Lava Ventures, Inc. Product Designer

  • Design
  • Full-time
  • Chicago, IL
  • Remote friendly

Lava is on a mission to give everyone a voice on the internet. We've built a unqiue social audio app that enables humans to express their creativity & discover people from around the world. Lava is one of the few places on the internet where people can connect using the authenticity of their own voice.

Our team of designers, engineers, and business leaders is dedicated to crafting a phenomenal product & we'd love your help.

The Role
This is our first design position which means the job will evolve quite a lot as we expand our team & our product. We are looking for someone with deep experience crafting user experiences and user interfaces; knowing how to develop frontend code is a huge plus. You'll work directly with the CEO to enhance the design our mobile app & convert user feedback into features.

Your Responsbilities

  • Work with our design team to enhace the app experience & interface
  • Design entirely new products from scratch and make important product decisions
  • Design the foundation for Lava's design standards, tooling, and processes
  • Help us grow our team of designers

Your Skills

  • User experince mapping, planning, & design
  • Figma & Adobe Creative Cloud

Our Team
We're a tight-knit crew that cares deeply about delightful design & robust engineering. Our founders built Lava's mobile app, website, & brand from scratch, so we don't mess around when it comes to crafting products. We move fast but prefer to do things the right way from the beginning by carefully thinking through our decisions prior to acting upon them. We work hard during the week and work causally during the weekends. We have a lot of fun during & after work but are also very serious about accomplishing our goals.

When it comes down to the fundamentals, we just want to build meanful products through purpose-driven work.