Senior Product Designer, Product Platform
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 22, 2022
The Company You'll Join
Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build
businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is
to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more
Carta is trusted by more than 30,000 companies and over half a
million employees in nearly 150 countries to manage cap tables,
compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports over 5,000 funds
representing over $100B in assets under administration with their
venture capital solutions. Carta's liquidity solutions have
returned $13B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today
Carta's platform manages over two trillion dollars in equity for
nearly two million people globally. Companies and funds like Canva,
Tribe, and Pipe build their businesses on Carta.
The company has been included on the Forbes World's Best Cloud
Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.'s
Fastest-Growing Private Companies. For more information, visit
The Team You'll Work With
We're a diverse collection of Designers, Engineers, and Product
Managers who are focused on delivering a unified experience on the
Carta Platform. Because the product platform team works across all
of Carta's products, you will have the opportunity to collaborate
with stakeholders across products, domains, and user types. You
will be supported by Product Designers and Design Technologists
across the organization and will be able to leverage the full range
of resources that our Design organization has to offer.
The Problems You'll Solve
Help us envision the future of the Carta platform. Carta grew
through helping Corporations in the Venture Capital market fix
their Cap Tables. In a big market with a clear problem, Henry and
the early eShares team built the de facto Cap Table solution for
Venture Capital. Today, we have a suite of product solutions that
help our over 15,000 customers administer their equity compensation
plans, manage their investments, and plan for the future.
Now, we're focused on improving the experience of our customers as
they navigate between multiple products, use data from multiple
products to inform decisions, and manage their own data on
As a Senior Product Designer on our team, you will:
- Collaborate closely with Design and Product Leadership to
define your features and contribute to the overall direction of
your product area
- Deeply understand user needs and drive alignment around core
platform concepts by creating models, concept diagrams, workflow
diagrams, and journey maps
- Design flows, prototypes, sketches, and test plans for your
- Participate in weekly design reviews and act as a mentor for
- Design to consistently scale and leverage shareable components
for web and mobile applications About You
We are looking for a strong designer to envision the future of
Carta's platform - someone who can drive design strategy, ideation,
prioritization, problem solving, and design delivery. If you are
passionate about building intuitive solutions that simplify
complexity, we would love to talk with you.
Successful Carta Product Designers
- Demonstrate Ownership & Impact: Have several (3-5) years
experience leading design on Product Design teams for desktop or
mobile. Have an online portfolio of case studies that demonstrates
unfailing advocacy for the user, highlighting: b2b/enterprise
product design, analytical decision-making, and strategic
- Understand Scope & Complexity: Leverage design experience to
simplify complex problems to their essential elements. Know how to
create simple and elegant design solutions to complicated problems.
Get curious about our domain and strive to become experts in our
users' business practices.
- Maintain Design Craft & Quality: Create high quality solutions
to problems. Understand how to move problems through the ideation,
iteration, and shipping cycle. Has the tools and frameworks to
deliver best-in-class design solutions.
- Demonstrate Autonomy & Leadership: Don't stay stuck. When faced
with difficult challenges, find a way to keep moving things
forward. Maybe that means finding helpful data or experimenting
with a new approach.
- Practice Communication & Collaboration: Work well across
stakeholder groups of all backgrounds: sales, marketing,
engineering, product, etc. Communicate why design decisions were
made and how they help deliver great user experiences.
- Understand Vision & Strategy: In addition to understanding a
user's problems today, Carta product designers also have an eye to
the future: what will a user want in a year? In 5 years? How can we
constantly challenge ourselves to innovate? Salary
Carta's compensation package includes a market competitive salary,
equity for all full time roles, exceptional benefits, and, for
applicable roles, commissions plans. If you are located in New
York, New York, our minimum cash compensation salary range for this
role is $144,500 - $170,000 (if applicable, + commission). Final
offers may vary from the amount listed based on geography,
candidate experience and expertise, and other factors.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing
a positive interview experience for every candidate. If
accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed,
connect with us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org . As a company,
we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build
our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to
know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.
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