Product Designer

Canada | Full-time | Fully remote

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Overview

The decision of ‘what problem to work on’ might be the most mission critical part of the entrepreneurial journey, and it's essential that founders are solving meaningful, big problems, at the right time. That’s where you come in.

We’re looking for a Senior Product Designer to join our team of authentic, ambitious, smart, nice people and help us build the next generation of great venture backed startups. You will have the unique opportunity to lead product design for new startups, participate in the design and ideation of new business concepts, and rapidly prototype new and innovative software interfaces and experiences.  This is your chance to help build ten new products a year - while launching ten new companies.  

Most importantly, you’ll help build a B2B SaaS community and ecosystem that is truly inclusive, diverse, and supportive of founders.

 

The Team You’ll Be Joining

Forum was started from a place of helpfulness, with the mission to make the B2B SaaS journey easier, more accessible and successful for early-stage founders. That extends to the people we work with. When you join Forum, you’ll join a respectful, inclusive team that you can trust, ready to collaborate and support you at any given moment.

We are unapologetically ourselves, self-aware and act with complete honesty and integrity. We’re open to learning, to different and new ideas, to feedback, and are constantly looking to improve. We work hard and smart, and spend the large majority of our time feeling challenged and inspired by each other.

At Forum, you’ll work both autonomously and collaboratively, with flexible location and hours, enjoy great benefits, fund upside and unlimited vacation, and when possible, bond with the team during our epic offsite adventures.

 

What You’ll Be Doing

Product Design: You’ll run end to end product design from conceptual discovery to high fidelity delivery

User Interface Design: You'll get a chance to deliver user interfaces from the ground up, on a host of products, in a variety of industries 

Work Cross Functionally: In the course of building product concepts and UI, you will be working directly with founders, the Venture team, and a cross functional team of company builders like you

Make it Equitable: Ensure that diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of your team building, idea generation and validation, and business modeling. 

Making it Meaningful: You tell us!  We fund and build different companies and projects, across a variety of important missions. This is your opportunity, where will you take it?

 

What You’ll Need

  • Experienced in the startup ecosystem, preferably in VC, a Venture Studio, an early-stage startup, or product agency 
  • Proven ability to own from discovery to delivery for a new product
  • Strong experience in visual product design, with a portfolio of conceptual and visual product work
  • UI design expert with a strong understanding of of UX design
  • An entrepreneurial mindset
  • High integrity, a strong work ethic and takes a lot of pride in their work
  • Bonus points for experience in the B2B SaaS space!

 

About Forum:

Forum Ventures is an early-stage fund, accelerator, and community designed to take founders from pre-seed to seed. We back companies across all B2B SaaS verticals with a monetary investment, a dedicated support team, hand picked mentors and a growing community of founders, operators, and investors.

We join founders early on in their journey – usually as the first check in – and we stay by their side as they build, navigate the ups and downs, and go on to do great things. We’re a community of B2B SaaS experts, founders and operators here to support founders every step of the way.

Forum founders have gone on to raise from funds like Andreessen Horowitz, NEA, Uncork Capital, 8VC, Founders Fund, Menlo Ventures, Canaan, Bowery Capital, Susa Ventures, SV Angel, and more.

Forum recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status' as required by applicable law.

Forum’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, equity and inclusion is more than a commitment- it is the foundation of what we do. And thus we strongly encourage people from ALL backgrounds to apply to this position