Careers

We are a young team who are ready to support each other and believe in making an impact on the design community. At UNI, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely. If you’re looking to make an impact, UNI is the place for you. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. At UNI apart from working in a startup office culture, you will get a lot of other opportunities to work on

 

  • Opportunity to flexibly work from home.
  • Flexible office timings.
  • Free meals and unlimited snacks.
  • Paid leaves for Maternity, Paternity and even when you get married.
  • Conduct or join free workshops in our office.
  • Become a creator with our in-house prototyping tools like Laser cutter, 3D Printers.
  • Opportunity to become a growth partner by joining hands in our quarterly growth review.

Development:

  • Full stack developer
  • Lead engineer

Community:

  • Community support associate

Design & Content:

  • UI/UX Designer
  • Associate curator/ editor
  • Creative content writer

1. Development

1.1 Full stack Developer

Experience: 0 – 4 Years

Job Type: Full time

Job Location: New Delhi/ Remote

Available positions: 0 Nos

As a part of product development team, you will be instrumental in developing and scaling products that will impact the design community across the world. You will get an opportunity to execute about all aspects of web development from ideation to development to deployment and scaling under the guidance of our senior developers. Your work will impact the creative world on a daily basis. You’ll play a role in improving the lives of thousands of creative and the industry as well. Our talented team of designers, developers, and community managers work hand-in-hand to create revolutionary products that connect and empower the creative world.

 

 

In this role, you will:

 

  • Build strong development skills. You’ll work with the latest technologies to build modular and maintainable features and products.
  • Work with a multi-faceted team. You’ll work most closely with our designers, community managers, and other software engineers.
  • Build features that make our products easier to use. We’re constantly experimenting with how to improve our products to benefit our users, and you’ll help track metrics and formulate ideas to improve and increase adoption on Portfolio.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Build new features. Use tools like Angular, Django, Python, Sass, css-modules, and more to build modular, componentized code.
  • Influence design thinking among development team. You have an appreciation for design-thinking and you believe that creating reusable code and consistent user experiences that work well together can empower engineers and designers to create better products.
  • Participate in pair programming and peer reviews. You’ll collaborate with other engineers on problems of all shapes and sizes, from code to new ideas and methodologies.
  • Provide input on how to make the products more usable. You will use our analytics tools, user research, and in-house community team to gather information and gain insights as to how people use Portfolio to drive new ideas.

 

What you need to succeed:

 

  • Desire to build design systems and influence how they impact the product design and engineering process.
  • An interest in learning about data-driven web development and how to use that to make more delightful products.
  • Experience working on JavaScript applications using UI libraries such as Material is a plus
  • Experience building clean websites that work across different devices and browsers is a plus
  • Experience working with designers and other developers  to take a project from concept to life.
  • You care deeply about building meaningful, beautiful products that empower the creative world.
  • Experience in any programming language
  • Preferably know their way around *nix environments
  • Experience in JavaScript and Python is a plus
  • Experience with server side programming is a plus
  • Understanding the importance of good programming practices – writing test cases, code reviews, etc.
  • Ability to pick up new technologies
  • Experience of working with startups is a plus0
1.2 Lead engineer

Experience: 7 – 10 Years

Job Type: Full time

Job Location: New Delhi

Available positions: 0 Nos

Do you want to lead an engineering team creating products that empower creatives across the globe? Do you thrive on solving interesting challenges at scale? We are looking for a Lead engineer working at the intersection of design, product and people management. Our talented team of developers, designers, community managers work hand in hand to leverage the latest technologies to create products that empower creatives. Thousands of visitors, enthusiasts, and creative professionals from across industries – and around the world – use UNI to solve some of the most challenging problems in the world.

What you’ll do

Work closely with the CEO, CDO and lead the development team, you will lead the technical direction and engineering management for all of our community products, working in partnership with product management, community management and design. You will recruit, develop, manage and lead a high-performing engineering team responsible for the full product life cycle across desktop and the web.

