Data Scientist, Product

Data Scientist, Product

We’re looking for experienced data scientists to work with our core product teams, who will take ownership of the team’s data projects and serve as a strategic partner to Product, Engineering, Design, User Research, and Marketing. 

What you'll do at Figma:

  • Leverage various data science methods such as machine learning, statistical modeling, and causal inference to understand user behavior and optimize the product experience
  • Design and evaluate experiments to measure improvements to UI and algorithms
  • Generate ideas to creatively leverage data for shaping future product roadmaps
  • Drive democratization of data through creation of new datasets and tooling
  • Design and surface metrics to guide decision making
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Product, Engineering, Research, Design, Sales, and Marketing

Teams we’re currently hiring for:

FigJam: this is Figma’s newest standalone product offering, and it’s one of the company priorities this year. FigJam is an online whiteboard for teams to ideate and brainstorm together. The ideal candidate for this team will have exceptional problem solving and storytelling ability, a strong sense of ownership, excellent stakeholder management, and a track record of using data to influence product teams and help them achieve their goals.

Growth Monetization: We’re looking for a Data Scientist to own one of the company’s most important charters— accelerating the growth of Figma's self-serve business. As a Data Scientist on the Monetization Growth team, this role will own one of our most critical business metrics - free to paid conversion - and move them by connecting users to the compelling value that Figma’s premium offerings can unlock. You will tackle exciting challenges with real revenue impact, and build the best monetization experience for our users by developing hypotheses to improve our growth flywheel and further differentiate our paid plans.

We’d love to hear from you if you have:
  • 3+ years relevant work experience supporting a Product offering by way of data insights
  • Fluency in SQL
  • Proficiency in Python, R or similar scripting language
  • Experience in distributed data processing systems (Hive, Redshift, Presto, Snowflake, etc)
  • Prior experience in applying statistical methods to experiment design
  • A proven track record of excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills on short and long term projects
  • Experience communicating and working across functions to proactively drive solutions

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At Figma, one of our values is Grow as you go. We believe in hiring smart, curious people who are excited to learn and develop their skills. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


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