Schibsted Publishing’s mission is to contribute to a functioning democracy by closing the gap between what citizens know and what they need to know about the world around them. We aim to offer trustworthy news founded on facts and insight in a world where information is becoming increasingly more abundant and untrustworthy. Our product development is directly impacting millions of Scandinavians.
To achieve this we’re aiming at delivering simply the best news destination possible to our users. We are in a marathon to stay relevant in a rapidly changing market and that requires a dedicated and continuous investment. We are now strengthening our Shared Products & Platforms (SPP) team with a Head of UX, to lead the design and UX work to build a great shared main publisher product platform for our end users.
To achieve this we believe in dedicated teams that work well together, that focus on our users' needs and that have a great collaboration with the existing brands to build successful products that engage and inspire our users.
We are looking for someone with several years experience in UX, leadership and design strategy. You are proactive, open-minded, not afraid to speak up and spread your knowledge. You are also a great collaborator that can navigate complex organisational landscapes.
You will report to the Director of UX and be part of the UX Management team.
You will also be part of the Shared Product & Platform Leadership team, together with the Head of Product & Engineering for our three domains.
The SPP leadership team is responsible for:
Building and nurturing high performing teams
Setting the direction for the respective domains, and execute on the SPP strategy and roadmap
UX culture at Schibsted:
At Schibsted News Media we have a large bunch of designers and researchers that are proud of being part of strengthening democracy in Scandinavia and we are all working on different aspects of a media company. You will be a part of this extended and super experienced team, and in this team we share knowledge, meet at UX gatherings, run collaborative design critique sessions and meet up for social events.
✯ Key tasks and responsibilities:
Managing and mentoring the UX’ers and Designers in the Shared Products & Platforms team
Setting clear goals and strategies, managing resources accordingly, adhering to the product roadmap and guiding your team members towards growth and success
Making sure that you and your team follow the best UX practices and research methods
Engaging the entire UX team in championing design methodologies and best practises
Facilitating collaboration with product management, engineering and research teams to ensure successful product development and an overall understanding of our user’s needs
Recruiting and attracting talents to our organisation
Operational work: Leading and contributing to projects as much as the time allows
Helping to build an inspiring culture and workplace, together with the other managers
Developing and contributing to our UX community and share the best UX and research practice across the organization
Bridging UX at Shared Products & Platforms team with our brands teams, Consumer Business, Advertising Solutions, and collaborating in shared initiatives.
✯ You have the following core competences:
Passion for managing and developing people
Ability to gather, understand, analyze and share data, research and experimentation to inform decision-making, drive optimization and promote an insights driven culture
Passion for creating high-performing teams of creative people
Ability to work closely with engineering, product management and user research teams in order to design experiences that are technologically feasible and meet the business lines and user needs
✯ You have the following experience and skills:
Proven experience in a management or leadership role for a large UX team
Several years of UX design or UX research experience
Understanding of usability and user experience principles
✯ We offer:
A fantastic bunch of colleagues that want to work with you!
A great UX community of 40+ designers, UX’ers and researchers
We invest in growing you and your competence by letting you spend 10% of your working time to develop and will offer you a yearly conference budget
Multiple internal learning sessions, breakfast seminars, Schibsted Talks, and other fun events
We work with a great set of tools
Flexible working hours, and the equipment you need to work comfortably remote, and a return to new modern offices when COVID-19 guidelines permit
Employee Shares Saving Plan
Schibsted Learning Lab, a company-wide learning platform to improve your skills and support your career development
You can receive a supplementary remuneration according to the collective agreement when on parental leave. Applies if you have been employed for more than a year
Health promotion benefits
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
Schibsted is a family of digital brands with a strong Nordic position, and more than 5,000 employees. Millions of people interact with our companies every day through our leading online marketplaces, world-class media houses. We also help new promising businesses grow. Our joint mission of empowering people in their daily lives is rooted in the values of our media heritage and a legacy of bold change. At our best, we are a fearless force for change in a society built on trust and transparency.
Product & Tech is responsible for product development and technology platforms for News Media brands. The unit consists of product managers, software engineers, UX experts, and user researchers. 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 starting.
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.
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