  • Ensure engineering excellence and rigor in architecture, execution and delivery. You will mentor leaders across the organization in leadership, management, and engineering best practices.
  • Develop long-term scalable architectural direction, with a focus on design, usability and user experience. You will be responsible for maintaining a high bar of quality and a great end-to-end experience on all platforms. You will drive the creation of processes and tools to support multiple platforms, continuous scaling and product expansion.
  • Partner with designers, product and program management functions to set road maps, and plan the development and delivery the best user experience.
  • Work across the executive team to deliver on our business goals and create tight cooperation and coordination between matrixed teams.
  • You will have a vision for the future of the engineering team and build consensus to get there.
  • You are a champion for the user, recognizing that they are ultimately why we are here.
  • Continuously strive to find the right balance between technical debt, SRE, and user-facing features.
  • Create an engineering culture that supports innovation and creativity while delivering high quality products with predictability and reliability. You do this by advocating for our culture, understanding what makes it unique and valuable, and working to make it even better.

What you need

  • Technical, product and people leadership with a passion for development and delivery of products with a very high bar for performance, quality, and user experience.
  • A proven track record of leading the development and delivery of large-scale products and applications.
  • Demonstrated technical acumen in engineering, architecture and product, and service development.
  • 7+ years of people leadership & management experience in software product development and hosted/SaaS services.

Competencies

  • Authentic Leader: Builds great teams around a focused mission. Excited about solving big problems. Translates overarching business goals into specific objectives for each member of the team. Able to collaborate, mobilize and engage multiple stakeholder groups at different levels.
  • Visionary: Envisions short and long term opportunities. Responds nimbly to changing trends and new technologies, and creates plans to capitalize on them. Takes appropriate business risks. Makes intelligent decisions that balance a variety of factors (costs, competitive threats, schedule, etc.).
  • Thought Leader: Is seen as an expert across the organization. Promotes new ways of thinking. Highly influential, is well-received and respected by executives, direct teams, cross-functional groups, customers and partners. Desires to be a visible, vocal and enthusiastic representative for the team.
  • Solutions-oriented: Driven by execution; has a bias for action in a hands-on capacity. Conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure.

Our development team is composed of smart, driven, passionate developers who build innovative web features for a global audience. When you work with our team, you get the best of both worlds: the agility of a startup culture combined with the opportunity to scale and become our growth partner.

2. Community

2.1 Community Support Associate

Experience: 0 – 2 Years

Job Type: Full time

Job Location: New Delhi

Available positions: 0 Nos

UNI is world’s leading platform which organizes design challenges, is seeking a full-time Community Support Associate (contracted) to join our team.

As a part of UNI, you will be supporting a community who are looking to solve some of the most challenging design problems in the world. Our talented team of designers, developers, and community managers work hand-in-hand to create a revolutionary product that connect and empower the creative world.

We have a community of over 60,0000 members and more than 5,000 projects of creative work. The Community team – the “eyes and ears” of the brand – is the front line of communication. We answer questions, help members use our products correctly, advocate for features they want, and generally make sure they have everything they need to succeed.

The Community Support Associate (contracted) will be working with our COO, as well as directly with our global membership to answer questions and help our users feel supported and empowered to use the site. You will also identify problems and ensure all areas of UNI to run smoothly by working with our development team.

This is a full time (M-F 9a-6p), paid, contracted position that will build your skill set to help jump start your career in tech.

We strive to provide the best user experience to our members, and Community Support is our most important tool for collecting feedback on how our members use UNI – then using this to improve our products.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with our COO to provide product support to our community.
  • Balancing a high number of support tickets while prioritizing the most urgent questions
  • Drafting materials that will help members use UNI and it’s services to its full potential and improve the support infrastructure (FAQs, tutorials, and other resources)
  • Being a “bug detective,” and identifying what problems need to be escalated for fixing to help our team to run the product perfectly
  • Identifying trends in feedback from users and suggesting product improvements

What you’ll take away:

  • An in-depth introduction into the field of customer support and community management
  • A deeper understanding of how product changes and fixes are made in a tech environment
  • The ins-and-outs of working at a tech company (and the perks! team events, a lively work environment, and lots of snacks)

Requirements:

  • Kind, helpful, empathetic, and adaptable to an ever changing environment
  • Previous experience in some type of customer service role
  • Extraordinary written communication skills
  • High level of organization
  • Positive energy and desire to help others
  • Ability to manage change in a fast-moving and constantly evolving business
  • Attention to detail to help identify, troubleshoot, and report bugs
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to determine customer needs and provide appropriate solutions
  • Savvy with online and mobile applications
  • Understanding of Google Docs
  • Fluent English speaking proficiency
  • Experience of using Zoho products is a plus or a similar product like Zendesk.

