Principal Product Designer, Yahoo

Remote (United States)

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news—with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media. Principal Product Designer, Yahoo


About us


Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900 million people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to news and mail. No one product or team works on its own.


We consider the entire ecosystem when creating new features, content, immersive experiences and platforms. When all of our products and teams work in unison to serve customer needs and pain points, we bring more value to their lives and our own. 


Who we’re looking for


Yahoo is seeking an experienced designer and strategic thinker to create digital experiences that span multiple Yahoo properties and device types. As a Principal Product Designer, you will create well-thought out user journeys that deliver on business goals and design interfaces that delight the user.


You are an enthusiastic design pioneer with pixel perfect sensitivity and UX skills, who can communicate a vision through design thinking, hands-on design and any skill in between. When designing, you will keep an eye towards the future and strike the right balance between current and innovative design. 


About you

You're likely to succeed in this roll, if you are someone who:


  • Draws on all aspects of product design—information architecture, multi-step flows, motion—to create holistic experiences
  • Delivers consistent, polished and balanced layouts, through typography, color and visual hierarchy
  • Uses prototypes as a foundational piece of your design process both to identify appropriate solutions and influence stakeholders
  • Solves user problems in creative ways that go beyond obvious, expected solutions
  • Demonstrates high emotional intelligence when interacting with teammates and other co-workers
  • Presents designs clearly and confidently to facilitate useful feedback while shifting approach based on the audience and desired outcome
  • Takes initiative and accountability for timelines, deliverables and outcomes
  • Contributes to the design community both inside your company and beyond
  • Desires and takes action to grow professional skills


Responsibilities


  • Turn broad, ambiguous user and business challenges into clear, valuable and delightful solutions
  • Connect user research and data insights to design decisions at every stage of development
  • Experience working across web and native platforms
  • Contribute to a design system that supports design and engineering processes 
  • Mentor and give feedback with humor, grace and empathy to teammates and cross-functional partners.


Qualifications


  • 7+ years of experience in digital product design for web and mobile software
  • Experience designing user accounts and logins a plus, but not required
  • Portfolio that demonstrates expertise in visual design, interaction design, prototyping and product thinking
  • Demonstrated history of leading a user-centered design process from end-to-end
  • Proficiency in Figma software to create design concepts, prototypes, assets and specifications
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills


Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.


Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (https://www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html)  or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.


Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.


Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409.


Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger.


We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.


US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). 


Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.


If hired for this position in Colorado, the compensation range for this position is between $130,875.00 - $218,125.00. The compensation may vary depending on your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include additional incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, plus equity incentives.


Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, retirement, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act.


Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.