Sr Product Designer



Product, Design
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 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 Senior Product Designer to join PayPal's Checkout Team.

Job Description:
Job Title: Senior Product Designer

Meet our Team:

This role is part of PayPal’s Checkout team. As a leader in fintech, PayPal is democratizing financial services for our customers around the globe with simple, affordable, and secure products that are available to everyone. Come join our inclusive and collaborative community working to change the payments landscape and reimagine the future of money for our millions of customers and merchants around the world.

Your Way to Impact:

As a Senior Product Designer within the Checkout team, you will help to 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 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, best-in-class deliverables. Our designers are great storytellers, active listeners, technology enthusiasts and experts of their craft.

As a Product Designer you will be the voice of the customer. With some guidance, you will lead project execution and represent specific areas of a product domain. You will establish a network across domains and your cross-functional team.

Your Day to Day:

  • Work with cross-functional team members in the execution and delivery of PayPal’s products and services, using a customer-focused, iterative design process
  • Create high-quality deliverables on a work stream with some oversight and guidance from a senior designer, within timelines and project requirements
  • Leverages and fosters the use of established UX techniques, templates, presentations, and assets in the creation of UX analysis, solutions, and materials
  • Work under direction of other Senior designers on complex projects and lead smaller design projects independently
  • Create interactive prototypes, templates, and contribute to our global design system
  • Play an active role in our thriving, inspiring and fun UX Design practice and culture
  • Develop and conduct A/B tests, analyze results, and incorporate findings into design strategies to improve checkout performance
  • Use data-driven insights to identify opportunities for checkout improvements, and create design solutions that increase customer conversion rates
  • Develop and execute on growth strategies that use design as a lever to increase user acquisition, engagement, and retention
  • Work closely with product, engineering, marketing, and other teams to bring growth-oriented design solutions to market.

What You Need to Bring:

  • A successful candidate will have at least 5 years of experience and a background in the study of user experience, design, research or related fields
  • Familiarity and experience with standard design, interaction prototyping and user research tools, such as Figma, Adobe CS, Miro is required
  • Experience using and contributing to internal design systems is required
  • Ability to understand UI and interaction prototyping is required
  • Experience designing and implementing A/B tests to measure the effectiveness of design changes is required
  • Experience analyzing data to identify trends and opportunities for growth is preferred
  • Experience concepting and designing digital interactive for web and native mobile applications is preferred
  • General awareness/understanding of technology mediums (e.g., JavaScript, HTML/CSS) including differences between them
  • Understanding of latest industry trends and digital payments landscape is a plus
  • 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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