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Principal Product Designer

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: US New York, US, 10003

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit and Zillow.


Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.


We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!


If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...


As a Principal Product Designer, you will partner with the product and design leadership and play as a leader on a cross-functional product team and advocate the user experience.

Job Responsibilities

  • Apply strategic thinking to design, conduct research, and deliver delightful and innovative solutions for our users. 
  • Turn visions into concepts and translate those concepts into designs that illustrate simplicity, despite complexity of the system 
  • Conceptualize a broad spectrum of ideas and then narrow based on experimentation and customer research 
  • Own the design process from early discovery to designing high fidelity mocks, to launch 
  • Collaborate effectively with other designers, product managers, engineers, and researchers 
  • Solicit feedback and contribute constructively to design reviews 
  • Use facilitative leadership skills to drive to the best business outcome, resulting in others learning from you, and inspiring others to want to work with you 
  • Contribute and advocate our design system, and the visual language of our brand, and ensure a cohesive experience across our platforms 

Knowledge and Experience

  •  8+ years of experience in UX or product design digital products; preferably experience with B2B or complex products 
  • Deep knowledge of design principles and methods, research methodologies, prototyping and rapid experimentations to collect the product and user behavioral insights 
  • Expertise driving and applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers and cross-functional teams 
  • Experiences in setting a vision for great customer experiences, inspiring others to get behind the vision, and ultimately delivering products and services that are known for their awesome user experience 
  • Curiosity and commitment to testing new ideas and innovating to drive business results and negotiation 
  • Expertise in conveying ideas and concepts through storyboarding, wireframing, and prototyping 
  • Passion to lead & mentor others to deliver work and make strategy come to life and drive process and culture improvements at a team level. 
  • Mastery of design and prototyping tools such as Figma or similar tools. 
  •  A dazzling online portfolio demonstrating your strong craft and collaborative design process 


Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.