Product Designer

| Greater NYC Area
About Us
We're Brigit, a financial health app for the everyday American. By using cash flow data to automate finances, not only do we help people today, but also empower them to start saving for tomorrow and permanently transform their financial future. Brigit analyzes data from billions of individual bank transactions and formulates a deep understanding of each member’s cash-flow mismatches and spending habits. Using that data, we're able to send no-fee predictive advances and help millions of Americans avoid late payment fees, predatory overdraft fees, and interest rates. Our initial product is focused on disrupting the predatory $44 Billion payday loan and overdraft market and our future products will continue to empower and improve the lives of over 100M underserved Americans!
Brigit is looking for a Senior Product Designer with strong UX/UI skills to join our team. We are looking for someone with a unique and innovative mindset who will be responsible for creating and overseeing simple, elegant, and intuitive interactive interfaces and graphics for our mobile application and web app.
Our overall objective is to create an effective platform that is easy to use, easy to understand, and is able to build trust with our customers. This role is rooted at the heart of understanding the end-user's needs, the business’s needs, and having the ability to translate them into simple and visceral experiences.
The role will be primarily centered around user experience and interface design, with some focus on interaction and graphic design. As a Product Designer, you will be at the forefront of product development, working alongside the Product and Engineering team to implement research-driven designs on a weekly basis. You will also be working alongside the Marketing team to design creatives on a per need basis.

Who You Are

  • Proven expertise in complex and sophisticated UX/UI Design problem solving
  • An innate ability to create user-centric designs by considering data, customer feedback, user research and technical constraints/opportunities.
  • Experience working with the entire design lifecycle including user research, UX, visual design, prototyping and user testing
  • Strong product mindset and willingness to collaborate with product, engineering, marketing and operations teams to shape the product and design
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, able to work independently and manage multiple projects under minimal supervision
  • A top-notch design portfolio, demonstrating process, outcomes, and impact

What You Have

  • 5+ years of experience as a Product Designer
  • Fluent in Sketch, Figma, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Experience with HTML/JavaScript/CSS is a plus
  • Knowledge of motion graphics (After Effects, Flash, Final Cut Pro) is a plus
  • FinTech Startup background is a major plus
  • Ability to work out of our New York offices

We're backed by leading VC's, including DCM, Canaan Partners, NYCA, and a number of the world's most influential social impact investors. If autonomy, ownership and having a meaningful say in the direction of the Company you work for is important to you, then come join our growing team!
Our Benefits & Team
Competitive compensation package with stock options at a high-growth startup
Day 1 benefit coverage for health, dental, and vision
401k participation
Offer competitive paid parental leave policy
Flexible PTO
Dog friendly office
Employee wellness initiatives
Monthly phone/internet reimbursements
At Brigit, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • SpringFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • AmplitudeAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • FIGMADesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • AbstractDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • IterableEmail

Location

Our office is located steps from Madison Square Park and just two blocks from the N/Q/R/W/4/6 trains.

An Insider's view of Brigit

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office is unique. However, it is not simply the walls of the office that make it so. Every Brigiteer helps construct a fantastic workplace. Whether it be a co-founder taking time to teach us how to make an espresso, or collaborating across teams to add that special touch to our app. We see each other not just as coworkers, but as a family.

Jahmal

Customer Experience Specialist

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

You can write anywhere in the office. Walls, desks, windows…..really wherever you come up with an idea, there's always a marker close by to jot your best ideas down. It’s a very collaborative group and we work best when we can express ourselves visually.

Shruti

Growth Strategist

What makes someone successful on your team?

We recognize each other's successes and reward our efforts through encouragement, empowerment, and engagement. Through shared trust and appreciation, we motivate each other to achieve both our individual and team aspirations while maintaining Brigit's mission and core values.

Vicky

Software Engineer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Everyone at Brigit does a great job of promoting and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. It's important that work doesn't add any more stress to handling personal situations! Everyone has individuality in how they schedule their workload to meet deadlines. Any and all suggestions on how to keep a sustainable balance are considered team-wide.

Jack

Software Engineer

What are Brigit Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch on Thursday!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion
Pet Friendly
Brigit's pet policy is dog friendly daily
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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