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Senior Product Designer (3 month contract)



Product, Design
United States
Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2024
Who are we?
Our mission is to scale intelligence to serve humanity. We’re training and deploying frontier models for developers and enterprises who are building AI systems to power magical experiences like content generation, semantic search, RAG, and agents. We believe that our work is instrumental to the widespread adoption of AI.
We obsess over what we build. Each one of us is responsible for contributing to increasing the capabilities of our models and the value they drive for our customers. We like to work hard and move fast to do what’s best for our customers.
Cohere is a team of researchers, engineers, designers, and more, who are passionate about their craft. Each person is one of the best in the world at what they do. We believe that a diverse range of perspectives is a requirement for building great products.
Join us on our mission and shape the future!
Why this role?
We are looking for a seasoned Product Designer with about 7-10 years of experience as a Product Designer. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in both startups and larger tech companies and a blend of consumer-facing and B2B products. This role demands creative ideation and rapid execution so the ability to be dynamic and rigorous without being precious about process or outputs is essential.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead the end-to-end design process for user-facing touchpoints of our models, from concept to launch.
  • Participate in user research, gather insights, and translate findings into actionable design solutions.
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups to effectively communicate design concepts.
  • Iterate on designs based on user feedback, data analysis, and market trends.
  • Contribute to our design systems to ensure consistency and scalability across products.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices, emerging trends, and new technologies.
  • Openness to mentoring designers, fostering a collaborative and creative work environment.
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, engineers and other departments to ensure an understanding of cross functional needs.
  • Drive innovation and design thinking, ensuring that all design initiatives are optimized for actionable outcomes.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and design trends, integrating innovative solutions into digital strategies.

You may be a good fit if:

  • 7 - 10 years of professional experience in full stack product design
  • Proven track record of successful projects on both B2B and consumer products
  • Experience in startups and larger, established tech companies
  • Proficiency in Figma or similar design tools.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing your design process, problem-solving skills, and the impact of your work.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate design decisions and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Deep understanding of user-centered design principles and methodologies
  • Experience working with user research, usability testing, and data analysis.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field (preferred) .
If some of the above doesn’t line up perfectly with your experience, we still encourage you to apply! If you consider yourself a thoughtful worker, a lifelong learner, and a kind and playful team member, Cohere is the place for you.
We value and celebrate diversity and strive to create an inclusive work environment for all. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are committed to providing equal opportunities. Should you require any accommodations during the recruitment process, please submit an Accommodations Request Form, and we will work together to meet your needs.
Our Perks:
🤝 An open and inclusive culture and work environment
🧑‍💻 Work closely with a team on the cutting edge of AI research
🍽 Weekly lunch stipend, in-office lunches & snacks
🦷 Full health and dental benefits, including a separate budget to take care of your mental health
🐣 100% Parental Leave top-up for 6 months for employees based in Canada, the US, and the UK
🎨 Personal enrichment benefits towards arts and culture, fitness and well-being, quality time, and workspace improvement
🏙 Remote-flexible, offices in Toronto, New York, San Francisco and London and co-working stipend
✈️ 6 weeks of vacation
Note: This post is co-authored by both Cohere humans and Cohere technology.