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Product Designer, Messaging (Hybrid)



Product, Design
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023

Hi, Future Homie!

As a Homie, you'll be part of an unstoppable team that puts customers first, embraces each day with excitement, and strives for excellence in everything you do. We’re revolutionizing the way small businesses manage their teams and grow their business. What this means for you is a shared passion for innovation and making a difference for the people we serve. So what do you say, will you join us on our mission to empower small businesses?

As a Homie, you are a bar raiser, this means you come with:

  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years of professional experience as a Product Designer, with a strong track record of driving discovery and crafting innovative solutions.
  • Portfolio: A portfolio showcasing previous design projects, highlighting your ability to drive discovery, create unique solutions, and demonstrate advanced craft skills.
  • Collaboration and Problem Solving: Proven experience working collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including data analysts and product managers, to drive product innovation. Creatively and analytically to address design challenges.
  • Design Tools: Proficiency in Figma and a willingness to adapt to new design technologies.
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to articulate design concepts and decisions effectively.
  • Ownership: Demonstrated ownership abilities and the capacity to influence and improve design processes and team dynamics.
  • If you have a true passion for empowering small businesses and supporting hourly workers, then we definitely want to hear from you!
  • Ability to collaborate in office weekly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

As a Homie, you will make an impact by:

Are you passionate about creating amazing experiences that foster employee engagement? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Product Designer on the Employee Engagement team.

We’re revolutionizing the way small businesses manage their teams and communicate with each other. If you share a passion for innovation and making a difference for the people we serve, this opportunity is for you!

In this role, you'll be an integral part of shaping how small business teams communicate. From messaging to translation, and even automated PTO requests, your main goal will be to ensure seamless communication among all members of companies. By doing so, you'll empower these businesses to concentrate on what truly matters – growing and succeeding!

You’ll report to our our Employee Experiences Design Lead and be an integral part of growing our design culture and practice at Homebase. You’ll partner with engineers, product managers, and other designers to shape the Homebase roadmap and deliver meaningful outcomes for our customers.

If you love working in a dynamic environment where your ideas are valued and your creativity is encouraged, we'd love to have you on board. Join us in making a positive impact on small businesses worldwide!

What You Will Do:

We're thrilled to offer you the opportunity to drive discovery efforts and explore exciting possibilities in the product space! Your creative vision will be crucial in delivering innovative and unique product solutions that users will love.

  • Collaboration is at the heart of our process, and you'll have the chance to work closely with stakeholders, data analysts, and product teams. By understanding user needs and market trends, you'll help shape products that truly resonate with our audience..
  • Your advanced craft skills will shine as you create visually stunning and user-centric designs, aligning them perfectly with our business objectives and enhancing user experiences.
  • We're big fans of continuous improvement, and your keen eye for iteration will be invaluable. Feedback and user testing will guide your way as you refine and redefine solutions, making them even better.
  • You have a chance to assist on the product strategy and roadmap for the upcoming quarter, your expertise will be instrumental in honing our focus within a defined feature area.
  • Joining our design team means being part of an inclusive and collaborative environment. You'll have the chance to contribute to the enhancement of pod templates and design processes, making the team's workflow more efficient and effective.
  • In addition to your impressive design talents, you bring a friendly and positive demeanor. Your ability to resolve conflicts and foster a supportive work environment will be highly appreciated.
  • Oh, and one more thing – your input during design critique sessions will play a key role in nurturing a culture of learning and growth within the design team. Sharing constructive feedback is what helps us all shine and reach new heights together!

What We Offer:

  • Colorado Only: Annual salary $75,000 - $105,000
  • Stock Options - Everyone is an Owner!
  • 401(k) program + 4% company match
  • Employer supplemented Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • 20 days of accrued PTO, annual paid holidays and paid volunteer time off
  • Continued learning and development stipend
  • Paid life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible spending account (FSA) options
  • Top-of-the-line equipment and stipend for workspace setup
  • Work from home Monday, Thursday, & Friday
  • Meals provided at our vibrant work spaces
  • Team offsites and monthly opportunities to engage with fellow Homies

What to Expect During the Interview Process:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Homebase:

At Homebase, we take pride in fostering a welcoming space where every Homie of every gender, age, orientation, culture and walk of life can be their full selves. Diverse perspectives empower us to build the best-in-class platform for small businesses and hourly shift workers. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, so if you think you’re close to what we’re looking for (even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications), we encourage you to apply!

About Us

Our mission is to make hourly work easier for local businesses and hourly workers. Homebase currently serves more than 100,000 small (but mighty) businesses with everything they need to manage their hourly teams: employee scheduling, time clocks, payroll, team communication, hiring, onboarding, and compliance. Just don’t call us “Human Capital Management.” We have built tools for the busiest businesses, so owners and employees can spend less time on bullsh*t and more time on what matters. The Homebase team brings small business expertise from Intuit, Square, OpenTable, Yelp, Gusto, and First Data. Homebase is backed by leading venture investors Bain Capital Ventures, Baseline Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Plus Capital, and GGV Capital.

At Homebase, we value our differences, and we encourage all to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Homebase is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Accommodations will be provided during the hiring process if needed. Please advise us of any accommodations needed within your application to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.

**Interview Recording Notice:

By participating in interviews with Homebase, you consent to the use of Metaview, a recording and transcription tool, during the interview process. Please be aware that all interviews may be recorded and transcribed for the purpose of evaluating candidates and ensuring the quality of our recruitment process. If you do not consent to being recorded, please inform the Talent Team at the beginning of the call, and appropriate arrangements will be made to accommodate your preference. Your privacy is important to us, and the recorded interviews will only be used for internal evaluation and assessment of candidates.