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We’re building the best next-generation app for professionals, teams and organizations to empower growth and personal betterment on their skills.

Open roles:

🔮 Lead UX Designer

Matter is looking for a talented, kind and thoughtful Lead UX Designer to join us in creating the future of feedback. As one of the first 10 employees at Matter, you’ll get to work on our most interesting, challenging and impactful challenges. Together, we can help professionals everywhere reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.

How you’ll contribute:

  • You’ll undertake qualitative research, identifying needs and pain points, to inform feature development.
  • You’ll create wireframes, user flows and early-stage prototypes to test your assumptions.
  • You’ll communicate design work clearly, with rationale grounded in research and data.
  • You’ll work with the rest of the Design Team to ensure cohesion across all of Matter.
  • You’ll inspire the entire team by bringing new ideas to the table.
  • You’ll advocate for and follow user-centered design.

A little bit about you:

  • You’re eager to share your portfolio showcasing 5+ years of human-centered digital product design work. Experience in SaaS is a plus!
  • You have experience being accountable and taking ownership of product features from start to finish.
  • You not only welcome feedback from customers and teammates but you thrive on it.
  • You get excited about drafting wireframes and user flows.
  • You have the ability to craft effective, engaging and delightful copy-writing.
  • You’re informed by data, and enjoy supplementing great design with substantiated data by which you validate your decisions.
  • You can balance idealism mixed with pragmatism.
  • You currently live or are willing to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area.
🔮 Product Designer

Matter is looking for a talented, kind and thoughtful Product Designer to join us in creating the future of feedback. As one of the first 10 employees at Matter, you’ll get to work on our most interesting, challenging and impactful challenges. Together, we can help professionals everywhere reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.

How you’ll contribute:

  • You’ll design, prototype, test, and develop elegant product solutions.
  • You’ll collaborate with other designers to maintain and contribute to Matter’s design system.
  • You’ll communicate design work clearly, with rationale grounded in research and data.
  • You’ll collaborate with engineers and product to deliver high-quality experiences.
  • You’ll inspire the entire team by bringing new ideas to the table.

A little bit about you:

  • You have 3+ years of experience designing digital products and systems.
  • You have impressive visual design skills.
  • You have experience conducting user testing.
  • You’re a great teammate with excellent communication skills.
  • You have the ability to craft effective, engaging and delightful copy-writing.
  • You can balance idealism mixed with pragmatism.
  • You have excellent communication skills and are comfortable having discussions with users, engineers, and executives.
  • You are comfortable in delivering and receiving regular peer feedback.
  • You currently live or are willing to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area.
🦄 Full-Stack Engineer

Matter is looking for a talented, friendly and thoughtful Full-Stack Engineer to join us in creating the future of feedback. As one of the first 10 employees at Matter, you’ll get to work on our most interesting and impactful challenges. Together, we can help professionals everywhere reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.

You’ll work across the entire Web stack (JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, CSS, React, GraphQL, SQL, AWS), collaborating closely with other engineers, product managers, and designers. You’ll contribute to the product-development process, developing beautiful, intuitive UIs and powerful, scalable backend APIs. You’ll write well-tested, maintainable code, and help drive the direction of our growing architecture.

A little bit about you:

  • You love making beautiful, and delightful Web experiences.
  • You’ve been building Web applications professionally for 3+ years.
  • You have experience working at a startup.
  • You have experience with frontend frameworks — e.g., React, Angular, or Ember.
  • You are fluent in a programming language such as JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Go, C, or Java. (Our stack is mostly JavaScript, but we love polyglots.)
  • You are familiar with CSS, and CSS preprocessors such as Sass or LESS.
  • You are a strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to designers, support, and other engineers is no problem for you.
  • You can balance idealism with pragmatism.
  • You currently live in, or are willing to relocate to, the San Francisco Bay Area.

Bonus points:

  • You have experience with open source.
  • You have built and maintained complex Web frontends with React.
  • You have experience with testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jest, Karma, QUnit, Cypress, or TestCafe.
  • You have experience with backend frameworks, such as Express, Rails, or Django.
  • You have experience with build tools such as Lerna, Yarn, or Webpack.
  • You are comfortable writing raw SQL, and understand how ORMs work.
🦄 Frontend Engineer

Matter is looking for a talented, friendly and thoughtful Frontend Engineer to join us in creating the future of feedback. As one of the first 10 employees at Matter, you’ll get to work on our most interesting and impactful challenges. Together, we can help professionals everywhere reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.

You’ll focus on the frontend of our Web stack (JavaScript, TypeScript, CSS, React, GraphQL), collaborating closely with other engineers, product managers, and designers. You’ll contribute to the product-development process, developing beautiful, intuitive UIs. You’ll write well-tested, maintainable code, and help drive the direction of our growing frontend architecture.

