Product Designer, Sell on Etsy App

  • 117 Adams St., Brooklyn, NY
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.

Job Description

What’s the role?

The Sell on Etsy team is responsible for our mobile seller tools, helping our sellers take important actions to manage their Etsy shop while on the go. Our seller platform helps Etsy sellers showcase their inventory of unique items, maintain human connections with their buyers, and grow their small businesses.

You’ll be joining a newly-formed team that is redesigning the Sell on Etsy app to help our sellers be more efficient, focused, and clearly see how to grow their business. We need someone to help the team define a strategy, prioritize features, and own the execution of mobile design solutions. We’re looking for someone with deep native app expertise who can lead our team in best practices and current trends. 

What’s product design like at Etsy?

Product designers at Etsy work in a squad alongside a product manager, 3-5 engineers, a researcher and a data analyst. Together they drive their own part of the Etsy customer experience by delivering solutions to challenging problems and getting feedback directly from customers.

Day to day, it looks like: 

  • Discovering insights, opportunities, and requirements

  • Testing prototypes and hypotheses with users to collect feedback

  • Launching experiments and evaluating how they perform and how to iterate

  • Presenting your work to peers and leadership, async and in-person

  • Taking part in weekly design critiques, workshops, all hands and squad meetings

  • Thinking and writing about your process and documenting your decisions 

For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.


Mid level at Etsy means:

  • You work independently but seek mentorship and feedback from your manager and more senior designers

  • You contribute to strategy and design direction

  • You use research and data to inform your design solutions

  • You sketch, prototype, and create high fidelity artifacts for the team, using your judgement to determine the best formats and fidelities for your work

  • You use our design system proficiently and consistently

  • You ship good work, balancing pragmatism and quality

Qualities we value in designers:

  • Effectively articulates ideas and design solutions

  • Expresses feedback with kindness and candor

  • Thrives under ambiguity and has a healthy curiosity

  • Translates quantitative & qualitative insights into design decisions

  • Contributes to our culture of motivation, optimism, quality, and integrity

Interested in applying?
See our tips for interviewing for a design role at Etsy.

Please note: If you are expressing interest by applying to one Product Designer role, your application will automatically be considered for all open positions at that level. Please do not apply to roles at the same level. We have you covered!

Additional Information

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter and resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As you’ve hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don’t want you to be like everyone else — we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you’re all about.

Our Promise

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.

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