Design Team

Lead Interface Designer (UX / UI)

The Position

We’re currently on a hunt for a talented, detail-oriented individual with a deep love for user interface (UI) design and transforming complex ideas into intuitive, accessible and easy-to-use designs.

As our Lead UI Designer, you will be responsible for delivering top-notch and aesthetically pleasing user interfaces from start to finish. This includes initial research, wireframing and prototyping, design and user testing. You will be working closely with the technical co-founder, and technical team.

We’re seeking candidates who possess a strong creative vision, pay great attention to detail and can communicate efficiently. If you align with 80% (or more) of the criteria mentioned below and are excited to contribute in revolutionizing the application of AI in the workplace, we’d love to hear from you!

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • >Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • >Lead and drive the design process and team, while collaborating with engineers and talking with users.
  • >Maintain and evolve a scalable design system.
  • >Translate user feedback and activity into iterative product enhancements.
  • >Stay updated with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies.
  • >Initiate, conceptualize and implement design ideas and solutions to complex design problems.
  • >Utilize data from various sources to understand user behavior and improve UX and UI.

Ideal Experience

  • >5+ years of experience in UI/UX design.
  • >Experience building and leading a team of designers
  • >Portfolio featuring design thinking skills and great visual design.
  • >Experience in a startup environment, with a proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle.
  • >Experience in conducting user-research and usability testing.
  • >Proven aptitude for quick creative problem-solving and sharp attention to detail.

Design Requirements

  • >Expert proficiency in interface design software such as Figma (preferred), Sketch, etc.
  • >Strong knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology, particularly as applied to web-based applications.
  • >Understanding of visual design principles, typography, color, and layout.
  • >Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to understand what can be turned into a design.
  • >Experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions
  • >Comprehensive understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • >Ability to assess design problems, then iterate solutions efficiently and intelligently.

Bonus Points

  • >Experience in interactive and visual design including: concept development, art direction, animation, illustration, type setting, etc.
  • >Passion, verging on obsession, for user-centered design and UX.
  • >You’ve created a side project, start-up, product or installation and shipped it into the wild.
  • >An undergraduate degree in Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction or other relevant cross functional experience.

Compensation & Benefits

  • >Competitive salary: NZ$120K-160K depending on experience. Non NZ applicant salary range will be adjusted based on country/location.
  • >Stock: Yes! Every team member gets to ownership in the form of options.
  • >4 Weeks of annual leave.
  • >Annual learning and development budget.
  • >We’ll provide the equipment you’ll need to work remotely or in a shared office space.
  • >A collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters growth and learning, including an afternoon every week to work on non sprint projects and 'blue sky' features.
  • >Your work well help shape how AI is adopted for the future of work and within society.

Core Principles

  • Always, Lead YourselfEmbody self-leadership and consciousness, it ignites initiative in others and growth across the organisation.
  • Seek Collective AdvantageIdentify and maximize leverage - find the angle, mitigate waste and utilize resources to amplify speed and impact.
  • Catalyze CompassionEntwine empathy and curiosity, for excellence stems from the capacity to relate, understand, and evolve together.

Hiring Process

Does this role seem like the right fit for you? If so, fill out an application using the button below.

If you qualify for the role, we’ll invite you to begin our formal hiring process, which has three stages:

  • Culture FitWe meet and get to know each other. What are both sides like? Why do we both do the work that we do?
  • Technical TestHere, we discuss pertinent technical issues while assessing your technical skill-set for the role.
  • Meet LeadershipHere you’ll meet both co-founders and get to ask any questions about the company and the wider vision.

We aim to notify you within 3-5 working days, all applicants will get a response.