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Senior Product Designer, Music

Duolingo

Duolingo

Product, Design
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Duolingo is the world's most popular learning app. Beyond our core learning product, we also offer English proficiency testing with the Duolingo English Test, and are bringing new subjects into the Duolingo app, where people can develop their Math and Music skills.

We are passionate about educating our users, making fact-based decisions, and finding innovative solutions to complex problems. We offer meaningful work, limitless learning opportunities, and collaboration with world-class minds. Come brighten your life and over half a billion more!

We are looking for a music enthusiast who can marry their understanding of music theory and instruments, with their passion for using technology to build meaningful musical learning experiences. You will join our Music team to help us deliver the best education in the world through evidence-based practices. Join Duolingo to feel empowered as an educator, impacting millions of learners.

You will...

  • Work on user experiences for New Subjects within the Duolingo app
  • Play a peer leadership role on the New Subjects design team
  • Work collaboratively with designers and artists to build upon and expand the Duolingo design language
  • Partner with engineers and product managers to define both the long-term strategy and the short-term tactics for our products
  • Sometimes work on very broadly defined, loose concepts, and sometimes on narrowly defined, tactical features
  • Work in a highly energetic fashion with the design and product teams
  • Consider all parts when crafting the experience: from copy to animation to business impact

You have...

  • Passion for music that drives innovative thinking
  • Understanding of music fundamentals and basic piano skills
  • An online portfolio with consumer mobile app samples
  • Design experience in a consumer application, product, or software role
  • A desire to strive for excellence in your work, down to every detail
  • The ability to explain your work, process, and decisions and seek feedback to help you produce your best work

Outstanding candidates will have...

  • Have worked at a high-paced tech start-up
  • An exceptional bar for craftsmanship and visual design
  • Illustration and animation skill-sets
  • Experience participating in or leading user research sessions

Please include a link to your portfolio showcasing relevant work samples. A portfolio submission is mandatory for consideration of your candidacy.

We invest in and support our Duos! This role is eligible for a robust compensation package of base salary, equity, and Duolingo’s world-class benefits. The starting base salary range for this role is, $148,800 - $274,600. Actual salary may vary based on level, work experience, performance, and other factors evaluated during the hiring process.


We will do everything we can within reason to make sure that your interview takes place in an environment that fairly and accurately assesses your skills. If you need assistance or accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

Take a peek at how we care for our employees' holistic well-being with our benefits here.

Duolingo is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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