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Founding Product Designer



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Product, Design
United States
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Consensus Overview:

Scientific research contains the most valuable knowledge humans have ever created. Yet, there’s no easy way to search and consume it.

The Consensus team is obsessed with solving this problem. Our goal is to create the easiest way to find answers from the world’s most trusted sources.

Today, Consensus is an AI-powered academic search engine. We use the power of large language models to find, analyze, and synthesize insights in peer-reviewed research papers.

Company Highlights:

  • Organic growth - Just a year since launch, we are the fastest-growing AI research tool, with hundreds of thousands of MAUs and accelerating subscription growth.
  • #1 GPT in the world - Featured by OpenAI in the GPT Store launch, we continue to hold the top spot with more than 2x the engagement of any other GPT.
  • Top investors - Seed round led by Draper Associates (Tesla, Coinbase, Robinhood) and including Kevin Carter (Snap, Slack, Pinterest), Brian Pokorny (Twitter, Square, Stitcher), Alumni Ventures (Carta, Coda, Compass), and operators from top AI companies like OpenAI and Intercom.
  • Buzz - Featured by The Atlantic, The New York Times, Wired, VentureBeat, Nature, a16z, and more.


We are looking for our first full-time Product Designer. Your role is to design the interface for the future of research. This is a full-stack design/UX job, including the following responsibilities:

  • Own the user experience vision of the whole company
  • Conduct user research via interviews and surveys
  • Ideate features to meet our users’ needs
  • Build wireframes and prototypes for experimentation
  • Develop beautiful high-fidelity UI to implement with Engineering team
  • Define the Consensus design system
  • Contribute to the overall vision and strategy of Consensus

What you bring:

  • 4+ years in a design/UX role, preferably some at a startup
  • Full-stack design skills, from ideation, to prototyping, to high-fidelity designs
  • You are a systems thinker
  • You are obsessed with making products simpler and easier
  • No design detail is too small for you. You see every pixel
  • But you also know how to prioritize at a startup. You are more interested in execution than strict process
  • You are a great team player


  • Experience/interest in LLMs and AI
  • Experience/interest in scientific research
  • Familiarity with frontend engineering fundamentals
  • Marketing skills


  • Salary: $100k-170k
  • Equity: 0.1-0.5%

Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including, experience and expertise, and may vary from the amounts listed above.

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