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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  UX Designer

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Dec 7, 2022
Full remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 131525 - New York, New York, United States

When you join us, you are taking the first step toward building a future to smile about.

Our trustworthy household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success.


We celebrate experimentation and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves. Our caring culture fuels a workplace that drives innovation and our enduring success. If you are passionate about working for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile. Every day.



We are building an internal Digital Product Design capability for Colgate-Palmolive, and this role is critical to the foundation of this new capability. You will design experiences and programs that deliver our digital brand excellence. Your contributions to our digital products, platforms and tools amplify our brands and solve needs for end users. 


You are interested in business and brand strategy and able to translate it into people-driven product and brand experiences that exceed objectives. As a designer, you have a great eye and a strong technical ability for crafting delightful, highly visual and easy-to-use digital experiences.  

Our Global Design team is responsible for the Colgate-Palmolive global portfolio of products which are found in 75% of every home in the world. We have brands across Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care, Skin Health and Pet Nutrition categories. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design visually strong user-centered interactions that meet user needs and drive business success.

  • Apply consistent design patterns, create new patterns for reuse through design and code with senior or lead input.

  • Design, coordinate, and execute user research to guide product design decisions (contextual inquiry, usability testing, competitive analysis, etc), apply findings to product designs, and communicate results to the teams.

  • Convert and communicate user needs via design artifacts like presentations, user flows, storyboards, wireframes, low and high fidelity prototypes that allow you to collaborate and quickly iterate ideas with the team and get designs in front of end-users for validation, and UI specifications.

  • Collaborate with and present ideas to other designers and managers to find the best improvements to the user experience.

  • Champion Colgate-Palmolive’s design-integrated philosophy and standards. 

  • Identify and support the conduct of a diverse range of User Research to help make better data-driven design decisions and better products. Identify gaps and opportunities in the UX and user journeys.

  • Model the relationship for collaboration between Experience and Engineering capabilities.

  • Influence feature development by working with business, IT and QA teams to advocate for the prioritization of design centered changes, refinements, and improvements.



  • Bachelor's degree in design-related topic or equivalent years work experience

  • 4+ years professional experience in digital design agency, digital product company, brand or related creative industry. 

  • A portfolio of work demonstrating experience designing for complex systems across multiple platforms, including mobile and touch-based interfaces

  • Experience working in design teams and communicating with product managers, senior designers and other leaders.

  • Proven skills in user research, conceptual design, interaction design, information architecture, and visual design

  • Conversational understanding of front and back-end development technologies. 

  • Ability to self-manage and handle competing priorities 

  • Team player who excels at collaboration and enjoys working with other designers.

  • Strong presentation and communication skills; confident ability to present to team members at all levels

  • Ability to distill ambiguous briefs into tangible requirements and deliverables

  • Expert knowledge of necessary software applications and platforms. (Figma, Trello, Jira, Miro, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)

  • Experience working in an agile environment (SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, etc.) 

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.



Salary Range $86,400-126,840 USD


Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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