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Pinterest is hiring a

Staff Design Prototyper

USA - Remote

About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

Pinterest Design is looking to hire our first Design Technologist/Prototyper. As a Prototyper, you will be working to shape both the future of Pinterest user experiences and the future of prototyping at Pinterest. In this role you will explore, prototype, build and test concepts that will inform how people interact with Pinterest. You will work on a small, fast-paced agile team, collaborating with UX Designers, User Researchers, Product Managers and Engineers.

This role is SF or NYC based or can be remote. During the interview we will review your Design Portfolio.

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with Researchers, Designers and Product Managers to develop functional, engaging, and flexible high fidelity prototypes in support of concept and usability testing and demos
  • Explore and identify potential prototyping solutions for concepts and technologies that don't already exist
  • Clearly articulate design decisions to a vast set of internal stakeholders
  • Support and engage in design thinking, brainstorming and concept creation
  • Thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environments

What we're looking for:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience building high fidelity user-facing prototypes
  • Expert knowledge of front-end web and app development languages and platforms such as React/React Native, Javascript, Java, Swift, Flutter, Websockets, HTTPs/HTTP, APIs etc.
  • Strong experience building for the web and mobile apps (Android and/or iOS)
  • Ability to turn an "ask" into a detailed prototyping plan with execution methods, timeline, and milestones
  • Strong understanding of design thinking and design development process
  • Solid grasp of user interaction and animation principles
  • Experience designing and building solutions for testing with users, and then iterating based on findings

At Pinterest we believe the workplace should be equitable, inclusive, and inspiring for every employee. In an effort to provide greater transparency, we are sharing the base salary range for this position. The position is also eligible for equity. Final salary is based on a number of factors including location, travel, relevant prior experience, or particular skills and expertise.

US based applicants only

$135,150—$278,000 USD