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About Aalto:

Aalto is the direct real estate marketplace where buyers and sellers connect with no middlemen. Aalto is backed by Sequoia Capital. On Aalto, sellers share their homes with a flexible, no-risk, and efficient process, unlocking homes for sale months earlier than traditional real estate. This leads to more amazing homes for buyers, exclusively on Aalto. Tens of thousands of buyers and sellers across the Bay Area are using Aalto, with new, exclusive homes added hourly.
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About The Role:

The design team at Aalto is growing and we are looking for a senior product designer to help envision and craft the product experience. This role will set vision, shape strategy, and design online/offline multi-channel experiences for our growing marketplace. This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to play a formative role in an early stage startup.

What You'll Do:

    • Immerse with current and future customers to understand their needs and identify opportunities for our business.
    • Work alongside product, content design, and engineering to align on problems, ideate on solutions, and ship products.
    • Facilitate cross-functional workshops, sprints, critiques, and other exercises to brainstorm, gather feedback, and improve designs.
    • Create customer journey maps, information architecture diagrams, interaction flows, wireframes, and pixel-perfect mockups to articulate design solutions.
    • Share and showcase your work to company leadership, peers, and the broader industry.

Who You Are:

    • Seasoned designer with 5+ years experience shipping impactful products alongside PMs and engineers on in-house teams.
    • Strategic thinker who can solve problems across a multi-channel, online/offline consumer experience.
    • Versatile designer who can flex across strategy, service design, UX, and UI.
    • Detail-oriented craftsperson who creates clean, innovative, and delightful design.
    • Self-guided and autonomous operator who needs little oversight to identify, initiate, and deliver high quality work.
    • Resourceful, biased toward action, and excited about the opportunity to work in an early stage startup.
    • Evangelist for design who will help establish a design-first culture within a fast-growing company.

We are currently all working remotely and expect to continue with our remote-first culture past the pandemic but the majority of the team has a home base in the San Francisco Bay Area and we have a flexible office space in the Bay Area.


Aalto pays 100% of healthcare premiums with comprehensive healthcare and benefit plan, flexible time off, flexible spending account, and parental leave among other benefits. We offer a competitive salary and equity.

Company name: Aalto
Remote job title: Senior Product Designer
Job tags: Community Outreach, Early-Stage, User Experience Design

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