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Online marketplace and community to discover and collect rare digital art

Product Designer

$80k – $125k • 0.2% – 0.8%
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MakersPlace is looking for a passionate product designer who’ll be responsible for all facets of both the user experience and identity of our product. You’ll be a key partner to the product development team, and will be directly involved in understanding and conceptualizing every bit of the end user’s needs to deliver simple, consistent and delightful product experiences.


RESPONSIBILITIES
- Understand user needs. Gather feedback directly from creators and consumers to define product needs.
- Drive solutions based on insights. Form strong opinions about our product, conceptualize, and deliver complete product design solutions. (i.e storyboards, mockups and/or prototypes)
- Collaborate across disciplines. Partner with engineering to deliver practical yet compelling product experiences.
- Actively participate in the entire product development cycle. Ideation, implementation, testing, evaluating and iteration.
- Make the future feel tangible. Continuously drive a clear and consistent vision of the brand, identity and user experience across the company.


REQUIREMENTS
- 3+ years working in product design.
- A portfolio showcasing previously designed consumer experiences. e.g Dribbble, Behance, personal website.
- Understands and is able to deliver data-informed product designs.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, necessary to actualize ideas and concepts.
- Ability to identify the right problems to solve, not just make things pretty (although that is important as well)
- Able to deliver high quality designs in a fast-paced environment.
- Passion for empowering creators.


THE TEAM
MakersPlace was founded by seasoned product, growth and engineering leaders, and funded by top-tier venture capital funds and angels in silicon valley. Our team consists of early Pinterest engineers and ex-YC founders.

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Dannie Chu

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CEO/Co-Founder @MakersPlace Previously: Growth @Pinterest, Founder @Foodoro (YC'09)

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MakersPlace at a glance

Online marketplace and community to discover and collect rare digital art

MakersPlace focuses on Content Creators, Ecommerce, and Blockchain / Cryptocurrency. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees. To date, MakersPlace has raised $2M of funding; their latest round was closed on April 2019.

You can view their website at https://makersplace.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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