Product Designer - Ad Innovation at Yahoo

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Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.
Product Designer - Ad Innovation
About Yahoo
Yahoo is a global media and tech company reaching a billion people worldwide with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands, including the web's most iconic sites such as TechCrunch, Academy Award Nominated RYOT, and Yahoo properties including Homepage, News, Finance, Sports, Fantasy Sports, and Mail.
About the Team
The Ad Innovation Team is an entrepreneurial design team that helps define the next generation of content and monetization user experiences for Yahoo and web publishers the leverage Yahoo's ad tech platforms.
We envision immersive and captivating experiences that brands want to leverage to achieve their marketing objectives across digital mediums from web to video to AR.
We value a design culture that enables and empowers a curiosity and collaborative mindset. We draw inspiration from our collective creativity and experiences. We think about the future at different time scales, from what's possible today to envisioning where emerging technologies will take us in the future. We rely on persuasive storytelling and find alignment with our product, engineering, and sales stakeholders as product designers.
A Lot About You
You have a portfolio that demonstrates you're an impactful problem solver and intentional with your design solutions. You have proven experience transforming broad concepts into useful, valuable, and delightful designs to users. Finally, you're a decision-maker who knows how to balance business and user goals.
The ideal candidate will possess the ability to question and understand the big picture and identify problems worth solving. In addition, you will have the courage to challenge product vision, the drive to develop a deep understanding of your product domain, and have a collaborative mindset when envisioning solutions.
Your Day
  • Collaborate globally with product management, engineering, and other stakeholders to define design vision and implement intuitive user interactions with our products and applications
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user-friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Lead innovation with stunning visual designs and effectively communicate them through wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, etc. for final hand-off to engineering
  • Present and justify design rationale and key milestone deliverables to peers and stakeholders
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards
  • Apply user-centered experience design practice and participate in regular user research
  • Participate in multiple projects simultaneously, from planning to launch

What We're Looking For
  • 2-5 year proven track record of excellence in impactful product design
  • A portfolio that demonstrates holistic product and design thinking
  • Proficiency in rapid interaction design prototyping
  • Knowledge of cross-device design principles
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, especially when it comes to defending design decisions
  • Experience in Web, Mobile App, and Game Development a plus
  • Experience in video production and 3D modeling a plus

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and employees during their employment.
Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html ) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.
At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( www.yahooinc.com/diversity/ ) page to learn more.
US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.
More Information on Yahoo
Yahoo operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Sunnyvale, CA. Yahoo was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. To see all 210 open jobs at Yahoo, click here.
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