Zanbato Group: Product Designer

Posted by | January 23, 2012 | Web Professional Jobs Blog


Location: Mountain View, CA


Zanbato is seeking a
talented Product Designer who thrives in a dynamic,
fast-paced environment. We’re bringing technology to the big-ticket, low-tech
world of infrastructure investment. As part of our product team, you will shape
that world through your innovative product ideas and user-centered designs.
We’re a small company
with a strong startup culture and as such you will have a wide-range of
responsibilities touching on all aspects of user experience design: UI, IX, VD
– and should be excited about this. Our preference is for candidates capable of
executing across those aspects. Exceptional candidates with backgrounds in only
one aspect but a passion for learning and growing in others will be considered.
  • Participate
    in design and product discussions, taking ideas from concepts through
    production to launch
  • Actively
    think of creative solutions to complex user experience problems and
    propose improvements to existing features
  • Translate
    user needs into elegant, intuitive interfaces
  • Adhere
    to established style guidelines and develop new styles and patterns as
  • Design
    and iterate on low/high fidelity wireframes, interaction flows, interface
    transitions and visual designs
  • Run
    user-testing and apply research methodologies
  • Balance
    creativity with consistency, while factoring in development efficiency and
    site performance when designing
  • Strong
    online portfolio featuring examples of interactive work
  • Attention
    to details and an eye for good typography, composition, and color
  • Excellent
    communication skills and ability to explain your design decisions
  • Comfortable
    with an iterative design process that includes accepting and managing
    feedback and constructive criticism
  • Able
    to move seamlessly between product specs, wireframes and design tools
  • Passionate
    about experience and interface design
  • BS
    or BFA in any field
Bonus points
  • Have self-started projects
  • Are able to prototype
  • Have Experience writing
About Us
Zanbato manages an online marketplace and process management technology for investments in infrastructure projects (toll roads, airports, power plants, etc.) We help raise capital to build projects that are essential for global economic growth and for the well-being of millions of people around the world.  In addition to our global platform, Zanbato, we are also partnering with African Development Bank to build Sokoni, a dedicated online marketplace for infrastructure projects in Africa.  

We are a team of
passionate young engineers and entrepreneurs. We work hard and firmly believe
that happy employees are good employees, so we take every measure to make sure
you are in an environment that allows you to do your best work. Zanbato
provides a competitive compensation package including equity, health insurance
and dental insurance; we offer catered meals, snacks and drinks, games, company
outings and an awesome working environment.
We were founded in
2010 by Joe Lonsdale, co-founder of Palantir Technologies, and Dr. Ryan J. Orr,
executive director at Stanford’s Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects.
Learn more about us
and our efforts at

To apply: Please email your resume and a portfolio to

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