Contract product designer for YC startup

  • Location San Francisco (Remote)
  • Contract

Instrumentl (YC S16) is a mission driven startup that helps nonprofits find and apply to grants. Our product matches nonprofits to relevant grants and provides a project management tool for them to stay on top of deadlines and collaborate with teammates. Instrumentl also helps connect nonprofits to vetted, high quality grant writers who can take grant writing off the nonprofit's plate.

Instrumentl is looking for a seasoned contract UX/UI designer who can spend about 20-30 hours / week to help us deliver major improvements to our product.

We prefer someone based in the SF Bay Area but we are very open to remote candidates.

What you'll do:

  • Take high level product ideas from idea to pixel-perfect designs
  • Extend existing visual styles and design patterns to new components and features
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the founders
  • Execute in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, where taking initiative and being self-motivated are highly valued
  • Plan, lead, and help analyze user research


The ideal candidate will have

  • 4+ years of experience as a product designer
  • Prior experience in a startup
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Portfolio with strong examples of visual design and interaction design 
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment 
  • The desire to work with a small team where you'll be involved in almost every facet of our product
  • Mastery in Sketch, Photoshop, Figma, or other design tools


Nice to haves:

  • Experience creating custom illustrations and animations
  • Experience working with early stage SaaS companies


Why work with Instrumentl

  • You'll work directly with the founders and work on projects that touch all areas of the business
  • You'll work on a mission driven product that's already helping 700+ nonprofits find funding for their important work. We work with small nonprofits like a local animal shelter to large institutions like the San Diego Zoo
  • You'll have fun! We're easy to work with and we have a collaborative, open team environment
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