Lead Product Designer

Redwood City, CA
Product Design
Full-time

At Wealthfront we believe everyone's personal finances can be optimized and automated for a very low fee using high-end technology. To achieve that, we built a software-only approach, which also helped create a new category: robo-advisors. Over the past six years we've paired the expertise of our PhD-clad research team with the exceptional talents of our engineering, product and design teams to deliver sophisticated products and services to our clients that are easy and fun to use. And that plan has worked! We have loyal clients from every state who trust us with over $9 billion in assets... and we're just getting started. So if you're passionate about helping people secure their ambitions while helping to change an industry, keep reading.

We’re a growing, passionate company with much to accomplish. We’re looking for a few more exceptional designers who want to exercise their full range of design skills, taking on challenges such as designing new investment products, redefining the client experience for new mobile platforms, or improving our new client registration & onboarding. Designers participate in the product development process from idea conception, research and wireframing, to visual execution, marketing, and development support. 

As a Wealthfront Product Designer, you will partner closely with other designers, product managers, engineers, and the rest of the team to create amazing mobile and web experiences for our clients. It’s a great opportunity to work on an important problem and mission, and join a really fun team.

Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with a cross functional team of designers, product managers and engineers on all parts of the product development lifecycle.
    • Design simple flows and elegant experiences, across our mobile and web platforms.
    • Help us shape our visual aesthetic and create a cohesive brand presence across all our products and platforms.
    • Explore great data visualizations to make personal finance approachable, intuitive, and engaging.
    • Learn and contribute through regular design meetings and critiques.

Requirements

    • A portfolio showcasing user-centered designs that are beautiful, delightful, and easy-to-use.
    • Passion and talent for designing end-to-end experiences.
    • Ability to concept simple and elegant solutions to complex user problems and business opportunities.
    • Experience composing thoughtful user flows and wireframes, as well as sweating the details as we finalize the pixels before launch.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
    • Self motivated, can work independently.
    • Degree in Design, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 4+ years of experience, a plus.
    • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, or applicable programming language a plus.
    • Some understanding of personal finance a plus.

About Wealthfront:
For more information please visit www.wealthfront.com.

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.