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Lead Product Designer - Open-Source - Waypoint

United Kingdom (Remote)

Lead Product Designer - Open-Source - Waypoint

Location: US or Canada (Remote); UK/EMEA (Remote)

Meet the Team

As a member of the Waypoint team, you’ll be working with engineers, product managers, and design leadership on creating modern workflows to build, deploy, and release applications across platforms. 

What We Do

Waypoint is a new open-source project from HashiCorp that provides a modern and simple workflow to build, deploy, and release apps. The team is small, works primarily in public, and has an ambitious roadmap to simplify the daily workflows of software developers.

We're designing tools and infrastructure to help our users start, run, and scale an online business from anywhere in the world. That's where you come in: we're looking for a Lead Product Designer for the Waypoint team.

What You’ll Do

As a Lead Product Designer working on Waypoint, you are a passionate designer who thrives in uncertainty and ambiguity, is proactive in solving problems and collaborating with cross-functional partners, and holds a high bar for quality in design.

You'll collaborate tightly with a distributed team of peers to help shape the next version of HashiCorp’s operator and developer experiences. You'll combine research and creativity to provide our technical users with practical and elegant solutions to complex challenges. You will have a focus on execution, customer value, and impact. Together, you will partner on setting priorities, designing workflows, developing features, and shipping world-class products.

Your Roadmap to Success

Your First 30-Days

Learn the ins and outs of HashiCorp Design, become familiar with Waypoint, and start partnering with your engineering and product teams.

This may include:

  • New hire onboarding
  • Become familiar with HashiCorp’s design tools and processes
  • Reviewing existing designs and patterns
  • Becoming familiar with our design system
  • Installing and running Waypoint, deploying sample applications
  • Discuss feature roadmap and priorities with team

First 90-Days

  • Begin working crafting experiences for features on the roadmap
  • Conducting research studies to learn more about Waypoint users
  • Become fully embedded into the Waypoint R&D team and start contributing to the shape of the product and its roadmap
  • Review existing research and understand the personas

First 180 Days

  • Facilitate workshops to help define and refine solutions to open problem spaces
  • Work with stakeholders to help set product roadmap priorities
  • Establish design programs and processes for the Waypoint team to support a user-centered approach
  • Schedule and facilitate design reviews to collect feedback from and inform stakeholders and leadership

HashiCorp embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be.



Benefits at HashiCorp

Note: some benefits may differ from one country to another.

Medical, dental & vision

HashiCorp offers your choice of medical plans as well as dental and vision coverage for you and any dependents, including spouses, domestic partners, and children. Coverage begins upon your first day of hire.

Life & disability insurance

HashiCorp provides life insurance coverage in the amount equal to your annual salary at no cost to you. If you would like additional coverage, you have the option to enroll in voluntary life insurance for yourself or your dependents. You will also be covered under our short term and long term disability policies in the event that you are unable to work for an extended period of time due to a health condition.

Flexible spending account (FSA)

You can set aside pretax money to go towards the purchase or payment of approved health care and dependent care expenses. These can include copays, birth control, day care for children or elder adults, acupuncture, and more.

Vacation and Other Leaves

We believe in giving our employees the opportunity to recharge and refresh, and our vacation policy reflects that. Our Paid Vacation Policy offers employees 4 weeks of vacation per year. So, whether you’d like to vacation on a beach or relax at home, it’s up to you! Additionally, we offer 10 days of paid sick leave per year, bereavement leave, miscarriage leave and extended personal leave. We value your health and well-being and empower you to take ownership of your earned and well-deserved time away.


Our 401(k) plan provides a variety of investment options to help you fund your retirement. The plan allows you to contribute a designated amount of your pre-taxed income from each paycheck thereby lowering your taxable annual income. The plan also offers employees the opportunity to enroll in Roth, and after-tax contributions.

Family Expansion Benefit

We are dedicated to supporting the needs of our employees and their families in a way that is inclusive of all family structures. That is why we’re proud to offer a Family Expansion Benefit through Carrot designed to support a variety of family expansion methods that range from Adoption to Fertility treatments, and can be customized to the needs and preferences of each individual employee.

Maternity and Parental Leave

To bond with their newborn, we provide birthing parents up to 16 weeks of paid maternity leave via short-term disability and HashiCorp’s parental leave policy. For non-birthing parents (including adoptive) we offer 8 weeks of paid parental leave.

Expanded Mental Health Support

We understand the importance of supporting our employees mental health, and are committed to doing this through a variety of resources. In addition to offering an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), we provide employees access to an on-demand behavioral healthcare benefit through Ginger.