Head of Design | Labs

Labs · Remote, New York
Department Labs
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $100k-$120k per year depending on experience

Company Description

Delphi Digital is a research-driven firm dedicated to advancing the understanding and developing the growing digital asset market. Our foundations lie in producing institutional-grade research for some of crypto’s top funds, institutions, and investors. Through our consulting services, we’ve also worked closely with top projects in the space such as Aave, Axie Infinity, Compound, Thorchain, Synthetix, and many more to model, optimize and redesign their crypto-economics. At Delphi Labs, we leverage our hivemind of expertise to change the landscape of crypto by building with the highest quality teams and incubating protocols that will shape the future.

Our goal is to continue to drive the crypto asset space forward by investing both financial and intellectual capital into projects, and participating actively to help shape the ecosystems we believe in. If this sounds like what you want to spend day and night thinking about, we’d love to chat.

Job Description

At Delphi Labs, we are incubating projects that will shape the future of crypto and web3. The success or failure of these projects is highly dependent on the quality of talent we’re able to attract. We are looking for a Head of Design to join our product team and work with us on everything from initial concept designs through launch and ongoing brand management.

This role would suit someone with several years of UI/UX design experience with web3 or consumer fintech applications, who can work independently yet maintain a strong sense of accountability, and who thrives in a fast growth or startup environment.

Location: Remotely from anywhere in the world

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with product owners and UX designers to create the flow and architecture of a complex DeFi product with a set several advanced functionalities within
  • Lead the transformation from a simple DeFi product into a multi-functional experience with several advanced (trading) features. 
  • Support the product teams with strategy support and help to outline the roadmap (from a design perspective)
  • Overviewing and assuring high quality of all design-related activities within the product and other brand touchpoints
  • Collaborate and lead UX/UI designers to build an outstanding experience 
  • Hire and build up a design team based on the upcoming needs in collaboration with the product manager
  • Maintain and evolve the design systems for use throughout a product UI, including app and storytelling touchpoint
  • Direct (brand) designers and illustrators to execute storytelling touch points like landing pages
  • Work closely with engineering teams to ensure timely and high-quality user experiences
  • Demonstrate the value of user-centered design and establish principles and routines to drive innovation in the product 

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years prior professional experience as a design lead, digital art/creative director, head of design or head of product teams
  • Experience designing in a production environment, including proficiency with Figma and organizing design assets for frontend developers
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Good understanding of DeFi / crypto financial primitives and the web3 landscape
  • Self-organized takes ownership and a faster learner.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in leading design or product teams of cryptocurrency projects.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Impact: You’ll work with some of the smartest people in the space and play a pivotal role in influencing the way some of the most popular crypto applications are built. 
  • Learning: You’ll benefit from the cumulative knowledge base of Delphi’s 100+ person team as well as our portfolio companies and extended network. The only limit to your rate of learning will be your own initiative.
  • Uncapped potential: Delphi is constantly growing, and you’ll have the ability to expand your area of responsibility.
  • Autonomy: While there are certain fixed responsibilities, you’ll be able to dictate how you spend your time based on where your interests lie.
  • Flexible schedule: You’ll be able to work remotely and manage your own time. As long as your core responsibilities are met, your schedule is what you make of it. We strongly believe a proper balance between work and free time allows for creativity and innovation to thrive.
  • Intellectual Freedom: You’ll have the freedom to develop novel models and frameworks for innovative financial products and turn ideas, theories, and research into implementations with real impact.
  • Compensation: You’ll have a competitive salary ($100k-$120k per year depending on experience).

How to apply

In addition to your CV, please include links to past projects that you have designed or created.

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  • Location
    Remote, New York
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $100k-$120k per year depending on experience