Cobalt.io is a rapidly expanding, remote-first cybersecurity start-up with headquarters in San Francisco, Boston & Berlin. We leverage global pentesters to help secure companies and their users through our Pentest as a Service platform. We have Scandinavian roots, an American base, and a global outlook. Our environment is characterized by a fun, fast-paced and collaborative culture based on individual responsibility and ownership, where everyone’s opinions matter.
"Make pentesting beautiful" is our goal. Can you help us write this story? We are looking for a talented Principal Visual Designer to join us. This role will allow you to focus on your craft skills (no management required), getting the chance to focus on what really matters to you and keep growing in that path.
You are a good match if:
10+ years of related experience
Think of a brand as a living system with multiple touch-points
Familiarity with user-centred design processes
Visual design skills that can create an emotional connection with the users and inspire our pentesters community
The best quality is never "nice to have"
You are a perfect match if:
You champion the craft every time you get the chance
You can effectively communicate your design decisions
You can translate your vision into guidelines for the broader team
Experience working in Agile Scrum product development process
Worked with distributed teams on a regular basis
Proficiency using Figma and Adobe Creative Suite
What You Would Do
Make pentesting beautiful
Be responsible for all stages of design, thinking strategically while executing on objectives and demonstrating great attention to detail
Work in close collaboration with other designers, product managers and engineers to see a project from concept through implementation and beyond
Conduct user research and usability design sessions to gather qualitative feedback to make product recommendations
Work with the product team and internal stakeholders to validate product concepts based on qualitative and quantitative data
Help institute effective operational processes to facilitate/enhance collaboration between Product, Design and Engineering
Why You Should Join Us
Opportunity to join and grow in a passionate, rapidly expanding industry operating at the forefront of Pentesting!
Work directly with experienced senior leaders with ongoing mentorship opportunities
Competitive compensation and attractive equity plan
Flexible paid time off, remote working from anywhere in Germany or the US and travel policies
Stipends for wellness, work-from-home and learning & development