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Design, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, February 09, 2021
 
   
 
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ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE

TheSkimm is dedicated to helping millennial women live smarter lives. We're changing the way our 7 million community members consume news, consider products or services, & take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, & we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, & on-the-go. TheSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, & weve helped more than 400,000 people to take action with us in the 2020 elections.

theSkimms design team is a group of fast-moving, innovative creators who thrive on building beautiful experiences Skimmrs love. As a member of the design team, youll envision & create impactful product experiences to educate, inform, & inspire our community. 

As a Senior Product Designer, you will weave typography, illustrations, photography, color & space into an elegant experience. Youll work closely with brand editorial, & marketing to deliver novel & memorable experiences. We cant wait to see you in action.

WHAT YOULL BE DOING

  • Concept & design beautiful & engaging web & email experiences 
  • Partner closely with brand, marketing, editorial, & business stakeholders
  • Represent the user & ensure UX integrity while balancing business needs
  • Run design reviews, brainstorming & collaboration sessions 
  • Foster a collaborative process with teams across the organization
  • Work with the entire design team to evolve the design system, understanding the value of design patterns & helping to build & maintain a cohesive visual language

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • 2+ years of product design experience
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of design craft 
  • Give feedback with kindness & candor 
  • Strong critical thinking & communication skills 
  • Proficient in Figma & prototyping tools

WHAT WILL SET YOU APART

  • Ability to refine other peoples ideas & push the best concept forward 
  • Keen interest in elevating theSkimms products & bringing new offerings to life

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits & 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Flexible vacation policy & generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Complimentary access to theSkimms growing suite of membership products 
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking & diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter

Please include a link to an online or PDF portfolio with your application.

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY. 

 
 
 
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