Product Design Articles

  • building-a-smooth-stories-experience-on-i-os

    Building a smooth Stories experience on iOS

    November 11, 2020

    Co-authors: Chen Yuan, Lauren Caponong, and Derrick Showers An active community is core to the LinkedIn experience because it provides the foundation for interaction and engagement among our members. As part of that experience, we began introducing Stories this fall as a meaningful way to help members connect to their professional communities. When launching a...

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    Behind the scenes: The new LinkedIn Jobs experience

    October 28, 2020

    Co-authors: Hang Li, David Huang, Shuangfei Li, and Shannon Zhang A robust hiring ecosystem is one that serves the needs of both employers and prospective candidates, and is a critical component of creating economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. A robust hiring ecosystem is now more important than ever as COVID-19 has left millions...

  • under-the-hood-updating-linkedins-ui

    Under the hood: Updating LinkedIn's UI

    October 22, 2020

    Co-author: Jitesh Gandhi and Eric Babyak Across LinkedIn, we recently launched a new design that brings a warmer, more inclusive feeling to our products. Throughout the planning phases of this process, we were met with challenging questions in implementing this redesign, such as, “How do you modernize and refresh a user interface (UI) across three applications...

  • pensieve-an-embedding-feature-platform

    Pensieve: An embedding feature platform

    October 14, 2020

    Co-authors: Benjamin Le, Daniel Gmach, Aman Grover, Roshan Lal, Jerry Lin, Austin Lu, Qingyun Wan, and Leighton Zhang Feature...

  • rebuilding-messaging-how-we-built-for-extensibility

    Rebuilding messaging: How we built for extensibility

    August 20, 2020

    In the previous blog posts of our “Rebuilding messaging” series, we shared the process of how we designed the system from high-level...

  • rebuilding-messaging-how-we-bootstrapped-our-platform

    Rebuilding messaging: How we bootstrapped our platform

    July 21, 2020

    Co-authors: Pradhan Cadabam and Jingxuan (Rex) Zhang Messaging has been a core part of Linkedin since the day we launched and our...