Junior Product Designer

Job description


Operative makes advertising work for the biggest and most successful media companies in the world via our suite of advertising software solutions, making it easy for our media clients to deliver any audience and any outcome to their buyers. 300+ media companies as clients including NBC, HBO, CBS. FOX, HULU, Disney, Sky, $40+ billion in revenue processed, 25,000+ worldwide users, 1,000+ employees in 10 offices around the globe. It's an exciting time to join Operative!

This role is hybrid in NY Metro or remote outside of NY Metro*


As a Jr Product Designer at Operative, you will be responsible for assisting senior members of the team in the design of the end-to-end product experiences. You’ll help craft elegant design solutions across a range of personas and platforms at global scale and collaborate closely with product and engineering partners. Jr Product Designer’s will work with senior members of the team to build skillsets and knowledge.

To succeed in this role, you must be proactive, innovative, and excited to learn. Our environment will allow you to work collaboratively and the opportunity to take ownership when needed.


  • Share in ownership for the end-to-end product experiences and features.
  • Support senior members of the team in the user experience design of multiple small-to-mid-sized products.
  • Contribute to the vision for the organization.
  • Assist in the discovery, strategize concept design, and launch various phases of a project.
  • Work with members of the UX to help in creating prototypes or highly detailed wireframes for complex web applications.
  • Assist in championing user-centered design culture. Drive creative process and collaboration with cross-functional partners to propose new ideas and strategies.
  • Help raise the design bar for the organization.
  • Help create and drive adoption of design guidelines, mechanisms, best practices, process, and tools.


  • Bachelor's degree in interaction design, human-computer interaction (HCI) related degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and storytelling
  • Experience in industry standard design tools (i.e. Figma, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Miro, etc)
  • A desire and ability to work with an incredibly diverse and talented team.
  • Ability and confidence to work in a team or solo environment.
  • Basic understanding of coding or development. HTML & CSS.
  • Designing to WCAG standards and Accessibility knowledge a plus.

*If you live w/in the metro NYC area, there will be a hybrid policy of 2 days per week (Tues/Thurs) in our Manhattan office. If outside of metro NYC area the role will be fully remote.

The base salary range is $60,000-$80,000. The annual performance bonus range is $3,000-$4,000. Salary ranges are determined through alignment with market data. The base salary amount offered is determined by a number of factors including the candidate’s experience, qualifications, and skills.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the US, and successful background screening checks. If you’re interested in joining a fast-growing, innovative company and you meet the above requirements, don’t hesitate to apply today! Operative is a merit-first, equal opportunity employer; diverse applications are encouraged.

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