Product Designer, Platform Ecosystem

May 30, 2024
Abou el Hassan, Algeria
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Discord is about giving people the power to create space to find belonging in their lives. We want to make it easier for you to talk regularly with the people you care about. We want you to build genuine relationships with your friends and communities close to home or around the world. Original, reliable, playful, and relatable. These are the values that connect our users and our employees at Discord. 


As a Product Designer on our Platform Ecosystems team, you’ll be partnering with UXR, Product Managers, Engineers, and Data Scientists to craft intuitive and delightful experiences that provide more people with more ways to talk, hang, and have fun with friends. You will combine deep user empathy with a balance of UX, UI, prototyping, and visual design skills to enable frictionless experiences for two critical audiences: App developers who need easy ways to bring fun activities, bots, and games to the platform, and users who need simple, intuitive ways to discover, and enjoy them with friends. If you're interested in joining a passionate team of designers that are designing features that will be used by millions of people across the world, come help us do that.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Gain a deep, system-wide understanding of our platform, users, and their requirements to develop streamlined, user-friendly journeys and wireframes.
  • Collaborate closely within a cross-functional project team, including UXR, engineers, product managers, and data scientists to drive the user experience from ideation to product launch, with continuous enhancement post-launch.
  • Combine your UX, UI, and prototyping skills to craft streamlined experiences for developers seeking to bring their apps (Activities, Games, Bots) to our platform, and create intuitive ways for users to find and enjoy them with friends.
  • Produce comprehensive design documentation and interactive prototypes to effectively communicate with engineering and product partners.
  • Effectively communicate the business, and user-centered rationale behind design choices in forums such as design reviews, project-team meetings, and leadership discussions.
  • Report to the Design Director alongside a growing Engineering, Product, Analytics and Design (EPAD) organization.

What you should have

  • Minimum of 2 years experience designing and shipping a web/app product for a variety of devices and platforms.
  • Ownership mindset with a bias towards action, helping to drive projects and decisions forward.
  • High craft bar and attention to detail in user experience, visual design, interaction design, and prototyping.
  • Ability communicate complex problems and experiences simply, and to know when a user journey, wireframe, deck, prototype, or design specification will be most effective in doing so.
  • Experience working within a design system, and contributing back to it.
  • Experience designing for mature products — against visions, and through incremental improvements.
  • Proficiency in Figma, and with common prototyping tools to demonstrate features and flows.
  • Experience and passion for improving developer experiences
  • Casual or committed gamer

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The US base salary range for this full-time position is $147,000 to $161,000 + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role and level. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include equity, or benefits.

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Discord is an equal opportunity employer that believes diversity inspires creativity and innovation. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where employees can do their best work free of harassment or discrimination, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or any other protected characteristics or identities. We encourage all candidates to apply for roles where they may make the most impact.

About Us

Discord is a voice, video and text app that helps friends come together to hang out, have fun, and play games. With over 150 million monthly users, Discord has grown to become one of the most popular communications services in the world. Discord offers a premium subscription called Nitro that gives users special perks like higher quality streams and fun customizations.

We’re working toward an inclusive world where no one feels like an outsider, where genuine human connection is a click, text chat, or voice call away. A place where everyone can find belonging. Challenging? Heck yes. Rewarding? Double heck yes. It’s a mission that gives us the chance to positively impact millions of people all over the world. So if this strikes a chord with you, come build belonging with us!

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