Lead Product Designer

Updated 14 days ago

Job Description

📲 What is Down?

We're a profitable mobile apps startup from the United States, focused on the social space, with millions of dollars in revenue and over 10M downloads globally. Our apps and ambitions cover dating, social audio, and language learning apps. As owners of one of the original dating apps, www.DownApp.com, we're veterans in the social space. We have a remote-friendly team that partners with our Taipei office team.

💻 About this position

Role: Product Designer || Senior UI/UX Designer

Type: Full-Time (Startup mode)

Location: Taipei, Taiwan

✍️ Who?

We are looking for a Lead UI/UX designer who can smartly comprehend product vision and work with the PM/engineers to design clean, intuitive mobile interfaces, as well as other product assets. Your work will be seen by millions of users, mostly in the United States!

What you’ll do

  • Design valuable, cohesive, and delightful user experiences
  • Partner closely with engineering and product owners to find elegant but practical solutions to design challenges
  • Design and deliver, high-fidelity UI, wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Regularly present your work and give others feedback during design critique sessions
  • Iterate on designs based on feedback from team members, stakeholders, and users
  • Create high-quality design assets, including many iterations for marketing experiments
  • Stay up-to-date with mobile app design trends, best practices, patterns, new capabilities, etc., and use this knowledge to push the product forward
  • Contribute to a product roadmap together with product and design leads


🤹 What experience & skills are required?

  • You have a strong portfolio of case studies showing your skills
  • Experience: 5+ years of experience in product design, UI design, and UX design
  • Experience designing for both Android and iOS. Responsive web experience a plus.
  • Experience with Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Proto.io (or other prototyping tools) is a must
  • Experience working on a mobile app with millions of users
  • Intermediate or better fluency with English

Nice to have:

  • Experience designing for social media or dating apps
  • Experience with animation and/or motion design
  • Experience with creating new brands
  • Front end web development skills

📩 How to apply

Send an email to [email protected] with your English resume, including any sample coding projects you can share.

1.2M ~ 1.7M TWD / year
Managing 1-5 staff
Partial Remote Work
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About us

📲 What is Down?

Profitable US Startup with Taipei Headquarters

DOWN is a social app for honest dating and interesting conversations with over 8 million users. Users can choose whether they want to Date or Hookup (in American slang, "Get Down") with other users, so their intentions are clear. Plus, we are adding fun voice features and apps to expand in social beyond dating!

Be a part of the fast-growing, unabashedly honest startup behind the DOWN App! We have a Western/American management style, where you can learn a lot, share your ideas, and have a global impact!

Avoid corporate shackles and have a huge impact from the start!

If you would fit into a fun, quick-moving, yet chill work environment where you can be yourself, then talk to us about being on our team! At DOWN, we value honesty and people who are always trying to improve / learn new skills. We ship code quickly and operate in a fun growth culture. We dare say it's the most open and honest startup around.

Our team is lean and mean, so you'll learn from our founders frequently and have huge opportunities for impact. We are a startup where ownership matters, so you'll take the control of your area to make sure DOWN is as wonderful as our users want it to be!

🦾 The past and future of the team

Founded in 2013 by The Global Growth Expert, Colin Hodge, Down was acquired by Paktor in 2016 after reaching over 5 million users organically, merged companies with 17Live in 2017, and then reacquired by the founders in 2018.

We now treat Taipei as our headquarters, growing from a team of 2 into 10. Team members often get exposure to multiple aspects of running successful, profitable social apps, while growing their ownership skills for one main area.

We're focused on growing the team with better and better talent, especially smart and eager-to-learn people!

💡 What kind of talent fits best at Down?

At DOWN, we value honesty and people who are always trying to improve / learn new skills.

Unlike many traditional Taiwan work cultures, we encourage independent thinking, curiosity, and taking risks through experimentation. You'll fit in well if you:

❶ Have a "growth mindset" and try to keep growing

Our best team members are hungry to learn, want to grow in their careers and lives, accept and give thoughtful feedback, and take on new challenges or risks.

❷ Are responsible and reliable

Our team members should be communicative, thorough, and show strong ownership of their areas, working hard to set a high standard for their professional expertise.

❸ Are curious about social dynamics and apps

We are driven by providing valuable connections to people worldwide, whether for short-term & casual dating, long-term & serious dating, new friends, language partners, or plenty of other use cases. If you're interested in how to innovate on social discovery apps, you'll be a great addition!


If you are interested in a job please:
- Send through English CV + Cover Letter to [email protected]


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