Finary is a social investing platform where you can talk about the stock market with friends, discover new investing communities, and make trades with your brokerage. We're backed by Y Combinator, LA's top VC firm Upfront Ventures, and angels like Lenny Rachitsky and James Beshara. Our team is on a mission to build the world's best investing community.
As a Finary Product Designer, you'll ensure our platform and its accompanying features are easy to use, aesthetically pleasing, and valuable for the Finary community. You'll utilize your full range of design skills across discovery research, testing & validation, information architecture, experience design, interaction design, and visual design - think full-stack design.
Beyond raw design skill, we're looking for someone who can work creatively and efficiently - we iterate quickly here at Finary! As our first full-time design hire, you'll play a significant part in establishing scalable design practices early on and building a 10-star design culture.
This is an in-person role at our HQ in New York City.
Plan, prioritize, and execute at every stage of the design lifecycle—wireframes, competitive analysis, user research, prototypes, usability tests, asset design, and high fidelity design
Take conceptual ideas, technical requirements, and **business **insights **and turn them into something valuable for our different user groups
Propose projects, plan the product roadmap, and contribute to strategic decisions around the future direction of the Finary platform
Lead design reviews and sprints with a cross-functional team in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
Refine and evolve our own design language
2+ years in UX, UI, or product design experience, building and shipping software/applications at the level of whole features & products
Fluency in Figma (our main tool), Sketch, and/or other design tools
User research: Experience in user interviews, usability testing, and using prototyping to demonstrate and validate how a particular flow or interaction will work. Bonus points for fluency in quantitative research
Visual design: Proficiency in typography, desktop/web/mobile UI, color, layout, iconography and aesthetic sense
Ability to clearly communicate to the broader product team and other leaders, and to succinctly articulate goals and concepts
Experience working in a quick & hands-on work environment to rapidly iterate, produce multiple concepts, and absorb sudden changes
Nice to have
Experience in building, growing, and managing a design system
Experience working on teams building consumer, fintech, or social media products
Strong prototyping skill using tools like Principle, After Effects, Framer to rapidly test and iterate more complex experiences
Examples of taking personal initiative to define the direction or scope of a product
Examples of leadership in non-product dimensions that have made a team stronger and positively impacted the work environment
Benefits, & working at Finary
We're a small team (seven people for now!) who've set out to make investing more social for Gen Z and Millennials. Joining our team means getting in at the ground floor where you'll have abundant agency and the opportunity to build community around financial services for the next generation.
Competitive compensation + equity
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Personal mindfulness budget
We also love having company lunches and happy hours every Friday afternoon where we hang out, play games, and have fun.
If you're excited by this, we're eager to bring on remarkable people and would love to hear from you.