UX Designer

New York, New York
Product
Full Time
Founded in 2015, Even Financial, a NYC based FinTech company, is the leading search, comparison and recommendation engine for financial services. Even provides essential infrastructure for financial institutions and channel partners (e.g. TransUnion, The Penny Hoarder, MoneyUnder30, Empower, Tally) to connect consumers with personalized products (including loans, deposits and more), utilizing its robust yet simple API. Even is proven to lower the cost of acquisition, improve monetization, monitor compliance and deliver transparency at scale. The Even platform serves as a trusted intermediary for financial institutions – including Prosper, LendingClub, and Marcus by Goldman Sachs – that finds consumers through its vast network of channel partners and distributes their products digitally.

We are looking for an experienced, proactive UX Designer with a background in finance technology or a similar B2B2C technology space. This position will contribute to all of our user platforms including consumer facing products, internal account management tools, and client facing portals.

In this role, you should be an analytical and creative designer who is able to grasp user needs and solve problems. A strong portfolio of successful UX and other technical projects is essential. Ultimately, you will make our product more user-friendly and intuitive to attract and retain customers and clients.

Responsibilities:

    • Conducting user research and testing
    • Developing wireframes and task flows based on user needs
    • Collaborating with designers and developers to create intuitive, user-friendly software
    • Understand product specifications and user psychology
    • Create personas through user research and data
    • Define the right interaction model and evaluate its success
    • Develop wireframes and prototypes around customer needs
    • Find creative ways to solve UX problems (e.g. usability, findability)
    • Work with UI designers to implement attractive designs
    • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers
    • Keep abreast of competitor products and industry trends

Qualifications:

    • Proven experience as a UX Designer
    • UI Designer or similar role
    • Strong portfolio of design projects
    • Background in project management and research
    • Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture
    • Proficient in design software (we use LucidChart + Adobe XD)
    • Knowledge of HTML/CSS; JavaScript is a plus
    • Problem-solving aptitude
    • Analytical mind with a business acumen
    • Excellent communication skills
    • BS in Design, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field


Full time employees are eligible for the following benefits:
·       A comprehensive medical/dental/vision package provided through Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.  Life and disability insurance are also included. 
·       Enrollment in our 401K plans.  Once you are enrolled in the plan, you can change your contributions rate or opt out at any time. 
- Stock option program
·       Eight company paid holidays for the 2019 calendar year.  Paid time off (PTO) is uncapped, should it be in accordance with the Company’s policy, which will be outlined during New Hire Orientation. 
·       A subsidized gym membership with New York Health and Racquet Club.