Carbon Direct is hiring a

Senior Designer

Seattle, United States
Join us on the journey to get to net zero

At Carbon Direct, we dedicate our scientific, software, and business expertise to empower organizations around the world to take climate action.

Our Mission
Enable organizations to reduce, remove, and utilize their emissions with carbon science
We are a purpose-driven carbon management firm dedicated to helping organizations around the world reach their climate goals. We make carbon science accessible and actionable with our end-to-end platform.

Global citizens with global impact
Whether a scientist, developer, or carbon markets expert, we are united by our mission to take climate action now. We are experts in our fields and we act with confidence. Located across 4 countries and 10+ states in the U.S., we offer both remote-friendly work options and dynamic, in-person experiences with offices located in Seattle, WA and Oakland, CA.

Diverse backgrounds bring diverse perspectives
We recognize that teams with diverse backgrounds and different experiences are powerful. Bringing together a variety of perspectives only enhances how we can effectively address the climate crisis. Together, we are creating an environment where everyone is celebrated and anyone can succeed.


We are looking for a passionate, entrepreneurial, and creative senior designer for our product design team. If you are looking for an opportunity to apply your design expertise and lead innovation in the fight against climate change, then this is the job for you.
As a senior designer, you will be a generalist capable of performing user research, concept design, prototyping, or usability testing. You will need to be able to see a project from start to finish and deliver high quality and value. You will need to work both collaboratively with others, and independently with guidance from more senior team members. As a early member of our team, you will help shape our growing team's design practices and systems. 

Your experience designing products that grapple with complex ideas is critical. Your approach to design includes working closely and gathering feedback through partnerships with other designers, marketers, product managers, and engineers. 


  • Design great products and user experiences
  • You have a design portfolio that demonstrates experience applying design theory, best practices, and various techniques to deliver software platforms and/or products.
  • Independently conduct user research and gathering useful data to improve user-centric design outcomes.
  • Take holistic ownership of the design process from strategy to screen. Ideate, design, and implement high-quality solutions.
  • Create assets, user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and mockups.
  • Make and deploy superficial changes to front-end applications (e.g., copy, styling, layout adjustments). Pay attention to detail.

  • Support product development
  • Advocate for design-thinking that ensures the products we build solve real problems for real users.
  • Take pragmatic decisions balancing business outcomes, product wins, technical constraints, and design excellence.
  • Contribute to the team by owning the design process. Work outside of your discipline to help the team succeed.

  • Be a team player
  • Collaborate with colleagues from diverse professional backgrounds (e.g., science, tech, product, marketing, ...).
  • Remain open-minded. Welcome diverse perspectives and encourage others to generate and explore new ideas.
  • Learn forever and nurture those around you.
  • Role model by inviting and freely giving well-intentioned, constructive feedback.


  • Mastery of design and prototyping tools (e.g., Figma).
  • Extensive experience with web development languages (e.g., HTML, CSS).
  • Experience articulating advanced product design concepts and principles to non-experts.
  • Experience conducting user research and producing high-quality, relevant data.
  • Excellent communicator and cross-functional team builder.
  • Experience building strong relationships while working with a fully-remote, global team.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, outcome-oriented professional environment.
  • Passion for addressing climate change is critical.
  • Experience building new products and platforms is a strong plus.
  • Experience working in the climate technology space is a strong plus.


While we love our work, our lives aren’t defined by it. At Carbon Direct, we offer a robust benefits package that considers the whole person, their partners, and their families – and we’re always looking to improve.

Our U.S. benefits* include:
Comprehensive nationwide medical, dental, and vision coverage. See a preview of our coverage here.
20 days of paid time off and 11 company-wide holidays
16 weeks of paid parental and family leave
Remote-friendly work culture with annual company-wide retreats
Reimbursement for your work-from-home setup

*These benefits apply to U.S.-based employees only. Employees outside of the U.S. receive benefits that vary by country. To learn more, contact

Equal Opportunity Employer

Diverse perspectives and experience enhance the way Carbon Direct selects and approaches the climate crisis, as well as the creativity and applicability of Carbon Direct's advisory and investment work.

Carbon Direct is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. We adhere rigorously to our equal employment opportunity policies in connection with all employment decisions, including hiring, compensation and promotion.
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