Staff Product Designer

New York, NY

Company introduction:

Compass Pathways plc (Nasdaq: CMPS) is a biotechnology company dedicated to accelerating patient access to evidence-based innovation in mental health. The Company is headquartered in London, UK, and has offices in New York City and San Francisco in the US. We focus on developing innovations that can improve the lives of those who are suffering with mental health challenges and who are not helped by current treatments.


We are pioneering the development of a new model of psilocybin treatment, in which our proprietary formulation of synthetic psilocybin (which has received breakthrough therapy designation from the FDA) is administered with psychological support. We are currently in phase 3 study for treatment-resistant depression (TRD), and phase 2 for both post-traumatic stress disorder and anorexia nervosa. Our vision is a world of mental wellbeing - Compass Pathways.

Role introduction:

As a Staff Product Designer, you'll play a pivotal role across the entire product development lifecycle. From initial research and ideation to final delivery and continuous refinement, you will be a driving force behind our design vision, focused on designing and improving our therapist and patient experiences. Your contribution will encompass a rich blend of design-thinking methodology, a thoughtful human-centered design approach, and a wealth of UX design expertise.

Reports to: Senior Design Manager.

Location: Remote in the United States or hybrid in our NYC or San Francisco offices.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Work across our range of products, from web-based applications to mobile apps 
  • Contribute to the overall creative strategy and vision (both “what should we build” and “how it should look”)
  • You can animate UI meaningfully and prove your animations drive business value
  • Collaborate closely with engineering and product teams to ensure that designs are technically feasible and aligned with product goals
  • Lead UX across multiple teams in your group. You partner with peers, teams, and key stakeholders to drive positive product impact
  • Confidently communicate design concepts through a variety of mediums, including sketches, storyboards, high-fidelity mock-ups, prototypes, or animations  
  • Conduct user research and interviews, share insights with various stakeholders, and integrate into design decisions through insight decks, user journeys, personas, design principles and strategic roadmaps, and product features
  • Contribute to the development of design systems and maintain design libraries to ensure consistency across products
  • Help define the design team process and operations

Candidate profile:

  • 8+ years of experience in product design/UX,  (or equivalent experience)  
  • A versatile portfolio that showcases your problem-solving skills, that highlights strong experience designing across products, platforms and personas
  • Experience in designing, building, and shipping high-quality mobile and web platforms in health or mental health space, focusing on clinical operations. Familiarity with apps that support the conduct and facilitation of clinical trials, including psychological support
  • Experience in interaction and visual design and prototyping  
  • A strong passion for enhancing processes and workflows continuously
  • Proficiency with using Figma and Figjam as a primary design tools. 
  • Experience running user interviews and testing various prototypes with users
  • Strong analytical, project management, written and verbal communication skills  
  • Ability to operate independently and in cross-functional teams under uncertainty in an entrepreneurial and rapid growth-oriented environment
  • Strong alignment with core company mission and values  
  • Experience working with design systems and are able to identify and extend shared patterns and behaviours 

【For NYC】Compensation Description (annually):

Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies, and work location.

Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognise employees for their work and any role at Compass, regardless of the location, is eligible for additional discretionary bonuses and equity.

【Base salary per annum】:

$112,000—$168,000 USD

Benefits & Compensation:

For an overview of our benefits package and compensation information, please visit "Working at Compass".

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