Design Sourcer

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique travel experiences around the world. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb allows people to Belong Anywhere through unique travel experiences at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and over 190 countries. We promote a culture of curiosity, humanity, and creativity through our product, brand, and, most importantly, our people.
Design is infused in everything we do here at Airbnb!  We are looking for an exceptional Design Sourcer to join our Recruiting team and help build our design team here at Airbnb. Check out our design blog at Airbnb.Design for more information about our work and culture.
Responsibilities include:
  • Building and maintaining a robust pipeline of top design talent through creative sourcing efforts
  • Screening candidates and portfolios to assess for hard skills and culture fit
  • Engaging candidates, and walking them through the interview process until handoff to recruiter
  • Partnering with Designers and leadership to strategize on high priority roles
  • Partnering with Design Recruiters to prioritize roles and sourcing strategy
  • Stay abreast of relevant news in product design and the creative design industry
  • Represent the company with integrity and professionalism
Requirements include:
  • 4+ years of sourcing experience for a consumer facing company with elite standards for design
  • Track record for successfully identifying and qualifying exceptional design candidates
  • Experience sourcing for creative candidates in a product focused company
  • The ability to adapt to fast paced environments and being self-sufficient/motivated
  • In-house and creative agency recruiting experience is a plus
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity is a plus
  • Passion for technology and design
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • BS/BA degree  



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