Sr Product Designer



Product, Design
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2023
At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:
We are looking for a Sr Product Designer to join the checkout team.

Job Description:
Job Title: Senior Product Designer

Meet our Team:

This role reports into the Sr. Design Manager for PayPal’s Checkout team and be a member of our diverse Global Design Organization where we use our design and research skills to inspire and influence across the company. We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds inside our team lead to innovation and inclusion in our product design. We advocate for meaningful and engaging experiences for our diverse global customers. We support each other, learn from challenges, and have fun along the way.

Your Way to Impact:

As a Senior Product Designer within the checkout team, you will create meaningful and cohesive end-to-end experiences for web checkout globally. You will work alongside your cross-functional team members to influence decisions and ultimately deliver the best possible online payment experience for our millions of customers and merchants around the world.

At PayPal, Product Designers influence teams to make customer-centric decisions across the product development lifecycle. This includes drawing on data and research to inform design concepts and decision making. We start with asking the right questions and end with optimized deliverables that drive valuable outcomes for our customers and business. Our designers are great storytellers, active listeners, technology enthusiasts and experts of their craft.

As a Senior Product Designer, you will advocate for our customer needs and lead project execution in a complex or strategic product domain. You will establish a network across domains and your cross-functional team.

Your Day to Day:

  • Guide strategy and define roadmap in close collaboration with product and engineering partners.
  • Independently partner with cross-functional team members in the conceptualization, and delivery of our customer-focused products.
  • Create high-quality interaction design to improve ease of use, discoverability, and comprehension, while being able to meet requirements, timelines and tell the story of the work.
  • Leverage and extend the use of established design system, style guide, patterns, and assets in the creation of UX analysis, solutions, and deliverables.
  • Actively contribute to the wider UX community, possibly mentoring and developing others, leveraging your strengths to help others grow.
  • Ability to communicate designs and strategy persuasively & concisely to all functions and levels, including executives.
  • Comfort giving and receiving critique in design reviews.

What You Need to Bring:

  • A successful candidate will have at least 5+ years of experience as a product designer or similar background within user experience, design, research or a related field
  • Familiarity and experience with standard design and prototyping tools, such as Figma, Miro, Sketch & Invision is required
  • Experience creating end to end flows is required
  • Mobile and Native experience is required
  • Experience across products and platforms, mobile and responsive design is required
  • Familiarity with financial services or similar products is a plus
  • Experience leveraging data to drive decisions is preferred
  • Ability to lead projects from concept to delivery is preferred
  • A BA/BS/Master’s Degree in the field of user experience, research or related field is preferred but not required

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply.

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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