Pinterest

Staff Product Designer, Ad Formats

Job description

About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

Pinterest is looking for a strong design leader at Staff level with a passion for building innovative ad formats by both leading others and crafting intuitive and delightful experiences. You’ll partner with the Ad Formats Design team and work closely with the XFN partners and many other teams across the company to innovate Pinterest ad formats offerings.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead revenue and user experience impactful projects by both executing the design and leading others.
  • Collaborate closely with engineering, product management, PMM and research to develop impactful, user-centric, and data-informed solutions.
  • Collaborate with and manage feedback from stakeholders across the company.
  • Work alongside engineers throughout the implementation and quality assurance phases.
  • Uphold and inspire a high level of design execution across the team.
  • Mentor junior designers.


What We’re Looking For:

  • Proven track record envisioning, building, and iterating on digital ad products in close partnership with product management and engineering.
  • Strong portfolio that demonstrates outstanding design skills (prototyping is a must), product thinking and business acumen.
  • Strong ability to balance different audiences user needs and leading multiple workstreams with other IC support.
  • Great communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate your design decisions and the problems they’re solving.
  • Attention to detail and a sense of pride and ownership over the quality of the product.
  • Solid understanding of layout, typography, color, and other graphic design principles.
  • Ability to work within and extend a design system. Experience working in design systems and/or product redesigns is a plus.
  • Team player with strong collaboration skills and providing mentorship to junior designers.
  • High level of self-awareness with a growth mindset.


Relocation Statement:

This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.

At Pinterest we believe the workplace should be equitable, inclusive, and inspiring for every employee. In an effort to provide greater transparency, we are sharing the base salary range for this position. The position is also eligible for equity. Final salary is based on a number of factors including location, travel, relevant prior experience, or particular skills and expertise.

Information regarding the culture at Pinterest and benefits available for this position can be found here.

US based applicants only

$148,049—$304,496 USD

Our Commitment To Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify accessibility@pinterest.com for support.

Our Commitment To Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify accessibility@pinterest.com for support.

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