Mobile Product Designer 

 

About Current

We are a leading U.S. challenger bank built to meet the needs of people with unique lives who have been overlooked by the traditional banking industry. Our proprietary Current Core technology allows us to provide premium banking services for everyone, regardless of age or income, and improve the financial outcomes of our members without overdraft fees, minimum balance requirements, or hidden fees. We give members up to two days faster direct deposit paychecks, access to 55,000 free ATMs worldwide as well as 24/7 member support 365 days a year.

About the Role:

Current is looking for an exceptional Mobile Product Designer with great visual design chops to join our team in New York. We combine a diligent, user-centered approach to design with a passion for beautiful and highly-polished experiences. 

You would be involved in the full product development cycle: from early research and product strategy, to prototypes and UX design, to user interface design for iOS, Android and Web. You should have strong visual, and user experience sensibilities, and care deeply about the end-user experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Bring new ideas to life from sketching and wireframes, through to high-fidelity prototypes, beautiful visual designs, and asset production
  • Iterate on existing designs to consistently improve the user experiences 
  • Work closely with product and engineering to formulate hypotheses, validate them and iterate
  • Execute in a fast-paced and fluid startup environment

Your Profile:

  • You have worked with teams to build and ship mobile products that users love
  • You pride yourself on producing great visual designs, and love turning your wireframes into eye candy
  • You love to learn and you are not shy about asking questions
  • You take pride in the outstanding quality of your designs but you can also aggressively prioritize, ship quickly, iterate and, most importantly, hear other people’s feedback
  • You have learned by experience that no design survives user testing untouched, and you thrive in iterating from user feedback
  • You are comfortable sketching on whiteboards, producing tons of wireframes and adjusting icons at 1600% zoom
  • You have experience in creating designs for mobile and web, and aggressively stay on top of the latest platform standards
  • You love working in teams and work great under pressure

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience designing and shipping products across mobile and web (we are willing to accommodate a wide range of experience levels)
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating pixel-perfect eye candy and interactive designs
  • Ability to clearly articulate your reasoning behind design decisions
  • Experience working closely with engineers, including communication, understanding platform limitations, and asset production
  • Ability to empathize with a wide range of users, often different from yourself, to understand what they need..
  • Proficient in Sketch

Bonus

  • User testing experience
  • Prototyping in Principal, or similar tools
  • Icon design and animation experience
  • Working within existing design libraries and patterns.
  • Asset hand-off with Zeplin

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