What we're looking for
Upstream is looking to hire an amazing designer to join Zhanna, our Head of Design. They will work closely with our rockstar Dev team (Michael, Paul, Alexandria) and our business team (Alex, Kazi, Ilana, Sarah, Ja'dan) to translate ideas into designs. We're looking for someone who can work independently and is excited about being on the ground level of a rapidly scaling start-up.
Work with Zhanna on the UI / UX of the Upstream app and website and collaborate with developers and product manager
Communicate ideas through wireframes, mockups, prototypes, flows, etc.
Design marketing materials as needed: decks, one-pagers, social media graphics
Develop and elevate Upstream's overall brand identity and tone
2+ years experience designing on web, mobile apps, and/or other media (full-time experience not needed if you have been doing this in your side hustle!) Coding experience a plus.
Strong portfolio showing a range of work across UI/UX and other design media
High level of visual design skills and execution of design principles
Competent in designing for multiple platforms (web, mobile) with feature parity while maintaining brand identity
Excited and energized to build from scratch
Ability to run with and completely own design projects
Resonance with Upsteam's mission to help professionals help each other
Rooted in diversity, helpfulness, and delight, Upstream is a community-first, values-driven platform to help professionals give and get help. We imagine a not-so distant future when Upstream is a professional's most powerful tool for building connections, cultivating communities, and transforming their lives through their network.
About the Role
Compensation for this role is within the range of: $75,000-$100,000 + health care, learning & development budget, & technology stipend
Full-time, completely remote
How to Apply
Does this position sound like a good fit? Email Alex (our CEO) at email@example.com and copy Sarah (Head of Community) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Include this role's title in your subject line (it'll help us to sort through the emails).
Include any links to your amazing work and/or portfolio. We'd love to see anything you've designed or projects of which you're proud!