Nova Labs

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Senior Designer

  • Design & User Experience
  • Full-time
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Remote

Nova Labs is the founding team behind the Helium Network, the world’s fastest-growing decentralized wireless network, now live in over 74,000+ cities and 182 countries.

Nova Labs was founded in 2013 by Napster Founder Shawn Fanning, Amir Haleem, and Sean Carey, with a mission to make it easier to build connected devices. The company has raised equity funding from some of the most prominent Venture Capital (VC) firms in the world including GV (formerly Google Ventures), Khosla Ventures, FirstMark Capital, Marc Benioff, MunichRe and others.

We are looking for an experienced and creative UI/UX Designer to join the expanding Nova Labs team. Nova Labs is seeking to change the world of connectivity with a highly disruptive model growing at a fast pace.


  • Gather user requirements, design graphic elements, navigate components, and create seamless, enjoyable experiences for our users. 

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers

  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps

  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets, and more

  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields

  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites/apps function and look like

  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)

  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders

  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)

  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback

  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images

Required Skills and Qualifications 

  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role

  • Portfolio of design projects

  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. and InVision)

  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Figma, Sketch etc.

  • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders

  • Excellent time-management skills

Nice to have:

  • Experience within decentralized technologies/blockchain/crypto

  • HMTL/CSS/JS skills


  • 100% company-paid health insurance premiums (medical, dental, and vision) for you and your dependents

  • Flexible paid vacation with a vacation stipend

  • Paid company holidays

  • Monthly wellness stipend

  • Annual hardware stipend

  • 401K plan

If you are the fit for such an effort, we want to hear from you!