Vox Media, Inc.
at Vox Media
New York City, NY, US
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Vox Media is a technology-driven media company. Were solving the problem of developing high-value digital journalism, storytelling, and brand advertising at scale—and empowering the most talented web voices and their audiences with Chorus, our modern media platform. We develop the highest quality content, conversations, and applications for a monthly audience of over 170 million passionate people around the world.
After years of steady growth, were a well-funded company, supported by the same folks who invested in Facebook and Etsy, with business expertise and a successful business model to go with our editorial and technology foundation.
We got our start innovating in sports media with SB Nation, the largest and fastest-growing network of fan-centric online sports communities. We now have 8 brands including SB Nation, Polygon, The Verge, Vox.com, Curbed, Racked, Eater, and Re/code. It is an exciting time to be at Vox Media. Come join us.
Vox Media is looking for a talented and motivated Designer to join the Revenue Products team.
You’re a smart, self-motivated, creative problem solver who cares deeply about product design and digital advertising. This position will embed with a cross-functional team that includes a Design Director, a Senior Designer, a Product Manager, Front-End and Full-stack Engineers to execute beautiful, data-drive design and seamless user experiences from inception to final product.
As a Designer, you will work under the supervision of the Design Director, and collaborate with other Designers, Engineers, Project and Product Managers.
You will design, prototype, document, and iterate on new and existing ad platforms, ads products, and user experiences for video
Our ideal candidate approaches solutions while considering implementation across multiple screen sizes, and thinks about design as a system
You will have to connect, and collaborate with teams all across Vox Media to learn, tackle new initiatives, and meet unexpected challenges
Stay on top of new trends, problems, and technology in online media, ads and video to produce thoughtful user experiences
Be prepared to leverage data, and solicit user feedback to improve our products, lower risk, and make happy partners
Keep your skills fresh, and perform excellently as an individual contributor on projects
Be a team player, engage in discussion, contribute to our culture in an inclusive, respectful manner
Have a background and interest in product development, must submit a portfolio of work to be considered
You care about joining an inclusive, diverse culture, and you have read our Code of Conduct
Be able to take feedback from Designers, Engineers, and Stakeholders on the fly
Be able to document your work, make arguments for solutions, and explain your process
Have a strong background and familiarity with typography, color, layout, and how accessibility applies to each of these concepts on the web
Understand how to analyze, communicate, and use data and user testing to inform work, products, and solutions
Thrive and maintain a sense of humor when faced with design, and time constraints
Comfortable using modern design tools like InVision, Sketch, Framer, Principal, and Adobe Creative Suite
For more on the things were building and problems were solving, and what its like to work on the Vox Product Team, see our Product Team blog.
About working at Vox Media: this is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Candidates can be based out of any of our offices—in New York City, Washington, DC, Austin, Chicago, or San Francisco—or may work remote from anywhere within the major US time zones (Eastern, Mountain, Central, Pacific). Youll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work thats challenging and fun—all while maintaining a healthy work/life balance.
We encourage candidates of all experience levels to apply. If the above doesnt describe you perfectly, please get in touch anyway and tell us why you want to work with us.
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.
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Vox Media, Inc.
Website : http://www.voxmedia.com
Vox Media is one of the fastest growing online publishers, focused on the sports, personal technology and gaming categories. Vox is solving the problem of developing high-value digital journalism, storytelling and brand advertising at scale. Its audiences are among the most engaged and affluent on the web. Vox was recently named Digiday's Publisher of the Year.