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Senior UX Designer

Design | Remote | Contract

Job Description

JOB TYPE: Full Time



  • Figma, SaaS, User Experience, UX


About Braintrust:

Join the deeply passionate and committed Braintrust core team as we redefine the Future of Work.  We’ve built a marketplace platform for organizations to access, collaborate and develop software with the world's most talented freelancers. We’re a fully distributed team around the globe but our founders live in Silicon Valley. 

We’re on the cutting edge of a massive shift in the way that people work, and our successful first year of matching talent and organizations has proven that we are onto something profound. Our platform enables talented people around the world to connect with Organizations needing highly skilled talent for mission-critical projects.  Braintrust leverages blockchain technology to ensure incentives stay aligned across all network participants:  freelancers, organizations that need talent, and those that help build the network.

Our core beliefs:

  • While talent is equally distributed around the world opportunity is not. 

  • The old models of how people work are dull, outdated and in urgent need of reinvention. 

  • People should be able to do work they love, on their own terms, and keep 100% of the value.

Come build the future of work with us.

Position Description

As Braintrust’s first UX Designer, your primary role will be to lead and oversee the user experiences across the platform.  

You will work closely with the product team and operations team to create experiences that outperform any other platform.  Braintrust is a user-controlled platform meaning you’ll be designing for community members, enterprise clients, and the Braintrust core team as we amplify the product ten-fold.  


  • Build a UX vision with a strong point of view to catapult our product to set a new standard in online marketplaces.  

  • Work closely with the Product team to identify user challenges and create innovative experiences that revolutionize how people interact with Braintrust.  

  • Work closely with the Operations team to design back-end/admin functions and reports that help Braintrust scale manual processes in a way that can be adopted by community members.  

  • Build relationships with the Braintrust community of talent and clients to understand their core needs, pain points, and work with these teams to create one of a kind, memorable experiences.  

  • Independently design and maintain wireframes, mockups, UI prototypes, and specifications

  • When necessary, build-out freelancer design pods to scale efforts

  • Immerse yourself in the world of marketplaces, the future of work, and blockchain technology to understand the full vision and potential lasting impact of your design vision.  

  • Translate new blockchain technology into seamless and easy to understand experiences to make the world of Cryptocurrency easy and accessible.  

Required Experience

  • Previously held senior positions in high growth start-ups..  

  • Strong portfolio demonstrating taking complex processes and making them easy for every user.  

  • Experience in designing enterprise SaaS web applications (Bonus Points: experience with two-sided marketplaces)

  • Strong commitment to the core values of the Braintrust team and a demonstrated willingness to fully understand the bigger mission.  

You’re a great match for this role if you have :

  • Relentless dedication to building something that sets a new standard in design.  

  • A love of independent work.   You understand business context and can make decisions on your own that keep the process moving forward.

  • A shared vision with us around the Future of Work.  This role exemplifies how complex and sophisticated work will be done in the future.

This is a remote position that can be done from nearly anywhere as long as you’re working close to US business hours (EST/CST/MST/PST).  There will be zero to minimal travel required.

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.