Senior Product Designer

Job description

Company Overview:

Boatsetter is the largest and fastest-growing peer-to-peer boat rental platform in the world, and one of Fast Company’s 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators. Boatsetter makes boating affordable and accessible by connecting boat owners and licensed captains to pre-screened, qualified renters, Boatsetter is the only peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace in the U.S. which includes insurance for owners, captains, and renters. Boatsetter offers renters and owners access to the largest database of USCG certified captains, making it possible for those with no prior boating experience to enjoy spending time on the water.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking an exceptional Senior Product Designer to craft intuitive, user-friendly, and delightful digital experiences. Collaborate closely with a skilled team of Product Managers, Engineers, and research partners to design end-to-end experiences from discovery, ideation, through execution to deployment. Bring your passion for human-centric design, commitment to best practices, and strategic mindset to drive innovation and excellence in our product.

You will be an integral part of a team that believes in being part of something special, joining a group of qualified professionals who enjoy and take pride in what they do. We strive to ensure customer needs are not just met but listened to, supported, and exceeded to deliver the best-in-class experience, making boating accessible for everyone, everywhere.

This role reports directly to the Head of Product Design.

What you’ll do

Strategic Vision

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with stakeholders, design leads, product managers, UX researchers, data analysts, and engineers to align on user needs, product vision, and business objectives.
  • Have a clear strategic point of view for the product's design and user experience.

Creative Leadership

  • Represent the vision and voice of the user from the design perspective.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to peers within the design team.
  • Contribute to the creation of internal documentation.

Product Discovery & UX Research

  • Play a vital role in the discovery process, collaborating with cross-functional teams to identify problems and opportunities to enhance the user experience.
  • Engage in user research activities to empathize with our users. This includes interviews and user surveys, to gain deep insights into user behaviors and pain points.
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data to make educated, user-centered decisions.
  • Develop personas, user stories, and intuitive UX solutions for complex flows across our digital platforms.
  • Translate findings into actionable recommendations and solutions.
  • Create prototypes and conduct usability testing to collect feedback and gain insights to then validate or discard the proposed solution(s).

Design Execution

  • Create and present visually appealing and intuitive UI designs aligned with brand guidelines, enhancing the overall user experience.
  • Deliver high-fidelity mock-ups and prototypes with detailed flows and interactions.
  • Closely collaborate with engineering partners to successfully implement the designs as intended.
  • Ensure consistent patterns and behaviors among our digital products.

Design Systems

  • Utilize and actively contribute to a comprehensive design system that includes a component library and internal documentation.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest design trends, emerging technologies, and industry best practices.


  • 6+ years of Product Design experience
  • Strong sense of human-centric design principles, best practices and accessibility
  • Proven experience designing for mobile, tablets and desktop devices, with deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive layouts
  • Understanding of Design Systems and Component Libraries for team collaboration and brand consistency
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally between multiple teams and stakeholders
  • Ninja skills in Figma
  • Knowledge of Figma variables and design tokens is a plus
  • Highly organized, result-driven with exceptional attention to detail
  • Self-starter that thrives under a fast-paced environment and is looking to Get SHIP Done!
  • Passionate about boating/on-water experiences is always a big plus!


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field

Please Note: This role is US based and we are unable to offer VISA/Sponsorship at this time.

We can only offer full-time W2 employment in the following states: FL, CO, MI, CA, GA, NC, VA, NY, WA -- all others will consider contract/1099.

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