The Economist is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences and electronic services. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Product Designer to work within our Conversion team; with a primary focus on creating world-class, friction-less subscription purchase flows to drive significant impact for The Economist. You will be part of a team that is re-imagining and optimising these crucial steps in our subscription funnel, from converting anonymous users into registered users and ultimately paying subscribers.
You’ll be embedded in a cross functional team of Engineers and a Product Manager with a focus on our web products, including economist.com. Your role will be to produce end-to-end user experiences and create design deliverables ready for engineering. Your work will uphold The Economist brand digitally, maintaining a high bar of visual quality whilst ensuring technical constraints are considered to create intuitive user flows.
You’ll be able to demonstrate experience utilising subscription purchase best practise, comfortable sketching, creating prototypes and working through fidelity quickly. From user research to wireframes and user flows through to testing and validation – you’ll be responsible for working end-to-end.
You’ll be supported by a friendly and inclusive design team who have the autonomy to define and improve processes and care deeply about developing each other’s capabilities.
This role is based in our London office (20 Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 4QW).
We offer flexible working and have systems in place to ensure working remotely when the need arises. However during the current Covid-19 situation, we are all remote, the intention is that when we are ready we will move back to spending more time in the office than not.
How you will contribute:
The ideal skills and attributes for this role include:
If you think you are qualified for this role but don’t necessarily tick every box, please submit an application. The ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist.
The Economist Group values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, gender identity, race, colour, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation , age or marital status.