Jobs

Do you believe in sovereignty, privacy, and freedom? Do you want to help Bitcoin and sovereignty achieve widespread adoption?

Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your sovereignty. This starts with Passport, our best-in-class Bitcoin hardware wallet. Passport offers a huge leap forward in design and user experience, making it easier than ever to securely store your own keys.

We’ve shipped our first 1,000 Passport Founder’s Edition units to customers to rave reviews, and we are now shipping an updated Passport Batch 2 alongside Envoy, our new mobile companion app.

We’ve assembled a world-class, multidisciplinary team – and now we are looking to build it out. Together, we’ll build a new ecosystem that we call sovereign computing. Our roadmap is aggressive, and we’ll be shipping innovative new products every year.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to jobs@foundationdevices.com.

Know a great candidate? We offer a $500 referral bonus, paid in Bitcoin!

Senior Firmware Engineer, MicroPython

As one of our key hires for Foundation’s multidisciplinary software engineering team, the Senior Firmware Engineer will collaborate with our Engineering and Design teams to develop best in class sovereignty experiences for our hardware wallet, Passport, and our next generation of sovereign computing products.

Your primary responsibility will be to develop new features for Passport in MicroPython and C.  This will initially include UI improvements, BIP85 support, and Taproot support.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new features for Passport in MicroPython and C
  • Create user interface features in Python using LVGL
  • Investigate and resolve bugs
  • Follow Foundation’s software development processes
  • Document code
  • Implement unit tests for all code (test-driven development)

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 2+ years of embedded systems development experience
  • Python experience required
  • MicroPython experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with Bitcoin wallets is preferred
  • Enthusiasm for Bitcoin and/or empowering people with sovereignty is required

Technology Stack

  • MicroPython
  • C
  • LVGL graphics library

Senior Mobile Engineer, Flutter + Rust

As one of our key hires for Foundation’s multidisciplinary software engineering team, the Senior Mobile Engineer will collaborate with our Engineering and Design teams to develop best in class sovereignty experiences for our mobile app, Envoy, and our next generation of sovereign computing products.

Your primary responsibility will be to develop new features for Foundation’s mobile apps using Dart, Flutter, and Rust. This initially includes Envoy, Foundation’s mobile companion app for Passport.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new features for Envoy in Dart or Rust using the Flutter framework
  • Create user interface features
  • Add support for new sovereignty features
  • Investigate and resolve bugs
  • Follow Foundation’s software development processes
  • Document code
  • Implement unit tests for all code (test-driven development)

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 2+ years of experience developing real Flutter apps
  • Experience with Bitcoin wallets is preferred
  • Enthusiasm for Bitcoin and/or empowering people with sovereignty is required

Technology Stack

  • Dart
  • Rust
  • Flutter
  • BDK – Bitcoin Development Kit (Rust)

Senior IX Designer

As one of our key hires for Foundation’s multidisciplinary design team, the Senior Interaction Designer will collaborate alongside Industrial Designers, User Experience Designers, Product Design Engineers, and our Software team to design and develop best in class connected experiences for Passport, Envoy, and our next generation of sovereign computing products.

Your primary responsibilities will be to define and design user interfaces and interactions across several software/apps, physical/hardware products and connected experiences, so the demonstrated ability to do so in a previous environment is required. Additionally, visual design, motion, and/or video editing skills are a big plus.

Knowledge of user-centered processes and experience building products from concept to launch is preferred as qualified design candidates will need to balance user needs, technical feasibility, and goals of the business to deliver compelling product experiences in a production oriented environment.

Responsibilities

  • Update, improve and maintain the Foundation design system
  • Update and improve the Passport Founder’s Edition and Batch 2 GUI
  • Update and improve the Envoy app UI
  • Design and develop the IX for the OS/GUI/HMI of our next generation products
  • Update and improve the foundationdevices.com website design
  • Design marketing assets and/or other brand experiences as-needed

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional Interaction design experience are preferred, but candidates with more/less experience will be considered if they have aptitude for multiple disciplines (i.e. Visual, User Experience, Industrial Design, etc.)
  • Enthusiasm for Bitcoin and/or empowering people with sovereignty is required

Desired Skills

Must Have

  • Digital Design Tools – Figma/XD/Sketch or Similar
  • Image Editing Tools – Adobe and/or Affinity Products

Nice to Have

  • 2D/3D Motion Design Software – After Effects/Blender
  • Sketching Skills – Concepts, Procreate, Sketchbook Pro, etc.

