The Economist is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to Apple TV/OTT apps and VR Experiences. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.
With a growing global circulation and a reputation for insightful analysis and opinion on every aspect of world events, The Economist is one of the most widely recognised and well-read current affairs publications.
The Economist’s product team is a passionate group of digital professionals who look after a number of products and services, from the web and apps to content platform and ecommerce.The Customer Experience team supports all product squads with a remit for creating and optimising products and services, internally and customer facing, to deliver customer value and business growth.
As a Content designer, you will strive to help us shape, develop and communicate product experiences throughout the business, by creating meaningful text that is task driven.
You will collaborate with product, user experience, user research and data scientists, working in cross-functional teams. Fostering strong agile engineering practices and making data-driven decisions, the team plays a pivotal role in delivering innovation and growth.
We believe in centring every business decision on real people to build successful products. Maximising the impact of ‘microcopy’ including buttons, menu headers, 404 screens, and pop-ups, across touchpoints you will reinforce the brand and improve usability. Help us solve complex customer problems, ranging subscription messaging to habit forming routines, to looking for innovative ways to communicate the brand through tone of voice.
How you will contribute:
The ideal skills for the role are: