Babylist is looking for a senior Product Designer to join our product team! As a product designer at Babylist, your number one job is to solve our users’ problems. You will be a strong individual contributor and engage across all stages of a project, using your skills in user research, design strategy, concepting, a full spectrum of low to high fidelity UI design, prototyping, information architecture, workshop facilitation, and user testing.
 
Your greatest strength is UX Design, ensuring our users’ needs are at the center of the product development process. You’ll work across all three of our platforms (web, iOS, Android) while designing for multiple user groups (parent(s)-to-be and their gift givers).
 
Please note, for this role we are hiring candidates in the Pacific time zone, or willing to work exclusively on Pacific time.

What You'll Do

  • Drive the end-to-end product design process from Discovery to Delivery. You move fast and ship products that users love with whichever design process you employ
  • Champion empathy for our users. You’ll command lean research methods to build expertise about what our users care about most, then you’ll speak happily on behalf of our users and work hard to ensure your collaborators understand them
  • Partner with Product, Engineering, and the broader cross-functional landscape. You’ll not only build trust with others from your Design perspective, but by inclusion of your partners’ perspectives when you need it
  • Top-notch craftsmanship. Our users think our product works and feels great, and we only want it to get better; You’ll be a guardian to that mission
  • Cross-platform comfort. Our product spans responsive web and native environments; you’ll translate human-centered design thinking to UX and UI tailored for each
  • Be an excellent communicator. Internally at Babylist, and externally through our product UI and website

Who You Are

  • Eagerness to research and learn from your users
  • Care deeply for the details of design, interaction and execution
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously & collaboratively to find direction in ambiguity and complexity
  • Mastery of the latest product design apps and their workflows
  • Currently in the studio we’re using Sketch/Figma, Invision, Framer, Zeplin

What You've Done

  • 5+ years of product design experience
  • Worked on consumer products in marketplaces, services, or eCommerce where you had to address the needs of multiple user groups and manage complex user journeys
  • Demonstrated a deep empathy for users and their experience with every aspect of your products 

About Babylist

At Babylist, we help expecting parents get exactly what they need for the arrival of their new baby. Founded in 2011, Babylist is a popular baby gift registry in the US. We serve millions of families every year to help them make the journey to parenthood less overwhelming and more fun. Families can add any item from any store to their registry, including products Babylist directly sells, alongside meaningful gifts like babysitting and meals, which they can’t buy in stores. The baby retail market is underserved and Babylist is well positioned to be the trusted brand that helps new families through this monumental life stage. In the US alone, 4 million babies are born every year and we have over 1.5 million new families signing up to create a baby registry with us annually. This year, 10M loved ones will give the perfect gift using Babylist. 

Why You Will Love Working at Babylist:
 
 • We get stuff done
 • We have a real impact on people’s lives
 • We're passionate about our users and we genuinely appreciate them
 • We work at a sustainable pace for long-term success (yes, we’re profitable)
 • We are growing and have meaningful opportunities for career advancement
 • We’re a technological and results-driven business
 • We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
 • We have experienced leadership that is always open to new ideas
 
Benefits:
 
 • Competitive pay
 • Competitive health benefits including company-funded medical, dental, and vision
 • 401(k), FSA plans, and disability insurance
 • Flexible, paid parental leave policy
 • MacBook Pro, tools that you'll need to be successful, and remote working stipend for office set-up
 • Company-wide events and meetings to connect with the broader Babylist team
 • We work at a sustainable pace; in general we don't work late or on weekends
 
If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying. Experience comes in many forms – skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply.

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