Associate Product Designer, Conversion

Job Description

The New York Times is seeking an Associate Product Designer to join the Conversion team in the Growth mission.

The Growth mission at The New York Times is accelerating our digital subscription business to secure The New York Times's position as the most successful journalistic institution in the world. Product designers within Growth accomplish this by designing experiences that strengthen the relationship between The New York Times and subscribers so that they feel like it's worth paying for.

Your role

In this role, you will partner closely with other designers and cross-functional team members to ensure designs are consistent and successful. You will work with your team to help define the user problems to solve and help to build experiment designs, comps, and user flows. You have a passion for finding solutions that allow customers to use products intuitively and have experience at each stage of the design process.

You will be working to define the problem to solve, helping to build experiment designs, and to create comps and flows.

Within the Conversion Group, you will communicate design-related decisions, deliver designs, and work with other Conversion designers to ensure designs are consistent. Across the Design Organization, you will work to ensure teams have visibility into your work and create solutions and strategies that span multiple Conversion touch-points. You will report to a Lead Product Designer in Conversion.

  • Collect and actively incorporate feedback from fellow team members.
  • Participate in qualitative research sessions for internal and external users.
  • Explore multiple design approaches, and create user flows that define a linear user experience.
  • Use patterns from a UI library.
  • Work with engineers to ensure design quality and consistency of shipped flows and interactions.
  • Attend and support shared Product Design rituals.

Basic Qualifications
  • 0-2+ years of relevant experience.
  • A portfolio of work that showcases your process along with finished design work. Applications without portfolios will not be considered.
  • Proficiency in Sketch, Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator, or equivalent design tools.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrate clear motivation and interest in the discipline of Product Design.
  • Clearly communicate your relevant experiences and explain your design solutions.
  • Have a basic understanding of visual design, type hierarchies, and layout.
  • Possess enthusiasm for The New York Times' mission.

Benefits & Perks
  • Support original, independent, and deeply reported journalism.
  • Excellent health, dental, vision, and life insurance options for employees and their families.
  • Responsible retirement planning with a generous 401(k) company match.
  • Industry-standard setting parental leave.
  • Professional development opportunities, including tuition reimbursement, career development, and ongoing learning.
  • Access to panel discussions and talks by newsmakers and industry leaders.
  • A community that's committed to the richness of diversity, experiences, and talents in the world we cover, supported by various employee resource groups.
  • A front-row seat when Pulitzer Prizes are announced (we've won more Pulitzers than any other news organization).


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.