Matter logoMatter word mark
Sign In

You. Us. We all Matter.
We’re passionate about personal growth.

Join our team!

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 Product Designer

Matter is looking for a talented, kind and thoughtful Lead 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 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 craft intuitive, elegant, and delightful solutions to complex problems.
  • 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.

A little bit about you:

  • You’re eager to share your portfolio showcasing 5+ years of human-centered digital product design work featuring beautiful, useful design. 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’re eager to share your portfolio showcasing 5+ years of human-centered digital product design work featuring beautiful, useful design. Experience in SaaS is a plus!
  • 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 possess the ability to handle uncertainty and ambiguity well.
  • You can balance idealism mixed with pragmatism.
  • You currently live or are willing to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area.
🦄 Head of Engineering

Matter is looking for a collaborative, humble and thoughtful Head of Engineering to join us in creating the future of feedback. As one of the first 10 employees at Matter, you will help grow and scale Matter’s engineering team, remove roadblocks and facilitate world-class teamwork. Teamwork makes the dream work.

How you’ll contribute:

  • You’ll lead by example. While your focus will be on engineering leadership, you’ll make a habit of getting your hands dirty. Writing code, learning new tools and doing whatever is needed to move the company forward.
  • You’ll help shape the product strategy. Our whole team cares deeply about the product and has significant input into its development.
  • You’ll bring out the best in the team by inspiring everyone to do the best work of their lives.
  • You’ll provide deep technical guidance across the stack and lead architectural discussions to scale the product.
  • You’ll manage and scale our engineering team as we double in size over the next 12-18 months.

A little bit about you:

  • You’re an experienced leader. For 9+ years, you’ve led engineering teams, ideally within a startup environment.
  • You love to code. While you might enjoy managing people, you still consider yourself an engineer and want to spend at least 50% of your time coding.
  • You like to ship 🚢. You make deadlines for yourself and you move fast. You focus on the things that matter and push back on things that don’t.
  • Your past teammates consider you one of their best leaders. You are humble, candid and focus on building trust within the team and with other teams.
  • You have the ability to gather product & business requirements.
  • You draw on your intuition and experience when evaluating new ideas and proposals.
  • 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.

How you’ll contribute:

  • You’ll work on all levels of the web stack (JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, CSS, React, GraphQL, AWS, SQL).
  • You’ll collaborate closely with other engineers, product managers, and designers.
  • You’ll review code and get your code reviewed; mentor and be mentored by other engineers. Teamwork makes the dream work.
  • You’ll contribute to the product development process: thinking through UX, designing beautiful UIs and building solutions.
  • You’ll 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 with front-end frameworks — e.g., React, Angular or Ember.
  • You have experience with programming languages — e.g., JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Go, C, or Java.
  • You are a strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to designers, support, and other engineers is no problem for you.
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent training or work experience.
  • You can balance idealism mixed with pragmatism.
  • You currently live in or are willing to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area.
✍️ Head of Content

Matter is looking for a creative, energetic and visionary Head of Content to join us in crafting content to help professionals everywhere master their professional skills, reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.

How you’ll contribute:

  • You’ll create and develop Matter’s content strategy to help growth-minded professionals master their professional skills.
  • You’ll write engaging, meaningful and fun content across multiple channels.
  • You’ll Identify and experiment with new partners and channels to create content and share content with professionals.
  • You’ll measure, track, and optimize performance to ensure we are continually improving.
  • You’ll build relationships with influencers in categories related to professional skill development and helping people perform their best.

A little bit about you:

  • You have 7+ years of experience in journalism, marketing or storytelling.
  • You are often described as a content visionary, with a strong point of view.
  • You want to understand Matter’s audience and create content that helps Matter’s fulfill its mission.
  • You possess an excellent standard of editorial judgment, writing ability, and editing skills.
  • You possess the ability to handle uncertainty and ambiguity well.
  • You are comfortable in delivering and receiving regular peer feedback.
  • You currently live or are willing to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area.
🙌 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.

How To Apply

Sound like a good fit for you? Please email us at [email protected] and:

  1. Include the role’s title in your subject line.
  2. Send along links that best showcase the work that you’re proud of, e.g. your portfolio, Dribbble, LinkedIn, Github, writing samples.
  3. Bonus: We love feedback ❤️. Include a brief piece of feedback on how we can improve Matter.

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.