UX Designer at Nextdoor
San Francisco, CA, US

Are you a designer with an impeccable eye for layout, graphic design, and color while also being able to create brilliant user experiences?  Do you think about brand and experience as being the same thing?  

As a UX Designer here at Nextdoor, you’ll join our small, agile team in designing the social network for neighborhoods and work on transforming the way people connect and communicate with their neighbors. In this role, you’ll be responsible for helping define and deliver new experiences across multiple platforms as well as work cross-functionally to shape the future of the Nextdoor product as we continue to grow. You should have an impeccable eye for graphic design, typography, and composition and be able to communicate your ideas using a wide variety of methods: from sketches to prototypes. You are a user-centered designer who leads by doing, loves thinking about the big picture and the smallest details, and has a knack for telling stories through your designs.

If you want the challenge of fast paced growth, the satisfaction of seeing your designs come to life, and the pride in helping grow a world class design team, let us know!  We’d love to also see a link to your portfolio in addition to your resume.

Responsibilities:

  • Create highly interactive, delightful, and user-centered experiences for our core product
  • Contribute to and help execute the product vision and brand strategy
  • Collaborate with product managers, engineers, and designers to define and deliver a consistent visual design language
  • Deliver products that span all phases from concept to production
  • Participate in cross-functional brainstorms, discussions, and design reviews
  • Present design concepts to the executive team and understand business needs to achieve excellent results
  • Be responsible for oversight, development, and execution of design deliverables
  • Mentor team members

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience shipping great mobile products
  • Experience working with senior leadership
  • Excellent portfolio
  • Strong analytic, creative thinking, and collaboration skills
  • Strong visual design sense and ability to design within, and help define, visual guidelines
  • Fluency with web design principles and best practices
  • Comfort working across the product development spectrum: ideation, strategy, concept work to pixel-level details, and implementation
  • Ability to quickly master technical skills in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Ability to solve complex problems conceptually in collaboration with the broader team.
  • Experience managing user and usability research projects is a plus

Benefits: 

  • 100% company-paid health insurance premiums (medical, dental and vision) for you and your family
  • Paid vacation and company holidays
  • 401K plan
  • Commuter benefits through Clipper card
  • Free catered dinners during the week, Monday through Thursday
  • Fully stocked kitchens with drinks, snacks and candy
  • Vibrant downtown San Francisco location near Union Square
  • The option of an adjustable standing desk