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Prinicipal Product Designer

PayPal

PayPal

Product, Design
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:
As a Principal, you will play a key role in creating high-impact, engaging, and polished user experiences. You will collaborate closely with a dynamic team of designers, content designers, researchers, and full-stack engineers. Using your design expertise, you will swiftly and collaboratively bring innovative ideas from inception to execution. Having experience and understanding of the AI world is crucial for this role. As we integrate advanced AI technologies into our products, it is essential to comprehend the capabilities and limitations of AI to design effective and intuitive user experiences.

Job Description:
Meet Our Team

We are on a mission to revolutionize commerce globally by connecting consumers and merchants with personalized shopping experiences and we are seeking a highly motivated, self-starter professionals to join our AI Product team to help achieve this mission. This role will help shape the next generation of experiences at PayPal impacting over 400+ million consumers and 30+ million merchants around the world by creating AI/ML foundations and capabilities that deliver a delightful and personalized shopping and checkout experience

Your Way to Impact

As a Principal, you will play a key role in creating high-impact, engaging, and polished user experiences. You will collaborate closely with a dynamic team of designers, content designers, researchers, and full-stack engineers. Using your design expertise, you will swiftly and collaboratively bring innovative ideas from inception to execution. Having experience and understanding of the AI world is crucial for this role. As we integrate advanced AI technologies into our products, it is essential to comprehend the capabilities and limitations of AI to design effective and intuitive user experiences.

Your Day to Day

  • Partners with design, engineering, design systems and product management team members in the execution and delivery of PayPal’s products and services, using a customer-focused, iterative design process.
  • Contributes to the planning and estimating work and participates in broader work stream coordination and expectation setting.
  • Creates high-quality deliverables and executes based on product design goals and priorities without prescriptive guidance or direction, managing their work to a more extensive schedule.
  • Leverages and extends the use of established product design techniques, templates, presentations and assets in the creation of product design analysis, solutions and materials.
  • Contributes to the adaptation of PayPal product design tools, methodology and software, and proposes new solutions or optimizes existing ones.
  • Creates opportunities to foster collaborative cross-discipline dynamics. Drives product design team delivery excellence, furthering influence to achieve product design goals.
  • May lead one or more individuals in experience and design initiatives. Informally mentors junior product design practitioners in best practices, process and methodology.
  • Rapidly prototype new user experiences.
  • Iterate quickly to turn ideas into testable concepts.
  • Work closely with your team, prioritizing beauty and usability.
  • Craft solutions focused on the end-user's needs and experiences.
  • Find innovative ways to integrate design and engineering.


What You Need To Bring
  • Candidates should have at least 10+ years of experience within UX or Product Design
  • All candidates must submit a portfolio for consideration (if there are password protected materials it's helpful to provide that as well)
  • Are experienced in design (layout, typography, color, Figma).
  • Are experienced with motion and storytelling.
  • Can work on multiple projects from concept to launch.
  • Are committed to creating beautiful, user-centric designs prioritizing usability and accessibility.
  • Have a relentless drive for perfection.
  • Enjoy collaborating in a team-focused environment.
  • A BA/BS or Master’s Degree in the field of design, user experience, research or related field is preferred but not required


We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.

The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com.

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is $120300 to $287100

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

Notice to Applicants and Employees who reside within New York city. Click https://careers.pypl.com/Contact-Us/default.aspx

to view the notice.

REQ ID R0113101