Lead Product Designer - Monetization
Spotify - New York, NY

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About Us:
At Spotify, we strive to deliver engaging experiences that make it easier and more fun to play, discover, and share music. And we’re only just getting started. The design team at Spotify creates the vision for our product experiences, imagining the next phases of our UIs that will delight users. Our mission is to make the complex easy, the boring fun, and the generic personal. Our talented team is made up of folks from a range of backgrounds who focus on graphic design, user experience, or user research and some who do a little bit of everything. This is a fast paced and ever changing environment, we seek bold thinkers to join us who are eager to redefine Spotify and change the world of music.

About You:
You're both a design thinker and a craftsperson , with expert level skills in both visual and interaction design. You enjoy engaging in a healthy debate about the consumer experience and sharing what you've learned with others. You're resourceful, responsive and quickly able to shift between "thinking" and "doing" on multiple projects at once, leading design from concept to completion. You develop strong relationships and collaborate effortlessly with your partners in design, product and engineering. You understand how business objectives are met via great user experiences and believe that the best designs prove themselves in the real world. You think of data and testing as allies in crafting amazing user experiences. You are always working to improve your skills and thrive in an environment that welcomes honest, candid feedback. You are smart, confident, highly competent - but you don't have an ego.

The Role

Millions of users listen to music for free every day on Spotify. Spotify compensates artists by offering Spotify Premium and serving ads to free users. Spotify seeks an experienced and creative individual to lead the design of our user experience for ads. Your mission will be to make the ads experience of Spotify native and value-add to the user's journey. You will overhaul ad formats and channels in Spotify, whether they be messaging Spotify Premium, promoted music, or brands. You will work proactively with the rest of the design team to build paid and earned promotional channels in Spotify mobile, tablet, web and desktop applications. By testing and continually iterating different interactions, you will understand and delight users.


7+ yrs experience in UX roles at a consumer focused company, with atleast 3 years of focus on ad platforms or ad-supported media properties

Proven track record of testing ad user experiences and driving improvement to key metrics.

Exceptional communication skills; ability to speak fluently to business people and engineers

Experience across the entire product lifecycle and multiple product launches

Ability to rapidly produce multiple UX/UI concepts

Bold vision for the future of Spotify as well as digital and social media in general

A love for music

Submitting a strong portfolio in design that showcases deep visual and interaction design skills is a must; show us you know how to create a great experience.

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