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Senior UX Designer

1stDibs is a one-of-a-kind online marketplace that connects design lovers to more than one million extraordinary pieces, from furniture and fine art to jewelry and fashion. As a leading global marketplace for design lovers, we enable shoppers to discover beautiful things and interact with top sellers from around the world and our team shares that passion. Our best-in-class platform allows shoppers to buy directly, negotiate a price, or bid on items at auction and enables them to interact with sellers throughout all stages of the transaction — including item inquiries, price negotiations, and customization requests.

We’re looking for a Senior UX Designer to join our dynamic and collaborative team. You’ll work in a tight partnership with product management, engineering, UX research, and the broader UX design team, creating innovative product design solutions for the unique challenges of our specialized and marketplace. This role will focus on strategic initiatives impacting both our buyers and sellers, and will draw deeply on your collaboration and innovation skills.

This is a hybrid role located in New York, NY (2 days/week in-office).

You must share a link/password to your portfolio to be considered.

What you'll do

  • You will collaborate closely with your product and engineering partners to define and deliver product solutions, from concept to deployment and beyond
  • You will transparently and collaboratively align with other designers and product teams, with a generous sharing mindset
  • You will proactively seek opportunities for product improvements, from strategic innovations to incremental experiments
  • You will generate product concepts that support business and user goals 
  • You will deliver detailed design specifications, working closely with engineering to actively support development and launch
  • You will plan and actively participate in UX research activities
  • You will advocate for consistency of visual and interaction patterns, contributing to evolving our design system and processes

Who you are

  • You have 3+ years of experience designing at a consumer-focused tech company or in-house product design team, or equivalent agency experience working with technology product clients.
  • You have experience integrating qualitative and quantitative research, including AB testing, into your design decisions
  • You have the capacity to present and advocate for a clear design rationale to stakeholders across other disciplines

Nice to Have:

  • E-commerce experience is a plus. Experience with high-end art and design, or with luxury brands, is also a plus

A portfolio of relevant work is required for consideration, telling the story of how you worked with your teams to solve specific product design and business challenges. It should illustrate your specific contributions, how you helped drive the design process, and how you followed through as your solution became a live product.

Our overall compensation package is made of several parts, base compensation being one of them. At 1stDibs we value and are proud of our culture, innovation, professional development and training workshops, trust and giving back to the community.  Equity, a comprehensive benefits package, and incentive (IF APPLICABLE)  are all are components of your total compensation package.  Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.

Tri-State Pay Range
$127,500$140,000 USD

1stDibs is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The 1stDibs mission, to enrich lives with the extraordinary, can only be achieved when diversity, equity and inclusion are embedded into our values, culture and the way we do business. Enabling access to and celebrating unique and diverse perspectives is at the very core of what we do. We are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry, who are reflective of the diversity of our communities, and fostering an environment where every individual feels they belong, are valued and heard. As a leading design marketplace, we leverage the power of our platform and brand to empower historically underrepresented individuals, and the businesses they own, across the art and design industries.


Total Compensation Statement 

1stDibs is committed to attracting, motivating and retaining top talent who drive the business forward and help us achieve our mission and vision. The company’s Total Compensation packages are designed to reward performance, be fair, equitable, and competitive, and consist of base salary, equity (where applicable), and health and work-life benefits.