Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. Through our software, we enable our customers to process an average of more than $5 billion in loans per day, helping consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

 

Product Designers focus on delivering best-in-class experiences by translating user insights and product strategy into products that transform the way work gets done. From reimagining workflows, developing concepts, and crafting new interactions and components, you will be bringing simplicity, transparency, and delight to the complex, confusing industry of consumer finance.

The Blend Mortgage team builds the suite of solutions that facilitated over a trillion in mortgages in 2020 across our customers, which combined represent 25% of mortgage volume in the U.S. This team is responsible for transforming how our customers — financial institutions — deliver mortgage products: from intaking a consumer’s information, guiding them through product selection, and verifying their identity, income, employment, collateral, and much more. 
 
As a senior designer, you’re exceptional in design craft and are keenly interested in simplifying complex and antiquated mortgage processes. You are comfortable interacting with our customer’s business stakeholders and end users to define new and transformative experiences. You’re a hands-on designer and well versed in executing end-to-end: from product discovery, interaction design, to visual execution.

How you'll contribute: 

  • Craft user experiences that transform how lending institutions process loan applications 
  • Lead projects & initiatives — helping define strategy, user experience vision through cross-functional collaboration and alignment
  • Define design foundations that scale across Blend’s customer base and between our different loan application offerings
  • Uplevel our design team’s craft through inspiring our team to build towards an impactful vision.
  • Understand to reenvision internal processes needed to originate a loan and transact a home purchase

Who you are: 

  • A designer with excellent visual skills and craft who obsesses over interaction details
  • A systems-thinker eager to transform manual processes through defining where and how user experiences should materialize
  • A strong communicator and cross-functional collaborator that can balance engineering, customer, and product tradeoffs with user needs
  • A proactive and resourceful self-starter who thrives in ambiguity and can make decisions with imperfect data
  • 5+ years experience doing design full-time / a portfolio demonstrating exceptional quality in product design

Benefits and Perks: 

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, gym memberships, fitness classes and more
  • Daily meal stipend during COVID-19 (lunch, dinner, snacks, and Pizza Fridays when working from the office)
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Generous vacation policy, company-wide mental health days during COVID-19
  • Work from home office set up stipend and internet stipend during COVID-19

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