Product Designer

Job description

About the Company

Lift Ventures, a remote-first startup studio whose portfolio of businesses has reached over 250 million consumers to date, is looking for an experienced UI/UX Product Designer to join our team and oversee our user-centric design process for our fast-growing site SuperSummary (supersummary.com). SuperSummary is a subscription-based website offering a library of professionally-written study guides and other educational resources on thousands of books for students, teachers, and readers of all types.


Over the last few years, we’ve built out a market and user research process that has unearthed many helpful insights that have helped us improve our product (often through A/B testing and experimentation) and ultimately, drive rapid growth. In this next phase, as the number of insights and product ideas increases, we are looking for additional help diving deeper into promising ideas via interviews and other research, designing and prototyping optimal solutions, and working with our Product team to prioritize and test new ideas. As our Product Designer, you will play a pivotal role in increasing the pace of innovation at our company through thoughtful research and world-class design.

About the Job

  • Conceptualize, prototype, and design new features and product improvements on our site

  • Conduct user and market research to identify opportunities to improve our product

  • Create thoughtful user flows, wireframes, and designs

  • Partner with our Product/Growth and Engineering teams to build and ship new features

  • Refine and improve our design system and brand guidelines


Sample Projects
  • Conduct in-depth interviews with teachers to help identify and validate opportunities to create new product offerings for this audience

  • Design a differentiated search, browse, and discovery experience to quickly and effectively help users better find the guides that they're looking for

  • Run a design sprint to gather and refine ideas from our team related to designing an onboarding flow for new subscribers to increase engagement and retention

  • Identify new ways across the site (homepage, checkout, etc.) to better highlight our product features, benefits, and value proposition


Perk and Benefits
  • Work with a distributed global team that has been remote-first since 2018

  • Competitive salary, benefits, and vacation policy

  • Workspace improvement stipend

  • Professional development and learning stipend

Requirements

  • Prior experience working as a product/UI/UX designer in a high-growth environment
  • Hands-on experience with user research (including interviews, surveys, etc.)
  • Strong visual/creative skills and ability to iterate on solving complex design problems
  • Experience with software/subscription/ecommerce companies, ideally working on leveraging high-quality design to improve conversion rate and retention
  • Experience designing landing pages, calls-to-action, and optimizing a funnel
  • Prior expertise running design sprints and/or design thinking workshops
  • Experience with tools in our stack such as Figma, Amplitude, and Airtable is a plus
  • Open to all geographies (our team spans 10+ countries) but high level of English proficiency required 


Lift Ventures support workplace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or any other protected class.