Product Design Articles

  • reactions1

    Engineering LinkedIn Reactions

    April 17, 2019

    As you casually scroll through a news feed, you may “like” a post here and there. “Liking” has become so second-nature that we don’t often think about what happens the minute you hit that “like” button. When we began considering building out our “likes” feature into a set of reactions on LinkedIn, it took time for me to understand how complex a “like” really is....

  • calendarui1

    Open Sourcing our Day View UI Library for Making Meetings Easier

    March 21, 2019

    Co-authors: Greg Lundien, Akif Hossain, Daniel Hsu, and Hannah Cutler   Our members leverage LinkedIn Messenger for a number of use cases, and oftentimes a scheduling component is an important piece of the interaction. A few examples include: A student who wants to schedule time to chat with a graduate from his or her school for career advice. A freelancer who...

  • jobsai1

    Learning Hiring Preferences: The AI Behind LinkedIn Jobs

    February 12, 2019

    Co-authors: Benjamin McCann and Nadeem Anjum   Last June, we introduced Recommended Matches: candidate recommendations for your open job posting that get more targeted over time based on your feedback. We're now rolling out this feature globally alongside an updated version of the algorithm powering it. This new algorithm, which is used throughout the Jobs...

  • producthelp1

    Improving Member Productivity with In-Product Help

    December 27, 2018

    LinkedIn’s Help Center boasts a personalized experience aimed at getting our members the help they need, finding the answers to their...

  • contacts6

    Building the Contacts Platform at LinkedIn

    October 23, 2018

    Co-authors: Ravneet S. Khalsa and Gokulraj Mohanasundaram   Introduction Members can choose to import their contacts from third-party...

  • talenthub1

    Building Enterprise Software on LinkedIn's Consumer Stack: ...

    October 11, 2018

    Co-authors: Viman Deb and Christian Mathiesen   The Economic Graph is a digital representation of the global economy based on 575+...