Venture Designer

New York /
Founders Factory New York – Operations /
You will lead the design of our products and provide structure and process as the business grows. You will focus on desirability and product market fit, from opportunity to defined MVP.


    • Identifying market trends and opportunities
    • Designing new products and services from scratch shaping the product and business strategy
    • Taking big ideas and turning them into concepts that are tangible for business stakeholders
    • Testing and validating the business appeal by conducting early stage qualitative research using methods such as ethnographic studies, qualitative interviews, and experience mapping
    • Workshopping solutions with the wider Factory team
    • Designing business models for early stage concepts
    • Constantly experimenting with new technologies and tools to drive innovation and creativity
    • Presenting new concepts to partners and other stakeholders
    • Create a go to market strategy with clear differentiating factors and an unfair advantage
    • You will walk the line between product design, product strategy and commercial rigour


    • Human centred design approach - eager to understand what makes people tick
    • Ability to tease out problems and rapid experimentation
    • Comfortable working across multiple projects with competing priorities
    • Lean methodologies and principles of product development 
    • A deep understanding of what makes a great business
    • A proven track record of taking ideas and bringing them to life across a range of industries
    • Organised with a strong attention to detail and an ability to balance detail with the big picture
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
    • Have worked with a variety of products and industries in your careerHave solid product / graphic design chops, or be willing to learn
    • Thrive in uncertainty, being comfortable with taking risks
    • Be a self-starter and comfortable working with little direction or oversight
    • Start-ups and the tech space are generally of deep interest to you


    • Share options in the Founders Factory New York portfolio
    • Private medical insurance and pension
    • Flexible working
    • Shared maternity and paternity policies