Product Designer at OpenFin

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OpenFin is a fast-growing financial technology company backed by the world’s largest banks and most respected Fintech VCs, including J.P. Morgan, Barclays, HSBC, Wells Fargo, Bain Capital Ventures, DRW, Nyca Partners, and Pivot Investment Partners. We are growing rapidly and looking for talented people to join our diverse team.

Our vision is to modernize and democratize app development and distribution in the finance space. We’re enabling the financial desktop to have a simple and intuitive experience that is more like our phones, and we’re enabling developers to distribute their apps to end-users without the traditional barriers that have hampered innovation in the finance space. If you’re someone who loves working with the latest technologies and passionate about changing the way people work, OpenFin is the ideal place for you to shine.

OpenFin provides an operating environment that brings a fast and intuitive app experience to the financial desktop. Built on top of Google’s Chromium and GitHub’s Electron open source projects, OpenFin combines native experience, data sharing, lightning-fast distribution, and robust security with an agile web development and deployment model to accelerate digital transformation and innovation. OpenFin is used by thousands of developers to build, deploy, and run more than 1200 mission-critical apps at more than 1500 financial institutions.

This is a brand new role on a growing product team building the operating system for finance. We are seeking a talented Product Designer to help shape the best possible experience for our users through our entire consumer-facing journey. You will be a strong voice for our customers, thinking about their experience holistically.You enjoy creating rational, articulable, elegant solutions to complex problems and are comfortable using data to make informed design decisions and to test hypotheses.

This role will report to our new Head of Design.

As a Product Designer you will:


Be part of our Distill, Discover, Sprint, Analyze design process, shipping regular features that our users really want. We’ll need you to:

  • Help build innovative new products and redesign and improve old ones. You can zoom out to think about overall UX, or zoom in to create clean and simple beautiful components.
  • Make all of our experiences fit together: develop new models to evolve our customer’s understanding of OpenFin.
  • Be collaborative and positive, comfortable with regular crits that support constructive feedback in a safe environment.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the people that use our product, the problems they face with the current state of the world. Never make a decision before first checking with the customer.
  • Understand how to balance design aesthetics with intuitive functionality and development requirements.
  • Work with your fellow designers, product managers, and engineers to make sure they are always thinking about the right things by regularly delivering actionable findings and recommendations. 
  • Be collaborative and comfortable with regular crits that support constructive feedback in a safe environment.
  • Be curious, open to changing your mind, and above all be kind, fun, and generous!

A few things about you:

  • 2-3+ years experience within a Product Design role working on technical products.
  • Your designs drive business value.
  • Well versed in UX and UI best practices, mobile-first, and responsive design.
  • You use Figma for design or Framer for prototyping - but mostly you know your tool like the back of your hand, whatever tool that is.
  • Design systems are a regular part of your day and aren’t anything to get excited about.
  • Keen understanding of typography, iconography, color theory, and layouts.
  • Brand and agency experience a major bonus.

Life at OpenFin

At OpenFin, our mission is to stay on the cutting edge of web technologies and to enable our customers to do the same. While we are currently remote, we pride ourselves on our friendly, understanding office culture. Our goal is to create a space where employees can learn and innovate, and overall, have a good time doing it. Our employees have a diverse set of interests and experiences, and we encourage you to explore those interests and share with us! We have regular happy hours and social events. Our office and our employees are conducive to a productive learning experience -- all the while creating innovative and compelling solutions for our clients.

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Technology we use

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Location

Right around the corner from Stone Street ~ Historical landmarks - Lots of food options! By the water - fantastic views from our office!

An Insider's view of OpenFin

What are some social events your company does?

Monthly Happy Hour
Bi-weekly All Hands
Yearly Offsite
Regular team outings / dinners

Mitra Roknabadi

VP Community

What are OpenFin Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
OpenFin hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
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