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Staff Product Designer - Music

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Spotify's mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their work and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it. The Music Mission team owns Spotify's end to end proposition for music creators and the experiences they create for fans. The team is dedicated to building tools and services to enable creation, promotion, expression, and monetization at scale.

We’re looking for a Staff Product Designer to directly impact shaping remarkable experiences for music artists, artist managers, labels, and their teams. Our goal is to connect music creators with the industry-leading tools and resources available through Spotify for Artists. You'll craft strategies deeply rooted in user insights, painting a vision of the future and delivering on that through effective planning, interaction design, visuals, interactive prototypes, and constant iteration and experimentation.

To power the growing scale, complexity, and business needs of Spotify’s Music Mission, the Music Vertical Platform team builds the core capabilities and platforms that enable creators and their teams to build an audience, monetize, engage with fans, and live off of their work. You'll help us increase our impact on the music industry by ensuring we deliver a credible product to our users and partners, developing a consistent and coherent core user experience, and enabling our internal teams to quickly iterate and innovate.

If you're passionate about making a lasting impact on the music industry and get excited about solving complex system problems alongside a team of passionate individuals, join us as we improve the way music creators connect with the tools that empower their careers!

What You'll Do

  • Co-create business and design strategy for the Spotify for Artists platform in collaboration with Senior Management and Product Area leadership, shaping an exciting and impactful vision.
  • Partner closely with product, insights, and tech counterparts to craft a customer-centric and data-informed user experience for Spotify for Artists, translating it into an inspiring Design Strategy for your team.
  • Take ownership of a complex product and platform spanning multiple internal Spotify teams, delivering a top-class experience for artists and their teams.
  • Identify new problems and opportunities, guiding teams in understanding, researching, and defining effective strategies to solve them.
  • Lead product designers by instilling great design practices, attention to detail, and innovative thinking, driving impactful outcomes for the business.
  • Steer design execution to achieve customer and business goals, providing guidance to other product designers for well-rounded solutions.
  • Drive the usage of our design system, develop UX frameworks, and advocate for reusability and consistency.
  • Set a high bar for product design quality and mentor designers to enable their success.
  • Thoughtfully choose the appropriate fidelity and format to communicate ideas, painting a vivid picture of the future and influencing roadmaps and strategies.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in product design expert for the Spotify for Artists space, pioneering and scaling our tools and ecosystem.
  • Contribute to defining and establishing best practices and standards for localization, accessibility, and inclusion in design.

Who You Are

  • Experience and passion for building impactful products and systems at scale.
  • Strong product design knowledge and exceptional craft that inspires and drives execution.
  • Successful track record of designing and shipping products for businesses, with a focus on driving key business lines. Bonus points for experience in creator products, marketplaces, the music industry, and enterprise (B2B).
  • Desire to make a significant impact and tackle complex domains.
  • Comfortable working in ambiguous spaces and skilled in data-driven execution and testing.
  • Excellent storytelling and communication skills to champion healthy collaboration with internal and external team members.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with cross-functional peers and Product Area leads.
  • Strong understanding of visual design principles, including consistency, color, typography, and animation.
  • Advocate for strong design practices and the ability to support and coach other designers in improving their craft.
  • Commit to inclusion and equity, holding others accountable for non-inclusive behaviors, and cultivating a psychologically safe environment.

Where You'll Be

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location
  • Prefer to work from an office? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern time zone for collaboration
The United States base range for this position is $165,829-$236,899, plus equity. The benefits available for this position include health insurance, six month paid parental leave, 401(k) retirement plan, monthly meal allowance, 23 paid days off, 13 paid flexible holidays. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.

Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service.
Questions & answers for this position
  • What is the type of contract for this position?
    The contract for this position is a Full-time contract
  • What's the salary range for the Staff Product Designer - Music position?
    The suggested salary for this position is $165,829-$236,899
  • Is telecommuting possible for this position?
    No, telecommuting is not possible for this position
About Spotify
Spotify is all the music you’ll ever need.
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Audio, Cloud Computing
Founded
2006
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5K-10K employees

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