Senior Product Designer

Engineering - Palo Alto, CA, United States

Flipboard is a design-driven company. But we believe that design—just like the ideation process itself—is not only the responsibility of the design team, it’s encouraged throughout the company. World-changing ideas can come up from anywhere, and everyone in the organization needs to be aware on how all the work we do surfaces in the product. Our mission is to fundamentally improve how people discover, view and share content across their social networks. Flipboard was named Apple’s iPad App of the year and is one of TIME’s Top 50 Innovations.

We are looking for a Senior Product Designer to join our team who wants to bring fresh ideas as well as execute to improve our product. 

What you could work on

Build a product that millions use and love every day, transforming how people discover, browse and share media. You will 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 to help grow the world’s first social magazine across multiple platforms.

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 Senior Product Designer to join our team who is excited about building the future together.

Be a magazine maker

From the famous to just the fabulously obsessed, Flipboard users have made their own unique magazines. We are constantly shipping new features focused on the future of storytelling.

Shape a new print aesthetic

We are obsessed with typography, layouts and visual narrative. We love combining all of that with new ways to discover and distribute content. You will immerse yourself in a world where algorithm meets art.

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.
  • Collaborative teams work together with strong purpose and vision.
  • 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.  

Join us

It’s an amazing time for media—and Flipboard is growing at a record pace. Help us explore new ideas around the way people share and consume content.  

If you’re as excited as we are about transforming the social media experience, drop us a line.