Product Designer

  • Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Afterpay is transforming the way we pay by allowing customers to buy products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments. The service is completely free⁵ for customers who pay on time - helping people spend responsibly. As of December 31, 2021, Afterpay is offered by more than 122,000 of the world’s favorite retailers and more than 19 million active customers have adopted the service.

Afterpay is currently available in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain, where it is known as Clearpay. Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins. Afterpay is a wholly owned subsidiary of Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ).

Job Description

Our product design team owns the end-to-end customer experience from conceptual thinking to creating tangible solutions and delivery to market. Our focus is to create world-class experiences for our customers. We pride ourselves in rethinking established paradigms and have a passion for creative problem solving, business strategy and technology.

We are looking for a passionate and talented Product Designer to join our growing design team. You will report directly to a Design Manager and be a strong independent contributor who can hit the ground running, own larger design efforts, and be a leader on your cross-functional team. You will assume individual mentoring or coaching responsibilities to help support those around you. You will actively contribute to the design community to help influence and promote the value of design.

Our commerce team is building an ecosystem where merchants can grow their businesses and customers can connect with businesses they love. Whether offering top merchant deals or giving customers the ability to buy now and pay later, our team is focused on helping our customers spend responsibly. The commerce team has many strategic initiatives that join the Square and Cash App ecosystems, such as BNPL. This payment option allows our customers to pay online or in person at AfterPay merchants and Square sellers. As a product designer, you’ll shape strategy, build feature solutions, and be looked upon as an expert for some of our most important products.



  • At least 2-4 years of relevant professional experience as a product designer
  • Use existing design systems & standards to interpret data, informed design decisions based on both qualitative and quantitative insights; suggest improvements to these systems and standards when necessary
  • Acting as a product parter, collaborate effectively with your team and guide the vision for our cross functional stakeholders, 
  • Use existing design systems and standards and suggest improvements to these systems and standards when necessary 
  • Lead with the voice of the customer and have a deep understanding of human centered design principles

Even Better

  • Has shipped work as a professional (e.g. product launch, client delivery, internal /external launch)
  • A portfolio that shows work you were directly responsible for with little guidance from leadership
  • Experience as a primary contributor to continuous streams of work

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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