Product Designer III (UI/UX)

Technology – Product Design /
Full-time /
About Upstox
Upstox is a leading fintech company that empowers traders and investors through its innovative mobile and web app. We offer a comprehensive suite of asset classes, including Stocks and IPOs, Futures and Options, Commodities, Mutual Funds, Sovereign Gold Bonds, and more upcoming, making us a frontrunner in revolutionising the trading and investing experience.
Driven by a mission to simplify trading and investing, Upstox aims to make it accessible and affordable for everyone. Through our state-of-the-art, commission-free platform, we empower individuals, from novice investors to seasoned traders, to make informed investment decisions across multiple categories. Our unwavering focus on customer needs and our commitment to providing personalised, powerful tools have fueled our remarkable growth. We've witnessed a surge of 800% in our customer base, from 25,000 in 2017 to 200,000 in 2019, and continued to grow at an exponential rate in 2020, with over 3 million customers entrusting us with their investment decisions. This growth trajectory has propelled us to become an industry leader in India.

The Team
We are a team of highly skilled product, design, technology, and finance professionals, and we are constantly seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our high-energy team. As we expand our Product Design teams across all verticals (UX, UI, Research), we are looking for passionate individuals who thrive on transforming complex technical and financial problems into simple, customer-friendly solutions. If you share our passion for innovation and customer delight, you will find a fulfilling and rewarding career at Upstox.

Role Overview
-As a Level 3 Product Designer (Website), you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the user experience of Upstox's website, and will be responsible for designing the responsive layout, visual elements, and usability across the same.
- You'll partner closely with product managers, UX researchers, marketing, news and content teams to translate requirements into intuitive and engaging experiences and interfaces through high-fidelity prototypes and frontend designs.
- Collaborating closely with UX designers, UI Designers, and developers, you'll also be instrumental in building a scalable design system.
- We are seeking a dedicated and experienced designer who excels in a fast-growth startup environment and consistently delivers results.

What you’ll do
- Align design with goals: Make informed design decisions that meet both user needs and business, marketing, and content objectives.
- Iterate and refine: Partner closely with product managers, UX researchers, marketing, news and content teams to translate requirements into concept sketches, wireframes, and prototypes for iterative design, incorporating feedback throughout the process.
- Contribute to the UI across the website: Design and execute UI elements, guaranteeing a consistent and user-centric experience across all platforms.
- Bridge the gap: Translate UX concepts and wireframes into frontend-ready designs.
- Partner with developers: Provide detailed design specifications and ensure design consistency is implemented.
- Collaborate effectively: Partner with UX designers, UI Designers, and developers to craft compelling user experiences, maintaining a consistent brand and user experience.
- Design System Champion: Contribute to and build a scalable and flexible design system to support future product growth.

Who you are
- You have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in HCI, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, or a related field, though not a hard requisite
- You have at least 6-8 years of product design experience, with a portfolio showcasing the sameYou have a deep understanding of branding, visual design, UX, and digital marketing.
- You have excellent UI and visual design skills with a user-centric approach, and are passionate about branding, storytelling, and crafting engaging content
- You are proficient in Figma and Adobe Creative SuiteYou demonstrate the ability to manage projects autonomously, collaborate effectively, and embrace feedback
- You are Up-to-date with latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies.
- You have strong organisational, analytical, and technical skills.
- You are adept with working with an Agile methodology and data-informed product development experience (A plus!)
- You have exceptional communication and presentation skills, adept at explaining design to stakeholders and engineers.
- You demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and strong diplomatic skills to collaborate across teams without formal authorityYou can thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced startup environment (We’re not kidding about this part)

Bonus points
You have experience designing for financial apps or complex data visualisations
You can code basic HTML/CSS or at least understand development constraints
You are  passionate about the stock market and financial literacy