Pursuit

Marketplace for convenient outdoor experiences in the wild

Lead Visual Designer at Pursuit (YC W22)

Location
Denver/Seattle / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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Josh Green
Josh Green
Founder

About the role

Who are we?

Pursuit is an early-stage startup that is building a marketplace for outdoor activities and trips. We believe that the world is a better place when people put down their phones and get outside to have authentic experiences, so we work tirelessly to make that easier for customers. Currently, we're a team of four distributed between Denver and Seattle that recently finished the W22 batch of YCombinator.

Who are you?

You're an experienced and highly-driven web designer that can own the look and feel of our product and brand end-to-end. As a member of our small team, you are a generalist that can contribute to and own multiple aspects of the product with both independent delivery and collaborative thinking. You believe in our mission to connect people to the wild through authentic experiences in beautiful places.

In your role as lead web designer, your day-to-day tasks will consist of creating visually engaging, innovative, and functional mobile and Web products. You’re a strategic thinker and understand how to design digital website experiences that are compelling and help our customers dream with us. You have a passion for brand building and can help push user experience forward across all digital touchpoints.

While your primary responsibilities will be related to design, you will have outsized influence on the direction of the product as 1/5 of such an early-stage company. Collaboration and creative ideation are encouraged to help us move forward our mission and delight our customers.

What you'll do?

  • Own the visual design of our website, marketing materials, and future mobile app
  • Facilitate and participate in qualitative and quantitative user research, analyze feedback, and act upon results
  • Quickly turn around design mock-ups and have a strong understanding of how your designs are translated into code
  • Collaborate closely to solve problems for our customers
  • Influence the direction of the product and company
  • Stay in the loop and on top of the latest standards, changes, trends in visual design field

Job Requirements

  • 4+ years of related design experience, including working as part of a cross-functional team to deliver for customers
  • Data-driven approach to UI/UX with experience in user research and optimization
  • High proficiency with prototyping and visual design software
  • Ability to deliver independently and defend your work, but also take creative feedback and execute updates in a professional manner
  • A portfolio that demonstrates UX and visual design skills in digital products
  • Ability to learn new tools quickly and work in a fast evolving environment

Why Pursuit?

We're a small team that is passionate about changing how the world experiences the outdoors. As an early team member, you have the ability to shape the company and own a significant equity stake.

The problem that we're solving resonates with the vast majority of people that we've talked to, including influential VCs and angel investors. After launching publicly at the beginning of YCombinator W22 in January, we grew monthly GMV to around $50k in March.

Benefits

  • Competitive full compensation package
  • Robust health benefits packages including medical, dental and vision plans

Our tech stack

  • React
  • NextJS
  • Typescript
  • MySQL
  • AWS

Why you should join Pursuit

Pursuit is an early-stage startup that is building a marketplace for outdoor activities and trips. We believe that the world is a better place when people put down their phones and get outside to have authentic experiences, so we work tirelessly to make that easier for customers. Currently, we're a team of four distributed between Denver and Seattle that recently finished the W22 batch of Y Combinator.

Pursuit
Founded:2021
Team Size:4
Location:Denver, CO
Founders
Josh Green
Josh Green
Founder
Mason Meier
Mason Meier
Founder