Product Designer - Emerging Products

San Francisco

Full Time
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Posted 1 month ago

At Plaid, we're convinced that the way people interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. We’re dedicated to empowering this transformation by building the tools and experiences that thousands of developers use to create their own products. 
About our teamThe design team at Plaid is made up of service designers, interaction designers, writers, visual designers and researchers who work hand in hand with our peers in marketing, product management and engineering to create Plaid’s market defining products.
What you’ll do hereWe’re looking for an experienced product designer to join our Emerging Products team. Here you will spend time working with both Plaid customers and end users to understand their needs and convert research insights into world class experiences. You will be helping Plaid bring to life new products at the edge of the fintech ecosystem.

What excites you

  • Giving people more control over their financial lives
  • A fast-paced, product-minded culture that moves rapidly from planning and executing user research, to prototyping and testing ux recommendations
  • Working with our user facing financial product, helping optimize it in places and expand it in others, to meet the needs of our new end-user facing use cases
  • Closely collaborating with engineering, product management, and business teams on strategy, from definition to execution
  • Contributing to our design culture through collaboration, presenting work, and sharing feedback
  • Working with our Design Systems team to bring uniformity across all our products and platforms

What excited us

  • Being a tireless advocate for users and user-centered processes
  • A diverse portfolio demonstrating strong product design sensibilities and experience in: conducting user research, defining customer journeys, prototyping with users, and drawing insights
  • An avid story-teller, skilled in effectively communicating their process and design decisions with an understanding for business impact
  • A senior level designer with experience experience creating and shipping software
  • An appetite for interdisciplinary collaboration and experience working on fast-paced emerging product teams
  • Ability to communicate and contribute ideas across all levels of design
  • Proficiency with industry standard tools for prototyping and visualizing your ideas
  • Relevant experience in the Financial Technology industry or with Payment related products is 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.
Job tags: Design systems Engineering Product design Product management Research User research
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