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Bark & Co // new generation pet brand
Design, Full Time    New York    Posted: Saturday, September 18, 2021
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The Product Design Team at BARK collaborates with cross-functional teams to help design the digital systems & experiences that communicate with our customers & connect our internal teams (marketing, fulfillment, customer service, payments, & more). We work within highly collaborative squads alongside our product, engineering, data, & QA partners using qualitative & quantitative insights to design effective solutions for our end users. Collectively, we see technology as a means to an end; a way to solve problems for our customers, drive successful outcomes for the business, & make dogs happy! We take the work, but not ourselves too seriously.


Were sniffing for a Senior Product Designer to join our team. As a core member of our multidisciplinary, in-house team, you will use our expertise to help evolve the user experience & product vision for our existing & future product lines. 

For you, a typical day might include:

  • Leading ideation to quickly generate & evolve ideas
  • Defining the user experience & key interactions of products
  • Evolving concepts from sketches, to high-fidelity
  • Testing the effectiveness of concepts with users
  • Leading design critiques with cross-functional peers
  • Elevating our product experience through visual & motion design
  • Monitoring customer sentiment to assess effectiveness of designs


  • Collaborate, sketch, whiteboard, wireframe, develop pixel-perfect deliverables, & iterate to improve our digital experiences.  
  • Bring a user-centered mindset to solve user problems through design.
  • Produce product design deliverables that foster collaboration, critical thinking & debate amongst cross-functional peers.
  • Help lead the evolution of our design system/s across different product verticals.
  • Conceptualize & design solutions that meet/exceed strategic objectives from various departments (marketing, platform, growth, margin, retail, etc...).
  • Validate hypotheses, & de-risk decision-making through user interviews, moderated and/or unmoderated user testing (interviews, surveys, etc).
  • Contribute to our design culture through thought leadership & collaboration.


  • 5+ years of product design experience with a focus on digital products 
  • Proven experience designing user experiences for responsive web & native (iOS, Android) apps
  • Ability to produce elegant UI designs using industry best practices of typography, color, graphics, & layout.
  • Are steadfast in defense of user experience, but flexible in managing & balancing technical & business requirements
  • Highly collaborative, comfortable working informally with designers, product managers, & engineers
  • You understand how to ask the right questions to get data that uncovers critical insights
  • Have experience (and are comfortable with) rapid, lean ideation
  • Superior verbal & written communication skills are a must (articulating design decisions, evangelizing design thinking, soft-skill team collaboration skills for cross functional teams, etc...).
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, fluid environment, handling a variety of assignments & technologies.
  • Expert proficiency in commonly used design & prototyping tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe CC, etc...
  • Must love dogs!


  • Experience designing for e-commerce, or a comparable field where nuanced customer intent & behavior are deeply considered in the design decision-making process.
  • Experience with A/B testing & data analysis.
  • Understanding of best design practices for WCAG compliance for Accessibility.
  • Confidence to bring new tools & fresh ways of thinking to the table.
  • Hands-on experience leading planning & executing rounds of research (screener & survey development, problem space interviews, usability tests, etc...).
  • Understanding of best, leanest ways to test & de-risk product assumptions before shipping, avoiding as much research bias as possible.


Send us a resume, a link to your portfolio, & an example of when you have designed & delivered an impactful design solution that aligned interaction design with user needs & product strategy.

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