We’re seeking a Principal Product Designer to join us in delivering on our mission of building a simpler, more streamlined and customer-centric home buying and selling experience.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.


In this role, you will:

  • Report to our Chief Product Officer and work closely with senior leadership to define and execute on the product and user experience vision.
  • Make a big impact on a small team building Homeward’s digital product experience.
  • Manage feature roll-outs end-to-end. Conduct research interviews and create wireframes and mockups for engineering then help test, release, and continually improve the final experience.
  • Support re-building our design system that includes fonts, colors, and components, to ensure a consistent user experience across our apps
  • Collaborate daily with Product Managers and Engineers to translate user stories to compelling, pixel-perfect mockups.
  • Seek feedback and coordinated launch efforts with every segment of the organization from Sales to Operations to Finance
  • Analyze what competitors are doing in the space to differentiate and distinguish our experience.

What you’ll bring:

  • You have 6+ years product design experience, ideally in a high-performance startup or technology company.
  • You apply analytical rigor to business problems combined with a deep empathy for users
  • You’ve designed, launched and iterated on multiple responsive web apps and features, and have a portfolio to share with our team.
  • Demonstrable mockup and prototype skills using industry standard tools such as Figma
  • Experience conducting user interviews, user experience tests, and survey research
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analysis skills
  • A strong outcomes-focused mentality and drive
  • Great organizational skill
  • Enthusiasm about helping beyond the bounds of your day-to-day role
  • A high degree of flexibility and coachability
  • You’re able to ship quickly and adjust your process to fit the needs of an early stage startup. You create high-quality designs in short cycle times. You value shipping a good solution now over a great solution several weeks from now. At this stage of our company, we need to get our designs in front of customers so we can rapidly iterate on it.
  • You’re interested in improving the complex, emotional process of buying and selling a home and making it the exciting milestone in people’s lives that it deserves to be.


  • You’ve shipped products in compliance-heavy industries like consumer lending, insurance, or finance.
  • Prior real estate, proptech, or fintech experience.


Pay and benefits:

  • Compensation range: $145,000 – $160,000 Base Salary
  • Remote-first environment (our Headquarters are in Austin, TX, come visit!)
  • Company-wide bonus
  • Exciting stock option grant for every full-time employee
  • 401(k) employer contribution match
  • Health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Twenty days of vacation, five sick days, twelve company holidays, and two floating holidays each year
  • Generous paid parental leave of up to 14 weeks
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