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Staff Product Designer, Trust and Safety

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About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

As a Staff Designer on our Trust and Safety team, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the integrity and safety of our user experience on Pinterest. Your work will focus on creating safe and welcoming experiences for both new and existing users who interact with our platform. You will develop solutions that protect our community and enhance user trust, managing key aspects of user safety including content moderation, user reporting mechanisms, and account safety features. This will involve reimagining how we communicate critical safety information and guidelines, potentially redesigning our safety protocols, and creating educational content that helps users understand how to interact safely and responsibly on Pinterest. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to lead projects aimed at improving our overall safety infrastructure, helping to ensure that Pinterest remains a trusted space for inspiration and creativity.

What you’ll do:

  • Partner closely with your product and engineering counterparts to define the product strategy, roadmap, process, and culture
  • Be comfortable in a fast paced, iterative, experimental, and mission driven environment
  • Work with and manage feedback from multiple stakeholders across eng, product, Trust & Safety, lLegal, operations, policy, and Design System teams; as well as engineering, product and design leadership
  • Uphold and inspire a high level of design execution throughout the team
  • Grow the people on the design team through coaching and mentorship

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years in Product Design (or equivalent)
  • Experience working through legal compliance requirements transforming them into intuitive user experiences
  • Energized by spearheading initiatives focused on user Trust and Safety
  • Excellent product thinking and UX design skills
  • Great communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate your design decisions and the problems they’re solving
  • Ability to set the direction for the team by creating clear and impactful strategies
  • Drive results by holding the team accountable for efficient, high-quality execution of goals
  • A well-versed storyteller with strong presentation skills
  • Experience in balancing speed and quality with a focus both visioning exercise and jumping into tactical UX flows for implementation
  • High level of self-awareness with a growth mindset that is focused on impact
  • Strong portfolio that demonstrates outstanding design skills and a passion for experimentation, data and systems thinking a plus

Relocation Statement:

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.



At Pinterest we believe the workplace should be equitable, inclusive, and inspiring for every employee. In an effort to provide greater transparency, we are sharing the base salary range for this position. The position is also eligible for equity. Final salary is based on a number of factors including location, travel, relevant prior experience, or particular skills and expertise.

Information regarding the culture at Pinterest and benefits available for this position can be found here.

US based applicants only
$148,049—$304,496 USD

Our Commitment to Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member) or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify for support.
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