Lead Designer



Los Angeles, CA, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA · California, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Lightspark is the easiest, most reliable, enterprise-grade gateway to the Lightning Network, enabling money to move just like bits and bytes do on the Internet. Lightspark services aim to be the fastest, lowest cost, easiest and most reliable way to send and receive payments globally using Lightning. We want to deliver open payments for the Internet at scale and we're laser-focused on solving real problems for our customers with best-in-class innovative software solutions. We aim to help businesses around the world benefit from real time payments and build amazing new experiences for themselves and their customers. Lightspark is headquartered in Los Angeles but serving the world.

At Lightspark, our goal is to build meaningful payment infrastructure by building upon and extending the capabilities and utility of Bitcoin. We are starting by diving deep into the Lightning network. This new role is an important one for the business straddling product and marketing needs across the business.

We are looking for an experienced individual who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment, enjoys exploring and iterating quickly, and can help us build out our culture of design & engineering excellence. This role requires collaborating with product, design, engineering, and marketing to help define not only our user experience but also help us tell our story across marketing channels.

What You'll Be Doing

Designing external and internal software for the suite of Lightspark productsCollaborating with external partners on integrations.Conceptual design work for new business effortsHelping clients integrate our product into their existing product (or helping create completely new experiences)

Develop brand and marketing materials: Creating visual assets for social media, advertising campaigns, promotional content, and other marketing materials to communicate our brand message effectively.Ensuring branding consistency: Establishing and maintaining brand guidelines to ensure consistency in branding and messaging across all platforms and marketing materials.Collaborating with marketing teams: Working closely with the marketing team to develop compelling narratives and visual stories that align with Lightspark's mission and values, enhancing brand awareness and engagement.User research and testing: Conduct user and usability testing to inform design decisions, improve the overall user experience, and ensure that marketing materials resonate with target audiences.Innovation in brand design: Staying updated with the latest trends and technologies in design and marketing to bring innovative ideas and fresh perspectives to the brandWhat we are looking for:

Passionate designer with 7+ years of mobile and desktop experienceAbility to lead and execute projects across three broad areas: Product design, new business efforts like conceptual integrations and sales pitches, and brand and marketing design.Ability to consistently produce highly intentional and polished work.Efficient and generative and can produce a lot of quality work quickly.A desire to explore beyond the first decent solution.Platform versatility and knowledge about designing for web, iOS, and Android.Experience or interest in using AI to create marketing assets, both visual and writtenKnowledge and capability in animation skills.Strong communicator with a desire to learn and grow in a highly collaborative environmentSelf-starter with positive energyLiving in, or willing to relocate, to Los Angeles, CA

Lightspark is on a mission to build an open payment protocol for the Internet at scale and therefore we're committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse workplace to reflect the customers we serve. We welcome interest from individuals of all backgrounds and levels of experience who share our mission. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.