Senior Product Designer, Scout



Outbrain is the largest content discovery platform, working with top-tier publishers such as CNN, Time Inc., and the Guardian to engage their users with personalized stories, and generate revenue through promoted content.

Scout is a strategic new initiative within Outbrain, with the vision of connecting people through digital content. In essence, we want to give users a place where they can discover new and inspiring content, follow the reads of other great minds, keep stories they love and share them with others who care.

The Scout team sits directly under our founder and CEO, and while enjoying the security and benefits of a large company, operates as a start-up with absolute autonomy and independence.

We've assembled a remarkable team of experts, and are now looking for a senior product designer to join the team. This person will create the vision for the user experience and lead a design-centric culture and practices for product development.

What you'll do:

  • Own the entire design process, from research and ideation sketches and prototyping to high-fidelity visual design
  • Work closely with product and engineers to plan, define and build our consumer-facing products
  • Creating vector illustrations with Adobe Illustrator or Sketch
  • Create ready-to-code interactive Invision prototypes
  • Facilitate user research and testing, ensuring usability and product consistency

You have:

  • 3+ years designing consumer-facing products with an emphasis on visual and interaction design
  • Dedication to building both beautiful and usable products
  • Focus on KPI driven designs, with a record of improving metrics through UI/UX
  • Experience with building functional prototypes
  • Experience with fast release and iteration cycles - we ship continuously!
  • Experience in developing a brand
  • Mastery in Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop or other design tools; experienced with Axure, Framer, Principle or other interactive prototyping tools
  • Bonus: experience with HTML/CSS & Javascript


  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Company equity and 401K + matching
  • Primary caregiver paid leave
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Unlimited access Learning)
  • Weekly served launch; Always on freshly brewed coffee and snacks
  • Cell phone, commuter and gym membership benefits
  • Relocation allowance if required

To Apply

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