, so that our squads have the liberty to adapt quickly and innovate.
  • Work in collaboration with internal partners (both business and R&D), while considering requirements, constraints, user needs, and business goals.
  • Craft sophisticated but practical solutions to design challenges by partnering closely with engineering, product, and business folks.
  • Collaborate with other designers to build and align on a coherent user experience, while also considering business and technical requirements for various product offerings.
  • Work with sketches, wireframes, and prototypes to validate concepts and hypotheses with our end internal and external users.
  • Build, disseminate, and maintain systems documentation.
  • Be autonomous and take full ownership of your work on every last detail, every step of the way.

Who You Are

  • You have 5+ years of proven experience in design, with a focus on either Enterprise UX, B2B products, and/or internally-facing products. You also have a portfolio or PDF that you can share with us to reflect that work.
  • You are passionate about discovering new tooling solutions for both internal and external customers, with a particular interest in supporting Spotify’s artist-facing product teams.
  • You’re an outstanding teammate, communicator and facilitator. You have the communication skills and people-focused design mentality to help set up frameworks and brainstorm initial design concepts.
  • You excel at collaborating and working within agile, engineering-focused teams, usually as the only designer.
  • You’ve planned design sprints and structured workshops that drive outcomes quickly and optimally. You’re familiar with standard practices, but are just as comfortable challenging them.
  • A systems-thinker and problem solver who can connect the dots between various user groups and industry workflows, and turn them into impactful design solutions.
  • A great storyteller and communicator, you’re able to translate complex systems and frameworks into concepts that are easy to understand for a variety of audiences.
  • You use both quantitative and qualitative data sources to inform your design decisions and are a hands-on UX Designer proficient in user research techniques, interaction design, and information architecture.
You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 320 million users.
Job tags: Architecture Design thinking Engineering Prototypes Research Service design Sketches User experience User research Wireframes
Job region(s): North America
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