Associate Director, Product Design

New York, NY

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Posted 2 weeks ago

We believe that we are better together, and at Tripadvisor we welcome you for who you are. Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Tripadvisor, we want you to bring your unique identities, abilities, and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionize travel and together find the good out there.

At Tripadvisor, we believe there’s good out there and that travel brings out the best in us. Our product design team crafts and builds the products and services that help people become better travelers, every day. 

To join our Traveler Experience team, we’re seeking an Associate Director, Product Design to play a critical role in shaping Tripadvisor’s traveler digital experience. You’ll work alongside a team of world-class designers, engineers, product managers, and content creators to design for the 450 million+ travelers across the globe that travel with us monthly. 

What you’ll do:

  • Partner closely with designers, product managers, engineer and researchers to translate user goals into elegant, memorable design solutions for travelers

  • Lead multiple projects across the product lifecycle, set the vision for user experience, and present design rationale in a convincing manner

  • Ensure designs and user interfaces deliver on core product strategy and vision

  • Manage junior designers; effectively delegate, guide, and set expectations for the work

  • Break down open-ended opportunities into actionable next steps; work with team to realize ideas with the appropriate level of detail and fidelity at every phase

  • Drive and/or collaborate on all cyclical user testing sessions

  • Operate across projects with different speeds and effectively balance big thinking and timely execution

What you have:

  • 7+ years experience designing across mobile and web at consumer-focused brands or agencies

  • Passion for design systems and data-informed product design

  • Incredible design chops with proven experience shipping customer-centric products

  • Experience designing for iOS and Android platforms

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, from concept to completion

  • Excellent communication skills, conviction, and a strong design point of view

  • A passion for travel

  • Portfolio that showcases your contribution to digital products and demonstrates originality, innovation, and strong problem solving skills

  • Experience managing and developing design talent 

  • Experience using Figma

We strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please make sure to reach out to your individual recruiter or our team at




Job tags: Design systems Figma Product design User experience User testing
Job region(s): North America
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