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Axios is hiring a

Lead Product Designer

  • New York
  • full-time

Axios is a new digital media company that tells you what matters and why to make you smarter, faster. We’re hiring a Lead Product Designer!

Why it Matters

This person will be responsible for designing products that are truly worthy of our audience’s time, attention, and trust. As a leader in the creative process, you will be defining and influencing the direction of our internal and user-facing web and mobile products.

Go Deeper

The Lead will play an integral role in product management and business strategy by gathering and evaluating user requirements and synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.

The Details

Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Experience working closely with product managers, designers, software engineers, and data scientists
  • Experience leading teams of UI/UX designers
  • Experience with UX design for both web and mobile apps
  • Familiar with HTML, JavaScript, CSS and native app design capabilities
  • Solid understanding of WCAG 2.0 and designing accessible web and mobile experiences
  • Experience with prototyping tools like Invision and UX design tools like Sketch and Zeplin
  • Experience creating wireframes, storyboards, mockups and flow diagrams
  • Strategic mind for solving problems
  • Experience building stakeholder alignment
  • Ability to synthesize user needs, editorial needs, and business needs into a compelling product experience
  • Experience developing and implementing a design system across multiple products, is preferred

Don’t forget

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend