About the Company
Silk + Sonder’s in the business of building bridges- taking people from life’s chaos, anxiety, and stress to joy, productivity, and intention with ease. Founded by Meha Agrawal, former Stitch Fix / Goldman Sachs software engineer, and backed by Redpoint, Tim Kendall, and Gokul Rajaram, Silk + Sonder’s science-backed, holistic approach to daily mental wellbeing has landed us 4.9 stars on the App Store, millions in revenue, and tens of thousands of devoted brand fanatics all across the country- well on our way to disrupting the $450Bn self-care industry. Through personalization, accountability, and accessibility, we are committed to making mental wellness a proactive affair, and catalyzing positive change and fulfillment in our customers’ lives no matter what setback or milestone they face.
About the Role
Silk + Sonder is looking for a creative, user-centric Product Designer with a passion for problem-solving and product strategy. You will work closely with our product, engineering, and marketing teams to deliver design value throughout the product lifecycle.
You must embody curiosity, professionalism, and an above-and-beyond work ethic. We are specifically looking for individuals who embody our core values of:
Speed - rapid rate of learning and swift speed of execution
Excellence - opts for the solution that will optimize for success
Radical Thoughtfulness - within the content created, the member experience, and with our team and partners
Lean - scrappy but not sloppy
Relentless Optimism - thinks like an owner, operates like a champion
Drive - hungry and ambitious
This is a part-time, contract position.
Create compelling user experiences by developing intuitive and user-friendly interface designs for digital products and applications.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers and developers, to understand project requirements, user needs, and business goals.
Apply user research, analyze user feedback, and leverage data-driven insights to inform design decisions and rapidly iterate on existing designs.
Develop wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups using Figma, ensuring consistency in visual design, interaction design, and usability across multiple platforms and devices.
Champion best practices in UX/UI design, ensuring adherence to brand guidelines, accessibility standards, and industry trends.
Collaborate with developers to ensure seamless handoff and implementation of design assets, providing guidance and support throughout the development process.
Stay up to date with the latest design tools, techniques, and emerging trends in UX/UI design, proactively sharing knowledge and expertise with the team.
4+ years of relevant design experience
Proven experience as a product designer with a strong portfolio showcasing successful UX/UI design projects and a deep understanding of user-centered design principles.
Expertise in creating wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups using Figma or similar design tools, demonstrating proficiency in translating complex concepts into visually appealing and functional designs.
Solid knowledge of UX research methodologies, including integrating user interviews, usability testing, and data analysis, to inform design decisions and drive iterative design improvements.
Proficiency in creating intuitive and visually compelling user interfaces, employing design best practices, usability principles, and accessibility standards.
Strong collaboration and communication skills, with the ability to effectively work with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, and stakeholders, to translate requirements into exceptional user experiences.