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Product Designer


San Francisco, CA, US

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Industry: Cloud/SaaS
  • Post Date: 06/23/2022
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 915 Front St, San Francisco, California 94111, US

About Searchlight

Searchlight’s Predictive Talent Platform helps companies hire the right people faster by building complete Talent Stories. By connecting candidate reference and self-assessment insights to post-hire outcomes, Searchlight creates a virtuous talent cycle for retention that operationalizes Quality of Hire. Real-time information enables hiring professionals to increase efficiency, eliminate mishires, decrease time-to-fill, and make better data-informed decisions when identifying high performers. Searchlight is on a people-first mission to make hiring a win-win for everyone by understanding talent holistically.

Job Description

Why Searchlight?

  • Mission-driven team building the Talent Intelligence category and helping people connect their work to their passion and purpose

  • Fresh funding from top-tier investors like YC, Accel, and Founders Fund

  • Fast-growing team tackling an initial $140B market opportunity with a category-defining product

  • 77 NPS with customers like Zapier, Udemy, and Coda

  • Women-led and mission-driven company, founders are Forbes 30U30 with backgrounds from Stanford, Uber, Google, and McKinsey

  • Opportunity for meaningful ownership, leadership, and autonomy

Recommended Reading: Using Data for Hiring at Zapier

We are looking for a teammate we can count on to:

  • Own the development of Searchlight's visual brand and identity across our application and GTM assets

  • Lead the end-to-end design process of major features, and the redesign of existing features based on customer feedback

  • Collaborate closely with engineers and founders to prioritize, scope, design, ship, and iterate on our suite of products

  • Be shockingly efficient and results-driven to deliver v0 and v1 quickly and iterating

  • Proactively identifying key areas of design investment

  • Lead user research and Participate in customer success conversations

Relevant Experience:

  • 3+ years of relevant design experience at a product and design driven company

  • Experience designing and shipping products, ideally in the B2B/SaaS space

  • Have an exceptional portfolio that demonstrates strong product and visual design sensibilities, highlighting care given to user journeys and interaction details

  • Mastery of at least one  design tool (we use Figma at Searchlight)

Success Profile:

  • Exceptional communicator, both verbal and written, around design decisions and project deadlines

  • Creative and strong eye for visual design

  • Self-starter and fast learner

  • Sharp at problem solving, critical thinking, and systems thinking

  • Deeply motivated to deliver high impact solutions to users

  • Biased towards action and speed of delivery


  • Our EPD team works in-office 3x-a-week in SF

  • Weekly team dinners (remote) sponsored by the company

  • Salary range $140-180k

  • Significant Equity

  • 401(k)

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Health Insurance (100% paid premiums) 

What Hybrid Work Means to Us

We are a fast-paced, tight-knit team that enjoys quality time working synchronously during core business hours. We have a PDX office and will have a SF office by EOY2021. We encourage team members to come into the office 2-3 times a week. 

Diverse and Inclusive Employer

We’re committed to providing equal treatment and opportunity to all applicants at every stage of the hiring cycle and throughout their life at the company.  We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status.Note: Research says men tend to apply even if they only meet ~60% of the job qualifications, whereas women and other marginalized groups are hesitant to do so. If you don’t match 100% of the job qualifications but think you’d be a great fit, we encourage you to apply!

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