Product Designer

Brooklyn, NY

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Posted 6 days ago

ConsenSys is a venture production studio and the leading technology firm in blockchain globally. We deliver products, solutions and platforms built using blockchain technology to transform how business is done in complex network of buyers, suppliers and consumers.

Our teams are busy at work building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, the music industry, security, and infrastructure, and more. To accomplish this we've built out a flat organizational structure which we call the ConsenSys Mesh: a network of individuals & teams working autonomously and towards the same goal.  Our mission is to use these decentralized solutions to fundamentally reshape the economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.

About INFURA at ConsenSys:

The INFURA spoke is building and developing an infrastructure platform for the rapidly growing decentralized web.

  • A generalist product designer that has a wide array of experience from shipping products to designing marketing websites and even business cards.
  • Design exceptional products from start to finish, participating in all phases of design, from definition to development and optimization. 
  • Experience designing and shipping products at all levels of fidelity.
  • Experience working with product managers, developers, and marketing to define product features, iterate on current funnels, and improve our overall UX.
  • Ability to take vague product definition, ideate, improve on it, and then design a solid UX around it.
  • To be willing to work in the trenches doing everything from greenfield product design, website design, and even boring marketing material design.
  • A genuine interest and familiarity with blockchain, ethereum, and cryptocurrency.
  • The ability to integrate feedback, validate, and iterate on our products

About the role:

We are seeking a Product Designer to join our growing team.

Needs
  • A generalist product designer that has a wide array of experience from shipping products to designing marketing websites and even business cards.
  • Design exceptional products from start to finish, participating in all phases of design, from definition to development and optimization. 
  • Experience designing and shipping products at all levels of fidelity.
  • Experience working with product managers, developers, and marketing to define product features, iterate on current funnels, and improve our overall UX.
  • Ability to take vague product definition, ideate, improve on it, and then design a solid UX around it.
  • To be willing to work in the trenches doing everything from greenfield product design, website design, and even boring marketing material design.
  • A genuine interest and familiarity with blockchain, ethereum, and cryptocurrency.
  • The ability to integrate feedback, validate, and iterate on our products
 Wants
  • HTML/CSS skills
  • Knowledge of ReactJS or basic JS
  • Ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative research and knowing how to take that and turn it into usable product.
  • Ability to help improve design process and find new ways to improve it.
  • Ability to run remote design thinking workshops, and to know when we should even do them.
Desires
  • Illustration skills
  • Interaction design skills
  • Animation skills

 

Here are some of the perks of being part of a unique organization like ConsenSys:

  • The forefront of a revolution. At ConsenSys we fundamentally believe that a next generation of technologies presents the opportunity to create a more just and equitable society.
  • A dynamic startup environment. ConsenSys is a thought leader in the blockchain space and we are absorbing a significant portion of the mindshare. This is both exciting and challenging, as we learn to scale our organization while adhering to the principles of decentralization.
  • Continuous learning. You’ll be constantly exposed to new languages, frameworks and ideas from your peers and as you work on different projects -- challenging you to stay at the top of your game.
  • Deep technical challenges. This entire ecosystem is about 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler. There is much work to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. ConsenSys is building the technology platforms that can get us to those next thresholds of scale.

ConsenSys is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is made available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

ConsenSys is aware of fraudulent recruitment practices and we encourage all applicants to review our best practices to protect yourself which can be found here.

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