UI/UX Designer - 1 year contract

Temporary, Full-time · Remote (Europe)

Who we are:

The Cardano Foundation is the independent, non-profit organisation responsible for stewarding the advancement of the public, permissionless blockchain platform Cardano. Our mission is to establish the Cardano blockchain as the future financial and social system of the world for generations to come, driving adoption and facilitating development of the protocol. We aim to de-risk decentralisation for regulators and organisations, while also giving the Cardano community the necessary tools and support to leverage the Cardano protocol to solve real world problems.

Based in Switzerland, the Foundation works to facilitate the use of Cardano in mission critical applications across a wide range of industries and markets, anchoring use cases in the off-line world and encouraging active on-chain participation and governance.

What you’ll be doing:

We are seeking a skilled UI/UX Designer to enhance our capabilities when it comes to designing complex mobile and web-based Web3 applications. Those applications are in general related to displaying ledger data like transactions, blocks etc., helping users to interact with digital identity systems and let them perform complex blockchain related operations as if it is the easiest thing on the planet.

The ideal candidate has industry proven experience in designing mobile and web-based applications preferably in the Web3 domain but also other domains that require the design of user friendly interfaces for complex areas of application. Basic knowledge about Blockchain in general and possibly Cardano in particular or Decentralised Identity systems are mandatory in order to fulfil the challenges related to the role. Having worked with bigger teams and also delivering the design for external development teams is a must.

  • Design tempting mobile and web-application user interfaces.

  • Provide guidance to external and internal development teams when it comes to the implementation of your designs.

  • Review design proposals from other UX/UI designers.

  • Evaluate the latest state-of-the-art UX/UX trends in the Web3 space and incorporate them in your designs.

What we look for in you:
  • In-depth know-how about design processes, understanding customer requirements and the ability to derive tempting user experiences from this.

  • 4 years of experience in working in a role as UI/UX designer for mobile and web-applications in the relevant domain.

  • Excellent skills when it comes to the creation of wireframes, mock-ups and design documentation.

  • You are kind, collaborative and respectful of others  and you are open and act with integrity when engaging in academic or technical discussions.

  • Self motivated  and well organised. Someone who works well on her own and with a team.

  • Proficient English language and communication skills.

Nice to have:
  • In-depth Cardano or Blockchain specific knowledge and the Decentralised Identifier or Self-Sovereign-Identity space.

About us

Cardano Foundation has incredible employees from over 24 nationalities, across 3 continents which you will work collegiately to grow the Foundation. 

Here at Cardano Foundation’s we are transparent, inclusive, passionate and innovative. As such our mission is to have a positive impact on global change and breed a harmonious working environment for our employees to flourish. 


  • Our employees have the flexibility and freedom to work from home with flexible working hours. 
  • All Cardano Foundation employees will have access to a personal annual learning budget dedicated to personal professional and personal development. 
  • A day a year is dedicated to a departmental team activity fun day out. 
  • Cardano Foundation gives the opportunity to its employees to dedicate a volunteering day to help the greater community or to be an expert in your field of work within the blockchain community. 
  • Employees are given additional day off for their birthday. 
  • Cardano Foundation also rewards days off as per established work anniversaries milestones.

Cardano Foundation strives to provide a diverse, inclusive and welcoming working environment. We are committed being a discrimination free organisation - including discrimination free space with regards to age, religion, race, nationality/ethnic origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Applications from Recruitment Agencies
Cardano Foundation does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Unsolicited applications will be treated as direct application regardless of the channel through which we receive them. Please get in touch with our Talent Acquisition Team at careers@cardanofoundation.org to discuss recruitment services and do not contact Cardano Foundation employees directly.
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