Product Designer
San Francisco
Junior +2
Posted a month ago

About Ladder

We're building the professional community platform for the next generation. Ladder is a place where you can find community, make friends, and explore content for every industry, role, interest, or career stage. We're not a job board or an online resume; we're building the best place for the next generation to meaningfully grow their careers.

We've raised $3.7M in venture funding and are backed by world-class investors including Forerunner Ventures, Seven Seven Six (776), Pear VC, 20VC, Scribble Ventures, and Script Capital. We're also supported by notable individuals including Alexis Ohanian (Founder of Reddit), Tony Xu (CEO of DoorDash), Josh Buckley (CEO of Product Hunt), Harry Stebbings (20VC), Ali Kashani (CEO of Serve Robotics), Matthew Dellavedova (NBA Player), Josh Elman, and Pedram Keyani.

The Role

As a Product Designer at Ladder, you'll own the product from start to finish. You'll be involved in every step of the product process from brainstorming broad ideas to ensuring that the final design is true to the mockups. As a designer at Ladder you'll have influence over the brand and product, will have the opportunity to be a cross-functional partner and will be expected to be a great communicator in taking product ideas across the finish line.

Qualified candidates will have experience owning and leading projects to scale, are detail oriented and can uphold high quality visuals. Above all, this role will expect you to have an understanding of design systems, bold innovation, problem solving skills, creativity, and an optimistic attitude.

Minimum requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience preferably in product design

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with our engineering and product team to develop and expand our product

  • Experience in designing on multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Mobile Web, Desktop, etc.)

  • Excellent communication and written skills

  • Highly proficient in Figma and other design tools

  • Highly proficient in interactive prototyping tools (Principle, Invision Studio, Protopie, etc.)

  • Demonstrates excellency in design craft

  • Ability to work with a low-ego, collaborative, cross-functional team

  • Excited about working in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment

Bonus points:

  • You're autonomous and always willing to lead projects and create new ones

  • You approach each project with humility, and aren't afraid to take risks

  • You're passionate about our mission of democratizing career growth to all!

  • You're great at and enjoy using emojis

  • Have experience with Motion design

  • Great sense of humor

  • Can start ASAP!

Ladder is a professional community platform for the next generation to grow their careers together.
Size:  1-10 employees
Year Founded:  2020
Justine & Olivia Moore's Notes
Justine & Olivia Moore
Curator of Accelerated
Ladder is an awesome professional community platform for the next generation - we use (and love!) the product. Great opportunity to get in early on a 🚀