Bonus

  • Video Editing Software – Premiere/Final Cut
  • Game Engine Software – Unity and/or Unreal Engine

Senior UX Designer

As one of our key hires for Foundation’s multidisciplinary design team, the Senior User Experience Designer will collaborate alongside Industrial Designers, Interaction Designers, Product Design Engineers, and our Software team to design and develop best in class connected experiences for Passport, Envoy, and our next generation of sovereign computing products.

Your primary responsibilities will be to define and design customer journeys, task flows, and device behaviors across several software/apps, physical/hardware products and connected experiences, so the demonstrated ability to do so in a previous environment is required. Additionally, visual design, out of box experience design, user research, and/or product management skills are a big plus.

Knowledge of user-centered processes and experience building products from concept to launch is preferred as qualified design candidates will need to balance user needs, technical feasibility, and goals of the business to deliver compelling product experiences in a production oriented environment.

Responsibilities

  • Update, improve and maintain the Foundation user journeys and task flows
  • Update and improve the Passport Founder’s Edition and Batch 2 experiences
  • Update and improve the Envoy app feature set and usability
  • Design and develop the UX for the OS/GUI/HMI of our next gen products
  • Update and improve Foundation’s design & development processes
  • Conduct ad hoc research and/or design workshops as needed

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional Interaction design experience are preferred, but candidates with more/less experience will be considered if they have aptitude for multiple disciplines (i.e. Visual, Interaction, Industrial Design, etc.)
  • Enthusiasm for Bitcoin and/or empowering people with sovereignty is required

Desired Skills

Must Have

  • Digital Design Tools – Figma/XD/Sketch or Similar
  • Agile Management – Linear, Asana, Trello (we use Linear)

Nice to Have

  • Prior experience as a UX Lead and/or Project manager
  • Experience defining and designing ‘Out of Box’ experiences

Bonus Skills

  • Ability to write research plans and conduct user studies
  • Visual design and/or Interaction design aptitude

Senior Industrial Designer

As one of our key hires for Foundation’s multidisciplinary design team, the Industrial Designer will collaborate alongside Interaction Designers, User Experience Designers, Product Design Engineers, and our Software team to design and develop best in class connected devices and experiences for Passport, Envoy, and our next generation of sovereign computing products.

Your primary responsibilities will be to define and design customer journeys, task flows, and device behaviors across several software/apps, physical/hardware products and connected experiences, so the demonstrated ability to do so in a previous environment is required. Additionally, visual design, out of box experience design, user research, and/or product management skills are a big plus.

Knowledge of user-centered processes and experience building products from concept to launch is preferred as qualified design candidates will need to balance user needs, technical feasibility, and goals of the business to deliver compelling product experiences in a production oriented environment.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate on the physical design of the next generation Passport (2D/3D)
  • Contribute to the evolution of Foundation’s Visual Brand Language
  • Conduct Color, material & finish explorations & document specifications
  • Develop concepts, visualizations, and models for future roadmap products
  • UX/IX, Computational, Mechanical Engineering, or Packaging Design aptitude is a plus

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional Industrial Design experience are preferred, but candidates with more/less experience will be considered if they have aptitude for multiple disciplines (i.e. UI/UX, Computational, Packaging, Engineering etc.)
  • Enthusiasm for Bitcoin and/or empowering people with sovereignty is required

Desired Skills

Must Have

  • Ability to sketch or model your ideas in both digital/analog 2d and 3d mediums
  • CAD/Renderings  Skills – Rhino, NX, SolidWorks, ProE, VRED, Keyshot, etc.

Nice to Have

  • Digital Design Skills (UI/UX) – Figma, XD, Sketch, etc.
  • Ability to create 2D & 3D part drawings & design specifications

Bonus Skills

  • Mechanical engineering aptitude
  • Experience with computational/algorithmic modeling and/or game engines

Benefits

  • Receive stock options as one of our earliest employees
  • Healthcare, dental, and vision included (if you’re in the USA)
  • All your work will be open source under GPLv3 or other FOSS licenses
  • Contribute up to 20% of your time to other open source projects