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Product Design Lead, Fund Admin

Carta

Carta

Product, Design
Santa Clara, CA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · Seattle, WA, USA · New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places.

Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two million people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta's tender offer solutions have returned $14B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally.

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Problems You'll Solve

At Carta, our employees set out on a mission to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places. We believe that the problems we solve today unlock the opportunities of tomorrow.

Carta is in search of a Product Design Lead who is passionate about leading complex, high impact projects, and influencing product strategy through design vision. This person will work alongside an exceptional design team creating and shipping innovative digital product experiences in our Fund Administration business. Our ideal candidate is savvy, curious, enjoys working cross-functionally, and can effectively communicate vision to leadership. They can advocate for the nerdiness of design craft in addition to the business case of a given design direction. This person must be a self-starter who can work through ambiguity to lead projects from start to finish. We are looking for someone who can inspire fellow designers and stakeholders, and lead with both user empathy and conviction.

As a Product Design Lead, you will play a crucial role throughout the organization— influencing the future of Carta products. You’ll have the opportunity to design for a range of customer and user archetypes including: fund managers, investors, tax experts, and our Carta service and delivery colleagues.

Additionally you will:

  • Drive the overall strategic design direction for key features of our venture platform business
  • Deeply understand user needs and drive alignment around solutions to core business problems by creating models, concept diagrams, workflow diagrams, and journey maps
  • Design flows, sketches, prototypes, and drive implementation for your products
  • Design experiences for web and mobile applications
  • Contribute to building a strong human centered design culture

About You

The ideal candidate is passionate about building intuitive solutions to complex problems that provide direct value to users and enjoys driving strategy, ideation, prioritization, problem solving, and product delivery. If that sounds like you, we would love to talk to you. In our search, we’re prioritizing:

  • 8+ years of product design experience
  • A strong portfolio of case studies that demonstrate a successful track record of human-centered design solutions that address strategic business problems
  • Deep expertise in systems thinkings and solving complex problems
  • A high bar for UX/UI craft; an eye for visual design, interaction details, typography, and pixel-perfect deliverables
  • Experience influencing cross-functional teams to adopt bold design solutions
  • Exceptional communication and storytelling skills that allow you to convey the value of your design solutions.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment — balancing rigor and scrappiness.
  • High comfort level with ambiguity; openness to critique from other disciplines and curiosity to learn from a spectrum of perspectives.
  • Nice-to-have: experience with finance or the venture capital space

Salary

Carta’s compensation package includes a market competitive salary, equity for all full time roles, exceptional benefits, and, for applicable roles, commissions plans. Our minimum cash compensation (salary + commission if applicable) range for this role is:

  • $182,750 - $215,000 in [San Francisco, CA; Santa Clara, CA; New York, NY]
  • $164,475 - $193,500 in [Seattle, WA]

Final offers may vary from the amount listed based on geography, candidate experience and expertise, and other factors.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, please connect with the recruiter via email. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

Important Security Notice for Candidates

Our company has been targeted by individuals creating fake domains similar to ours to scam prospects and candidates. Please note that all official communications from us will come from an @carta.com domain. Be cautious of any requests for sensitive information or payments outside of our official channels. For more information about this type of scam, please review the guidelines provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If you encounter any suspicious activity, please report it immediately to recruiting-systems@carta.com.

Awards and Acknowledgements

Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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