Senior - Staff Product Designer
Full time
Retirement contributions
Paid parental leave
Catered lunch
Healthcare benefits
Mental health support
Flexible schedules
Competitive salary
Employee equity
Evan Coutre
Jeremy Galossi
Evan Coutre

About us

Character’s mission is to give everyone on earth access to their own personalized intelligence that helps them enhance and live their best lives.

Achieving our mission will require solving ambitious technical challenges, including engineering, research, and design, and we are assembling a world-class team to do so. Our founding team includes AI pioneers from Google Brain and Meta Research whose research has led to major breakthroughs in natural language understanding and dialog applications including co-inventing the Transformer LLM architecture and Google’s LaMDA.

About the role

We are building the future of open-ended interactions between people and intelligent agents. This requires rethinking design, user interfaces, and interactions from first principles.

We are looking for an experienced and talented product designer who is genuinely excited about this challenge and helping to shape and define what this future might look like and to join us in our mission.

In this position, you’ll own multiple product areas and be responsible to help shape product directions, prototype new concepts, and own design end-to-end through implementation. You’ll be comfortable balancing insights from users, data, and product vision to craft coherent and elegant solutions that bring the most value to users. You’ll collaborate closely with the leadership team, product engineering and research & data science to execute on important initiatives as well as work with other functions including marketing and community to deliver your work to users in the most impactful way possible. There are unlimited unique and exciting challenges at Character that require someone with natural product & UX sense, technical aptitude, great taste and craft.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop high-fidelity user interfaces and user experience designs across desktop and mobile

  • Collaborate closely with engineers, research science, leadership, marketing, community and other partners.

  • Manage multiple ongoing projects & initiatives, and effectively prioritize work in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment.

  • Help to continue to develop, maintain, and evolve Character’s brand, design system and language.

  • Help establish a culture and development processes for best in class product design and quality.

  • Communicate and craft every detail of new product features from idea to user experience, to pixel-perfect execution.


  • 7+ years of experience as a UI/UX designer with at least 3 years on consumer-facing software applications.

  • Demonstrated portfolio of shipping amazing experiences that have made a clear and significant impact on consumer and business metrics.

  • Excellent visual, UI, and interaction skills

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, such as the ability to communicate design concepts and processes to team members and stakeholders and receive feedback

  • Track record of working independently in large ambiguous areas and can balance between craft, speed, and user value.

This role is in-person at our new office in Palo Alto

Character is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We value diversity and encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.