Upwork ($UPWK) is the leading tech solution for companies looking to hire the best talent, maintain flexibility, and get more done. We’re passionate about our mission to create economic opportunities so people have better lives. Every year, more than $2 billion of work is done through Upwork by skilled professionals who want the freedom of working anytime, anywhere. Top companies connecting with extraordinary talent around the globe? Upwork is how.
We are looking for a Senior Product Designer to join our Project Catalog Team. Launched in January 2021, Project Catalog is a new way for businesses and independent talent to work together instantly on the Upwork marketplace. You will make significant contributions to the growth and direction of Project Catalog. You’ll work on a dynamic team of designers, user researchers, content designers, PMs, and developers, to help freelancers discover new ways to grow their business and design creative solutions to help them succeed.
Define and craft delightful experiences that our customers love and tell their peers about!
Lead the design process end-to-end for your team: strategy, research, exploration, ideation, concepts, information architecture, interaction design, design specs, launch, and testing
Collaborate with our user researchers, product managers, data scientists, developers, and fellow designers to frame problems and take ideas from concept through implementation
Demonstrate high quality design practices by ensuring decisions are made with data and user insight.
Work with our existing UX/UI design patterns and make well-informed decisions when developing new patterns
Care about quality and the fine details of our product design, producing attractive solutions that encourage trust, connection, and happiness
Work iteratively and quickly, moving between a lightweight vision and shippable, steel thread designs
Further strengthen our design team through mentorship, design critiques, and knowledge sharing.
We’re an innovation focused team, so experience launching products at a fast pace in a startup environment is a plus.
A solid understanding of your users and determination to keep them and their goals at the heart of everything you do.
Curious and innovative, asking “what if” and explore multiple angles and possibilities.
An excellent teammate. You believe we are stronger together and are energized when you’re in a room (a virtual room) with inquisitive, outspoken people.
Diligent about quality and design details. You produce pixel tight, attractive work that other companies will look to emulate.
Experience designing flexible, responsive UIs that are elegant for both desktop and mobile
A strong work ethic and a readiness to focus and commit. You can lead a project from start to finish and passionately pursue high-quality designs that deliver memorable experiences that users will love
A growth mindset! You look to take on new challenges and stretch your abilities to improve the team, the business, and yourself.
You assume the best in people and treat everyone with decency and respect.
Come change how the world works.
At Upwork, you’ll shape talent solutions for how the world works today. We’re a remote-first organization supported by offices in Santa Clara and Chicago, working together to create exciting remote work opportunities for a global community of professionals.
Our vibrant culture is built on shared values and our mission to create economic opportunities so that people have better lives. We build amazing teams, put our community first, and have a bias toward action. We encourage everyone to bring their whole selves to work and grow together through development opportunities, mentorship, and employee resource groups. Oh yeah, we’ve also got amazing benefits.
Check out our Life at Upwork page to learn more about the employee experience.
Upwork is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.