Product Designer

| Greater NYC Area
As a CompStak product designer, you will work with a small, nimble team to build elegant and intuitive CompStak products to delight our users. We put our customers first and take pride in designing consumer-grade UX for an underserved financial market. Are you up for the challenge?
Your day to day:
  • Solve design problems from beginning to end: translate research findings and data into ideas, screens and workflows
  • Sketch and prototype ideas for testing and experimentation
  • Develop a deep understanding of our users and clients through qualitative and quantitative research
  • Think broad and wide on many alternative solutions to a given problem
  • Help define the short and long-term roadmap for your product area
  • Regularly give and receive feedback on design iterations
  • Work with other designers, product owners/managers, and engineers to oversee new user experiences from concept to launch
  • Collaborate closely with developers to assess feasibility of ideas, implement your designs to spec and ship great products
Expectations:
On your first week, you'll...
  • Get acquainted to the product design process/system and understand all the on-going projects.
  • Participate in sprint planning and understand development process.
During your first month, you'll...
  • Develop a deep understanding of the user problems
  • Actively collaborate with the product and engineers to solve user problems through design exploration, ideation and user validation
  • Have ownership to design one large product feature
  • Design low-fi to hi-fi mockups to optimize user flows within the product.
  • Contribute towards product research.
Within 3 months, you'll...
  • You'll have design ownership of at least one product area
  • Deliver design solutions, defend design decisions and incorporate feedback into the design cycle.
  • Start to drive UX best practices (analyzing tasks, model information, navigation and flows) across organizations 
Qualifications:
  • BA in design or a related field, 5+ years of UX design experience
  • Portfolio of UX design samples in web and mobile applications
  • Command of web design best-practices, common UI patterns
  • Track record of user tested proven designs 
  • Iterative designer, able to generate multiple ideas to solve a problem and work based off feedback (designers, stakeholders, customers)
  • Command of Sketch, Zeplin, Framer X, Principle, Invision, Adobe CC, Jira, Confluence
  • Working knowledge of HTML / CSS (markup)
  • Commercial or finance product design experiences a plus
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • IntercomCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • IntercomEmail
    • SendGridEmail

Location

36 Cooper Square, New York , NY 10003

What are CompStak Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Free Daily Meals
Employees get free lunch on Friday.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per week.
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Cross functional training encouraged
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