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Lead Product Designer at Proxy

San Francisco or New York City / Remote
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

Let’s start with why we exist…

We believe the most important technologies in the world don’t seek your attention, they work for you, they empower you, and they get out of the way, so you can focus your attention on what matters most.

We believe that everything around you should be simpler, faster, and more seamless - that everything should be frictionless. We believe in a world where you can control everything around you, by simply being present and having technology do the work for you by turning the mundane into the magical. We believe you should be able to experience the world personalized ways rich with your preferences and taste, while staying in control of your data and privacy. 

We are creating this world by building your digital Proxy. It’s your preferences, your identities, your ID cards, your wallet, your physical world experience, augmented and represented by a signal emitted from your smartphone that tells the world around you, who you are, what you want, and how you want it.

We exist to empower you with your digital Proxy and to make it universally accessible and infinitely useful to you.

Why does this role exist?

At its core, Proxy wants to redefine the way that people interact with technology. Our products not only need to look incredible... they also need to define entirely new behaviors... and reflect our values from start to finish.

We need a creative, empathetic person to bring us closer to realizing the personalized, frictionless future we envision. To build a suite of impactful products that transcend enterprise and consumer realms at scale. Sound easy? There's a twist: if we do our jobs correctly, the majority of users won't even need to open our app.

And so…

We’re looking for that human who can design a seamless user experience across all product lines (mobile, iPad, web apps, smart watch) — one that feels like magic. Someone who can translate the most ambitious vision for the future into something tangible. Someone who welcomes a rapidly changing environment and isn't afraid to jump into multiple projects.


  • You’re a digital product designer— anthropologist, user researcher, UI expert, Picasso across digital mediums. You can complete any task thrown at you, ranging from building a directory of data-driven personas, to leveraging the latest and greatest visual design techniques, to testing prototypes in the field.
  • You are fluent in the tools and processes required to make a stunning app (mobile, iPad, web, & beyond). Sketch & Invision are great- but you're the expert, so you can tell us what works best!
  • You have experience working at a fast-paced startup environment with new challenges every day. You can work well with product, engineering, and marketing people.
  • Your portfolio speaks for itself.

The opportunity

  • Set the direction for the experience across our apps = major impact!
  • Help define and set the standard for quality through building out a talented design team.
  • Work directly with the CEO and C-Suite.

Why you should join Proxy

At Proxy, we believe that humans should be empowered, rather than beholden, to technology, and that technology should be used to make our experiences in the world frictionless. Our vision is to live in a world where the technology and services we use can securely recognize our physical presence and seamlessly provide us with an experience personalized to our individual needs and preferences. Most importantly - the ability to do this with complete control of your personal data and privacy.