Principal Product Designer

San Francisco, CA

Who We Are:
We are Quantcast. A global Demand Side Platform (DSP) powered by AI. Rooted in our DNA is a strong foundation of measurement and consumer analytics, enabling us to empower marketers to reach audiences and achieve measurable advertising outcomes across the Open Web. 
Since 2006, Quantcast has consistently set the industry standard by introducing groundbreaking initiatives such as the first measurement platform for digital publishers and the first AI-powered DSP. If you're prepared to be part of an enthusiastic team that crafts cutting-edge solutions, then Quantcast is the ideal place for you.
The Opportunity:
Are you a design leader with a passion for groundbreaking technology? Do you love using your creative prowess to solve strategic business challenges? Are you just as comfortable working in Figma as giving a presentation on your vision?
If so, Quantcast is hiring a Principal Product Designer to help lead our design team in our San Francisco office!


  • You are fully autonomous and are adept at working at varying levels of abstraction. You can be deployed on any project and carry it through expertly 
  • You fully own the design vision and strategy, and can guide cross functional teams such as Product, Engineering, PMM, Marketing to define strategy through the lens of design 
  • You define, evolve, and drive how the company understands and works with our content standards and design systems
  • You mentor others by growing the team skill set on visual and interactive design, coaching others on how to solve UX and design challenges, and increasing knowledge by sharing new tools, design concepts, and technology trends
  • You develop best practices and help newer designers grow their intuition and design rationale through expertise and data
  • Handle multiple channels of internal input and user feedback; be adept at balancing conflicting inputs and helping the team find delightful solutions
  • Inspire a design thinking / user-centric culture within the team and across the organization
  • Be a thought-leader on product design to partners at all levels (from peers to the CEO) with a clear articulate rationale for design decisions


  • 7+ years of Product Design or Graphic Design with proven experience in the design of sophisticated interconnected products
  • 7+ year hands-on experience designing web and/or mobile applications
  • Advanced user research, information architecture, interaction design and visual design skills
  • Experience developing and evangelizing adoption of a design system, both in building patterns and component libraries
  • Proficient with Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, and prototyping tools
  • Portfolio showing examples of product design work
  • Experience with SaaS software or, at minimum, operationally complex software
  • Organized thought process and effective communication – especially when articulating design decisions, supporting prioritization
  • BA/BS/BFA or equivalent industry experience

Nice to have:

  • Recent ad tech experience
  • B2B or D2C or B2B2C experience
  • Global software design; in particular in NA, EMEA, and APAC
  • MFA
The salary range for this position is $159,700 - $216,100
Ultimately, in determining your offer, we will take into consideration your geographic location, relevant experience and expertise, and other job-related factors. Furthermore, full-time roles are eligible for a bonus, equity, and benefits (depending on your location) which include hybrid work, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, and retirement plans. Please see our Careers page for additional information.
Founded in 2006 and headquartered in San Francisco, Quantcast has employees in 18 offices across 10 countries. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone can be their authentic self. We work to ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Recognizing the importance of flexible work environments, Quantcast operates in a hybrid work model. This model gives employees the opportunity to work from home two days a week and work in the office for team collaboration for the remainder of the time. Our hybrid model may differ based on location or team, so please consult with your hiring manager for further information. All hybrid employees can also work remotely for two weeks each year or, if eligible, apply for our fully remote work program. We strongly encourage vaccination for all Quantcast employees as a way to stop the spread of COVID and protect yourself and others. Apply

Job Profile


North America


United States


Bonus Dental Insurance Equity Hybrid work Medical Insurance Retirement plans Vacation Vision Insurance


Adobe Creative Suite AI Communication Figma Prototyping tools

  • Develop and drive design systems
  • Guide cross-functional teams
  • Handle user feedback
  • Inspire design thinking culture
  • Mentor team members
  • Own design vision and strategy

7+ years


America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9