Research Design Principal at Clear Street (Greater NYC Area, NY)

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About Clear Street: 

At Clear Street, we are disrupting the institutional brokerage and clearing market by modernizing archaic industry segments with brand new technology. We’re changing the way institutional investors interact with the markets; offering an alternative to working with big banks. Our cloud-based API technology will empower clients to clear, settle, and finance trading activity while accessing real-time risk and position information. Our platform is built on an incredibly modern tech-stack, by pragmatic engineers focused on building intuitive and frictionless user experiences. Our tech-infused suite of customer experience-oriented prime service offerings will increase our clients’ efficiency and provide real-time insights they’ve never previously experienced.  

The Team:

Our Design team is focused on unearthing our users’ needs, both internal and external. They are design generalists working closely with a cross-functional team to help create usable and delightful experiences. Clear Street’s designers have varied backgrounds, hailing from agencies, start-ups, and financial institutions. They take on projects from research and napkin sketches to final pixel-perfect designs and testing.

You Will:

  • Build and lead the Research Design discipline with the Head of Design for all of Clear Street
  • Ensure appropriate rigor with research and level up research efforts across the organization
  • Move us from a place of educated guesses to a high level of confidence that we are making effective decisions of the highest value
  • Collaborate across all teams of design as well as internal stakeholders across the organization
  • Identify the best approach, method, timeline, and deliverables for research efforts given their audience, timeframe, and goals
  • Maintain an organized and accessible database of research insights

Requirements:

  • You have 5+ years of relevant experience and have previously managed a team of researchers and must provide a link to your portfolio (and password if applicable)
  • You have competency in Sketch, Figma and have demonstrated excellent hygiene with documentation
  • You have experience running both evaluative and foundational research both on-site and remote
  • You are smart and able to gain knowledge and experiences from a breadth of different areas
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • TypeScriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • SnowflakeDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • LogRocketAnalytics
    • FigmaDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • MiroDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • FigJamDesign
    • DovetailDesign
    • WiterDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • Google DriveManagement
    • Google DocsManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • GitLabManagement
    • ShortcutManagement
    • AirtableManagement
    • NotionManagement
    • DocuSignCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Located in the heart of the Financial District with entrances to the Oculus.

An Insider's view of Clear Street

What are some social events your company does?

The Women's Club of Clear Street is a monthly employee resource group where we provide a time for the women and allies of our company to connect and engage in meaningful discussion. We're really trying to create a support network for the current and future women of Clear Street.

Erin

People Operations Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Clear Street fosters a sense of community and support that I've never experienced in my career. Whether that's through virtual happy hours, surprise care packages, or a continued dedication to professional growth, Clear Street has shown me they truly care about their employees.

Meredith

Compliance Analyst

What are Clear Street Perks + Benefits

Clear Street Benefits Overview

In addition to a startup culture with collaborative teammates and advancement opportunities, there are many other great perks when you join Clear Street. Employees receive competitive incentive packages, a 401k match, and options for full medical, dental and vision insurance. We also offer generous vacation time and flexible work schedules. For those working in our New York, San Diego, Tampa, and Chicago offices, perks include a lunch stipend, fully stocked kitchens, happy hours and amazing views.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Clear Street has partnered with Non Profits such as Dress for Success, Feed the Frontlines, and Code Nation.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Clear Street offers a Women's Club with the goal of providing a time for the women and allies of our company to connect and engage in meaningful discussion.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Clear Street employees can contribute up to an FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers up to $2000 of expenses, annually.
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Clear Street matches contributions of up to 2% of our employees' salaries.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast options daily. Employees are also given $15 per day to order lunch through our Seamless account Monday through Thursday. On Friday, we offer a pizza lunch, enjoyed together.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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