Product Designer

Stellar - San Francisco

6 months ago

The Stellar network is an open payment platform that allows individuals, businesses, and institutions anywhere in the world to send money in any currency at a very low cost. Stellar's goal is to transform financial systems by making money as easy to send as an email. The Stellar network is a peer-to-peer distributed global database, often referred to as blockchain technology. We have chosen to keep our code open-source in order to promote an inclusive software ecosystem that anyone can build upon and use.

Stellar is looking for a talented designer. As the first designer on a small, nimble team you will be deeply involved in creating and executing the design function for the most strategic projects in our pipeline. You’ll gather user feedback, plan product strategy, conceive new features, rapidly prototype wireframes/mockups, and work with our dev team to ship great products from conception to launch.


  • Collaborate with engineering and product to conceive and build meaningful products and features
  • Translate broad, complex ideas and goals into clear, delightful designs
  • Build wireframes and prototypes
  • Participate in cross-functional brainstorms, discussions, and reviews
  • Track the progress of development and iterate with our engineers to ship impactful products
  • Persuasively present design rationale and concepts to the executive team
  • Create a style guide for various platforms and components
  • Provide designs for multiple edge cases to avoid ambiguity
  • Evaluate and improve on your designs with metrics
  • Assist in the development, execution, and analysis of usability and accessibility testing


  • Portfolio demonstrating 3+ years of experience creating engaging design experiences across web and mobile
  • Comfort working across the product development spectrum: ideation, strategy, concept work to pixel-level details, and implementation
  • Ability to work alongside engineering and product and to create highly productive relationships with internal teams
  • Ability to clearly communicate conceptual ideas
  • Strong visual design sense and ability to help define visual guidelines
  • Experience using data to inform design and product decisions
  • Strong business sense and experience working with senior leadership
  • Experience managing user and usability research projects
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
    Enthusiasm for working in a startup environment

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