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Product Designer

18 days ago
Palo Alto, CA • fulltime


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About Glean
Finding the right information, teammate, or insights to get things done at work doesn’t have to be that hard.

Glean is on a mission to bring people the knowledge they need to make a difference in the world. We're passionate about helping people answer workplace questions faster with less frustration and wasted time.

Founded in 2019, Glean is a Series B company backed by some of the Valley's leading venture capitalists, including Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed, and General Catalyst. Join a world-class team with senior leadership experience at Google, Facebook, Dropbox, Evernote, Rubrik, Uber, Intercom, Pinterest, Palantir, among others. Our founder previously co-founded Rubrik and was a Distinguished Engineer at Google.

What's the opportunity?
You will do meaningful product design work at an exciting rapidly growing startup creating a category-defining product, solving a ubiquitous problem for all knowledge workers today.

You’ll be the 2nd designer on the team, and play an important role in shaping the product design function at Glean alongside our founding designer. You’ll collaborate closely with PMs, engineers, customer success advocates, and marketers, to ship product that’s used daily by customers to do their work. You’ll get to wear many hats and work on varied projects across product and brand design.

What will I be doing?

  • Work through design problems from beginning to end, doing user research or partnering with PM/customer success to understand customer needs and translating those insights into products and features that solve real problems for knowledge workers in organizations.
  • Prototype ideas quickly to assess viability, design detailed flows and interactions to turn your features into a reality, and partner closely with engineers to build, iterate on, and ship those ideas.
  • Collaborate with our founding designer to raise design quality and improve Glean’s design processes, principles, and tooling.
  • Partner with product managers to shape roadmaps.

What skills and experience do I need?

  • 2+ years prior product design experience in an organization that has shipped software to users, working closely with product, engineering, and product marketing teammates to develop strategy and rationale for features.
  • Ability to design polished, high-fidelity mockups of your solutions in design tools like Figma and Sketch.
  • Ability to create interactive prototypes using tools like Figma, Framer, Invision, Keynote, or directly in the browser.
  • Experience collaborating with different disciplines and incorporating feedback into your work.
  • Strong written, verbal, and storytelling skills to help people across the company understand the rationale behind your designs.
  • A learning and growth mindset with an ability to self-start on problems, a willingness to own problems, and a desire to make things better.


  • Competitive compensation
  • Healthcare
  • Flexible work environment
  • 401k
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Transparent culture
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Company events
  • Free meals

We are a diverse bunch of people and we want to continue to attract and retain a diverse range of people into our organization. We're committed to an inclusive and diverse company. We do not discriminate based on gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, civil or family status, age, disability, or race.

Please include in your application:
  • A link to your online portfolio
  • Your LinkedIn profile

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