The New York Times, Wirecutter · Aug 7th 2018
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Product Designer, Wirecutter.com
Position may be remote, or based in Wirecutter’s NYC or LA offices)
Wirecutter, the product review and buying guide arm of The New York Times Company, is seeking an experienced Product Designer. This team is responsible for designing and building experiences and features in the CMS and the front-end of our reader-facing website. In this role, you will be tasked with researching and designing key features for our reviews, deals, the homepage, as well as new opportunities we’ve yet to explore.
You will be the sole designer on this team, which means an immense responsibility and opportunity to shape the future of the website. You’ll work together with a tightly knit team of product thinkers, editors, and engineers to shepherd and improve the core of what millions of Wirecutter readers know and love us for.
On a day-to-day basis, you'll mostly work with a cross-functional relationship team, which includes: a product manager, project manager, and a engineering manager plus a team of engineers.
Evolve and improve the core experiences on Wirecutter.com, including reviews, deals, and the homepage:
Bring more narrative and personality to the website, translating the spirit of Wirecutter to useful and delightful experiences for readers:
Contribute to the overall design and design culture at Wirecutter:
Wirecutter is a list of the best products for people who don’t want to take a lot of time figuring out what to get. It was founded in September 2011, and it became a part of The New York Times Company in October 2016.
The company’s purpose: to help people find great things, quickly and easily. Through rigorous testing, research, reporting, and whatever means necessary, they create straightforward recommendations that save readers from unnecessary stress, time, and effort. We then monetize these reviews through enabling our readers to easily purchase the products they are interested in.
The New York Times Company is making a sizable investment to accelerate growth of the business. Wirecutter aims to expand this business by improving performance of existing product categories while applying Wirecutter product review approach to new product categories, in addition to exploring new revenue opportunities in commerce.
Even with offices in New York City and Los Angeles, Wirecutter remains a highly remote culture, and open to employing people across the country. Right now, we are eligible to hire in certain states. If you live outside of those states but are still interested in working with Wirecutter, you are welcome to apply, and we will keep your information on file for future opportunities.If you are an active employee at The New York Times or any affiliates, please do not apply here. Go to the Career Worklet on your Workday home page and View "Find Internal Jobs". Thank you!
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