Job Description

Staff Product Designer, Marketplace




We are building the future of freight

Mothership’s groundbreaking technology is unlocking the world’s potential by making freight delivery more efficient. Founded in 2017, we’re backed by some of venture capital’s best investors and have already become the logistics backbone for many of today’s most innovative companies.

We’re a user-first company, and we strongly believe that enterprise customers deserve the same beautiful and simple experience as their consumer counterparts. If you agree, come help us reshape logistics. Together we’ll replace tired and comfortable incumbents with a modern marketplace built around speed, ease of use, and fairness.

As a Staff Product Designer on the Marketplace team, you will be embedded in a cross-functional team where you will work on impactful, revenue-driving products for Mothership customers.

The ideal candidate for this role has strong knowledge in designing and maintaining complex products with a large surface area and feature set. You will share our passion for systems-thinking in designing products that solve challenges within freight and logistics. Our team works in a collaborative, fast-paced environment, so excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to take risks are required.

What You’ll Do

  • Work within a collaborative and inclusive environment to design web products that revolutionize the way we see freight
  • Shepherd the invention and iteration of impactful product features through the design process lifecycle, from ideation with Product Managers to implementation with Engineering teams
  • Conduct user research and prototype product experiences to validate user testing
  • Articulate user research findings, core customer problems, and necessary logistics-focused solutions to internal/external stakeholders
  • Partner with other Product Designers to solve problems across product lines and participate in the growth of a high-impact, world-class design team
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • 4+ years of UI/UX product design experience on complex web and mobile apps at an established or high-growth company
  • Strong track record of shipping high-impact customer experiences
  • Advanced knowledge of Figma, Sketch, or similar design and prototyping tools
  • Strong visual design skills that demonstrate the ability to craft a premium aesthetic
  • Experience conducting user research and usability testing and synthesizing insights to drive product improvements
  • Experience and strong familiarity working with engineering teams and providing well-documented product design deliverables
  • Ability to build, expand, and manage design systems
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and presentation skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced and execution-focused environment
  • Strong work ethic, sense of urgency, and accountability are a must

Technologies We’re Working With

  • Figma
  • Asana
  • Full Story
  • Descript
  • Slab
  • Loom
  • Google Workspace Applications
  • Adobe Photoshop

Benefits & Perks

  • Highly competitive salary and the opportunity to earn employee stock options
  • Full health, dental, and vision insurance coverage (PPO)
  • 401k (4% matching)
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Equipped with the latest technology
  • Remote workplace stipend

Compensation Philosophy

We’re committed to compensating people well, not only through cash and equity (options), but with 99% employer-covered medical, vision, dental, and disability insurance as well. All employees are offered a work-from-home stipend, monthly internet stipend, and a 4% 401(k) match.

At Mothership, we believe it’s vital to offer a range of compensation packages, so you have the power to make the appropriate financial decision for yourself and your family. Upon offer, you will receive a breakdown of 5 different cash vs. equity packages to choose from, with additional information on estimated equity valuation.

The cash portion for this role ranges from $142,400 – $178,000.

We offer equity options in ISO that vest over four years with a one-year cliff. The % and value will be discussed later in the interview process.

Culture at Mothership

We’re an ambitious, endlessly curious, and open-minded group. Our team is passionate about our mission and eager to produce work at the highest level. The environment is upbeat and supportive because we care about each other and believe positive momentum equals better outcomes.

If this sounds like a place you’d be a great addition to, let’s chat.