Job description

Job Description

Why Hearst Magazines?

Hearst Magazines’ portfolio of more than 25 powerful brands in the U.S. — including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics — inspires, entertains and builds new and bold experiences for an engaged and growing audience across digital, video, social and print, reaching nearly 139 million readers and site visitors each month. With sophisticated content creation, cutting-edge technology and industry-leading data capabilities, we make media and products that move people across all platforms.

We are a global media company that publishes nearly 260 magazine editions and 200 websites around the world and, together, we are reinventing publishing for the 21st century.

Your Impact:

Hearst Magazines, a leading global media company, is seeking a talented and passionate Product Designer to join our innovative team. As a Product Designer embedded on the delivery track of the Lifestyle Portfolio (Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, Country Living, Delish, House Beautiful, etc.), you'll have the opportunity to shape the future of user experiences for our diverse portfolio of digital products and platforms.

If you're a creative and collaborative Product Designer looking to make a meaningful impact on digital experiences, we invite you to join our team at Hearst Magazines.

What You'll Do:

As a Product Designer, you will play a crucial role in transforming design concepts into tangible, functional user interfaces. Collaborating closely with Creative Technologists and Engineers, you will ensure the seamless integration of design solutions into the development process. Your responsibilities will include executing detailed design work, maintaining design consistency within the established system, and actively participating in cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality, user-centered products. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Translate design concepts into tangible, functional user interfaces.
  • Meticulously assess design components, including color schemes, typography, layout, and interactions.
  • Collaborate closely with Creative Technologists, Engineers, and QA Technicians for seamless integration.
  • Execute detailed design work with precision and attention to user experience.
  • Actively participate in cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality, user-centered products.
  • Maintain design consistency within the established design system.
  • Play a pivotal role in bringing the design vision to life during the final stages of product development.
  • Contribute to the continuous delivery goals and business objectives of the organization.

Who You Are:

  • Proven experience as a Product Designer, with a focus on user interfaces.
  • An expert eye for visual design.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing a range of design projects and problem-solving skills. *Include password if your portfolio has one.
  • Skilled in contemporary digital product design tools and technologies. This could include Figma, Sketch, Invision, Framer, HTML, CSS, JS, and Git.
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards (Section 508 Refresh/WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA)—and/or an interest to learn more.
  • Solid understanding of design principles, user-centered design, and UX/UI best practices.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

What Captures Our Attention:

  • Passion for creating intuitive, user-friendly designs.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Ability to adapt to evolving design trends and technologies.
  • Proactive mindset with a willingness to take ownership of projects.
  • Keen interest in exploring and applying GenAI (Generative Artificial Intelligence) to innovative product design solutions.

To apply, please submit your resume, portfolio, and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you're excited about this opportunity.

The base salary for this role is between $80,000 and $105,000. The actual base pay offered is dependent upon many factors, such as: transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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