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Senior Staff Product Designer (Search & Discovery UX)



Product, Design
Seoul, South Korea
Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024

Senior Staff Product Designer, Search & Discovery UX

The Role

Reporting to the Director of Product Design, The Senior Staff Product Designer will be an individual contributor who works on top priority projects at Coupang. This designer will work closely with the senior leadership, making their vision and ideas tangible. This position requires rapid ideation and execution skills.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Interact with the senior leadership at Coupang to understand the vision that drives growth and profitability at scale.

  • Conduct & contribute to brainstorming and ideation sessions to identify projects & initiatives based on organizational goals and priorities.

  • Apply Coupang leadership principles to evolve and prioritize the initiatives and get leadership buy in on the strategic directions.

  • Interface with different departments and cross functional teams to evaluate the feasibility of the initiatives and consult with them during the design process.

  • Design the product and service interfaces aligned with our company’s strategic goals and objectives.

  • Apply design principles and use insights based on data & research to create product designs that are attractive, functional, and user-friendly.

  • Work collaboratively with engineering, marketing, and other departments to ensure the successful launch of new features, products and services.

  • Utilize design and prototyping tools to create graphical representations, proof of concept designs and interactive solutions.

  • Make necessary design adjustments based on tradeoffs, A/B testing data, user testing insights.

  • Drive to impact & contribute with design on growth and profitability of the core business.

Key Experience

  • 10+ years of experience delivering high quality designs.

  • Has led design sprints, team brainstorming, and ideation exercises.

  • Closely partnered with Product Owners & leadership team to develop strategy and rationale for large and complex features, projects, or programs.

  • Collaborated with diverse teams in a dynamic, rapid growth environment, fast-paced start up environment.

  • Track record of using data and quantitative research methodologies to inform decision making across the entire product design process/lifecycle.

  • Domain knowledge of the e-commerce and understanding of the complexities of a marketplace/consumer platform model.

Traits and Competencies

  • Able to operate autonomously to manage projects in a fast-paced environment and remain focused amidst frequently changing requirements.

  • Able to pitch and hold in depth discussions with the C-level stakeholders.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Interaction Design, Industrial Design, HCI, Graphic Design, Computer Science, Psychology, Ethnography, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both in English and Korean.

Equal Opportunities for All

Coupang is an equal opportunity employer. Our unprecedented success could not be possible without the valuable inputs of our globally diverse team.

[Recruitment Process and Others]

  • Recruitment Process:
    • Application Review(Resume/Portfolio) - Interview (2 rounds) - Offer
    • The recruitment process may be different depending on the job and may be changed due to scheduling and circumstances.
  • Others:
    • This job post may be closed early if all openings are filled.
    • If there is any false information in the application, the offer may be cancelled.
    • Veteran status or disability will not result in any disadvantages in the recruitment process.
    • Interview schedules and the results will be informed to the applicant via the e-mail address submitted at the application stage

[Privacy Notice]

[Document Return Policy]

  • This notification is given pursuant to Article 11 (6) of the Fair Hiring Procedure Act.
  • A job applicant, who has applied but not been finally selected for a position at Coupang (the “Company”), may request the Company to return his/her hiring documents submitted pursuant to the Fair Hiring Procedure Act. However, this will not apply where the hiring documents were submitted via the website of the Company or e-mail, or where the job applicant submitted those documents voluntarily without a request from the Company. In addition, if the hiring documents were destroyed due to a natural disaster or any other reasons not attributable to the Company, such documents will be deemed to have been returned to the job applicant.
  • A job applicant who wishes to request the return of his/her hiring documents pursuant to the main sentence of paragraph 2 above should fill out a “Request for Return of Hiring Documents” [Annex Form No. 3 in the Enforcement Rule of the Fair Hiring Procedure Act] and submit the request to the Company by email ( ) In such case, within fourteen (14) days from the date of identifying the receipt of the request, the Company will send the hiring documents to the job applicant’s designated address via registered mail. Please be informed that the job applicant is required to pay the postage on the registered mail.
  • In preparation for a job applicant’s request for the return of hiring documents pursuant to the main sentence of paragraph 2 above, the Company shall retain the original hiring documents submitted by the job applicant for 180 days from the completion of the recruiting process. If no request is made until the end of this period, all of his/her hiring documents will be destroyed immediately in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act.

전형 절차 및 안내사항

전형 절차

  1. 서류전형 > 1차 면접 > 2차 면접 > 처우협의
  2. 전형 절차는 직무별로 다르게 운영될 수 있으며, 일정 및 상황에 따라 변동될 수 있습니다.
  3. 전형 일정 및 결과는 지원서에 등록하신 이메일로 개별 안내 드립니다.

참고 사항

  1. 본 공고는 모집 완료 시 조기 마감될 수 있습니다.
  2. 지원서 내용 중 허위사실이 있는 경우에는 합격이 취소될 수 있습니다.
  3. 보훈대상자 및 장애인 여부는 채용 과정에서 어떠한 불이익도 미치지 않습니다.
  4. 직급과 담당 업무 범위는 후보자의 전반적인 경력과 경험 등 제반 사정을 고려하여 변경될 수 있습니다. 이러한 변경이 필요할 경우, 최종 합격 통지 전 적절한 시기에 후보자와 커뮤니케이션 될 예정입니다.

개인정보 처리방침

  1. 쿠팡 그룹은 입사지원자 개인정보 처리방침(아래 링크)에 따라 귀하의 개인정보를 수집하여 처리합니다.

서류 반환 정책

  1. 본 고지는 『채용절차의 공정화에 관한 법률』 제11조 제6항에 따른 것입니다.
  2. 당사 채용에 응시한 구직자 중 최종합격이 되지 못한 구직자는 『채용절차의 공정화에 관한 법률』에 따라 제출한 채용서류의 반환을 청구할 수 있음을 알려 드립니다. 다만, 홈페이지 또는 전자우편으로 제출된 경우나 구직자가 당사의 요구 없이 자발적으로 제출한 경우에는 그러하지 아니하며, 천재지변이나 그 밖에 당사에게 책임 없는 사유로 채용서류가 멸실된 경우에는 반환한 것으로 봅니다.
  3. 위 2항 본문에 따라 채용서류 반환 청구를 하는 구직자는 채용서류 반환청구서[채용절차의 공정화에 관한 법률 시행규칙 별지 제3호 서식]를 작성하여 당사 이메일 ( 로 제출하면, 제출이 확인된 날로부터 14일 이내에 지정한 주소지로 등기우편을 통하여 발송해 드립니다. 이 경우 등기우편요금은 수신자 부담으로 하게 되오니 유념하시기 바랍니다.
  4. 당사는 위 2항 본문에 따른 구직자의 반환 청구에 대비하여 채용 여부가 확정된 날로부터 180일 간 구직자가 제출한 채용서류 원본을 보관하게 되며, 그때까지 채용서류의 반환을 청구하지 아니할 경우에는 『개인정보 보호법』에 따라 지체 없이 채용서류 일체를 파기할 예정입니다.
  5. 채용 및 업무 수행과 관련하여 요구되는 법령상 자격이 갖추어지지 않은 경우 채용이 제한될 수 있습니다.