Vox Media is hiring a

Senior Designer

Washington, United States

Vox Media is a technology-driven media company. We're solving the problem of developing high-value digital journalism, storytelling, and brand advertising at scale—and empowering the most talented web voices and their audiences with Chorus, our modern media platform.

Vox Media is eight distinct media brands: SB Nation (Sports), The Verge (Technology and Culture), Polygon (Gaming), Eater (Food and Nightlife), Racked (Shopping, Beauty and Fashion), Curbed (Real Estate and Home), Vox.com (General News), and Re/code (Tech Business).

We're seeking an experienced designer who can lead design on our platform group. The ideal candidate has extensive product design experience with consumer products, a deep understanding of user experience, and a desire to build software that amplifies the work of editorial teams.


  • Lead design on the platform through hands-on work, process definition, and documentation
  • Advocate for and execute user-centered design
  • Collect and integrate usability studies, research, and user feedback
  • Work with editorial teams to deliver user experiences that are powerful, efficient, and delightful
  • Collaborate with engineers to implement and iterate on user interface design
  • Create, document, and maintain design systems that are flexible and robust


  • You have examples of strong product and interaction work in your portfolio
  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • You have experience working with user research and data to inform decisions
  • You understand how to facilitate rapid iteration of products

For more on the things we're building and problems we're solving, and what it's like to work on the Vox Product Team, see our Product Team blog.

This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Candidates can be based out of any of our offices—in New York City, Washington, DC, Austin, Chicago, or San Francisco—or may work remote from anywhere within the major US timezones (Eastern, Mountain, Central, Pacific). You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—all while maintaining a healthy work/life balance.

We encourage candidates of all experience levels to apply. If the above doesn't describe you perfectly, please get in touch anyway and tell us why you want to work with us.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply.  Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.


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