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🎨Founding Product Designer



Product, Design
United States Β· Remote
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

Founding Product Designer

πŸ“ Remote (US)
Reports to:

πŸ›– About Thatch

Our goal is to connect a global community of travelers and travel creators with tools that make it remarkably easy to curate, share and sell travel guides and planning services.
Our team consists of talented engineers and product thinkers from Google, Salesforce, Airbnb, Expedia and Looker.
The company has raised $5.2M from some of Silicon Valley's best early stage investors including Tim Connors at Pivot North (first investor in 6 $1B+ companies), Wave Capital (early operators at Airbnb that led data science and corp dev), Freestyle.vc (early investors in Patreon, Airtable), and Marc Randolph (co-founder of Netflix).

🎳 What we look for in all teammates

🧠 Smarts

We don't care if you have a fancy degree. We care that you're naturally curious, have the ability to get up to speed quickly in different areas of your job, intuitively make connections across new concepts, and efficiently communicate your ideas and solutions for the problems at hand.

❀️ Goodness

We care about working with good humans, which for us means people who are honest, reliable, generous, emotionally intelligent and have a healthy balance of humility and confidence.

πŸ’ͺ Grit

Building things from scratch is difficult and full of uncertainty. You should enjoy working hard, solving problems, have a bias toward action and have the passion, perseverance and resourcefulness to stick with it when things get ambiguous or uncertain.

πŸ“‹ About you & the role

🧐 You might be a good fit if you...

Care about the future of consumer travel and want to shape it.
Want to work with passionate, curious people on a team that values big ideas and the details that make them a reality.
Have experience, opinions, and skills in a range of design disciplines, from product (system) design, to interaction, visual and brand.

βœ… You're an ideal candidate if you...

Identify as a product designer, but have strong visual design or graphic design experience.
Know how to build and maintain cohesive visual UI systems, from overall creative direction down to icon systems, motion graphics, style guides & specs.
Have partnered with product and engineering to launch products, especially in a startup environment.
Approach your work with a collaborative mindset that prioritizes delivering the best experience possible for the end customer.
Obsessively unearth what your customer really wants.
Have the ability to start with big ideas, identify product and design opportunities, explore them visually, and distill them into an actionable direction.
Are comfortable prototyping and iterating on initial ideas with users and engineers until they're launched.
Have a track record of working in a complex, multi-platform, multi-device ecosystem.
Are a great communicator, in both conversations and presentations.
Are a great listener.

πŸ‹οΈβ€β™€οΈ Your responsibilities

You will be our sole designer for the next 6-12 months leading all aspects of design for the team and working closely with the CEO and Head of Product. You must be adaptable, efficient and autonomous to succeed at this role.

🎯 Requirements

Expert knowledge of Figma and best practices
A current online portfolio
Proven track record of designing and shipping
Expertise in using color, style, iconography, web typography, information design, and visual hierarchy to clarify data, indicate relationships, and hint at behavior
4 years minimum of professional experience

🎁 Bonus

Experience building websites with Webflow (or other platforms)
Any front-end coding chops
Video editing skills
Experience running user research

Interested in the Role?

Drop us a line πŸ‘‰ careers@thatch.co