Design Articles

  • You know those rooms in the movies where battles are planned and strategies decided? Well, imagine my surprise when, just weeks after my college graduation and fresh into my new job at LinkedIn, I found myself locked in a room full of seasoned user experience designers, developers and product managers mapping out our strategy for the design of LinkedIn’s Connected app for iPhone. For weeks, we spent endless hours looking at research, talking to our members and rethinking the way…

  • Joann Wu

    You may have seen that we recently made some changes to LinkedIn Today, our social news product. We’ve not only made the product easier to navigate, we’ve completely re-imagined the look and feel, so you can get quicker access and customized ways to consume the news that matters most to you. One of the key design principles that drove the approach for the visual change was to simplify the experience; creating an elegant, delightful and customized experience for news…

  • Anita Lillie

    Ed. note: This belongs to our blog series on the genesis and thinking behind the design of LinkedIn’s features. Check out similar posts here. A month ago we launched our Groups Statistics dashboard to help our users learn more about LinkedIn Groups. In today’s post, I’ll delve into a few of the design decisions that made the product what it is today. Genesis of the project I came to work at LinkedIn because of the enormous potential we have with data. We can provide…

  • Frank Yoo

    This belongs to our blog series on the genesis and thinking behind the design of LinkedIn’s features. Check out similar posts here. – Ed.  Two…

  • Frank Yoo

    LinkedIn Today, our social news product, launched on March 10th both on our website as well as a standalone feature – News – on our iPhone App…

  • Nico Posner

    Over the past years, we have shared with our members ways to manage the right levels of privacy and security on LinkedIn. Since then, we’ve heard loud and…