Founding Product Designer
1 week ago
👋 We’re Supernow - a venture-backed, kid’s interactive edutainment platform on a mission to make learning more magical and joyful while instilling value soft skills like creativity, empathy, leadership and gratitude that aren’t taught in school.
We’re building the next irresistible kids brand that every family in America will know and love and we’re growing FAST. With top investors behind us including First Round Capital and Slow Ventures and a small but mighty core team, we’re ready to make that a reality.
That’s where you come in. We’re looking for a visionary founding Product Designer to join as a leader in this company and build a never-before-seen digital experience that blends education, entertainment and social community into one, totally magical, totally immersive Superverse.
As our founding Product Designer at Supernow, you’ll join the founding team and work directly with the co-founders and Head of Engineering to architect game-changing digital experiences that are fun, interactive and make every kid feel seen and celebrated at scale.
You’ll be the visionary for our digital product and own the development process from research through execution - everything from running experiments, driving research streams, designing flows and interactions, and executing roadmaps at record speed to build magical creator tools and kid learning experiences like nothing people have seen before.
Responsibilities We move fast and no two days are the same. As in any startup role, you’ll be doing a mix of big things and nitty gritty tasks alike, but a huge focus of this role is co-creating the digital product experience directly with the founders.
Product visioning and leadership - work closely with the founders to develop the product vision and hire the right team. Because you'll be product hire #1, you’ll play a hybrid role blending some PM responsibilities with Product Design and be responsible for setting the tone and culture of the product team.
Define our product roadmap - work cross-functionally with the entire team to align on priorities and match strategy to customer needs and business priorities.
Own customer learning - Interview customers, run user testing and unearth key user insights that unlock product design decisions
Design the digital product - design flows and experiences that are magical and intuitive for kids and parents alike
Help build and execute the tactical roadmap - Work closely with co-founders to translate product design into prototypes, scope and prioritize based on business and customer impact, work with engineering, design and broader team to bring our roadmap to market at lightning speed
Design and Analyze Experiments - develop scrappy ways to test hypotheses to inform prioritization and roadmap, leverage data to make informed decisions
Who We’re Looking For
You have experience in early stage product.
7-10 years of work experience
2+ years of application design
2+ years of visual design
2+ years of interaction design
Preferably experience designing software for entertainment, media, gaming or education
You are curious, inquisitive, and enjoy solving big, open-ended problems. You are able to identify high impact problem areas with little direction. You have a healthy skepticism about data and know when to dig deeper into a problem. You are a strong communicator and are able to explain complex concepts to a wide audience. You are proactive when it comes to keeping the team abreast to progress.
You’re biased to action. You like to build and ship and favor choices that get us answers faster (rather than perfectly). You focus on things that matter, push back on things that don’t and move fast.
You take pride in your work. You care deeply about what you do. You read through details, think through each part of the user experience. If something is off, you come up with a good solution and fix it proactively. People can count on you to get things done.
You’re scrappy, entrepreneurial and collaborative. You thrive in fast-paced environments and are willing to roll up your sleeves no matter what the challenge is. You love to support your team and will pitch in even when the task doesn’t fall squarely in your job description.
You’re self-aware and growth oriented. You are dedicated to constant self-improvement and have a growth mindset/low ego. You care deeply about instilling the same social and emotional learning themes in the next generation.
You’re joyful, optimistic and passionate. You have a certain fire, energy and positive outlook that drives you in everything you do. People gravitate to you for your good vibes:) You believe anything is possible, especially with a kickass team at your side.
You’re mission driven. You care deeply about the future of kids education and believe that there are better ways to educate and engage kids that leverage media, technology and community to make it magical.
What We Can Offer You
A competitive salary and early-stage stock options Subsidized healthcare, dental and vision Unlimited PTO A parent-friendly culture Whatever equipment you need, and a generous career education stipend to spend on your preferred workshops, books etc. NYC Office with flexible work set up - Work sometimes with us and 2x per week from home (NYC talent strongly preferred but would make it work for the right person) What else? We're new, shape it with us!
Ready to Apply?
Email us a resume and a short cover letter explaining why you’d be an excellent fit and to firstname.lastname@example.org
At Supernow, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.