Senior product Designer


Seeking a Senior Product Designer to lead our user experience and design at a growth-stage, venture-backed company offering software and services that make life’s achievements portable, digital and verified.

Who we are

A mission-driven team that prizes respect, hard work, humility, and transparency. Equal opportunity employer focused on creating equal opportunity for individuals through portable, data-rich evidence of achievements.

Who you are 

  • A no-job-too-big-no-job-too-small professional who believes in what we're doing and wants to help us scale
  • A hyper-organized, super-responsive, generally on-top-of-your-stuff kind of person
  • A professional with perspective and the judgment to ensure design is integrated into our strategy and products
  • A process-focused thinker with the ability to design systems that scale
  • A quick learner willing to work without perfect information and the ability to get smart fast as new business opportunities demand

What you'll do here 

As a product designer, you will be a leader on our product team playing an important role in researching, prototyping, building, and shipping new functionality on our platform. We also expect you to:

  • Own our overall user experience and the design framework that drives it 
  • Own a variety of high-impact initiatives and product experiences
  • Contribute to our vision, strategy, process, and approach while advocating for user empathy
  • Collaborate with product managers, engineering, and leadership to build elegant solutions to user-defined problems
  • Contribute on strategy with the rest of the product leadership team
  • Contribute leadership in the discovery process while we iterate on ideas
  • Translate customer problems into high-level solutions, experiences, and designs 
  • Work closely with engineers as they build and ship solutions
  • Get great design work shipped quickly

What you know and can do (must haves)

  • Demonstrably shined wherever you've been
  • Experience in a high-stakes environment
  • Experience designing digital products (not just websites)
  • An appreciation of the entire product development lifecycle, from problem-solving through to detailed interaction and visual design
  • The ability to create beautiful high-fidelity mockups and detailed prototypes
  • Excellent communicator of design work and your rationale behind proposals
  • Excellent self-starter who can deeply collaborate with others
  • A growth mindset
  • Desire to make things better
  • A healthy balance of humility and confidence
  • Strong collaboration skills across disciplines that drive change in products and teams
  • Ability to manage and contribute to multiple projects concurrently
  • Demonstrated ability to think at a high-level about product strategy but also act–with speed and precision–to identify and deliver the tactical pieces that realize it

What you may know and have done (nice to haves)

  • Prior experience as a product designer in a high-growth environment 
  • Demonstrable expertise in building and executing design frameworks
  • A relevant professional certification or other credentials demonstrating proof of product design expertise
  • A good sense of humor
  • An awkward love of design tools and libraries, like Sketch

What we offer 

  • Competitive Salary                           
  • Health, vision, dental benefits, including coverage for dependents
  • A Minneapolis-based co-working space    
  • Flexible vacation - take time off when you need it
  • 401(k) with Match.
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 501(c)(3) Donation Program
  • Stock options (granted at the discretion of the Credly board of directors)


  • Credly seeks professionals able to work from Minneapolis 

How to apply

Submit a resume and a brief statement of interest (500 words max) to with SR PRODUCT DESIGNER in the subject line. Earned any digital credentials? We’d love to see them. Don’t have any? We can help with that.