We are Moonshot Brands a Y-combinator and VC -backed company (W21). We acquire, operate, and grow profitable e-commerce brands that sell on Amazon and DTC and empower happy entrepreneurs. We know how to optimize and run these businesses better than anyone else because we’ve run and sold five of them, As entrepreneurs ourselves, we are building the acquisition process that we would have loved to experience when we sold our businesses in the past. Moonshot Brands is backed by Y-combinator and leading Silicon Valley VC funds. Our founding team members are serial entrepreneurs with 5 exits, including an online used car marketplace, Shift.com now listed on the NASDAQ and an e-commerce site, focused on home goods acquired by a private equity firm. The founders are Wharton and MIT graduates who have deep M&A, Finance, and Hedge Fund experience including Bridgewater Associates, McKinsey, and Airbnb. We are building the world’s best team to build a company by operators for operators as we know we will build the company that changes the entire e-commerce landscape and would love to add the best like-minded people to our dream team. If you’d like to be part of this Moonshot which will be a fun fast-paced rocket-ship that will change the future of e-commerce brands and you think you can keep up and add significant value to our mission we’d love to hear from you.
About Moonshot Brands
We are Moonshot Brands, a Y-combinator-backed company (W21) with $160M in debt and equity funding from leading Silicon Valley VC firms, including Victory Park Capital, Liquid 2 Ventures (Joe Montana), and Garage Capital. Among our founding team of MIT Sloan and Wharton graduates, we have operated and sold five businesses and have come together as Moonshot Brands to acquire, operate, and grow profitable e-commerce brands.
From our experience, we want to build the acquisition process that we wish we could have had and to provide the post-acquisition resources to grow your business to its fullest potential. As entrepreneurs ourselves, we believe in empowering our founders, giving them a stake in Moonshot’s continued success, and collaborating with an all-star team to change the e-commerce landscape. We connect our portfolio to growth capital, data, and expertise in operations, marketing, supply chain management, and product development to provide owner-operators with infrastructure to grow and compete at scale. Moonshot is building a technology-centric ecosystem to provide our portfolio with cutting-edge tools and data-driven insights to succeed in global marketplaces. From inventory forecasting to performance marketing and automation, we are building the technology that allows brands to achieve peak performance and win in their markets.
If you’d like to be part of this Moonshot which will be a fun fast-paced rocketship that will drive the future of e-commerce brands and you think you add significant value to our mission we’d love to hear from you.
About the Web Designer Position
Moonshots Brands is seeking an Ecommerce Web Designer extraordinaire. This person is an expert in designing for the shopify platform. You know what it takes to create excellent web experiences that actually convert. In this role, you will be responsible for leading site-wide design improvements across our portfolio of brands, setting the gold standard of design execution, and transforming a visual identity into effective user experiences and landing pages. You will be accountable for maintaining, optimizing, deploying, and our customer-facing marketing websites. Collaborating with marketers, and stakeholders, you will capture requirements to build sites from concept all the way to completion, developing everything from the home page to site layout and function.
Web Designer Responsibilities
Lead the ideation and production of mockups and prototypes during the wireframing and design phases respectively. Build beautiful websites and design engaging digital experiences that convert Designing & developing new Shopify stores using Shopify themes as the foundation Assisting in managing content on multiple brand websites Generating new ideas to help improve user experience, mobile experience, load times, usability, average order value, conversion rates, and lead captures Provide UI design and direction for responsive digital experiences, then work closely with our production partners to produce the assets we need Work with our team to synthesize business objectives, brand strategy, identity, and marketing insights in order to develop high-fidelity wireframes that will guide our design processes Collaborate on and evolve information architecture and user experience flows Push the envelope by creating visual narratives on the web that are engaging, unique, and award-worthy by effectively balancing creativity and performance Be our internal expert on all things e-commerce, user experience, mobile usability Skills & Experience
Be awesome at designing Shopify stores and have the portfolio to prove it Probably have 4+ years working in web design at an agency, startup, as a consultant, or similar environments, but we know excellence can be crafted within many environments
We use tech to identify and evaluate the best companies to acquire We use tech to grow the companies we acquire faster than they would on their own