Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places.
Carta is trusted by more than 30,000 companies and over half a million employees in nearly 150 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports over 5,000 funds representing over $100B in assets under administration with their venture capital solutions. Carta’s liquidity solutions have returned $13B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today Carta’s platform manages over two trillion dollars in equity for nearly two million people globally. Companies and funds like Canva, Tribe, and Pipe build their businesses on Carta.
The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. For more information, visit carta.com.
Carta is in search of a Design Research Lead who is radically inspired by people, gathers great insights, and can work alongside an exceptional design team creating and shipping innovative digital product experiences across the company. This person is passionate about leading projects, skilled at uncovering human-centered insights, and experienced at translating these insights into opportunities for design and product innovation. Our ideal candidate is savvy, curious, enjoys working cross-functionally, and can effectively communicate and story tell insights to leadership. This person must be a self-starter who can work through ambiguity to lead projects from start to finish. We are looking for someone who can inspire fellow designers and stakeholders, and lead with both user empathy and conviction.
As a Design Research Lead, you will play a crucial role throughout the product lifecycle — using research to inspire our design teams, inform rich prototypes, and champion the needs of our Carta users. You’ll uncover insights across many unique customer and user archetypes including: company founders, employees vesting equity, investors, law firms, tax experts, and our Carta service and delivery colleagues.
Additionally you will:
We are looking for a strong Design Researcher and Strategist to influence and evolve our existing Carta products, explore new product opportunities, and advocate what’s best for our users. This person can drive strategy, ideation, prioritization, problem solving, and product delivery. If you are passionate about building intuitive solutions to complex problems that provide direct value to users, we would love to talk with you. In our search, we’re prioritizing:
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, connect with us via email at [email protected]. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.
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