UX Designer for independent journalism

UX Designer for independent journalism

We are committed to designing tools for journalists, editors and newsrooms working for independent journalism at our large newspapers in Norway and Sweden. If you want to be part of the team that designs these tools and products and helps get our journalism out to millions of news consumers every day - we have the job for you!

Schibsted Media not only owns the leading newspapers in Scandinavia - Aftenposten and VG in Norway and Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet in Sweden - but also a number of regional news brands like Bergens Tidene and Stavanger Aftenblad.

Working as UX designer at Schibsted

At Schibsted Media we are a team of designers that work in a cooperative way and we are proud of being part of strengthening democracy in Scandinavia and we are all working on different aspects of a large publishing group. You will be a part of this extended and proficient team and in this team we share knowledge, meet at UX gatherings, run collaborative design critique sessions and meet up for social events.

In your daily work, you will be part of a smaller cross-functional team that is responsible for the work tools for our newsrooms. In our product teams we committed to our principles:
  • We are user-oriented
  • We take data-informed decisions
  • We embrace collaboration
  • We are transparent
  • We are proactive
  • We are curious
The challenge

You will simplify, improve and design new features in the tools for our newsrooms that our colleagues use when working with our news media to produce independent journalism, reach a wide audience and strengthen democracy.

You will in most cases base your design decisions on insights like data and usability tests. Our users will be your focus but at the same time, you should be able to be on top of efficiency and business values in the products.

You will be working in a team with designers, researchers, engineers, and product managers and you will together deliver effective and usable products. You will be working with various tasks in the design process and with different products in our portfolio always with the goal to improve our products.

About You
  • You have more than 4 years of work experience as a UX Designer
  • You have a bachelor or masters degree in design or similar
  • You have very strong UX skills
  • You are proficient in creating user flows, wireframes and prototypes, and iterating them takes you no time
  • You should be comfortable in doing different types of user research and usability testing and draw conclusions from the results
  • You have strong cooperative skills and are comfortable with communicating and socializing in English (Swedish or Norwegian knowledge is a bonus)
  • You have experience from designing products and services
  • You know how to present your own work and argue for your solutions
  • You should be dependable with managing your own workload
  • You are a dedicated designer that is passionate about keeping up to date about digital development and designing modern solutions
What Will You Do
  • Collaborate with UX designers, UX researchers, Visual Designer, newsrooms, developers and project managers to identify user needs and experiences
  • Create insight-driven software solutions
  • Use research to map out personas as well as the user needs
  • Create and validate interactive prototypes
  • Actively contribute to UX strategy
  • Do user research guided by a specialist from our UX Research team
What We Offer
  • We are a kind and great bunch of design colleagues that want to work with you
  • We invest in growing you and your competence by letting you spend 10% of your working time to develop
  • At our offices, we run multiple internal learning sessions, breakfast seminars, Schibsted Talks with complimentary lunch and other fun events
  • You will work with a great set of tools
  • Being part of a passionate and professional team producing impactful products
  • Competitive salary adjusted to your level of competence and experience
  • Insurance and pension schemes
If you wish to apply for this role, you need to send us with the following:
  • Recent portfolio
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
As a part of this process, we will conduct a background check on the final candidate.
Mer info
Område Stockholms stad
Yrkesroll Data & IT, UX & Webbdesign
Typ av anställning Heltid, Projekt- / Visstidsanställd
Sista ansökningsdag Löpande (57 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Schibsted is an international media group with more than 5 000 employees. We have world-class media houses in Scandinavia, leading marketplaces and digital services that empower consumers. Millions of people interact with Schibsted companies every day.

What we do

Our corporate social responsibility is closely linked to our mission of "Empowering people in their daily life", our values and our core business. We believe that we, together with our users, can contribute to a more sustainable society in what we do every day.
  • We empower people by providing transparent and secure marketplaces.
  • We empower them by creating services that provide them with better deals.
  • We empower them by defending freedom of the press and editorial integrity.
Nordic Marketplaces

Connecting millions of buyers and sellers every month, we provide leading online marketplaces in the Nordics.

Our digital marketplaces such as Finn.no, Blocket.se help people buy and sell new and old things.


Within Next we drive growth and create value for Schibsted's customers and users. Our four areas Growth, Financial Services, Next Media and Distribution, will secure that innovation prevails as part of Schibsted's DNA.

News Media

As the largest media group in Scandinavia, our world-class media houses continue to shape the media landscape of today - and tomorrow.

In Scandinavia, our media houses such as VG, Aftenposten, Bergens Tidende, Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet keep people informed and updated on important issues in society.