A little bit about you:

  • You love making beautiful, and delightful Web experiences.
  • You’ve been building Web applications professionally for 3+ years.
  • You have experience working at a startup.
  • You have significant experience with frontend frameworks — e.g., React, Angular, or Ember.
  • You are fluent in JavaScript. (If you know other languages such as Python or Ruby as well, that’s awesome — we love polyglots.)
  • You are skilled with CSS, and CSS preprocessors such as Sass or LESS.
  • You are a strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to designers, support, and other engineers is no problem for you.
  • You can balance idealism with pragmatism.
  • You currently live in, or are willing to relocate to, the San Francisco Bay Area.

Bonus points:

  • You have experience with open source.
  • You have built and maintained complex Web frontends with React.
  • You have experience with testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jest, Karma, QUnit, Cypress, or TestCafe.
  • You have experience with backend frameworks, such as Express, Rails, or Django.
  • You have experience with frontend build tools such as Lerna, Yarn, or Webpack.
  • You are comfortable writing raw SQL, and understand how ORMs work.
🦄 Backend/Infra Engineer

Matter is looking for a talented, friendly and thoughtful Backend/Infra Engineer to join us in creating the future of feedback. As one of the first 10 employees at Matter, you’ll get to work on our most interesting and impactful challenges. Together, we can help professionals everywhere reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.

You’ll focus on the backend and infrastructure of our Web stack (JavaScript, TypeScript, GraphQL, SQL, AWS), collaborating closely with other engineers, product managers, and designers. You’ll contribute to the product-development process, developing powerful, scalable APIs. You’ll write well-tested, maintainable code, and help drive the direction of our growing backend architecture and deployment processes.

A little bit about you:

  • You love making beautiful, and delightful Web experiences.
  • You’ve been building and deploying Web applications professionally for 5+ years.
  • You have experience working at a startup.
  • You are fluent in a programming language such as JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Go, C, or Java. (Our stack is mostly JavaScript, but we love polyglots.)
  • You are comfortable writing raw SQL, and understand how ORMs work.
  • You have experience deploying Web services on AWS.
  • You have experience with, or a strong interest in learning, tools for deployment (Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet), containerization (Docker, Kubernetes), CI/CD (CircleCI, Jenkins), monitoring/alerting (NewRelic, Sentry, Datadog, PagerDuty), and logging (SumoLogic, Splunk).
  • You are a strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to designers, support, and other engineers is no problem for you.
  • You can balance idealism with pragmatism.
  • You currently live in, or are willing to relocate to, the San Francisco Bay Area.

Bonus points:

  • You have experience with open source.
  • You have experience with event-driven infrastructure tools such as Kinesis, SNS/SQS, or Kafka.
  • You have experience with networking and VPN/VPC.
  • You have experience with testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jest, Karma, QUnit, Cypress, or TestCafe.
  • You have experience with backend frameworks, such as Express, Rails, or Django.
  • You have experience with frontend build tools such as Lerna, Yarn, or Webpack.
🙌 Lead Recruiter

Matter is looking for a creative, energetic, detail-oriented and collaborative Lead Recruiter to join our team in San Francisco. As one of the first 10 employees at Matter, you’ll have the opportunity to shape and own full-cycle recruiting at Matter.

How you’ll contribute:

  • You’ll create a recruitment experience where all candidates feel amazing about their time with Matter.
  • You’ll develop relationships with Matter’s cross-functional teams to understand their recruiting needs.
  • You’ll learn Matter’s value prop in order to confidently source, engage, and nurture passive and active top technical talent.
  • You’ll phone screen candidates for a variety of roles and levels with a focus on moving quality through the pipeline over quantity.
  • You’ll implement interview processes that are effective, delightful, and memorable.
  • You’ll uphold data integrity to produce reports, draw insights, and make changes in your process while keeping stakeholders informed.
  • You’ll build relationships with passive candidates.
  • You’ll champion diversity and inclusion initiatives.

A little bit about you:

  • You have 3+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience with at least 2 years hiring software engineers in the Bay Area at a tech company.
  • You possess the ability to understand and explain technical requirements for engineering roles.
  • You are eager to experiment with innovative approaches to effectively engage diverse engineering talent.
  • You can balance idealism mixed with pragmatism.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You are comfortable in delivering and receiving regular peer feedback.
  • You currently live or are willing to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Benefits

We believe you do your best work when you feel your best. Here are a just a few benefits we’re proud to provide our team:

  1. Generous equity
  2. Flexible vacation
  3. Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  4. 401K
  5. Catered lunch (5x per week)

Diversity

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Matter’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

Learn. Improve. Grow.

Our mission is to help everyone reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.