Jobs at OwnTrail

Product Designer - Part-Time, Contract

About Us

OwnTrail is the platform to help you blaze your own trail towards a more fulfilling life. Uniquely committed to nurturing authenticity across all areas of people’s lives, we offer:

  • Actionable tools which apply to your whole life, including our signature Trail Creator to visualize your personal and professional journey
  • Real world paths to help you consider the possibilities
  • Easy ways to ask for and give help from a few or a lot of people
  • Inspiration & learning from others’ experiences
  • A large supportive community to tap into

We are a venture-backed, pre-seed startup that launched in February 2020. Our leadership team has experience in product strategy, brand and marketing, and engineering. You can learn more about us here. We are looking for a contract Product Designer to join us, and help build out tools to help people connect and make progress on their journeys, while developing a meaningful and consistent brand experience.

About the Role

As a contract Product Designer, you will help us to create engaging, intuitive and fresh user experiences that help people be and become so much more than their resumes. You will report to our CEO, Rebekah, and work closely with our full team to research, ideate, design, prototype and validate product features and site design, keeping our end users - the people that make up the OwnTrail community - as our north star.

We’re looking for someone to start in a contract role, about 20 hours/week, with the possibility to move into a full time position after our next fundraising cycle in late 2022 / early 2023.

About You

Some attributes and backgrounds that could make you a great candidate for this role include:

  • Experience as a UX and/or product designer.
  • Experience in website design, including responsive layouts and interactions.
  • Experience working with user-centered and inclusive design principles.
  • Understanding of and appreciation for a wide range of cultures, backgrounds and identities.
  • Ability to balance long-term vision with shorter-term milestones.
  • Good at working both autonomously and collaboratively.
  • You have a portfolio of design work and can speak to the processes and outcomes of the projects you showcase.
  • Proficiency in Figma.
  • Values driven and passionate about improving people’s lives.

We are big believers in creating equitable opportunities for people to learn and rise to their potential, so if you think you have what it takes to learn and grow in this role, we encourage you to believe in yourself and go for it!

We are an equal opportunity employer with inclusion and safety at our core. Please let us know if there are any accommodations we can make for you.

Location: Remote
Salary range: $45-$60 / hour
Requirements: Authorized to work in the US

Sound interesting?

Contact us at to apply.