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Director, Product Design - Advertising Technology
Posted on 2/2/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
UI/UX Design
  • You have 7-10+ years of experience leading design teams through building large-scale solutions. This should include mentoring and leading managers. Bonus points for experience and wins in ad tech and/or enterprise design
  • You're comfortable working in spaces with some ambiguity and defer to data-driven execution and testing
  • You are passionate about design and what it can do for the music, content, and technology industries
  • You're a fantastic storyteller. You have the communication skills to ensure healthy cross-functional work with internal collaborators and external partners alike. You thrive when developing great people and great products
  • You have a broad product design background and are well-versed in customer-backed and data-informed product design and development
  • You want to make an impact and take on big complex issues
  • You're seen as a true creative who is customer-obsessed, collaborative, transparent, passionate, and playful. We believe our culture is a core part of what makes Spotify successful. We're looking for someone who understands our culture, will thrive within it, and will help shape it as it evolves
  • You will lead a distributed and mostly NYC-based team of product designers and product design managers, which will include both hardworking practitioners and experienced leaders
  • You are responsible for scaling the team and enabling a healthy organizational structure in collaboration with Senior Management and the Product Leadership
  • You will lead creatives through best practices, attention to detail, and sometimes unconventional thinking, to ensure business impact
  • You will deliver a top-class experience for advertisers using the self-serve interface
  • You will drive work to leverage our design system, build UX frameworks, and advocate for the priority of reusability at scale
  • You will collaborate closely with your product, insights, and tech counterparts to shape a customer-backed and data-informed vision for the user experience of our self-serve advertising products and can translate this into an inspiring Design Strategy for your team
  • You will set a high bar for performance, identify and grow leaders within the design team, setting them up for success through mentorship and coaching
  • You will act as the subject matter expert on product design in the Self-Serve Advertising space, innovating and scaling our tools and ecosystem from the ground up

5,001-10,000 employees

Leading music and podcast streaming platform
Company Overview
Spotify's mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity — by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it. Today, Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with 406m users, including 180m subscribers, across 184 markets.
  • Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse
  • Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents
  • Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs
  • Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success
  • All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub
  • Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events
Company Values
  • Innovative: We move fast and take big risks
  • Sincere: We have no time for internal politics
  • Passionate: We revel in what we do
  • Collaborative: We recognize that we're all in this together
  • Playful: We don't take ourselves too seriously