Product Designer (EU)

Europe or Remote
Product
Full-time
By joining Kraken, you’ll work on the bleeding edge of bitcoin and other digital currencies, and play an important role in helping shape the future of how the world sees and uses money. At Kraken, we constantly push ourselves to think differently and forge new paths in a rapidly growing industry fraught with unexplored territory, which is why Kraken has grown to be among the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world. If you’re truly interested in pushing the envelope by disrupting an industry that some say cannot be disrupted, then we just might have the job meant for you. Kraken is a place for dreamers and doers - to succeed here, we firmly believe you must possess each in spades. Check out all of our job postings here https://jobs.lever.co/kraken.

Overview

We are looking for a rockstar UI/UX designer who can produce end-to-end beautiful, intuitive interfaces by following an agile, data-driven, and user-centered design process. You will be working closely with the product management and frontend development team to ensure designs are implemented into a highly-polished finished product.  We need a creative, highly motivated self-starter with attention to detail and an eye for beautiful, clean user interfaces and a desire to follow industry best practices.  You must follow the principles of User-Centered Design to always regard the user/customer experience first and support your design decisions with data from usability tests, metrics and feedback from stakeholders and users. This person will be a key member of the product design team collaborating closely with the very best engineers, designers, business leadership, partners and customers in the industry. In a decentralized industry, Kraken also follows a decentralized model with proud Krakenites all over the world. Flexible remote working arrangement, amazing perks, stock incentives, open PTO policy make Kraken a great place to work.

Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with design leadership, product managers, engineers and stakeholders to execute projects from end-to-end
    • Have a voice in applying business objectives into design strategy and concepts.
    • Conduct competitive analysis as part of the discovery phase of projects.
    • Identify usability issues and devise elegant evidence-based solutions to solve them
    • Produce flow diagrams, wireframes and high-fidelity mockups of intuitive user flows
    • Create prototypes of UI design mockups and conduct usability tests to discover and correct flaws in the user flow
    • Test and gather feedback throughout each phase of the project from concepts to wireframes to prototypes to functional finished product.

Requirements

    • At least 3-5 years of web application design experience and proven track record
    • Strong portfolio of latest relevant work you will present to the hiring team
    • Strong understanding of User-Centered Design and UX principles
    • Expert-level experience creating flow diagrams, wireframes, prototypes, mockups, etc.
    • Mastery of programs such as Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision, Zeplin, Figma, UXPin, Moqups, etc.
    • Experience working and collaborating closely with agile design/development teams
    • Creative ideas with problem solving mindset
    • Ability to receive constructive feedback and use it to ultimately improve the project
    • Be a team player and take initiative and ownership of responsibilities and deliverables
    • Strong passion for Bitcoin, blockchain and the cryptocurrency movement
    • Desire to make the best trading platform in the world
    • Experience with UI development (HTML5, CSS3/SCSS, JavaScript is a plus)
    • Start-up experience is a plus