Head of People at Uniswap
Head of People at Uniswap

Head of People at Uniswap

Job Category
New YorkRemote

Uniswap is looking to hire a Head of People to join the team.

This position has been closed

The Uniswap Protocol is the largest decentralized trading and automated market making protocol (often called a DEX, “Decentralized Exchange”) on Ethereum.

The Uniswap Labs team was a major contributor to the Uniswap Protocol and now focuses on building a suite of products to support the Uniswap Labs ecosystem. Our team is one of the most impactful in crypto. We are based out of SoHo in New York City with the option to be partially or fully remote depending on the position.

We are seeking a creative, experienced, and empathetic problem-solver to be our Head of People. Talent is the key ingredient of our success, and we need to hire top talent at scale and codify a culture and people processes that foster innovation. This is where you come in - we are looking for a seasoned but innovative people leader, with a focus on HR, to help Uniswap Labs scale and realize our vision for its next chapter.


  • Partnering with c-suite to establish company culture and processes to help solidify it
  • Developing & running end-to-end talent management best practices across hiring, onboarding, learning & development, retention and offboarding
  • Determining and implementing a comprehensive DEI strategy and program
  • Scaling headcount; hiring & managing talent acquisition team to achieve goals


  • 7+ years of experience in high growth environments
  • 5+ years of people management experience
  • Experience establishing culture from the ground up
  • Experience designing and implementing people processes, including performance management, compensation, employee relations and employee development
  • You are tapped into the HR ecosystem and up on the latest trends, best practices and innovations in the space

Nice to Haves

  • High achievement orientation; goal-oriented with a strong ownership mentality; willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to achieve goals
  • Agile & strategic thinker who is able to see the big picture as well as map out the details to achieve goals
  • Results-oriented project manager who can map out plans to achieve goals and keeps the trains running on time with little oversight
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills / EQ with the ability to manage up, down, and laterally and collaborate and build relationships across the business
  • Analytical thinker with strong quantitative skills; able to break down problems into their aggregate parts and use data to drive business decisions
  • Proactive and entrepreneurial; you have passion, drive and are not afraid to take risks; you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic growth environment
  • Multi-tasker and ruthless prioritizer; you are happiest when you are working on many things at once, yet are able to sort through the important from the unimportant
  • Trustworthy and empathetic; you are someone that people want to work with because they can trust you to listen to them and keep an open mind.
  • Low ego but a strong sense of self; ability to hold others accountable to achieve goals and enough gumption and gravitas to have a seat at the table
  • Love for unicorns 🦄

Uniswap Labs’ benefits include unlimited and encouraged time off, 100% company-paid medical, dental, & vision for you and your dependents, 401(k) participation, annual $1,500 education stipend, up to 16 weeks paid parental leave, home office setup stipend for remote employees and daily lunches at NY headquarters (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility).

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