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Senior Product Designer

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WHO WE ARE

Postmates enables anyone to have just about anything on-demand. We pioneered the on-demand space and currently serve 80% of US households with a fleet of more than 350,000 Postmates and the largest network of merchants in the US. We’re changing the landscape of commerce by making cities our warehouses, providing the delivery infrastructure, and connecting our customers to any product, anywhere, anytime. Postmates isn’t just an app, it’s a way of life and a part of pop culture. We are the O.G. of on-demand and we’ve given people a new superpower — the ability to Postmate anything from anywhere. We’re building a movement to make Postmates a verb: Postmate it.

WHAT WE DO

From stories to sketches, prototypes to pixels, the Postmates Design Team crafts the experiences that bring a city closer together, empowering local commerce through a simple touch. As part of our rapidly growing team, you'll work closely with the founders and product team in crafting the future of the company. Specifically, as one of our dedicated Product Designers, you'll be key in building the Design Team as well as the foundation for how our customers, couriers, and partners use our services.

You'll be responsible for designing beautiful interfaces that help people connect deeply with all that their cities have to offer. As one of our Product Designers you'll be working on customer-facing interfaces on mobile, web, and beyond. This also includes creative campaigns, educational resources, videos, and visual systems that support our brand identity. There is an emphasis on visual design for this role, but having UX and interaction design experience is also preferred.

Working directly with Product and Engineering we'll design and implement beautiful, intuitive experiences together. Beyond visual and interaction design, if you happen to have development skills we'll consider that a major plus!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Initiate, lead, and ship projects
  • Articulate design decisions in individual and group critiques
  • Document the visual systems you build
  • Mentor and train new designers on the team
  • Foster a culture of design at Postmates

REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive experience designing usable, engaging, and beautiful customer experiences for iPhone, iPad, Android, and the web
  • 4+ years experience that includes visual, UX, and interaction design
  • Excellent proficiency with Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Solid understanding of grid systems and typography
  • You're more concerned with the 'why' than the 'how'
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience, required

YOUR BENEFITS

Postmates has your back. In our impact-first work environment, we value huge company vision. As you strive to build the future with us, we’ll support you with a competitive salary and equity plan, along with access to our 401k plan and robust benefits including: health benefits, flexible paid time off, parental benefits, and food perks.

Healthcare benefits

We cover 100% for full-time employees and dependents on most medical, dental, and vision plans.

Parental leave

We provide all full-time employees up to 16 weeks of paid time off for new parents.

Equity benefits

Every employee is paid a competitive salary and given a generous stock option plan.

Company meals

We have a snack-filled kitchen, tasty and healthy catered lunches as well as free Postmates Unlimited Membership with $15 credits to use for meal pickup.

Wellness benefits

In addition to health club discounts, we provide access to regular workshops, virtual trainings, and videos helping employees with their health, wellness, and fitness needs.

Pet-friendly office

Our SF office is dog-friendly and we encourage employees to bring their furry friends to work!

Personal development

From job training to conferences, tuition reimbursement, lunch and learns, and so much more, we embrace a culture of learning and provide resources employees need to grow their career at Postmates.

Equipment

We'll provide whatever you need to work efficiently and creatively.

Community

At Postmates, we believe we have a shared responsibility to create positive change in our communities and society. Employees receive 24 hours per year of paid volunteer time. Check out our Social Impact report: social-impact.postmates.com

Postmates at a glance

Changing delivery for good

Postmates focuses on Food and Beverages, Marketplaces, Postal and Courier Services, Transportation, and Logistics. Their company has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Nashville. They have a very large team that's between 1001-5000 employees. To date, Postmates has raised $853.01M of funding; their latest round was closed on July 2020.

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

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