| Founding Product Designer

Job Description


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  • JOB TYPE: Direct Hire/ FTE Position (no agencies/C2C – see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Remote – United States Only
  • SALARY: Our client is looking to pay $150,000 – $175,000/yr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40h/week – Long term


When you join Braintrust, you will be invited to a screening process for Braintrust to learn more about your previous work experiences. Once completed, you will have access to the employer for this role and other top companies that seek high-quality talent. Apply to this job to kick off the process.


Please only apply if you’ve designed relevant products + comfortable/ experienced being sole/ founding designer for a stealth startup.


  • Multiple years of relevant product design experience.
  • A strong understanding of user-experience principles and a people-focused design process.
  • The ability to see the big picture, and then zoom back into the details.
  • Experience collaborating across cross-functional teams and effectively communicating your process and design to cross-team stakeholders outside of design.

What you’ll be working on


  • Build and own the design systems, visual identity, and user-experience from the ground-up to scale with the product and team
  • Build pixel-perfect designs for new features across our consumer-facing web app
  • Work closely with the company Co-founders to bring the company’s vision into an intuitive, beautifully designed product MVP
  • Identify and execute the strategic vision for design
  • Build design infrastructure, including scaling a design team as we grow
  • Collaborate with the team to develop company’s brand identity
  • Low-fi wireframes to beautiful mocks that can be developed into functional digital experiences
  • Manage the design processes, translating company goals into design priorities, defining effective cross-team workflows

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Braintrust Job ID: 6522

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application.

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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