Senior Product Designer

Senior Product Designer

At ContraVisit company website

Location

San Francisco, United States of America, Remote

Job Type

full-time

Technology Stack

Design
Design
HTML
HTML
CSS
CSS

About Contra

Contra is a professional network for the independent digital workforce. Digital professionals use Contra to create stunning visual profiles, earn money commission-free, and build high-quality professional communities and referral networks. Contra was started by a group of independents who were tired of existing professional networks that are blind to the needs of digital professionals. We’re creating a new way to work for the independent digital workforce.

Role Background

We’re growing our team of passionate people who are reimagining the future of work. As a Senior Product Designer at Contra, you’ll collaborate with Engineering, Product, and Community, leading all phases of the design process to build an exceptional product.

How you’ll add value at Contra:

  • Collaborate with Product to identify user and business needs
  • Take ownership of feature flows, creating high-fidelity visuals in Figma, and interactive prototypes that ship quickly
  • Drive forward designs not only for the product, but also for marketing, social and community.
  • Communicate and share often in written, verbal, and visual ways to align the team and move the work towards implementation
  • Work closely with Engineering to ensure high quality implementation
  • Own our growing design system
  • Identify ways to improve our product, our design approach, and our processes over time

You’ll be successful here if you:

  • Showcase a portfolio that demonstrates excellence in design
  • Have experience as an independent/freelancer
  • Design exceptional products from start to finish, participating in all phases of design, from definition to development and optimization
  • Have excellent interpersonal communication skills, and deliver transparent, honest, and direct feedback to your peers on an early-stage product
  • Are self-driven and thrive in a remote-first environment
  • Are located in a timezone within 3 hours of San Francisco
  • Are fluent in verbal and written English

How Contra can add value for you:

  • Remote-first culture
  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Healthcare for employees
  • Generous vacation policy + paid holidays off
  • Flexible parental leave
  • Flexibility to choose employee or contractor status
  • No Meeting Wednesdays
  • Half day every third Friday of the month
  • Themed meetings, games, and other fun team-bonding activities
  • Why join Contra? Hear it from the team:

“It’s really fulfilling to work with such a passionate team to reimagine the future of work. There’s a lot of excitement around what we’re building, but at the same time, it’s balanced with a healthy respect for each other, working async and fully remote.” - Head of Product

“Working at Contra means working with humble and talented peers at the cutting edge of technology and design trends. Being able to contribute to a product with the potential to make work ‘work’ for the individual and empower creatives fills me with joy every single day.” - Frontend Engineer

“Teams that equally value a high-level of emotional intelligence and technical aptitude are seldom found. And yet, Contra is that team: uniquely, every individual truly brings a world-class skill set to the table every day — but it is the collective empathy and awareness built into our culture that makes our pursuit to reimagine the future of work possible, and a joy.” - Frontend Engineer

"It's hard to imagine a more rewarding experience than working on a product you believe in with folks you also believe in." - Backend Engineer

Our interview process:

  • Complete a self-assessment form (5-10 minutes)
  • Introduction & culture interview (30 minutes)
  • Portfolio-focused interview with 2 design leads (45 minutes)
  • Interview with Founder (30 minutes)
  • Paid design challenge & review with 2 design leads (45 minutes)

How to apply

To apply, click the link below or send us an email with your story and the salary you want. CVs, and also links to your LinkedIn and Github profile.

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