Founding Product Designer

San Francisco / Remote

Compensation: $70K - $130K, founding engineer equity

As our first designer :

You'll be the one responsible for the feel, appearance, and voice of Phonic. Our surfaces will directly showcase your work to thousands of users. The right candidate will have a limitless ceiling, with aspirations to own design within Phonic deep into the future.

What we're looking for:

  • Deeply understand the needs of Phonic users
  • Empathize, shadow, and understand the needs of agents charged with responding to customer issues
  • Own design problems end to end, from initial concept through shipping and beyond
  • Design systems to make simple, elegant experiences based on our complex logistics and machine learning technology
  • Build wireframes, prototypes, and visual designs based on our UI framework to tackle difficult UX problems
  • Obsess over the details of interaction, visual, and motion design
  • Work with the team to define requirements, not just translate them to design
  • Identify future opportunities, working as a key thought partner to your counterparts in engineering
  • Evaluate future Phonic designers
  • Ship, measure, and improve your designs based on feedback

Other Bonuses:

  • Startup experience (founding or early)
  • A kickass portfolio of existing work
  • Chess rating > 1700 on any major online platform

How to Apply:

Send over your resume, a little blurb about yourself, and why you're interested in the future of research to