Lead Designer

at Golden
San Francisco

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Golden is looking for a pragmatic and curious in-house, full time designer to join its mission in organizing the world’s knowledge. The company is venture backed by tier A investors and led up by serial entrepreneur Jude Gomila (founder of Heyzap acquired for $45m 2016 / YC '09 and investor in 100+ startups). We are looking for a multi-disciplinary designer with a love for building new products and organizing design systems. As an early team member, you would be working in a startup environment with high autonomy, a rapid development pace, and you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process.

We are looking for:

  • User-driven designer with an eye for details
  • Fast prototyping skills
  • Expert Sketch user
  • Eye for pixel perfection
  • Strategic product thinking and vision
  • Ability to write persuasive and functional copy
  • User experience and quality are at the core of your work
  • Concern with snappiness and responsive design
  • Designing for mobile web, web apps
  • Experience with designing complex web apps and information architectures
  • Passion for typography
  • Self-management skills to take conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable
  • End-to-end product design and design system organization
  • Ability to ship
  • Strong communication skills
  • Intellectual curiosity, interest in knowledge and the pursuit of knowledge
  • Expert at handling all the corner cases of user behavior, scoping variations and graceful failure in design
  • Care about the future of design
  • Happy to work with engineers and PMs on specs

Bonus points:

  • Branding and illustration ability
  • Experience with front-end development

Advantages of working for Golden:

  • An important mission
  • Design-driven, product-focused company
  • High autonomy and ownership
  • Work closely with an experienced founder and founding team
  • Lunch provided daily
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, 401k, Commuter benefits and more
  • Equity in fast growing startup

Apply at [email protected]

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