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Remote Product Designer

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Ekaterina Vishneva
Must have skills:
Considering candidates from:
Schengen and Ukraine
Work arrangement:
Remote only
Developer tools
Company size:
2-10 employees
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Remote Product Designer

Archipelo is building an intelligent code discovery platform that provides the best tools for developers to discover code in any form—and benefit through insights, recognition, and greater productivity. They are transforming code search to improve the practice of modern programming—using a graph-based approach drawing on data from the entire open source ecosystem. They're on a mission to build the world's best code discovery engine. Archipelo is well-funded by top investors in Silicon Valley, including the first investors of Google, Twitter, Zoom, LinkedIn, and Uber. Their team has backgrounds from NASA, LinkedIn, Facebook, Amazon, AWS, Cisco and MIT, Harvard, Stanford, and Berkeley.
Now they are seeking a Product Designer to lead technology design on the frontier of code discovery and developer productivity. A successful applicant is an expert in web application design—wizard in the canvas with deep knowledge of user experience. You will help the team design, test and rapidly iterate on multiple products and services stemming from their core technology. You will design APIs, browser extensions, microsites, IDE integrations, bots and webhooks across services. You will help us visualize our rich dataset drawn from a diverse array of sources. You are the first one to hold the baton of design as we imagine each new product, feature and service. 

  • Work on product problems from initial definition through to shipping, and track impact after launch
  • Design UX of our platform capabilities that integrate into 3rd party platforms (e.g. IDE integrations)
  • Work within cross-functional teams (Design, Engineering, Ops, Sales) to tackle product problems
  • Write and collaborate on project briefs and scope
  • Craft rational, elegant, and delightful solutions to complex problems
  • Build wireframes and early-stage prototypes to test your assumptions
  • Communicate design work clearly, with rationale grounded in research and data
  • Collaborate deeply with Engineers and PMs
  • Undertake qualitative research, identifying needs and pain points, to inform feature development
  • Work with the rest of the Design Team to ensure cohesion across all our products
  • Inspire the entire team by bringing new ideas to the table
  • Attract, recruit and retain top talent
Must-have skills:
  • Ability to learn and evaluate new technologies quickly
  • Startup experience 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while achieving benchmarks
  • Understanding of key design principles
  • Strong ability to code in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience working in a team and deploying solutions in an Agile environment
  • Familiarity with software developer tools like Github, Gitlab, IDEs (e.g. VS Code)
  • 5+ years experience designing digital products and systems
  • Experience designing for multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Mobile web, Desktop, etc.)
  • Experience with prototyping as a means to communicate design solutions
  • Strong command of modern design tools such as Figma, Webflow, InVision, Sketch, Framer 
  • Ability to handle uncertainty and ambiguity and to make decisions without enough information
  • Attention to detail and an eye for great user experiences
  • Experience with products which are used by developers
Nice-to-have skills:
  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in computer science or related technical field, or equivalent 
  • 5+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Knowledge of image authoring tools
  • Familiarity with TypeScript, or willingness to learn
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design
  • Experience in platform development to solve complex business problems at scale
  • Experience with data visualization tools, particularly d3.js or other
  • Stock options
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • A strong remote work culture that includes group activities and local gatherings
Interview process: 
  1. Intro call with Toughbyte
  2. Vision and Opportunity Interview 
  3. Culture and Operations Interview 
  4. First Technical Interview w/ Technical Challenge (20-25 mins) 
  5. Second Technical Interview
  6. (Optional) Third Technical Interview
  7. Compensation discussion 
  8. (Optional) Meeting with Investor to Close
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