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Lead Product Designer

Location
West Hollywood, California, US
Department
Product Design
Job Type
Full Time
Focus

Our Mission:

Launched in 2012, Tinder® revolutionized how people meet, growing from 1 match to one billion matches in just two years. This rapid growth demonstrates its ability to fulfill a fundamental human need: real connection. Today, the app has been downloaded over 630 million times, leading to over 97 billion matches, serving approximately 50 million users per month in 190 countries and 45+ languages - a scale unmatched by any other app in the category. In 2024, Tinder won four Effie Awards for its first-ever global brand campaign, “It Starts with a Swipe”™

Our Values:

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One Team, One Dream

We work hand-in-hand, building Tinder for our members. We succeed together when we work collaboratively across functions, teams, and time zones, and think outside the box to achieve our company vision and mission.

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Own It

We take accountability and strive to make a positive impact in all aspects of our business, through ownership, innovation, and a commitment to excellence.

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Never Stop Learning

We cultivate a culture where it’s safe to take risks. We seek out input, share honest feedback, celebrate our wins, and learn from our mistakes in order to continue improving.

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Spark Solutions

We’re problem solvers, focusing on how to best move forward when faced with obstacles. We don’t dwell on the past or on the issues at hand, but instead look at how to stay agile and overcome hurdles to achieve our goals.

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Embrace Our Differences

We are intentional about building a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members. By leveraging different perspectives and other ways of thinking, we build better experiences for our members and our team.

The Role:

Tinder empowers users around the world to build new connections that otherwise might never have been possible! We build products that bring people together. We are dedicated to delivering innovative products through early and continuous delivery of high-quality software consumed by millions. We're a tight-knit design team, with a focus on individual responsibility and rapid development, and looking for a Lead Product Designer for our Growth Pillar.

The ideal candidate is an expert designer, strategic problem solver, and strong collaborator who has driven large initiatives that impact millions of people. As the Lead Designer, you have a passion for elevating design and enjoy solving complex problems within the Growth & Revenue space. You enjoy building partnerships with cross functional team members and mentoring junior designers by providing guidance and support. This is a hybrid role and requires in-office partnership three times per week. This position is located in Los Angeles, CA.

In this role you will:

  • Work in partnership with the Growth & Revenue Design Manager to establish design strategy, roadmap, guidelines, and processes for the Growth Pillar.
  • Own the vision for key Growth & Revenue features to drive impact and shape the roadmap for future initiatives.
  • Take ownership of large strategic projects, interacting directly with Engineering and Product team members.
  • Conduct brainstorming sessions to develop solutions for key user problems.
  • Lead the design on engaging new features (e.g. upsells, paywalls, offers, subscriptions, onboarding, week 1 experiences).
  • Craft wireframes, flowcharts, visual mock-ups, and prototypes at industry leading levels.
  • Test concepts with users, and refine based on your findings.
  • Synthesize data in order to make knowledgeable design decisions.
  • Iterate on designs, based on feedback from team members, partners and users.
  • Communicate works-in-progress via project management tools JIRA and Monday.com.
  • Stay up-to-date with mobile app design trends, patterns, new capabilities, etc., and use this knowledge to push the design forward.
  • Mentor junior team members and contribute to a creative, encouraging, and positive culture.

About you:

  • 7+ years professional experience, with 2+ in mobile design.
  • Experience leading large scale projects, particularly within the Growth & Revenue space.
  • Experience designing on multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Desktop, etc.).
  • Experience in product design, UI design, and/or UX design.
  • Experience leading / mentoring junior designers on the team.
  • A strong portfolio of product design, showing an excellent sense of typography, layout, and general design principles.
  • First-hand experience with current design tools (Figma, Sketch, Framer, Principle, etc.), and eagerness to learn new ones.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Self starter attitude with excitement to work in a fast paced, low ego environment.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience designing for growth and revenue features for a large scale user base.
  • Experience conducting exploratory user research and usability testing.
  • Experience with agile teams and methodologies.
  • Prototyping experience, with tools such as Framer, Principle, Flinto, InVision, etc..
  • Experience with quantitative data and/or surveys, and refining work based on findings.
  • A future-forward perspective, informed by a fascination with technology and culture.
  • A broad interest in design history (product, graphic, industrial, architectural).

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

  • Working on a product that has an immediate impact on people’s lives all around the world
  • Collaborating with a team of creative, fun and driven colleagues 
  • Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, 401(k) employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Other perks and wellness benefits like a fitness membership subsidy, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance offerings, and a commuter subsidy
  • A robust Learning + Development offering including our MentorMatch program, access to a library of 6,000+ online learning courses through Udemy, and an annual L+D stipend
  • Access to mental health resources
  • Fertility preservation benefits
  • No Meeting Wednesdays and access to a wide range of product and service discounts through Perkspot
  • Charitable donations match up to $15,000 annually Monthly and weekly interactive virtual events including Book Club, trivia with prizes and yoga workouts
  • The opportunity to join six active Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Salary Range:

$180,000
-
$190,000
a year

Factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and business considerations may influence base pay offered. This salary will be subject to a geographic adjustment (according to a specific city and state), if an authorization is granted to work outside of the location listed in this posting.

We don’t just

accept

difference, we

celebrate

it

We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members around the world, and we value unique perspectives and backgrounds. Even if you don’t meet all the listed qualifications, we invite you to apply and show us how your skills could transfer. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome people of all sexes, gender identities, races, ethnicities, disabilities, and other lived experiences.

Learn more about inclusion at Tinder
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If you require reasonable accommodation to complete a job application, pre-employment testing, or a job interview or to otherwise participate in the hiring process, please contact employeebenefits@matchgroup.com.

We don’t just

accept

difference, we

celebrate

it

We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members around the world, and we value unique perspectives and backgrounds. Even if you don’t meet all the listed qualifications, we invite you to apply and show us how your skills could transfer. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome people of all sexes, gender identities, races, ethnicities, disabilities, and other lived experiences.

Learn more about inclusion at Tinder
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If you require reasonable accommodation to complete a job application, pre-employment testing, or a job interview or to otherwise participate in the hiring process, please contact employeebenefits@matchgroup.com.

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Product Design

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Product Designer

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Parental Leave

100% paid parental leave (including for non-birthing parents) and family forming benefits

Plan for the Future

100% 401(k) employer match up to 10%, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

Personal Growth

Mentorship through our MentorMatch program, access to 6,000+ online courses through Udemy, and an annual $3,000 stipend for your professional development

Give back

Time off to volunteer and charitable donations matched up to $15,000 annually

Investment in your wellness

Access to mental health support via Modern Health, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance, fitness membership subsidy, and commuter subsidy

Unlimited PTO

With no waiting period and 10 annual wellness days

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