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Product Design Lead



Product, Design
Boulder, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, December 15, 2023

Freeplay is hiring our first full-time product design role. As the "first of your function," you'll take the lead on product design execution and set the standards for product design principles & practices at Freeplay.

Why Freeplay?

Freeplay is building the end-to-end platform for software companies to ship great products with LLMs. We're helping leading companies adopt the latest AI technology as part of their customer-facing products.

Why does the world need Freeplay?

Making simple requests to ChatGPT is easy. But people quickly discover that developing production software with complex prompts and internal data is much more challenging — especially for teams lacking prior AI experience. They're motivated to move fast through the learning curve and ship great software to their customers.

Our platform streamlines this process — enabling teams to develop & improve production-ready features together quickly and confidently. We help product development teams save time, avoid costly mistakes, optimize new features for their customers, and collaborate together to deliver value to customers faster.

Read more about what we’re up to on our blog.

Why join now?

  1. Be at the center of the AI wave: You'll be at the forefront working with leading tech companies as they adopt AI technologies & transform how they serve their customers.

  2. Accelerate your career: Work closely with our founding team to grow your skills at an accelerated pace, tackle the diverse challenges faced when building from zero to one, and take on new responsibilities as the company scales.

  3. Build something transformative: Empower product development teams worldwide to save time, level up their skills, and collaborate effectively when building with LLMs — transforming the way software is developed and maintained.

The Opportunity

As our first full-time design hire, you'll play a crucial role in shaping our product's future, ensuring it's functional, intuitive and enjoyable for our customers. You’ll play a pivotal role setting the direction for our future product design.

This role involves:

  • Deep Customer Understanding: Immerse yourself in our customers' pain points and workflows to design solutions that genuinely address their needs — including parts of our developer experience.

  • UI & UX Execution: As our only designer, you’ll lead the user experience and user interface design in close collaboration with our Engineering team, helping us deliver a high quality, highly functional product experience.

  • Design Foundations: Iterate on and own our foundational design practices, including our design system and user research methodologies.

We're Looking For Someone Who:

  • Has 6+ years of experience in B2B SaaS software product design, with a portfolio that showcases deep understanding of design principles and practical solutions to complex workflows.

  • Is passionate about creating simple, elegant, and enjoyable user experiences.

  • Has a strong foundation in both user experience and user interface design.

  • Is eager to take on a ground-floor opportunity in a rapidly growing startup, with the ability to do high-quality work as a self-directed individual contributor.

  • Demonstrates excellent communication and collaboration skills, including with remote team members.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary compensation

  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision

  • Top of the line hardware - brand new Macbook, monitor, peripherals

  • Four weeks Paid Time Off per year

  • Relocation package negotiable

* We have a preference for candidates that are available to work full time on-site in Boulder, CO. We are open to considering exceptional candidates from outside the Boulder area, though we do ask for a commitment to travel and spend ~one week per month with our on-site team.