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Senior Product Designer, Monetization - Search & Partnerships



Product, Design, Sales & Business Development
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024


Nextdoor is where you connect to the neighborhoods that matter to you so you can belong. Our purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on.

Neighbors around the world turn to Nextdoor daily to receive trusted information, give and get help, get things done, and build real-world connections with those nearby — neighbors, businesses, and public services. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in more than 315,000 neighborhoods across 11 countries.

Meet Your Future Neighbors

Nextdoor is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Product Designer to join our monetization team. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in designing experiences that empower neighbors and businesses to build stronger communities while also contributing to Nextdoor's monetization strategies. You will have the opportunity to work at the intersection of user experience, product design, and business tools, shaping the future of the Nextdoor product as it continues to grow globally.

As part of your ownership, you will lead and enhance the end-to-end search experience within the Nextdoor platform, ensuring it meets both user needs and business objectives, driving engagement and revenue growth. Additionally, you will contribute to the ideation and implementation of new monetization surfaces and business partnerships, leveraging your design expertise to create innovative solutions that deliver value to users and drive business success.

At Nextdoor, we offer a warm and inclusive work environment that embraces a hybrid employment experience, providing a flexible experience for our valued employees.

The Impact You’ll Make

If you crave a challenge in a fast-paced environment, the satisfaction of seeing your design work come to life, and take pride in contributing to the growth of a world-class design team, then this is the place for you!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to strategic decisions around the future direction of Nextdoor products as we continue to grow
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and create new experiences that align with Nextdoor's monetization goals and user needs
  • Create experiences that simplify and distill down complex actions into usable interfaces
  • Envision, design, and ship delightful, user-centered, cross-platform experiences that build the fabric of local communities around the globe
  • Lead cross-functional brainstorms, discussions, and design reviews
  • Take on challenging projects and turn them into designs that are intuitive, accessible, and user-friendly
  • Advance the standard for craft on our team. Ensure design consistency and quality across all platforms and devices
  • Build in-person relationships with team members and contribute to the KIND culture that Nextdoor values

What You’ll Bring To The Team

  • 5+ years of professional experience in user experience and product design
  • Strong sense of empathy for customer needs and insights as well as an intuitive grasp of the business problems we’re solving
  • Experience in strategic product thinking, developing product goals, and making data-driven decisions
  • Excellent UX, interaction, and visual design skills with proficiency in designing across multiple platforms
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to lead design processes and drive design consistency and quality
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, capable of representing design work to diverse audiences

Please include a link to your portfolio in addition to your resume.


Compensation, benefits, perks, and recognition programs at Nextdoor come together to create one overall rewards package.

The starting salary for this role is expected to range from $158,000 - $211,000 on an annualized basis, or potentially greater in the event that your 'level' of proficiency exceeds the level expected for the role. Compensation may also vary by geography.

We also expect to award a meaningful equity grant for this role. With equal quarterly vesting, your first vest date would be within the first 3 months of your start date.

Overall, total compensation will vary depending on your relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

We have you covered! Nextdoor employees can choose between a variety of great health plans. We cover 100% of your personal monthly premium for health, dental, and vision – and provide a OneMedical membership for concierge care.

At Nextdoor, we empower our employees to build stronger local communities. To create a platform where all feel welcome, we want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the neighbors we seek to serve. We encourage everyone interested in our purpose to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or any other trait that unfairly targets a group of people. In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

For information about our collection and use of applicants’ personal information, please see Nextdoor's Personnel Privacy Notice, found here.