Product Designer - Growth

  • Ancestry
  • Dec 21, 2021

Job Description

About Ancestry:When you join Ancestry, you join a human-centered company where every person’s story is important. We believe that by discovering the struggles and triumphs of our past, we can foster deeper bonds and more meaningful connections among families and communities. Our talented team of scientists, engineers, genealogists, historians, and storytellers is dedicated to empowering customers around the world from all backgrounds on their journeys of personal discovery. 
With more than 30+ billion digitized global historical records, 100+ million family trees, and 20+ million people in our growing AncestryDNA database, Ancestry helps customers discover their family story and gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Passionate about dedicating your work to enriching people’s lives? You belong at Ancestry.
At Ancestry, UX and design are at the heart of everything that empowers the journeys of personal discovery that enrich the lives of our 3 million customers every time they engage with our core products. Our team is growing and effective immediately, we are looking for an exceptionally passionate and data driven Growth Product Designer who will help us reach the next 3 million customers.
You will join an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial team to play a critical role in how we learn, build, and become a more data-driven product organization. 

What You'll Do:

You will collaborate cross-functionally with multiple teams to optimize the user experience by identifying and prioritizing opportunities, forming hypotheses, and creating and designing experiments.Rely on metrics, experimentation, rapid testing, and your knowledge of existing best practices to identify practical new solutions to common customer problems that grow business.Translate quantitative data and qualitative insights into multiple design concepts and prototypes; balancing when to apply pixel-perfect attention to detail with speed for low-fi prototype testing.Align with our design system and component library team and contribute to the existing collection of scalable design frameworks and solutions as required.Collaboratively develop strategies and present hypotheses for regular and continuous testing, learning, and iteration.Freedom to question institutional knowledge as the voice for customer-centric design innovation all the while meeting business goals.Build a culture of experimentation and A/B testing.You have good prototyping skills and are able to communicate clearly and effectively with an experience engineering team.

Who You Are:

You thrive in ambiguity and a fast-paced environment.You have 3-5 years of relevant experience. Bonus points for anyone with time dedicated to data driven design for growth and/or optimization.You have experience applying qualitative and quantitative data to design.You have mastery of your craft including strong visual and interaction design, sketching, prototyping.Expertise with various design and prototyping tools, including Figma.You thrive working with a small team in an ever-changing environment.You are trusted, willing to learn, and excited to collaborate with others.You are a team player with the ability to influence and work successfully with peers.

Additional Information:Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Ancestry will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law.  For San Francisco office candidates, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.  
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