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UI/UX Designer

About Phylax

Phylax Systems is a tech startup building an open-source security protocol for securing decentralized applications (DApps) on L2 networks by actively censoring hacks on the underlying network.

Our team solves one of the most challenging problems in Web3: Security.

The decision for the Phylax team to work on hack prevention came directly from our own experience with a hack. Having gone through the devastating results of a hack, we knew that we needed to do something about it.

Since the early beginnings of our industry, over $10B have been lost to preventable hacks, while in July 2023, there were over 33 hacks in a single month!



About the Role

As our team's first UI/UX Designer, you will have the unique opportunity to set the tone and direction for all aspects of our products’ design. Your role will involve a blend of UI design, UX research, and product development, ensuring our products are visually appealing and user-friendly.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the design of our products' user interfaces, creating visually appealing user experiences.

  • Collaborate with leadership (Odysseas, really) on all things related to the visual identity, brand, and general aesthetics of Phylax Systems as an organization.

  • Conduct user research to understand our users' needs and incorporate this feedback into design decisions.

  • Develop and maintain design wireframes, mockups, and specifications as needed.

  • Collaborate closely with the engineering team to ensure accurate implementation of designs.

  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards for the company.

  • Stay updated on the latest UI/UX design and product design trends, applying them continuously to improve our product.

  • Lead the entire design process from ideation to final hand-off to engineering.

About you

  • Experience as a UI/UX Designer with a strong portfolio.

  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction.

  • Experience conducting user experience research and translating insights into design decisions.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and a detail-oriented mindset.

  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with various team members.

Nice to Have

  • Experience in a fast-paced startup environment.

  • Experience in the gaming industry as a UI/UX designer.

  • Experience in the Web3, particularly Ethereum.

Why join us

  • Be part of the Phylax Founding team.

  • Work on one of the most challenging topics in web3.

  • Be the owner of your project and build it from the ground up.

  • Deeply impactful work for the entire industry.

  • You’ll join a team that appreciates and embraces shitposting.


What we offer

  • Flexible PTO

  • Health Insurance

  • Major industry conferences and events covered

  • Remote-first, with a hub in NYC

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