Senior Product Designer

May 8, 2024

Job Description

Circle is constructing a premier all-in-one platform for online communities, catering to creators, educators, coaches, and businesses. Our platform facilitates bringing together audiences through diverse features like discussions, live streams, events, chat, courses, and payments, all unified under their respective brands.

We take pride in being a fully remote company comprising approximately 150 team members, hailing from over 30 countries globally, with ongoing growth. Our focus is on discovering outstanding talent, empowering them to excel, and fostering a significant impact in their lives. Embracing an asynchronous culture, we prioritize outcomes rather than tracking hours.

Twice annually, we unite the entire team for enriching company retreats set in stunning locations worldwide!

Role Overview:

As a Senior Product Designer at Circle, you’ll play a pivotal role beyond crafting aesthetically pleasing interfaces. You’ll serve as a strategic partner in shaping the future of our community engagement SaaS platform. With considerable autonomy, you’ll shoulder substantial responsibilities, influencing user experiences and design outcomes. Your contributions will further Circle’s expansion in a sector that not only holds cultural significance but also drives significant economic activity globally. Given Circle’s aspiration to become the preferred platform for creators seeking to expand and monetize their communities, your role will be instrumental in realizing this vision.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead design projects from inception to launch, ensuring outstanding UX/UI design.
  • Develop comprehensive user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs.
  • Utilize analytics and user data to identify design opportunities and enhance user experience.
  • Effectively communicate design decisions to senior leadership, developers, and stakeholders, ensuring alignment with business objectives and user needs.
  • Stay abreast of the competitive landscape and emerging trends in technology, design, and user engagement.
  • Proactively research improvements in the design and tech domains, contributing fresh ideas.
  • Employ various communication methods, including asynchronous, to update teams and address design process hurdles.
  • Regularly review live applications, taking ownership of UI/UX features under your purview.
  • Actively participate in the review process as features near launch, upholding the highest UI/UX standards.
  • Collaborate closely with developers during implementation, offering design guidance and ensuring fidelity to the original design.

Requirements:

  • Strong alignment with our values.
  • Proficiency in English (spoken, written, and reading) at a CEFR Level C1 / ILR Level 5.
  • 6+ years of product design experience with a robust portfolio showcasing UX/UI expertise.
  • Mastery of Figma, demonstrating proficiency in creating detailed, high-fidelity design mockups and prototypes.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills for articulating complex design concepts persuasively.
  • Data-driven approach, leveraging qualitative and quantitative insights to inform designs.
  • Ability to work autonomously while collaborating effectively across departments.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, ensuring seamless and pixel-perfect end products.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field preferred.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Fully remote work environment.
  • Autonomy and trust to deliver outcomes.
  • 35 days of annual paid time off.
  • Generous U.S.-benchmarked compensation and startup equity.
  • Comprehensive medical coverage for employees and their families.
  • Parental leave and home office stipend.
  • Learning & development stipend.
  • Annual bonus potential.
  • Biannual fully paid company retreats in stunning global locations.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Circle is committed to diversity and actively seeks talent from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds globally. We provide competitive compensation irrespective of location and proactively aim to broaden representation of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences within our teams.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Circle is an equal opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. We are committed to providing accommodations during the recruitment process to meet individual needs.