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Senior/Lead Product Designer

Company: Uncubed
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Wealthfront, Palo Alto, CA (Open to US-based Remote)Plan your future and invest your money with an automated advisor Join Wealthfront's product design team to help us empower people to build wealth on their own terms. Finance is fundamental to living our lives, but financial services are usually complex and often designed to take advantage of the people who use them. We're changing all that. We pioneered making diversified investing and tax optimization easily available to regular people through robo advisors, and now we're working on empowering people with the context and tools to achieve their goals. Many products make investing easy, but we're uniquely focused on making it easy to invest well. You'll lead projects ranging from quick data-driven interaction experiments on Wealthfront's web and mobile apps to strategic initiatives reshaping Wealthfront's business model. You'll consider the entire journey from someone staring at the ceiling late at night wondering about their finances to leaving them feeling confident and in control of their financial future (and maybe using a few Wealthfront products along the way). Your work will have a large impact on shaping the experience people have as they try out, sign up, and begin to manage their finances through Wealthfront. You will play a key role in shaping our strategy for growing the company and helping people make sense of investing for their future. You'll collaborate with a high-performing cross-functional team with deep expertise in Product, Engineering, Content Strategy, and Marketing. Success in this role requires a healthy balance of excellence in craft, a strong sense for the impact your work has on people's lives, and scrappy iteration based on data and user research. Design at Wealthfront Designers at Wealthfront are empowered to be innovative, creative and strategic because design is critical to realizing our vision and succeeding as a business. We are expected to define problems, new opportunities and solutions that are deeply rooted in human psychology and behavior as well as a sound understanding of our technology and business, all in very tight collaboration with engineers, product managers, researchers and data scientists. We're making big bets, and innovation is encouraged. We embrace failure and care much more about the magnitude of success versus percentage of times we are successful. And unlike many organizations, design is an equal partner to engineering and product and plays an important role in strategic decisions. We're a remote friendly team and open to candidates from both the US and Canada. We're also total nerds, deeply committed foodies, and unable to imagine functioning without Figma. If solving complex, often deeply messy and human problems to craft elegant experiences that directly impact peoples' lives is your thing, get in touch. Responsibilities

  • Support projects across the product development lifecycle-from initial exploration and definition through to shipping
  • Partner with product managers and engineers to make product and design prioritization decisions and clearly articulate trade-offs -
  • Collaborate with broader design team to share feedback and elevate overall product quality -
  • Collaborate with research teams to identify new opportunities, build and test hypotheses and refine user experience decisionsQualifications
    • 4+ years of experience in a product design role in consumer tech
    • Ability to work across the product development lifecycle and successfully ship high quality product experiences
    • Ability to turn complex problems into simple and engaging customer experiences for web and mobile
    • Ability to use quantitative data and qualitative insights to inform design decisions
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Visual communications, visual interaction, marketing, or animation experience a plus 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. About WealthfrontOur mission at Wealthfront is pretty simple: we believe that everyone deserves access to sophisticated financial advice. Over the past five years, Wealthfront has built a technology company focused on re-architecting the finance industry. Some might call us 'robo-advisor', but we promise we're made up of humans. Our world-class research team develops sophisticated and time-tested investment strategies, and our product and engineering teams build the software that enables us to deliver them automatically and at scale, right to your phone.Intercom, Dublin, or Remote in Ireland/UK

Keywords: Uncubed, Palo Alto , Senior/Lead Product Designer, Accounting, Auditing , Palo Alto, California

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