Product Designer - Content Platform (Remote Eligible - Americas)

New York, NY

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Posted 3 weeks ago

We are looking for a Product Designer to join the Content Platform team!
We enable Content Platform customers to have an effortless experience at any interaction point with the catalog. As a Design team we believe in the power of innovation through effective collaboration. We rely on a close partnership with Content Operations, Product, Tech, Data Analysis, their leadership and teams.
We help identify barriers to execution and bottlenecks of our customers and find effective ways and elegant solutions to remove them through interdisciplinary collaboration that we facilitate. The goal of Design Core is to help the tribe build frontend experiences that put the customer front and center. To do that effectively we define ways of working that ensure optimal usability and quality standards for the customers of our tools.

What you will do:

  • Responsible for the quality and robustness of design deliverables and patterns our shared design library
  • Ideate, craft and iterate on experiences for new products across the Content Platform ecosystem
  • Ensure consistency of the library components 
  • A conceptual and human-centered problem solver. You seek to understand people’s needs, motivations and behaviours – in order to translate them into impactful results.
  • You will work in a centralized Design team supporting 5+ designers that all work on different parts of the product ecosystem of Content Platform. Without diving to deep into the product work you will support the product designers staying aligned with the design library
  • Be the voice of both our internal and external customers by working alongside engineers and designers in Design Core to develop a scalable and elegant design system to ensure quality across the experiences we enable.
  • Solve complicated technical problems and find tooling solutions that can span across teams, so that our squads have the liberty to adapt quickly and innovate with our Design system
  • Build, disseminate, and maintain systems documentation.
  • Be autonomous and take responsibility for your work on every last detail, every step of the way.
  • 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 love to collaborate with lots of different functions.

Who you are:

  • Understand Information architecture, multi-step and cross-platform flows.
  • Consistently considers the holistic user experience and potential states (errors, successes, dead-ends)
  • Have an inquisitive interest in the latest development techniques and libraries.
  • Experience of collaborating with Front end engineers to support meeting the needs of a robust library and design system as well as envisioning future development.
  • Even though not the main goal of this role this person needs to be able to work in a team set up with engineers (squad) and collaborate across other Spotify design teams.
  • Understanding of layout, typography and visual hierarchy. Uses our Design Principles, as well as existing style guides and builds on top of existing frameworks
  • Passionate about emerging technology & design trends, and help other designers understand potential pitfalls and opportunities of design systems
  • Define quality control requirements for the design teams and engineers usage of the library
  • Take an active role in team activities, including design critique sessions, standard methodology initiatives, and social activities.
  • Expert in user experience and design standard methodologies across multiple platforms, and can use this knowledge to inform and elevate the design process.
  • Spread your passion for design systems and how it can improve our lives to others
Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. 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 345 million users.
Job tags: Architecture Cross-platform Design systems User experience
Job region(s): North America Remote/Anywhere
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