Design Lead

Are you a UX designer excited about working with an industry leading tech firm and helping people find meaning? Take a look at the Design Lead position for Abide, the leading Christian digital meditation platform reaching over 2 million people since 2015. Abide is part of Carpenters Code, a team from Google, eBay, Tesla and other firms that is building beautiful apps to connect users with Christ and community.

Your role includes research, UX, UI, and visual design for Abide. You will understand the customer journey, conduct user tests, analyze test results, and form conclusions. You will lead brainstorms, design wireframes, test features through rapid prototyping, and create high-fidelity visual designs for launch. You will need to clearly communicate your designs to developers and export all assets in their appropriate sizes and formats. You will have the opportunity manage a team of talented part-time designers working at Google and other firms. This position is ideal for a creative self-starter with strong full-stack design experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in HCI, design, psychology, or related disciplines
  • An eye for visual design; sharp anticipation and perception of the requirements for a great user experience
  • 5+ years of design experience showcasing products with significant design improvements that supported business goals like user activation, engagement, conversion and net-promoter score
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • A passion for helping others grow in their spiritual life
  • Team oriented with the ability to work well independently
  • High-proficiency in the design tools of your choice (Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to completely redline wireframes and/or mocks
  • Solid grasp of existing UI design language and human interface guidelines for iOS, Android, and web: should be intentional about deviating from standard system UI components
  • Ability to conduct UX research studies and analyze the results
  • Ability to prototype your own designs (e.g., Flinto, Principle, modified screenshots, high fidelity mocks, paper, etc.)
  • Ability to run UX brainstorming activities for a group of people and synthesize results
  • Previous startup experience
  • Experience with design tools, such as Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, and audio/video content creation
  • Photography knowledge and experience
  • Music and audio recording and production knowledge and experience
  • Willing to learn and do things that are new to you, such as learning a new design tool or medium
  • Provide information architecture, including reorganizing content


  • Own UI/UX/Visd for all aspects of the Abide product, including usability, research, analysis, and prototyping
  • Clearly communicate with and support engineering to implement to spec or make alternate design decisions
  • Hold design reviews and provide critique
  • Understand product goals and refine requirements
  • Help product team to create the product narrative and use it to inform the design
  • Design for marketing for the mobile app, the web property, email campaigns, and social media
  • Design direction for Abide‚Äôs brand, including graphic design, photography
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables


Cash and equity in seed stage startup based on experience.

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Posted on July 26, 2016