Senior Product Designer - Megaphone

New York, NY

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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We work at the intersection of advertising and messaging technologies to connect millions of brands to billions of fans. As part of the Advertising team, we’re paving the way for a sustainable global Spotify business that allows even more creators to make a living off their art. Come join us and help build the platform that powers promotion at Spotify.
Help us build technology that allows publishers to achieve the most from their work, and advertisers to connect with passionate audiences! The Megaphone Platform team at Spotify is searching for a Senior Product Designer to join our mission, dedicated to owning the discovery and design of products that are defining new industry standards for how podcast publishers publish and monetize their shows. 
We are looking for someone with experience partnering with technology, product and insights teams to drive key company initiatives. This role requires passion and craft for developing strategies, frameworks, and product experiences based on insights from real people and an interest in developing the practice of design at Spotify. Megaphone gives our customers the smartest tools to publish, monetize, and measure their podcast business. Through Spotify’s multi-hundred million dollar ads business and ongoing investment in original audio content along with our publishing partners, you will have the outstanding opportunity to help Megaphone amplify and scale what’s extraordinary about podcasts.

What You'll Do

  • Provide design leadership within a feature-focused product team by collaborating with product managers, researchers, writers, and engineering partners to champion outstanding customer experiences. Together with your cross-functional partners, you’ll set the vision for the user experience and create the space for others to collaborate.
  • Plan, manage, execute, and communicate the design process and deliverables.
  • Apply big-picture thinking to break down open-ended opportunities into meaningful next steps. 
  • Be an advocate for podcast publishers by understanding their needs, wants, desires, pain points, and behaviors.
  • Design and test new strategies, frameworks, and prototypes — listening and curating, or leading and defining, as needed.
  • Contribute to design critiques by sharing work and providing objective feedback to your fellow designers.
  • Act autonomously and take ownership. You’ll provide teams with the methods, process and solutions needed to execute strategy. You’ll drive progress through obstacles by building consensus and making decisions - taking ownership for every last detail, every step of the way.

Who You Are

  • At least 7+ years experience delivering extraordinary design as a UX designer, information architect, interaction designer or similar. Experience designing for B2B and SaaS tools are big pluses.
  • Bonus if you have experience in Advertising ecosystem contexts.
  • A great communicator.
  • You love to collaborate with lots of different functions.
  • A systems-thinker who loves to create simple and elegant experiences for complex products and considers every facet of the user journey.
  • An excellent teammate, communicator and facilitator. You have the skills to help set up frameworks and brainstorm initial design concepts.
  • Have the ability to mentor others to deliver work, and help bring strategy to life.
  • A conceptual and human-centered problem solver. Someone who seeks to understand people’s needs, motivations and behaviors – in order to translate them into impactful results.
  • Please provide an online portfolio, or PDF that you can share with us. Please be sure to provide any necessary passwords, we cannot advance your application without them.
  • Please provide a brief explanation in your application of why you are excellent for this role, while highlighting your portfolio.

Where You'll Be

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere  options here.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration
  • #remote
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.
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