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UX Product Designer | Core Experience & Digital System

Location: Santa Barbara, Seattle

Req#: 6073

Sonos is focused on helping people listen better to live better.  We’re looking for a talented product designer to build new experiences that bring content from our partner’s platforms into our range of Sonos speakers and Sonos app experiences on iOS, Android, Mac and PC. You’ll be deeply involved in making the daily experience for every Sonos listener easier, more delightful, and rich with all of the content they love from services like Spotify, Apple Music, TuneIn, and more. You’ll use your full range of skills from product design, interaction design, and visual design, and you’ll do this with a growing team of talented designers and researchers.

About You

More than a candidate that checks every box, we’re looking for people who are excited to work, learn, and grow at Sonos—no matter their background or how they identify. If that’s you, we hope you’ll apply for this role.

You want to be part of a team.

You come with new ideas and a unique point of view. You look forward to collaborating with a diverse team of individuals. You assume everyone’s best intentions, welcome a healthy debate, and embrace differing opinions. You eagerly seek and give help. Transparency tops your list of values, and you proactively contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion.

You enjoy a challenge.

Inquisitive and focused, you see every challenge as an opportunity. You’re ambitious and comfortable making mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You would rather create the future than wait for it. You prioritize long-term value over short-term objectives.

You love to listen.

You approach every interaction with curiosity and a desire to understand. You want to make a positive impact in the world. You’re passionate about culture and know the power that music, film, podcasts, games, and stories have to bring people together.

What You’ll Do
  • Work collaboratively with designers, product managers, and developers to define and build new music content experiences in our platform that includes the Sonos App, Voice, and Sonos components and speakers.  
  • Represent the user in everything we build. Participate in primary and secondary research to understand the context of your work, and use this context as the foundation for our design work. 
  • Ideate, create, and refine workflows and patterns in the app and hardware experience to make our products delightful to use.
  • Create User Journeys for new capabilities, exploring how they extend and interact with the Sonos Experience.
  • Create UX specifications using figma. 
  • Understand, leverage, and extend our visual design system to deliver a consistent and rich app experience.
  • Create prototypes to support user research and inform the development of Sonos experiences.
  • Create compelling presentations and documentation that clearly and concisely communicate design work and your rationale behind proposals. 

Skills You’ll Need
  • You’ve shipped product(s). You have experience delivering apps and software from brief to shipping within a team environment.
  • You’re experienced designing digital products and systems, not just websites. You have experience designing experiences for mobile, tablet, and desktop.
  • You’ve worked with design systems before to create consistently high quality experiences.
  • You’re effective throughout the entire product development process, from problem definition through to detailed UX, UI and visual design.
  • You’re dedicated to craft, and have created high fidelity design using Sketch, Figma, etc.
  • You’ve created detailed interactive prototypes using video, Invision, Flinto, Principle, Framer, etc.
  • You’re an excellent communicator of design work and your rationale behind proposals. You can communicate complex ideas to the team and stakeholders. You’ve got experience working with developers and PMs using Jira and Confluence.
  • You’re focused on the listener. You’re curious. You enjoy supporting stakeholder interviews and user research, and integrating findings into final designs.
  • You own the success or failure of design work and have found solutions to improve shipped work.

  • You’ve worked on experiences or systems that combine hardware and software.
  • You are a capable motion designer 

More About Sonos

Sonos is a sound experience company. We pioneered multiroom wireless audio, made it sound amazing, and changed the way people listen, making it effortless for them to enjoy what they want, where they want, how they want.

Today we continue empowering listeners by developing new technologies, thoughtfully designing products, expanding our software platform, and crafting brilliant sound experiences while participating in a culture that values respect, transparency, collaboration, and ownership.

Together we’re working to positively impact the world and inspire everyone to listen better—because listening brings people together, builds understanding, drives change, and makes us happier.

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