Senior Product Designer

May 12, 2024

Job Description

Circle is on a mission to develop the foremost comprehensive online community platform globally. Our platform enables creators, coaches, educators, and businesses to unite their audience through dynamic discussions, live streams, events, chat, courses, and payments—all consolidated under their own brand.

We take pride in being a fully remote company, comprising approximately 150 team members (and growing!) hailing from over 30 countries. We are committed to discovering exceptional talent, empowering them to excel, and fostering a positive impact in their lives. Operating on an asynchronous culture, we prioritize outcomes over tracking hours.

Twice annually, we orchestrate company-wide retreats in stunning locations worldwide, bringing our entire team together for unforgettable experiences.

As a Senior Product Designer at Circle, your responsibilities transcend mere interface design. You play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our community engagement SaaS platform, with considerable autonomy and significant responsibilities. Your contributions will directly influence user experiences and design outcomes, propelling Circle’s advancement in a sector that not only holds cultural significance but also serves as a substantial economic driver on a global scale. Your role will be instrumental in realizing Circle’s vision of becoming the premier platform for creators seeking to expand their communities and monetize their content.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Lead comprehensive design projects from inception to launch, ensuring exceptional UX/UI design.
  • Develop intricate user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs.
  • Utilize analytics and user data to identify design opportunities, enhance user experience, and inform design decisions.
  • Effectively communicate design rationale to senior leadership, developers, and other stakeholders, ensuring alignment with business objectives and user needs.
  • Stay abreast of the competitive landscape, monitoring competitor activities and emerging trends in technology, design methodologies, and user engagement.
  • Proactively research advancements in the broader design and tech realms, introducing innovative ideas.
  • Engage in diverse forms of communication, including asynchronous methods, to update teams, pose pertinent queries, and resolve design-related obstacles.
  • Regularly assess live applications, assuming full responsibility for the UI and UX of assigned features.
  • Actively participate in the review process as features near launch, ensuring adherence to the highest UI and UX standards.
  • Collaborate closely with developers during implementation, providing design guidance and ensuring fidelity to the original design.

Qualifications for Success:

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

Perks:

  • Fully remote work setup.
  • Autonomy and trust to execute responsibilities.
  • Generous paid time off, including a sabbatical after five years.
  • Competitive compensation and startup equity.
  • Comprehensive medical coverage for employees and their families.
  • Parental leave benefits.
  • Home office stipend.
  • Learning and development stipend.
  • Annual bonus potential.
  • Biannual fully paid company retreats in picturesque locations worldwide.

For further details, visit our Careers page.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Diversity is ingrained in our organizational DNA as a fully remote international company. Our CEO, Sid Yadav, emphasizes our mission to seek talent in underserved and underrepresented regions globally, enabling individuals to thrive professionally and personally. We offer competitive compensation irrespective of location and actively pursue candidates from diverse backgrounds to enrich our teams.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Circle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please inform us, and we will accommodate your needs.