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Product/User Experience Designer


Full Timeproduct$90k – $120kNew YorkUnited StatesPosted 8 months ago
Company Description:

Stakes is a gamified group chat where you make real-time predictions and win prizes for free. Our mission is to foster deeper connections by making the shared experience around live sports more exciting. We recently completed a successful pilot with the NBA Champion Toronto Raptors.


We’re looking for a Product/User Experience Designer to join our core founding team. As a key member of the team, you’ll be responsible for the user experience across all aspects of our platform and have influence on our product strategy by helping define the product features. A commitment to teamwork, hustle, and strong communication skills are absolute requirements.

This is the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, small, and flat organization responsible for developing a massive consumer product. If you love sports and are looking for an opportunity to directly see your work impact the business, this could be the role for you!

What you’ll do:

- Work directly with the founders to execute the vision of the company
- Collaborate product and engineering teams to build new features and fix bugs and measure their impact via data
- Develop rapid prototypes
- Spearhead user testing
- Be involved in all facets of a fast-growing technology startup including operations, business development and design
- Choose and create the tools, infrastructure, and products
- Maintain design guidelines and library

Who you are:

- 3+ years of professional experience in product/user experience design
- An exceptionally skilled and hungry designer and problem solver
- You’re an excellent verbal and written communicator
- You are detail-oriented and understand the big picture
- You are eager to work openly and collaboratively with a diverse team
- You feel comfortable working in a tech-driven environment with the ability to coordinate across several stakeholder groups (Engineering, Product, Operations, Marketing, etc.)
- Proactive self-starter
- You are driven to learn new technologies
- Passion for sports is a huge plus

What we offer:

- Equity share in a growing business
- Unlimited PTO
- Benefits coverage including: medical, dental, vision
- A fun, vibrant office environment in exciting DUMBO with a well-stocked snackbar. We are surrounded by other young technology and creative professionals in one of the most picturesque neighborhoods in the world!
- An opportunity to build a massive consumer product that can have a significant impact on the world
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