Product Designer - Developer Experience

San Francisco

Full Time
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At Plaid, we believe 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. Today, hundreds of companies such as Acorns, Stripe, and Venmo rely on Plaid to integrate with banks and the financial system, and ultimately to give people more control over their own finances. We’re on a mission to unlock financial freedom for everyone.
About our teamThe design team at Plaid is made up of service designers, interaction designers, writers, visual designers and researchers who collaborate with our peers in marketing, product management and engineering to create Plaid’s market defining products. 
What you’ll do here We’re looking for a designer to join the Developer Experience team. You’ll get to work on products that help developers make the next amazing fintech app, from their first interaction with our API to scaling their integration.  You’ll spend time working closely with Product and Engineering  to understand our incredibly diverse developer community, driving insights and ideas for how we can continue to serve them. 

What excites you

  • Building and iterating on our developer Dashboards, APIs, Onboarding experience, and Documentation
  • Identifying and solving problems for developers and builders, working in small start-ups to enterprises clients
  • Working in a product-minded culture that rapidly moves from creative concepts to concrete solutions
  • Closely collaborating with engineering, product and business teams on strategy and planning from definition to execution
  • Working with design systems to bring uniformity across all our products and platforms
  • Contributing to our design culture through collaboration, presenting work and sharing feedback
  • Producing high quality work from wireframes and user flows to pixel perfect design with delightful interactions

What excites us

  • 3+ of experience creating and shipping quality productsA  penchant for utilizing user insights and metrics to guide design decisions
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS,  React, Python, and other back-end languages for Engineering and Design collaboration
  • The ability to express complex flows simply, and illustrate user needs across multi-touch points
  • Being a tireless advocate for users and user-centered processesA proven record of collaboration with cross-functional partners in Product and Engineering
  • Ability to evolve team collaboration and process improvements
  • Having a divergent exploratory process with the ability to communicate trade-offs
  • Solid understanding of how to create usable, accessible, and modular designs
  • Proficiency in industry-standard tools for prototyping and visualizing your ideas
  • Relevant experience in B2B, Enterprise tools, or API products is a plus.
Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at
Job tags: CSS Design systems Engineering HTML Product management Python React User flows Wireframes
Job region(s): North America
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