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Lead Designer




Are you ready to take Equality Check to the next level...?

We are looking for a Lead Designer to join our team of passionate Equality Check’ers in Oslo. Join us as we accelerate equal opportunities globally! Equality Check is a startup on a mission to create diverse and equal workplaces through radical transparency. Being part of our team will be an opportunity to impact millions of people's lives providing them the opportunity to fulfill their potential - and that's how we measure our success. We are a young startup but are experiencing great traction with users, corporate collaborations, and positive social impact.

Who are you?

You are an experienced designer, preferably with front-end development proficiency, passionate about diversity and solutions-oriented with a laser focus on excellent user experiences and beautiful UI. Hopefully, you are just as driven to create beautiful UX and UI as well as contributing to making the world a more just and equal place. You are eager to understand our users needs, and push to create the best possible design to help build our user base exponentially.

What does that really mean?

For our B2C product that means to become a platform every employee has used, loved and found helpful. For our B2B clients we want to act as a crucial tool in understanding their organization from a D&I perspective and provide them with solutions to improve. We are currently based in Oslo, but you will be instrumental in adapting our product as we scale to Sweden and the UK this year. You will be joining our team of 10, and work closely with our marketing and tech team.

What the job entails

  • Manage and develop design for a scalable web application

  • Engage in user research to make sure we're building the right thing

  • Empathize with users to solve their problems through smart and delightful UX and UI

  • Elevate our brand impression through a fun, consistent and differentiating design language

Who you are

  • You are a self-driven designer who gets energy from understanding our users perspective

  • You love to talk to users and dig deep to identify pain points

  • You are comfortable with uncertainty in a thriving startup

  • You want to work in a small team, where both influence and responsibility are given

  • You are positive, solutions-oriented and see opportunities

  • You have the ability to collaborate well in a team

  • You show initiative and get things done

As our lead designer, you will be a crucial part of our team, collaborating particularly closewith the CPO and CTO. We firmly believe in autonomy, and your work schedule will be flexible to accommodate your life.

You have

  • 3+ years of experience and confidence in digital design

  • Proficient in modern design tools such as Figma or Sketch

  • Bonus if you have experience with front-end development (html, css and javascript)

  • 3+ Experience with UX concepts, design thinking and user testing

  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in work experience

What we offer

  • Offices in central Oslo in a modern co-working space that provides events, parties and presentations from industry leaders (Share)

  • A fun team of passionate people on a mission to change the world through radical transparency

  • Dynamic environment where exciting opportunities are always showing up

  • Possibility for stock options

  • We firmly believe in autonomy, and your work schedule will be flexible to accommodate your life

  • We're a Norwegian startup. We come bearing waffles and beer!

Job details

Seniority Level


Employment type

Full-time employment and stock options

Deadline to apply


About us

Equality Check was founded in 2015 by two founders who have been working passionately to solve gender equality in Norway for the past five years. Since our inception, the team has:

  • 3 national campaigns addressing gender stereotypes and unconscious bias in Norway reaching more than 3 million people.

  • Engaged more than 30 CEOs of Norway’s largest companies to prioritize the issue

  • Published a best-selling book on unconscious bias and gender stereotypes with Norway’s most accredited publisher Gyldendal

  • Raised funds from corporations and the government (Innovation Norway) to find solutions on how to improve gender equality in the workplace

  • Been part of the Antler Global accelerator program in Stockholm

  • Been featured in 100+ media articles speaking on the subject of diversity

  • Held several international and national events on unconscious bias and gender stereotypes for thousands of people

  • Spoken at the UN and been invited to the White House

  • Partnered with Make Equal Sweden to launch Equality Check in Sweden

  • Major collaborations with employee organizations such as Finansforbundet and YS

  • Partnered with Norway’s leading research center on Gender Equality (CORE) to find what could become the world’s first validated solutions on how to improve gender balance in organizations

Interested in hearing more? Reach out! We’re happy to answer any questions you may have.

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