Full Time / Istanbul, Remote

Lead UX and UI Designer

What we believe in
Better Futures, shaped by all of us.

At Neol, we believe that impact-driven individuals have the power to change the world.And the lasting impact is delivered when we do it as a community.

We are on the mission of building an immersive learning and a seamless collaboration platform that connects top independent creative talent with organizations working to solve the most urgent issues facing our society and planet.

We are looking for team members to support us on this mission and shape better futures, together.

Find more about Neol here

About the role

As one of our first design hires, you will have a large impact on the direction and success of the company.

You will get the opportunity to shape the future of a very ambitious, purpose-driven startup by directly working with the Head of Design and our co-founders.

As a Lead UX / UI Designer at Neol day in and day out:

  • Create our first UI design system based on our Brand Strategy and Design, which will enable Design and Engineering teams to be highly efficient and effective.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Design and Product Managers to research, ideate, prototype, and collect feedback on both new features and redesigns of existing features.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Design and Engineers to optimize user-flows, blending design with technical feasibility to create delightful user experiences.
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, and UI designs in Figma and implement them in Webflow.
  • Document and share your knowledge and findings with the product teams.
  • Get the rare opportunity to work closely with and support Neol’s Head of Design and the co-founders.
  • First, do the work. Then, make the work better.
Ideal candidate
  • Have deep experience designing human-centered products and working with product teams and tech leads
  • Have a great eye for UI design, UX skills, and an understanding of how to sketch, wireframe, test, and iterate designs and ideas in a lean way
  • Are an advocate for both the experience of users and business strategy
  • Are passionate about sharing your knowledge and expertise
  • Have an excellent portfolio that shows the entire product design process from ideation to iteration to final delivery in a range of cross-platform work
  • Are a meticulous designer and raise the bar for design excellence
  • Have strong communication and stakeholder management skills with an ability to build strong relationships both within and outside of the product organization
  • Have professional experience in a startup environment
  • Have an excellent command of both written and spoken English
  • Are passionate about networked thinking and ecosystem building
  • (Nice to have) Are interested in Web3
  • (Nice to have) Experience in an environment that builds products with Shape Up methodology
Additional information

Neol offers a competitive salary, stock options, and employee benefits to all of the team members.


We are a remote-first team. Currently, we have two main hubs: London and Istanbul, but we have distributed team members from GMT- 8 to GMT +5 timezones. For this role, we prioritize candidates that are located in Europe, between GMT+1 and GMT+3 time zones.

Start Date

We expect the candidate to be able to start working full-time as of January 2023.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Neol is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need, without any discrimination against individuals. We strongly encourage applications who are members of underrepresented communities to apply.


Please note this role is only open to candidates that are legally authorized to work where they reside. Due to the remote nature of the role, Neol does not currently sponsor candidates for visas or work authorizations/permits and does not currently support the transfer of visas or work authorizations/permits from prior employers to Neol.

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