Senior Behavioral Designer

1848 Ventures

1848 Ventures

United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

The Company

1848 Ventures is a venture studio focused on consistently building, launching, and scaling a portfolio of B2B SaaS companies that harness the power of AI to fuel the future of small and medium sized business.

Backed by Westfield®, a respected leader in commercial insurance, 1848 Ventures extends beyond insurance by launching digital products that address the uncertainties that businesses face on a daily basis. We focus on industries that are the driving force of our economy including construction, real estate, hospitality, retail, and restaurants. Westfield’s backing affords us the agility to explore innovative ideas, weather uncertainties, and pursue ambitious ventures with confidence.

Our talented team of hands-on venture builders, data scientists, engineers, and designers combined with repeatable playbooks allows us to rapidly validate, build, launch, and scale customer focused AI enabled startups.

At 1848 Ventures culture is not just a concept – it is the essence of what we do, our behaviors, rituals, and practices. It’s the actions that enable our set of evolving relationships and the experiences they create. The culture is grounded in the practice of virtues. This enables our pursuit of excellence, which we express and measure by our actions. We act on these behaviors in the “how” of our work, our interactions with others, and the conduct we hold ourselves and others accountable to, individually and collectively.

Read on to discover how your skillset and experiences may help contribute to our approach.

The Opportunity

Come be part of a promising B2B SaaS venture supporting the profitable growth of small to medium sized e-commerce brands - Vandra is a start-up being incubated inside 1848 Ventures.

Through the application of sophisticated AI and machine learning algorithms coupled with nudges grounded in behavioral science, Vandra enables brands to squeeze more sales out of their existing site traffic.

We're is seeking a results-driven Senior Behavioral Designer to shape the shopper and merchant experiences for our AI-powered conversion rate optimization solution. This role calls for a person that thrives in a fast-paced, scrappy, start-up environment who can be effective at tactical and strategic levels. We want a team member that can generate foundational insights and deep knowledge of shoppers and their buying journeys as well as shape the future direction of our solution. We want someone that can also shift gears into execution mode, prototyping behavioral nudges to test and build, conducting user research to validate proposed nudges, and iterating on nudge designs based on the team’s feedback. We are looking for someone that welcomes close collaboration and partnership with engineering, data science, and product teammates to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.


  • Develop a Deep Understanding of E-Commerce Brands and Online Shoppers
    Serve as the behavioral expert on our customers, e-commerce brands looking to profitably grow their businesses, and of e-commerce shoppers, whose purchase decisions we are trying to influence.

  • Turn Insights into Action
    Collaborate with teammates in product, engineering, and data science to ideate on solutions and experiments to drive performance improvements, validate / disprove our most critical assumptions, and ultimately deliver on our core value proposition.

  • Design Flows and Experiences
    Take broad, conceptual concepts and create flows and experiences that meet users' needs, are simple, intuitive, and easy-to-use, and provide teammates with the right level of fidelity to execute on.

Required Experience / Qualifications

  • Proven track record of impact (quantifiable results on metrics that matter)

  • Background in behavioral design

  • Prior experience working at or with start-ups or early-stage initiatives (0 to 1)

  • Experience designing, building, and shipping behavior-changing solutions

  • Strong communication skills with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness

  • Experience developing and executing customer and user research

  • Proficiency in product/UX design

  • Comfort operating in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with significant autonomy

  • Proficiency with widely-used design and development tools (e.g., Figma, Miro, Jira)

We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.