Join The Economist Product Design team

What we’re looking for:

Lead Product Designer — Customer Journeys

As a Lead Product Designer, you’ll be leading and managing designers across our Customer Journeys product area. This is currently a team of 4 designers who work in our registrations, conversions, subscriber engagement and my account teams. You will pair with peers in engineering and product management to raise the bar of design, experience and product thinking in teams that are re-imagining and optimising crucial steps in our subscription funnel and increasing subscriber engagement and retention.

Product Designer — Subscriber Engagement

As a Product Designer focussing on Subscriber Engagement , you’ll be experimenting with ways to build habits with subscribers across our app, website and newsletters. This team is responsible for increasing engagement with our written, audio narrated and podcast content through subscriber only features and benefits.

Our mission

Our values

We’re one team

  • We measure ourselves as one team over a set of individuals
  • We help each other and harness our collective skills to raise the bar of design

We’re makers

  • We make the abstract real by showing, not telling
  • We prototype by default to communicate ideas internally (to the business) and externally (to users)

We’re connectors

  • We seek ideas and opinions from others by collaborating with users, stakeholders and other disciplines
  • We work in the open and share our knowledge and expertise freely

We’re never done

  • We use research to learn and assess, ensuring we’re designing the right thing as well as designing the thing right
  • We continuously look at ways we can improve the design team, our individual strengths and the products we make

Apply now

If you think you are qualified for any of the open roles but don’t necessarily tick every box, please submit an application. The links to the full job ads are above, but send me a message on twitter if you have any questions about the roles.



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Adam Morris

Adam Morris


Head of Product Design at The Economist. Previously at Made by Many