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Product Designer, Onchain



Product, Design
United States
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

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The Team:

We’re looking for highly motivated product designers with a passion for crafting beautiful experiences to help shape the future of onchain design at Kraken. With an emphasis on design solutions oriented in self-custody and decentralized applications, this role will combine a keen eye for detail that spans across an ecosystem of interconnected applications and protocols with a comfort designing user flows that reach across product and crypto platforms to offer a seamless experience for our beloved customers.

The Opportunity:

  • Create high quality onchain user experiences while closely collaborating with other designers, researchers, product managers, content writers, and engineers

  • Communicate the impact of design for decentralized applications while balancing business objectives, customers needs, insights, and technical constraints to product data-informed outcomes

  • Bring awareness of the latest wallets, marketplaces, defi applications, and other leading applications to inform and define and onchain product suite

  • Actively participate in design reviews both seeking and giving meaningful feedback to inform and shape our product direction

  • Work closely with product, research, and engineering teams to define concepts through exploration, to prototyping, testing, and production, tracking outcomes via analytics and customer feedback

Skills you should HODL:

  • Experience designing with complex data for financial products

  • Demonstrated ability to lead design efforts across mobile and desktop platforms

  • Deep understanding of decentralized applications and use cases for self-custody wallets

  • Working closely with engineers and product managers to bring your ideas to life

  • Desire to work in a rapidly evolving domain of design and new product initiatives

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and asking the right questions to form multiple design solutions to a problem or customer need

  • Natural storytelling ability and proficiency explaining rationale behind design decisions

  • Strong interest in crypto utility and use cases within decentralized applications

Nice to haves:

  • Experience designing for mobile wallets and/or browser extensions

  • Understanding layer 1/2 networks and interoperability between blockchains

  • Familiarity with crypto on both centralized exchanges and self-custody

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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