Braintrust is hiring a

Product Designer [Remote]

ABOUT US:

Braintrust is the only network that gives in-demand talent all the freedom of freelance with all the benefits, community and stability of a full-time role. As the first decentralized talent network, our revolutionary Web3 model ensures the community that relies on Braintrust to find work are the same people who own and build it through the blockchain token, BTRST. So unlike other marketplaces that take 20% to 50% of talent earnings, Braintrust allows talent to keep 100% of earnings and to vote on key changes to improve the network. Braintrust is working to change the way freelance works – for good.

  • JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (no agencies/C2C - see notes below)
  • LOCATION: United States and Canada only (Time Zone: CST | Partial overlap)
  • HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $90-$100/hr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40hr/week - long-term

THE OPPORTUNITY

Requirements

  • Familiarize self with products, technologies, process and purpose

  • Serve as a dedicated designer for a product development team.

  • Drive the design phase using the Shape Up process

    • Design and iterate on lo-fidelity and/or high-fidelity designs to communicate concepts
    • Deliver final designs in Figma
    • Great presentation skills - Facilitate conversations with Product Management, Tech Leads and other designers

    • Research and discovery activities as needed

  • Support developers during the building phase to refine and review designs prior to release

    • Provide guidance on copy

    • Review and test

 

Activities include:

  • Divergent concepts (low-fidelity)

  • Convergent concepts (high-fidelity)

  • Microinteractions

  • In-app UX Copywriting

  • Collaboration w/ Dev team

  • UX Review & testing prior to release

  • Prototypes

  • User Flows

  • Information Architectures

  • Competitive Analysis

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Conduct a range of design techniques from concept to validation

  • Efficiently run with a project with minimal supervision

  • Employ storytelling skills - you should be able to clearly articulate your idea and persuade others both verbally and in writing

  • Demonstrate a self-motivated, Design thinking approach to solving product problems 

  • Preferably bring knowledge of accessibility best practices, Google Analytics, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Very comfortable using Figma in a design team environment

  • Bonus: Preferably know how to work in Shape Up work cycles

Top Skills

UX Writer
Prototypes
Figma

What you’ll be working on

Product Designer Job Description:

Our client help players and coaches develop a lifelong passion for the sport through digital products that serve every age and skill level. Their goal is to provide the best in class digital products for golfers to grow the game for all who want to play.

They are looking to hire thoughtful, empathetic, and flexible designers to be part of the design team. You will create delightful products that will positively impact tens of thousands of golfers on a regular basis. They're constantly leveraging technology to a classic sport and your challenge is to combine those things to create on-brand experiences that their users trust, love, and can't live without.

As the Coach and Consumer Technology team, their mission is to provide digital tools and services to help connect Teaching Professionals to the modern golfer. Their main product is the Coach, a platform for online scheduling, event management, and more. 

Their team is looking for a Product Designer to be a key contributor to the design of new features and enhancements to one of their products.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a self-starting, dedicated product designer in a product development team

  • Translate problems and business requirements into flows and maps

  • Create and iterate solutions from ideation to high fidelity designs in Figma

  • Effectively communicate designs to engineering, product, and business stakeholders

  • Create content as needed as part of development process

  • Participate in reviewing and testing designs with each release

  • Collaborate with all stakeholders to improve our digital products, including websites and mobile apps

  • Occasionally support generative and evaluative research with players and professionals

  • Participate in growing a vibrant and long lasting design culture within the organization

Shared Values

  • Pull from values

Education and Experience

  • At least 4-5 years of digital product design experience

  • A portfolio showing a sample of your high-quality product design work and process

  • Experience in creating complex, integrated digital product suites

This position is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.

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ABOUT THE HIRING PROCESS:

Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff. We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform.  If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we'll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project.  

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application.  

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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