Product Designer at Journey (W21)
$80k - $110k  •  
No code platform for sales to tell better stories and win more deals.
Remote
Full-time
3+ years
About Journey

Journey is a storytelling tool designed for the internet age. We've identified hundreds of opportunities to tell better stories: sales, marketing, fundraising, and, you guessed it - recruiting.

Journey is a tool that allows you to combine all sorts of content into one interactive experience. We believe that the future of storytelling looks more like a video game than a slideshow.

We're an experienced senior team (the founders have worked together for 6 years across two companies) that is building a well funded and thoughtful company.

About the role
Skills: Figma, Design systems

Summary

Journey is looking for their second designer.

We’re hiring worldwide. Currently our team is across the United States, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Turkey.

Location agnostic pay. We try to pay competitively on a global standard. This role is $80-110K USD + equity. Your salary is dependent upon many factors, including years of experience, expertise, etc.

A bit about Journey

Journey (Y Combinator W21) is a storytelling tool designed for the internet age. We've identified hundreds of opportunities to tell better stories: sales, marketing, fundraising, onboarding, recruitment, and more.

Journey is a tool that allows you to combine all sorts of content into a single interactive experience. Take your Notion deck, your PDF documents, your Vimeo recording, and whatever else you may have, and collect them into a single experience - a single URL. We’re a design-led company that believes every problem starts with and ends with design. This means our design team engages with all aspects of our business and plays a leading role in bringing our team’s ideas to life.

  • We’re kind to each other and our users.
  • We’re a global, distributed team, spread across the globe.
  • We're supported by a select group of investors that we admire, including Susa Ventures, Y Combinator, Sahil Lavingia, and many others.
  • The founding team has worked together, in leading roles, for 8+ years.

A bit about you

  • You’re kind.
  • You’re a manager of one - https://signalvnoise.com/posts/1430-hire-managers-of-one
  • You have 4+ years of experience designing end to end experiences for digital products.
  • You’re comfortable (and eager), to engage with the entire spectrum of design - from product, to systems thinking, to kerning and accessibility.
  • You enjoy asynchronous work - we aim to have as few a meetings as possible.
  • You know your way around design systems and will be ready to contribute to Journey’s design system, Monet, from the get go.
  • You’re comfortable sharing your process and explaining why you’ve made the decisions you’ve made - and willing to defend and disagree with members of the product team.
  • You’re interested in shaping, contributing to, and championing design culture at Journey. We’ve only had a design team of one for a handful of months.
  • You you the idea of working in a very small startup environment.

Benefits

  • Location agnostic pay. $80-110k USD + equity for this role.
  • $5000 workstation setup stipend.
  • Unlimited PTO.
  • We hope to meet up more often when COVID makes it easier.

Want a sneak peak

https://www.notion.so/journeyio/Product-designer-at-Journey-000b100cc4834ff795eca28d499dd1a8

How to apply? Either apply on YC or (ideally) send your resume, a portfolio link (if you have), and a hello, to Rou at rou(at)journey(dot)io.

Consider this role specification a wish list - First and foremost we want to work with great people. Don’t hesitate to apply.

Technology
  • React frontend utilizing react hooks and zustand for state management
  • UI component library built on top of Headless UI and custom components styled with Tailwind CSS
  • Python / Flask, Postgres and Redis in the backend API layer
  • Chrome extension that allows screen and video recording simultaneously that is integrated with our web application.
  • Hosted on AWS ECS, CI/CD on CodePipeline with tens of deploys each day.
  • GitHub, Slack, Notion, Linear for internal communication

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