Product Designer at Firstbase.io
About the role
About the role
Firstbase.io is hiring a Product Designer to be an important member of a small nimble product team. You will be expected to wear many hats and help make influential product decisions.
You will collaborate and support the product, engineering, and marketing teams by designing the best visual and functional experiences that communicate a clear, consistent brand story.
Firstbase is building an all-in-one Company OS to help define how founders across the globe launch, manage, and grow their businesses.
More than ten thousand founders from over a hundred countries have used our incorporation product, Firstbase Start, to launch their startup. For many founders, "firstbase.io" has become what they type into their address bars when they think about incorporating a business.
We are backed by Y Combinator & our team, investors, and advisors include people from Apple, Gusto, Carta, Wise, Plaid, and many other great companies.
Why you should join
Firstbase is much more than just incorporation. Our team is dedicated to building products & solving some of the startups’ hardest problems, with a particular focus in:
- Democratizing access to financial infrastructure
- Automating tasks every founder faces when running a business
- Making tools and resources more accessible to everyone, everywhere
- Building integrated solutions for founders and removing friction
- Delivering opportunities to traditionally overlooked founders and companies
- Democratizing access to knowledge
Join us on a mission to help more companies succeed!
Who are we looking for
We are looking for risk-takers with diverse experience able to provide fearless feedback.
You will have the following duties
- Work directly with the VP of Product to shape ideas, create prototypes, and build the product roadmap
- Partner with marketing to create and implement new designs consistent with the product experience
- Work with Customer Success to research and understand customer problems and pain points.
- Design and collaborate with engineering to implement new Vue UI components and improve existing ones
- Creating design guidelines for our products to ensure interface consistency across devices.
- Designing beautiful, clear interfaces for the website and necessary marketing assets.
- Illustrating intuitive iconography for our applications
- Helping instill a design culture in the company as a whole — we want everyone to value and understand the role of design
- Creating original graphic designs (e.g., images, sketches, and tables)
You should meet the following requirements
- Great taste for elegant and beautiful product experiences
- Ability to work through design problems from beginning to end, efficiently
- A knack for distilling complex problems into effective solutions
- Strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
- Hard-working and dedicated team player that needs little to no supervision, but enjoys working a team toward a common goal
- Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
- Self-motivated with an ability to work in the unknown
- Ability to communicate technical topics to both technical and non-technical team members.
- Demonstrated collaboration with product managers, engineers, and other designers to drive outcomes
- Experience in a similar role at a high-growth startup
- Knowledge of startups and products in our space
- Proficient in both oral and written English communication
Some perks you might enjoy
Competitive salary and equity: We lean on some of the best market data to ensure that we offer the most competitive compensation.
Hybrid work environment: We work both remotely & from our offices in New York City in São Paulo – optimizing for collaboration while providing flexibility to team members.
21 days of PTO + birthday off: We offer flexibility to allow people to relax and recharge whenever they need it.
Build your ideal work setup: We understand that how you work is extremely important, so we provide a stipend to set yourself up for success here at Firstbase.
Health benefits: Firstbase offers health insurance reimbursements to both US and international employees.
Learning and development: We provide a stipend together with resources to help people grow and develop in their careers.
Amazing quarterly bonus: Every team at Firstbase has a bonus structure that usually accounts for 20-25% of OTE.
Our design stack
We use Slack, Clubhouse, Notion, and G Suite to collaborate and build together.
Why you should join Firstbase.io
Join Firstbase.io to help more founders start companies