Senior UX Writer

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Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

We’re looking for an experienced UX Writer to join the Design Systems team and lead UX writing for our Ecosystem product team, helping crypto teams list assets on Coinbase, merchants securely accept cryptocurrency payments, and more. The Design Systems team at Coinbase is a multidisciplinary mix of designers, illustrators, engineers, and writers. You’ll work closely with the team to improve the language across our design system and establish and share writing guidelines for your product area.

 

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Partner closely with Product Designers, Product Managers, Researchers, and Engineers to understand user and product needs to design content that is simple and easy to understand
  • Contribute to product content strategy as well as produce and present final UX copy for our products
  • Write technical documentation for our ecosystem products 

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • Experience producing user-focused product writing through work in tech, digital agencies, or other relevant product areas
  • Experience creating scalable content 
  • Experience shaping content for multi-disciplinary projects
  • A portfolio of UX-focused writing samples 
  • Enthusiasm for financial innovation and Coinbase’s mission
  • Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Technical Writing, UX, HCI, or equivalent practical experience.

Nice to haves:

  • Familiarity with designing financial trading products
  • Experience working in a startup environment
  • Technical writing experience

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

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