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Visual Designer Aftonbladet

  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm

Do you want to design the user experience at Sweden’s biggest news destination?

As a Visual designer at Aftonbladet you will be responsible for creating the visual design for the desktop and mobile experience, on all platforms. You will join a talented and enthusiastic team with a great drive to build and experiment to deliver Aftonbladet’s journalism in the best possible way for our users.

You are a great team player with a positive attitude, curious, and enjoys challenges as well as working with a well established journalistic product.

Aftonbladet is the biggest news source in Sweden with more than 3.5 million people engaging on a daily basis. Aftonbladet is renowned for its groundbreaking independent journalism and commitment to offer an engaging news experience to our users. This requires dedication and a continuous investment in user insights and new user experiences, a marathon in a changing market where user needs and behaviors rapidly shift. We are now ready to take the next step to make Aftonbladet a smarter and more relevant product, this is why we are strengthening our product team with a visual designer.

About you:

  • Have the ability to work hypothesis-driven when designing concepts and testing mockups - translating accumulated knowledge into prototypes and final design.
  • Can produce multiple designs and collaborate with team members to create designs for different platforms and devices.
  • Develop and maintain the visual identity in the form of design principles, brand assets, and style guide.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with product management and engineering to ensure successful product development.
  • Have a passion for digital products, technology, creativity, and an openness to new design ideas.
  • Have an appetite for learning and developing yourself as a part of an enthusiastic team, working together to build the best Aftonbladet for tomorrow!


  • You have a passion for design and have a systematic approach to documenting your work.
  • You have strong visual and aesthetic design skills and are able to create an enjoyable experience across platforms and audiences – always striving for better, simpler, and more beautiful user interfaces.
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • You are an open-minded team player, passionate and the way you work energizes others.
  • Experienced working closely with engineering, product management, strategy, interaction design, and user research teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Swedish.
  • You are committed to the timely delivery of a job well done.


  • 5+ years of design experience.
  • Portfolio with examples of your approach to interaction design and visual design work for different platforms and devices.
  • Deep knowledge of native mobile UI patterns (Android and iOS) as well as responsive web
  • Expert understanding of design patterns and creating style guides.
  • Expert understanding of communication and visual design principles.
  • Strong understanding of usability and user-centered design practices.
  • Working in larger companies is a plus.
  • Experience in building or contributing to design systems is a plus.

Work with great people

Anniken Ore Larssen
Product Manager
"At Schibsted you meet people who cheer each other on, creating great products facing millions of consumers every day."
Larry Parker
Junior Developer
"I feel extremely inspired and fortunate to work with talented colleagues, many of whom had decided to return to Schibsted after a period of working elsewhere."
Stina Janson
UX Director
"Schibsted has the fantastic combination of having the strengths of a large organization and being a place for innovation, growth and new initiatives."
Eoin Falconer
Data Enabler
"Schibsted allows you to turn your passion, energy and expertise into real-world solutions that touch millions of users."

Great Place to Work

  • Learn and develop within Learning Lab

  • 5000 fantastic colleagues in over 4 countries

  • Empowering body and mind with Schibsted Life

  • Career opportunities within the Schibsted family

  • We embrace diversity

  • Work with products that matter in peoples lives

  • Personlig utveckling och lärande inom Learning Lab

  • Var del av en mångfaldig, inkluderande arbetsplats

  • Karriärmöjligheter inom Schibstedfamiljen

  • 5000 fantastiska kollegor i fyra länder

  • Schibsted Life erbjuder fysisk och mental träning

  • Jobba med välkända produkter och tjänster

  • Personlig utvikling og læring i Learning Lab

  • Bli del av mangfoldig, inkluderende arbeidsplass

  • Karrieremuligheter i Schibstedfamilien

  • Mer enn 4500 fantastiske kollegaer i 4 land

  • Styrke kropp og sinn med Schibsted Life

  • Jobb med anerkjente produkter og tjenester

About the company

Product & Tech is responsible for product development in News Media. The unit consists of product managers, software engineers, UX experts, and user researchers. A big part of our work is developing joint technology platforms for Schibsted’s news brands. These include platforms for content production and distribution, digital subscriptions, and advertising. Most of our teams work distributed, with colleagues in Oslo, Stockholm, Krakow, Gdansk, Bergen, and Stavanger.

1839Christian Schibsted
founds a Printing House.

1860Aftenposten is established,
 soon becoming a favoured
 and trusted media channel.

1966Schibsted acquires VG

1996Schibsted buys Aftonbladet,
 today the primary news source 
in Sweden.

1998Schibsted acquires Svenska Dagbladet, one of Sweden’s leading national quality newspapers.

2000Finn.no is founded.
 The marketplace has 
been enormously popular 
in Norway ever since.

2003Blocket is acquired. Today
 the number one marketplace 
in Sweden.

2005 – 2008Schibsted Growth 
starts investing in
 various digital brands.

2006The international expansion of 
Schibsted classified business is

2009Fædrelandsvennen, Bergens Tidende and Stavanger Aftenblad are fully incorporated in Schibsted.

2009-2019Schibsted Growth expands the portfolio,
 by 2019 it consists of more than 20 brands.

2019Adevinta is listed at Oslo Børs. Schibsted’s international Marketplaces is spun off into a 
separate company.

1839Christian Schibsted grundar tryckeriet Schibsted Förlag

1860Aftenposten etableras och blir snabbt en prioriterad och betrodd mediekanal

1966Schibsted köper VG

1996Schibsted köper Aftonbladet, Sveriges primära nyhetskälla idag

1998Schibsted köper Svenska Dagbladet, en av Sveriges ledande nyhetstidningar

2000Finn.no grundas. Norges mest besökta marknadsplats.

2003Blocket förvärvas. Den dominerande marknadsplatsen i Sverige idag.

2005 - 2008Schibsted Growth börjar investera i digitala bolag

2006Den internationella expansionen av Schibsted Classified startar

2009Bergens Tidende, Stavanger Aftenblad och Fædrelandsvennen blir helt integrerade i Schibsted

2009 - 2019Schibsted Growth utökar portföljen som vid 2019 består av över 20 bolag

2019Adevinta listas på den norska börsen. Schibsted’s internationella marknadsplatser etableras som ett eget bolag.

Jonas Olofsson | Contact Person

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