Lead Product Designer (Remote Friendly) at Even Financial

| Greater NYC Area
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Founded in 2014, Even Financial is a B2B fintech company that is transforming the way financial institutions find and connect with consumers. As the leading search, comparison, and recommendation engine for financial services, Even seamlessly bridges financial institutions (including American Express, Goldman Sachs, and SoFi) and channel partners (such as TransUnion and The Penny Hoarder) via its simple yet robust API. Even turns any consumer touchpoint into an ROI-driven, fully customizable, programmatic acquisition source with full compliance and security at scale. Even’s investors are leading financial services firms and VCs, including American Express Ventures, Canaan Partners, Citi Ventures, F-Prime Capital (Fidelity), Greatpoint Ventures, Goldman Sachs, LendingClub, and MassMutual Ventures. Even placed in the Top 50 of the 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, awarded to the fastest growing tech companies in the world, and has originated over $3B in credit to date. 
Even is seeking a Lead Product Designer to help craft the best experience for both the millions of consumers that use our products (B2B2C) and the channel partners and financial institutions that use our partner tools (B2B). As part of the product team, you will partner with product managers, engineers, marketers, and business intelligence to solve complex problems by crafting thoughtful, useful and usable user experiences for our platform. You will be building a product design department mentoring product designers, and shaping our design system.
IMPORTANT: All candidates must include a portfolio with personal design contributions or work samples in order to be considered.

Questions you’ll be answering:

  • How do we create the best end-to-end experience for consumers searching for financial products online?
  • How can internal tools be optimized to serve channel partners and financial institutions?
  • What should an Even design system look like?

Your day to day:

  • Work autonomously with product managers, engineers, and other stakeholders across teams to create great users experiences from research and prioritization to deployment
  • Be able to work broadly translating high-level business requirements and sometimes narrowly creating detailed wireframes for complex web and mobile applications quickly
  • Help with resourcing, mentoring, coaching, and hiring others while establishing a design culture within the company
  • Design and conduct small and medium scale usability tests and other UX research activities
  • Shape the future of design system tooling and take it in new directions

You may be a fit if you have:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in interaction design / user experience design (both consumer facing and enterprise/SaaS experience preferred)
  • 2+ years of people management experience including mentoring and coaching junior level designers
  • Have the ability to lead multiple projects and competing priorities spanning multiple team members in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in designing a product from concept to delivery including wireframes, mid-fidelity deliverables, and interactive prototypes (a bonus if you are proficient in Adobe XD/Sketch or if you can prototype with HTML/CSS/Javascript)
  • Strong design vision: ability to be innovative in all spaces and create a wide variety of solutions (a bonus if you have experience with complex data visualizations)
  • Customer-focused design approach and expert-level knowledge in UI and UX methodologies and usability testing with sound methodology
  • Ability to think strategically about overall platform focus, direction, and integration
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for technical and non-technical stakeholders

Full time employees are eligible for the following benefits:
Comprehensive medical/dental/vision packages + life and disability insurance
401K retirement plans
Stock options
Company paid holidays
Unlimited paid time off (PTO)
A subsidized gym membership with ClassPass
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks

Location

We’re located in and will return to “Silicon Alley”, in the Flatiron/Chelsea district of NYC—a neighborhood booming with tech, great food, and dogs!

What are Even Financial Perks + Benefits

Even Financial Benefits Overview

Even has a “Work From Anywhere” policy. While we maintain a beautiful office space in NYC and we encourage on-site collaboration, we know that a distributed workforce can be just as productive and highly engaged. Even offers it's employees a wealth of perks and benes! Medical, dental, vision, stock options, flexible PTO, personal holiday once a month, 401k, virtual yoga, employee recognition program - just to name a few!

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Even has a “Work From Anywhere” policy. We encourage onsite collaboration but realize that distributed workforce can be just as productive and engaged.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
We love getting together as a company as well as with our teams - team happy hours, game nights, DnD, trivia, ping pong events - we do it all!
Pet Friendly
Even loves it's four legged dog friends and allows them to work with us in the office (accompanied by their Human, of course)
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
We offer all employees $200 towards their home office.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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