Designer - Developer

    • Oakland, CA
SiriusXM and Pandora have joined together to create the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S. Together, we are uniquely positioned to lead a new era of audio entertainment by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio experiences to millions of listeners -- in the car, at home and on the go. Our talent, content, technology and innovation continue to be at the forefront, and we want you to be a part of it! Check out our current openings below and at

Position Summary:

You’re an exceptional visual designer who is also knowledgeable about the backend workings of rich-media advertising. As a Designer & Developer in Ad Content, you will work with Pandora’s Client Services and Ad Product Strategy teams to collaborate on determining the functionality, possibility, and scalability of custom executions, both stand-alone and within established ad products. Your curiosity doesn’t stop at a finished design, but persists through the end of a development run.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has the drive and ability to combine their design and development skills within the space of visually dynamic, interaction-based advertising. This position resides within the Ad Creative team and reports into an Art Director/Creative Director.  This job is located at our Oakland, CA office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop innovative and new experiences for Pandora Advertising and Custom Programs within the technical limitations of the Pandora platforms.
  • Proactively ideate on new interactive advertising concepts to take to Sales
  • Create best-in-class work with high level polish and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of user-centered design methodologies, usability principles, and the ability to provide detailed explanation on creative choices
  • Articulate and justify concepts and design solutions to Pandora leadership and client teams
  • Collaborate in a cross functional capacity with other designers, product management, engineering, production and vendors to deliver polished final product

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, including web/mobile advertising, larger scope projects involving branding
  • Strong portfolio that demonstrates experience in online/banner/mobile advertising
  • Strong portfolio and/or work samples to present that demonstrate sound user-centered design solutions
  • Expert proficiency in a variety of design tools including Illustrator, Photoshop

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Work quickly, accurately, and professionally within tight deadlines and large volumes of work
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
  • Good public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic Illustration / Storyboarding skills, a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
  • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to “internal client” and customer service principles.
  • Willingness to take initiative and follow through on projects.
  • Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Creative writing ability.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Expert Adobe Creative Suite skills (Photoshop/Illustrator required, After Effects a plus)
  • Comfortable knowledge of HTML, CSS, JS and JQuery capabilities

Our goal at SiriusXM+Pandora is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM+Pandora is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

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