Lead Designer

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What we're looking for

We’re looking for a founding designer who is passionate about using data to empower the rapidly growing number of digital creators. Design is a critical component of everything that we do - from how we make millions of data points digestible and useful to how we create and share our own content and culture. The founding designer will have an imprint on everything that we do and will work closely with the rest of the founding team. They’ll be comfortable with uncertainty, able to think with scale, familiar with most design concepts (a generalists), eager to interface with creative cohorts of users, and excited about the opportunity to work in a fast-paced startup environment. As a founding designer, you’ll be instrumental in the growth and success of RootNote!


  • Help guide our overall strategy through design, prototyping, brand development, and market research
  • Create and collaborate on flows, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs for new features and improve existing ones
  • Work with the team to create a library of components that we can use to scale product development
  • Help shape the culture of our company to be the next great remote-first company
  • Talk to users, conduct research, and educate the rest of the team on design best practices
  • Have complete design and UX control of of everything from the product to web pages and emails
  • Own and execute the design product roadmap


  • 3+ years of product design experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven record of building and maintaining design libraries
  • Excited to work across web and mobile applications
  • Organized and self-sufficient
  • Expertise in using Figma (our tool of choice) and other prototyping tools
  • Desire to work with other creators and passionate about creating a frictionless UX
  • Interest in creating and publishing content is a plus


  • 🧘 Flexible work hours
  • 🌎 Work from anywhere
  • 🤑 Competitive pay and equity
  • 🏖️ Unlimited PTO
  • 🍽️ Bi-weekly team meals
  • ❔ You tell us! As a founding member, you’ll be instrumental in shaping the future of RootNote

About Us

We’re an experienced team of creators and builders who are passionate about using data to empower the rapidly growing number of music creators, video makers, livestreamers, and podcasters.

We launched the first iteration of our product last year, are working with some of the biggest creators and creative teams in music (our beachhead market), have incredible industry partners and early investors, and are developing an exciting and action-packed product roadmap for 2022.

When we’re not working together on RootNote, you’ll find us in the studio recording music, livestreaming on Twitch, making videos, designing NFTs, developing side projects, exploring the great outdoors, and traveling the world.

We’re all on a quest to live our best lives and are committed to building a rewarding, inclusive, supportive, and creative environment for all.

How to Apply

Does this role sound like a good fit? Email us at careers@rootnote.co. When emailing us, please:

  • Include the role's title in your subject line
  • Attach an updated resume
  • Send along links that best showcase the things you've built, done, and/or created
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