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Design Engineer

Edge & Node is at the forefront of web3 innovation. Our mission is to establish The Graph as the unbreakable foundation of open data. Our pioneering subgraphs set the industry standard and solidify The Graph as the premier solution for organizing and accessing blockchain data.

At Edge & Node, we champion a decentralized future based on shared values. Dedicated to decentralizing power and resisting censorship, we aim for a robust, permissionless information era free from central control, thus eliminating the traditional vulnerabilities associated with misplaced trust.

The Design Team is a distributed group of problem-solvers with high standards. Striving for excellence in every iteration by being curious, agile, and pragmatic. We collaborate closely across time zones, taking ownership and constantly pushing designs forward across product and marketing. We empathize and engage with users to identify, research, and develop foundational design patterns to make dApps and web3 more accessible and beautiful.

We are looking for a skilled Design Engineer ready to tackle meaty technical challenges. We are building the foundational infrastructure of web3 and need a sharp and creative mind to help our users beautifully navigate challenging workflows. Our ideal candidate will have a bias toward action, default to collaborative communication, and will possess the skills to deliver excellent designs in HTML/CSS and React.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Website Implementation: Building highly polished pages that paint the picture of our vision and direction using frameworks like Next.js
  • UI Components: Collaborating on UX/UI patterns and building accessible, performant, and developer-friendly components using React, Typescript, and the latest web technologies
  • Prototypes: Prototyping end-to-end high-fidelity UI designs to visualize product experiences
  • Learn and Iterate: Gathering feedback and insights on how the product should evolve

What We Expect

  • A portfolio or GitHub profile showcasing strong conceptual thinking and exceptional craftsmanship across various projects
  • Deep understanding of the fundamental technologies of the web (HTML, CSS, JS)
  • Intermediate or advanced knowledge of React and TypeScript
  • Nice to have: experience with Tailwind CSS, Framer Motion, Next.js
  • Ability to understand complex tools and systems. Our work is highly technical, and a deep understanding of both our products and the web3 problem space is essential.
  • A disciplined process for identifying, creating, and documenting UI components.
  • Expertise in creating and maintaining design systems and components
  • Show compassion and confidence when providing feedback to team members, and remain humble when receiving feedback
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic, take ownership, and proof-check your work with high accuracy. Understand how to balance perfectionism with agile deliverables.
  • Emotional intelligence to think through product problems with partners and arrive at thoughtful solutions.
  • Strong alignment with the core principles of web3, including decentralization, trustlessness, and interoperability


The overall market range for roles at Edge & Node is typically $100k - $500k annually. This market range is based on total compensation (vs. only base salary). Edge & Node has a culture that values meritocracy, personal growth, and an ego-free environment.

About The Graph

The Graph is the indexing and query layer of web3. The Graph Network’s self service experience for developers launched in July 2021. Developers build and publish open APIs, called subgraphs, that applications can query using GraphQL. The Graph supports indexing data from multiple different networks including Ethereum, NEAR, Arbitrium, Optimism, Polygon, Avalanche, Celo, Fantom, Moonbeam, IPFS, and PoA with more networks coming soon. To date, tens-of-thousands of subgraphs have been deployed on the hosted service, and now subgraphs can be deployed directly on the network. Over 28,000 developers have built subgraphs for applications such as Uniswap, Synthetix, KnownOrigin, Art Blocks, Balancer, Livepeer, DAOstack, Audius, Decentraland, and many others.

If you are a developer building an application or web3 application, you can use subgraphs for indexing and querying data from blockchains. The Graph allows applications to efficiently and performantly present data in a UI and allows other developers to use your subgraph too! You can deploy a subgraph to the network using the newly launched Subgraph Studio or query existing subgraphs that are in the Graph Explorer. The Graph would love to welcome you to be Indexers, Curators and/or Delegators on The Graph’s mainnet. Join The Graph community by introducing yourself in The Graph Discord for technical discussions, join The Graph’s Telegram chat, and follow The Graph on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Reddit, and Medium! The Graph’s developers and members of the community are always eager to chat with you, and The Graph ecosystem has a growing community of developers who support each other.

The Graph Foundation oversees The Graph Network. The Graph Foundation is overseen by the Technical Council. Edge & Node, StreamingFast, Messari, Semiotic  and The Guild are five of the many organizations within The Graph ecosystem.

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