About the Optimism Collective and Optimism Unlimited

The Optimism Collective is redefining power to elevate humanity by building a more equitable internet. Our vision for this citizen-governed network: a composable, unified constellation of blockchains that can support internet-level activity; powered by the MIT-licensed open source OP Stack.

To date, the Optimism Collective is defined by its focus on scaling Ethereum and funding public goods. We’ve processed hundreds of millions of transactions and are responsible for the largest ongoing public goods funding program in existence.

Optimism Unlimited is a subsidiary of the Optimism Foundation that focuses on supporting the growth, adoption, and governance of the Optimism Collective.

We are hiring a Senior or Staff Product Designer to help us build the future. In this role, you’ll own projects end to end and build design foundations that will be iterated on. You’ll join a small team of designers and work cross-functionally, shaping projects alongside product, engineering, and governance teams.

What are the role responsibilities?

  • Own complex design projects from start to ship with minimal oversight
  • Collaborate closely with Product leads to shape design requirements
  • Drive rigorous decisions by going wide in explorations or going deep in design details
  • Iterate thoughtfully by gathering, considering, and incorporating feedback
  • Participate in user research to understand the problem space and inform solutions
  • Gather context and share knowledge cross-functionally, leveraging written and video communication as needed to share work or pitch ideas
  • Share the responsibility of improving team workflows; help us improve on how we coordinate and ship

What skills do you bring?

  • You have 4+ years of product design experience
  • You are a champion of context-gathering and knowledge-sharing
  • You love collaborating with product and engineering to deliver clean user experiences
  • You are super fluent with Figma and are very familiar working with Figma components and design systems
  • You strive for quality in design execution
  • You leverage research insights and data in your design decisions
  • You enjoy diving into the details, polishing, and refining
  • Bonus: You have experience in web3
  • Bonus: You have experience with developer tooling
  • Bonus: You are comfortable shipping HTML & CSS
  • Bonus: You have visual design strengths and enjoy creative design projects

What you'll like about us:

  • We take pride in the accomplishments of our teammates and support each other in doing the best work of our careers.
  • Our team is a diverse group of people from a variety of backgrounds and interests. We cherish our eclecticism and consider it a great strength.
  • We have a transparent, feedback-driven and fun-centric culture.
  • We are a team of builders—our founding team has been working on Ethereum scalability since 2015.

We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds to apply. We believe that our work is stronger with a variety of perspectives, and we’re eager to further diversify our company. If you have a background that you feel would make an impact at Optimism, please consider applying. We’re committed to building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best work of your career.

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