3 Design & Content

3.1 UI/UX Designer

Experience: 0 – 2 Years

Job Type: Full time

Job Location: New Delhi

Available positions: 0 Nos

Designers — and design thinking — are an essential part of the culture and the product creation process at UNI. We design and develop all of our products internally, which means that you will only have one client: us and our users. For every piece of design work you do, you will have the satisfaction of seeing that project through to final execution in the real world. It also means that you will also be expected, and empowered, to deliver high-quality of work on a daily basis.

We’re looking for a highly skilled interaction designer – and a portfolio of work that backs it up. Qualified candidates should have solid experience with UX and UI design, and a love for critical analysis and problem solving. Being able to articulate the thinking behind your design decisions is crucial.

Our ideal candidate is a curious, articulate, and intelligent designer — someone who wants push the boundaries of design, technology and user experience, and is ready to take a project and run with it.

What you’ll do

  • Concept & execute designs for existing and future feature sets and products
  • Create wireframes and functional prototypes
  • Engage in extensive product testing and iteration

What you need to succeed

  • Passion for interaction design and problem solving
  • Strong eye for layout, color, and typography
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS is a must
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to accurately set, manage, and meet deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of prototyping tools is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant industry experience
3.2 Associate Curator/Editor

Experience: 0 – 4 Years

Job Type: Full time

Job Location: New Delhi

Available positions: 0 Nos

UNI is the first of it’s kind platform for designers, and researchers to identify and curate challenging design problems for student and young professionals. At UNI we are constantly engaging with academia, professional sector and researchers to frame our ever growing library of design challenges.

 

We’re looking for an Associate Curator who can work closely with our internal curation team and external curators (these curators are usually design professor, research scholars or highly experienced industry professionals). An ideal curator is a curious, articulate, and intelligent creative writer — someone who wants to push the boundaries to make world a better place using design. You should have a proven track record of producing pieces that increase curiosity and stimulates deep thought process among the readers. This position requires a high level of creativity, as well as the ability to use insights to build better context for these challenges based on current affairs. The candidate should also be detail-oriented. Preference will be given to those with a strong writing portfolio, and relevant work experience.

 

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Work with the curation team and curators in building the library of design challenges.
  • Extensive research and analysis on the current affairs topic
  • You will use our platform to generate meaningful content and articles for design community.
  • You will work closely with the curation team to generate content and challenges on global pressing issues.
  • You will review some of the award winning projects published on UNI
  • You will interact with designers from all across the globe in building a meaningful and engaging community working on these challenges.

 

 

What you need to succeed

 

  • Passionate about design and problem solving.
  • Passion for writing and inclination towards designers and design field.
  • Experience in the field of writing is must
  • Excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively
  • Knowledge of complete office suite
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Adobe suite is a Plus
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks at once
  • Ability to accurately set, manage, and meet deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A Degree in the field of design (Architecture, Graphics or Product Design) is a plus.
3.3 Creative Content Writer

Job Type: Freelance, Internship

Job Location: Worldwide

Available positions: 0 Nos

UNI is one of the fastest growing community of designers in the world. We are leading organizers of design challenges and designers on our platform work on some of the most challenging design problems in the world.

 

UNI is looking to partner with talented Content Writer to create compelling Blog posts, Design News, Stories, and Reviews for our community. We’re looking for someone who will help us expand our digital footprint and drive more value through online content. The applicant should have a proven track record of producing pieces that increase engagement and drive leads. This position requires a high level of creativity, as well as the ability to use data-driven insights to write better material. The successful candidate should also be detail-oriented. Preference will be given to those with a strong writing portfolio, and relevant work experience.

 

 

What you’ll do

 

  • You will use our platform to generate meaningful content and articles for design community.
  • You will work closely with our content lead and generate content on pressing issues with our content manager.
  • You will have freedom to choose the topic of your content
  • You will review some of the award winning projects on our platform
  • You will review some of the most interesting problems curated by our curator and make any required changes in the same.

 

 

What you need to succeed

 

  • Passion for writing and inclination towards designers and design field.
  • Any experience in the field of writing is a plus
  • Excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively
  • Knowledge of Office Suite.

 

This is a freelance job and the payment will happen based on per article or per review as per industry standards.