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Digital UX Designer (Open to Remote)

Penguin Random House is looking for a motivated and organized User Experience (UX) Designer to join our highly collaborative Corporate Design team.  


Our team is working to reimagine and build several customer applications and websites, and a variety of internal tools used throughout the company. You will be responsible for conducting user research through interviews and surveys then translating your findings into sitemaps, user flows, wireframes, and prototypes. You will work closely with interdisciplinary teams to understand business strategies and user needs and to translate these into design solutions. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions, translating analysis into concepts, and concepts into intuitive user experiences
  • Conduct research and analyze content, workflows, and usage patterns through audits, surveys, user interviews, and usability testing. Clearly document and present research findings and designs to working teams and stakeholders, advocating for user needs
  • Translate your findings into information architecture models, user stories, and user flows
  • Design wireframes based on user stories and user journeys and deliver prototypes for desktop and mobile with accessibility in mind
  • Collaborate directly with other design team members and business stakeholders
  • Rapidly test and iterate on in-progress designs  
  • Create technical documentation that articulates functionality to developers
  • Support continuous improvement of UX strategies, tools, documentation, and processes
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas 


Please apply if you meet the following requirements: 

  • 3+ years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience, in an agency or similar, in designing solutions for complex and content-rich digital applications
  • Strong interest in all things UX and other areas of design, knowledge of the latest trends and technologies, and a willingness to learn new skills and workflows
  • A solid grasp of user testing methodologies and usability standards 
  • Experience with working directly with clients, auditing and analyzing requirements
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills (written & verbal), as well as an ability to work independently. Openness to feedback and constructive criticism
  • Experience with design software, such as Figma, Sketch, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, etc. 
  • Interest in graphic & UI design will be considered a plus
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and WordPress will be considered a plus
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology and project management, software such as JIRA, will be considered a plus


The ideal candidate will have experience in an agency or equivalent environment, designing solutions for complex and content-rich digital applications and these candidates would be eligible for a salary of $72,000 - $85,000.  Less experienced UX designers would be eligible for a salary of $63,000 - $72,000. All positions are currently eligible for annual profit award or bonus, subject to Company results.

Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children's publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 300 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children's Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at<>

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10017 

Job ID: 257650

Date:  Mar 18, 2023

New York, NY, US, 10017

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Book Publishing, User Experience, Testing, Web Design, Project Manager, Publishing, Technology, Creative

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