Product Designer AKA UI/UX Designer - Social Good Fintech Startup

ui design, ux design, user experience, visual design, graphic design, human computer interaction, hci
Full Time
$130,000 - $170,000
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Skyrocket Ventures is a recruiting firm for hundreds of high growth technology companies that range from industry leaders to top-tier startups.  This opportunity is with one of our client companies for a full-time permanent hire.  Please only apply if you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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Skyrocket Ventures
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Product Designer AKA UI/UX Designer - Social Good Fintech Startup

Location: - During the pandemic: Remote - After the pandemic: San Francisco, CA (you can work from home up to 3 days/week)


The company's product is in the realms of fintech, fraud detection, security, enterprise SaaS, data analysis, big data (1.5 billion transactions per month). There is a large social good component since they fight crime. The product helps companies to prevent money laundering and fraud, which in turn has the effect of preventing criminal activities such as human trafficking, drug distribution, child exploitation, and terrorism.

The company has about 32 employees and 22 engineers. The company has raised Series A funding and is backed by top tier investors, including the founders of some of the top tech companies in the world. Revenue in 2020 was 1000% higher than in 2019. At this rate, the company's could reach a $1 bil valuation in 3-4 years.

You would be the 1st and only Designer. The company expects to hire a 2nd designer (who you could be leading) in mid 2022.

Job Responsibilities:

- You'll be the only Designer at least for 2021. In 2022 they may hire a 2nd Designer in Q2 or Q3.

- Helping to understand how the customers are using the product, and creating mockups.

Time spent will be approximately:
- 50% page UI design and layout - User Interface Design, Visual Design
- 50% user flow - User Interaction and User Experience Design

In your first 3 months your time spent will be about:
- 30% understanding the product, sitting down with product and engineering teams, understanding points of friction.
- 50% designing interfaces for new features or existing features that are problematic.
- 20% on UX research, having discussions and scoping new ideas that haven't been developed yet to improve certain parts of the application based on bottlenecks or usage patterns they have collected with metrics.

After about 6 months your time spent will be about:
- 50% designing interfaces for new features or existing features that are problematic.
- 50% on UX research, having discussions and scoping new ideas that haven't been developed yet to improve certain parts of the application based on bottlenecks or usage patterns they have collected with metrics.

Qualifications:

- Skilled in user interface design, user experience, user interaction design, human computer interaction / HCI.
- Interest in enterprise/business facing interfaces. For example in many businesses you value density of info rather than cleanliness of interface as you would for typical consumer interfaces.
- A portfolio demonstrating success doing design on similar products.
- Experience with typical design tools such as Illustrator, Sketch, etc.

Nice to have:

- Skilled in visual design / graphic design.
- Background in UI Engineering.
- Enterprise software startup experience.

 

 

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Dice Id : 10366547
Position Id : 6806532
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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