Product Designer (Contract)

Design and rapidly ship products across the stack, with an emphasis on serving our customers, moving fast, and furthering our mission.

Gathering in the office for a cofounder-cooked meal

Gathering in the office for a cofounder-cooked meal

A selfie with customers after a day of clinical training in Indiana

A selfie with customers after a day of clinical training in Indiana

Making pottery together — detail-oriented work!

Making pottery together — detail-oriented work!

Getting to know a customer over dinner

Getting to know a customer over dinner

Some members of our Operations Support team at a retreat in Tagaytay, Philippines

Some members of our Operations Support team at a retreat in Tagaytay, Philippines

Dreambound creates upward mobility for American job seekers and simplifies hiring for employers. Right now, we're focused on building the best marketplace for job seekers to find new career paths and training. For many, Dreambound represents a new pathway to economic stability and a better chance at a fulfilling career.

We've raised funding from Union Square Ventures; Collab Fund; 8VC; Moxxie; the founders of Rippling, Thumbtack, and Clipboard Health; and former leaders from Affirm, General Assembly, Twitter, and more.

We’re looking for a Product Design contractor to join Dreambound's team. In this role, you'll lead the product design and UI/UX design work it takes to improve our product. It includes learning from customer insights, discussing product challenges, and proposing new ideas. You'll design to both impact business metrics (eg conversion rate) as well as improve the overall look and feel of the product. This is a contract role. 

Applications for this role are open

Fill out a short form and tell us why you're interested — we'll reach out to you with next steps if there's mutual fit. A resume is optional.

What you’ll do

  • Create, collaborate, and iterate on flows, prototypes, and high-fidelity visuals in Figma
  • Design and ship high quality product improvements
  • Develop hypotheses on what students need in order to make decisions on what programs they may be interested in
  • Contribute to overall strategy and decision-making about product direction
  • Work closely with the CEO, CTO, and engineering team
  • Bring a great attitude — we like to have fun too

What we’re looking for

Successful candidates will have experience designing a full product from beginning to end. In particular, you should be strong at shaping ambiguous problems into clear goals and be comfortable leading design projects. You should know what information you need to know from customers and team members in order to accomplish the project.

Our ideal personality profile is someone values high-quality, well-crafted visual design; works quickly; is hungry to work at a fast-moving company; and is an effective communicator.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds.

Must haves

We’re looking for strong experience with

  • UI and UX design on mobile and web
  • taking ownership of core product experiences
  • working on a small design team
  • building user flows, wireframes, and building user interface mockups and prototypes
Our ideal candidate will additionally have experience designing a product experience for non tech savvy users.

Competitive compensation

Fair market compensation, enabling you to join a rapidly growing company on the ground floor.

Flexible paid time off

Work-life balance is important. Take the time you need with our flexible policy — with at least 5 days off every 6 months.

Health insurance, vision, & dental

Dreambound offers an individual coverage HRA — so you pick the healthcare insurance and providers that make sense in your area. We provide $500 for you, $250 for your spouse, and $500 for any dependents on a monthly basis, usually leaving little to no individual contribution.

Home-office stipend

To help you be productive, we provide a one-time $1,000 stipend when you start, to purchase equipment & furniture — like monitors or a new desk.

Our mission is in our DNA

Join a team that is both mission and vision-driven. We're building a fast-growing business centered around improving lives.

This list of benefits apply to full-time remote employees only.

A diverse and inclusive workplace

Dreambound is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law — including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, under which we will consider all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.