FiveStars is hiring a

Principal Product Designer

San Francisco, United States

Do you love tough challenges and exciting adventures? Would you like to work on a product that touches millions of consumers and thousands of merchants? Do you want that product to be one which helps the little guy have a fighting chance against large corporate chains? Yes? You should join us at Fivestars.

Your portfolio will show that you've worked on a range of challenging projects on phone, tablet and web. Show us your design super power. Designers here have many skills. Are you a super smart visual designer? Are you an interaction designer who codes prototypes? Are you a do-it-all wizard who also does user research?

We are looking for a Principal Product Designer who is excited to lead the vision and execution of design projects at Fivestars. As a designer coming on board, you’ll be joining and fostering a culture of making, testing and learning. You will be part of a highly collaborative, iterative, learning environment that is excited by crafting new and exciting solutions to business owners problems.


  • You will lead high-level strategic decisions through brainstorming, user research, analytics, and a strong understanding of product
  • You will lead design products from discovery to delivery through an iterative process
  • You will rapidly iterate on design prototypes and working application
  • You will collaborate cross-functionally to understand business requirements and develop solutions
  • You will advocate for a user-centered approach across our product ecosystem
  • You will craft compelling interactive designs and are able to communicate how they improve the user experience
  • You will play a key role in the visual design of our language and patterns
  • You will occasionally eat a piece of pizza or two or six


  • 2+ years leading design projects
  • 4+ years of product design experience
  • Degree or proven experience in design, psychology, or related field
  • Portfolio of design work that demonstrates design thinking and team collaboration, including demonstrated expertise with cross-platform, cross-device, and cross-persona design problems
  • Portfolio featuring examples of design across mobile, tablet and web products
  • Demonstrated design leadership and communication abilities with cross-functional and multi-functional teams
  • Proven ability to partner with PMs, engineers, researchers and content strategists to lead the user experience of a product from conception until launch
  • High level thinking skills regarding product strategy and vision - not just thinking about how things should look but thinking about what we should be building
  • Ability to develop creative approaches to solving complex user experience problems and to convey ideas in a tangible and effective format
  • Knowledge of a variety of user research methods; demonstrated understanding of the capabilities and limitations of various research methods
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and prioritize end users’ workflows, needs and dreams, and to effectively transform this analysis into design solutions

About Us:

At Fivestars our mission is to help businesses and communities thrive by turning every transaction into a relationship. Over 30 million people use Fivestars to get rewarded at 12,000 local businesses with one rewards program. Local businesses use Fivestars to bring more customers into their stores with one powerful program. In 2017, Fivestars drove $2 billion in local commerce across its network. We’ve raised $105 million from HarbourVest, Menlo Ventures, Lightspeed, DCM, and Y-Combinator and invite you to join us in creating a Love Local movement across the US and Canada. Visit for more information.

Fivestars provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Fivestars complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Salary is negotiable.

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