Product Designer

Engineering - Palo Alto, CA, United States

Headed by Mike McCue, former CEO of Tellme, and Evan Doll, former Senior iPhone Engineer at Apple, Flipboard is inspired by the beauty and ease of print media and combined with the power of social media, helps inform, entertain and inspire people every day.

The company is based in Palo Alto, California and backed by legendary investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer, Index Ventures and Insight Venture Partners.
 
Product Designer
 
As a start up, we feel like we are just beginning our journey. We have big ideas and we want to hear yours.
We are looking for a Product Designer to join our team who is excited about building the future together.
 
Responsibilities

  • Explore new ideas around the way people share and consume content
  • Take conceptual ideas and turn them into beautiful product for our users
  • Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant
    Partner effectively in a cross-functional product team with engineers while presenting ideas and designs effectively
  • Bring original ideas and fresh approaches to each project

Requirements
 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Clearly articulate your design decisions to cross functional teams
  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges
  • Must have a portfolio featuring examples of product design work
  • Ideally fluent in CSS and HTML
  • BA/BS in Design or related field


Why Join Flipboard
 

  • Build a product that millions use and love every day, transforming how people discover, browse and share media. By joining Flipboard now, our startup culture will enable you to learn and grow while shaping the product, the company, resulting in the most impactful work of your career.
  • Team-up with cutting-edge thought leaders from Apple, Google, Netflix, Adobe, Ellerdale, Sony, Ning, Tellme, and Microsoft, Time Inc. & Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to help grow the world's first social magazine across multiple platforms.
  • CEO, Mike McCue is a creative visionary experienced at building innovative products and companies (acquired by Netscape & Microsoft).
  • Collaborative teams work together with strong purpose and vision. “Mock O’clock” held each week serves as a forum for team members to demo new ideas and projects.
  • Pick your equipment: we provide your choice of computers, screens, tablets, and peripherals.
  • Flipboard’s HQ is an open, beautifully converted art studio centrally located in the heart of downtown Palo Alto.
  • Compensation including base, equity, plus generous, comprehensive benefits

 
Benefits & Perks:
 

  • 401(k) with company contribution
  • Vision, dental, life, and health insurance
  • Unlimited “out of office time” for holidays, vacation, sick leave, and personal or family needs
  • Flexible hours
  • Subsidized commuter programs
  • Beer Fridays: casual team & friend meet-ups at Flipboard HQ
  • Team celebrations: company anniversaries, birthdays, Thanksgiving, weddings/babies- you name it, we celebrate it.
  • Flipboard Sports- Basketball team, certified rock climbers, biking, or anything you’d like to organize.
  • Lots of snacks- healthy and otherwise.