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Wealthfront Inc
in Palo Alto, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Wealthfront Inc
in Palo Alto, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Product Designer
Senior Product Designer Palo Alto, CA / Design / Full-time Wealthfronts vision We are building a digital-only financial hub that works to improve financial outcomes for our clients, so they can spend less time managing their money, and more time doing the things they love. We envision a future where we automatically and intelligently route a clients paycheck to take care of their day-to-day expenses, emergency fund, savings for financial goals, and long-term security. This is an audacious and inspiring vision we call Self-Driving Money.   Design at Wealthfront Unlike many companies where designers are trained to make incremental changes and work through a chain of hierarchy to advocate for bold new ideas, designers at Wealthfront are expected to be innovative, creative and strategic, because design is critical to realizing our vision. Designers 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. In an environment where were 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 the executive staff that collectively make all critical strategic decisions.  About the role You will start on the Banking team, which is responsible for building a premiere banking service that sits at the center of our product, making our customers' financial lives, and day-to-day money management, more convenient and delightful. Were building a service where people don't have to do extra work to earn more on their money, moving money is fast and intuitive, and their paycheck is automatically routed into the optimal accounts based on their goals and preferences. As a senior product designer on the Banking team, youll partner with the product managers, engineers, data scientists, and design lead to drive new products and features to reimagine banking.  We're open to this role being remote if we find an ideal fit. Responsibilities
    • Partner with product manager to clearly define opportunities, articulate the end-to-end vision of products and features, and execute highly crafted designs
    • Lead multiple design projects across different product development lifecycles
    • Partner with cross-functional team to contribute to team strategy, metrics, and roadmap
    • Collaborate with other product and brand designers to share feedback and elevate our overall design quality 
    • Collaborate with our research team to identify opportunities and improve your work
Qualifications
    • 3+ years of experience in a product design role in a highly collaborative environment 
    • Experience working across the product development lifecycle and successfully shipping products
    • Experience turning complex problems into simple and engaging customer experiences for web and mobile
    • Demonstrated ability to plan, manage, and drive projects from beginning to end
    • Experience with using data to inform design decisions
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Everyone across the financial spectrum deserves to live secure and rewarding lives. In order to successfully serve clients across the United States, the Wealthfront team is focused on hiring team members with a diverse range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. 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 Wealthfront is a nextgen banking service. We help you manage your money for both your short-term and long-term goals by providing a cash account with a top-of-market APY, best-in-class automated investment management, and free financial advice, anytime you want it.  Our ultimate vision is to optimize and automate all of our clients finances and build what we call Self-Driving Money. We want clients to be able to automatically deposit their paycheck into their Wealthfront account, and let us take care of the rest paying their bills, topping off their emergency fund or 401(k), and investing the rest based on their specific goals and lifestyle. To get there, well be focusing the bulk of our 2020 efforts on creating a better alternative to what the banking industry provides. Join us so you can help us turn this industry on its head and build a service that our clients don't just like, they love.
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