Careers

Senior product Designer

Summary

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)

Location

  • Credly seeks professionals able to work from Minneapolis 

How to apply

Submit a resume and a brief statement of interest (500 words max) to jobs@credly.com 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.