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Sr. Product Designer, Yahoo Sports

United States
January 30, 2023
Yahoo Sports connects fans to the sports and fantasy games they love most, providing personalized quality content and superior fan experiences every day.

Come join our roster!

Design @YahooSports is hiring! We're scouting for a talented senior product designer to elevate, innovate, and create highly engaged, sticky product experiences that delight our 40M+ sports fans. We are driven to improve our industry-leading products, and to solve problems that will define the future of sports. This role provides an incredible opportunity to contribute to products that millions of users love and engage with every day.

When you join us, you join a diverse, award winning global design team of sports fans x storytellers who are passionate about design and crafting super sharp product experiences. As a remote team, we call the SF Bay Area, Los Angeles, Austin, Lawrence, Vancouver, Toronto and Rio home. Our values are reflected in our team culture and our products. We're fun, lively and thoughtful. We're deeply committed to bringing the best-in-class product experiences to sports fans, while making sure everyone on our team is set up for growth and success.


We collaborate with partners to define the vision for new features, while owning and elevating the craft of every interaction and visual design detail. Day-to-day, you will:

  • Design for, and implement our comprehensive sports growth strategy with an understanding of the market, customer, and competition.

  • Turn broad, ambiguous user and business challenges into clear, valuable and delightful solutions;

  • Connect user research and data insights to design decisions at every stage of development;

  • Incorporate best practices across multiple platforms and devices;

  • Contribute to a design system that supports design and engineering processes; and

  • Mentor and give feedback with humor, grace and empathy to teammates and cross-functional partners.

About You:

  • Draws on all aspects of product design-information architecture, multi-step flows, motion-to create holistic experiences;

  • Delivers consistent, polished and balanced layouts, through typography, color and visual hierarchy;

  • Are especially good at making micro animations that burst with delight and create beautifully crafted transitions that breath life into content;

  • Uses prototypes as a foundational piece of your design process both to identify appropriate solutions and influence stakeholders;

  • Solves user problems in creative ways that go beyond obvious, expected solutions;

  • Demonstrates empathy and openness when interacting with teammates and other co-workers;

  • Presents designs clearly and confidently to facilitate useful feedback while shifting approach based on the audience and desired outcome;

  • Takes initiative and accountability for timelines, deliverables and outcomes;

  • Contributes to the design community both inside your company and beyond; and

  • Desires and takes action to grow professional skills.


  • 5+ years of experience in digital product design for iOS, Android and web. We design for all platforms.

  • A well designed portfolio that demonstrates excellence in visual design, interaction design, prototyping, micro animations and product thinking.

  • Demonstrated history of designing digital products that meet or exceeds industry stand accessibility guidelines

  • Demonstrated history of leading a user-centered design process from end-to-end.

  • Proficiency in Figma and other tools to create design concepts, prototypes, assets and specifications.

  • Excellent product sense with an ability to build products the market needs

  • Passion for sports and deep knowledge of the industry and competitive landscape

  • Strong analytical background with experience using data to drive business decisions

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a high level of empathy

  • Experience in designing for sports; sports betting and predictive gaming are 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 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 () 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 () 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.

The compensation for this position ranges from $128,250.00 - $266,875.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don't require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you'll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you're curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

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