Ladder Product Designer

Posted on January 14th, 2021

About Ladder

Ladder is the professional community platform for the next generation. We’re building the best place for college students and new graduates to grow their careers — with the core values of being community-first instead of network-first, crowdsourcing helpful resources and discussions across various industries, and creating meaningful relationships instead of transactional connections.

We launched our platform in mid-2020 and already have tens of thousands of students/new grads using Ladder to find opportunities, meet each other, and grow their careers together. We're a small but mighty team of young professionals building the career platform we wish we had in college, and we're backed by some of the top consumer investors in the world including Forerunner, Pear, and the CEOs of companies like Reddit, DoorDash, and Product Hunt.

We're looking for a Product Designer to take charge of the Ladder platform and make the experience beautiful to all users. You'll work directly with our founders and Head of Design to design and ship various user-facing features. If you love solving difficult design problems with the user in mind, and are passionate about student career growth, read on 👇

The Role

  • You'll manage the product design process for various new user-facing features, from wireframing to implementation
  • You'll collaborate with our engineers & PM to create and implement wonderful user experiences
  • You'll use, contribute to, and challenge our design system and be a crucial part in delivering the best product to our users


  • 1+ years of experience working as a product designer or similar role
  • Experience in designing and shipping cross-platform projects (web + mobile)
  • Experience creating mockups and prototypes in Figma
  • Comprehensive understanding of modern interface design patterns
  • Bonus points if you have prior experience working at consumer social startup

Ladder is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone. Join us in our mission of democratizing career access to college students everywhere!

** Start date is ASAP - we're looking to make the hire and onboard in the next couple weeks.

Remote Restrictions

  • Must be a resident of Canada or United States