About the role

Unit21 is currently looking for a Sr. Product Designer who is interested in taking the lead with our Product Design team. This is a unique opportunity to set up the foundation for a Product Design org and contribute to the evolution of our Product / Engineering orgs. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Set up the foundation of our Product Design team 
  • Create and integrate processes within the Product Design, Product, and Eng teams
  • Lead and guide members of the team to better understand our systems 
  • Design simple, easy-to-use flows and experiences that delight our customers
  • Partner with PMs, engineers, and technical writer to oversee user experience for products and features from conception to launch
  • Develop deep empathy for our customers and translate both qualitative insights and quantitative data into creative ideas and informed design decision
  • Cultivate a creative design process that is built on strong cross-functional collaboration
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the product team
  • Design product concepts that balance vision, craft, speed, and business potential.  
  • Partner closely with our Customer Experience, Sales, and Customer Success teams to understand what each of our diverse user segments needs, and wants from Unit21
  • Work with Marketing to devise new ways to tell great stories throughout the user lifecycle and across our site, product, help guides, and other channels
  • Evolve our design system intentionally as we scale

What we are looking for: 

  • 5+ years of experience in Product Design
  • Willingness to coach other team members to creating intuitive designs 
  • Experience building SaaS products
  • Proficiency with Figma (our primary tool)
  • Experience working with complex workflows across multiple product areas
  • Extensive experience designing products from MVP to ideal state and developing experiment-driven work
  • Bonus points if you have experience building out and maintaining design systems
  • Bonus points if you've previously lead a team
  • Ability to form clear hypotheses around design decisions and lay out a path to validate them
  • Extensive generative and evaluative research experience
  • Experience balancing long-term design goals with an Agile-based iterative approach
  • Strong communication skills and enthusiasm for collaborating across the entire company
  • Ability to embrace ambiguous situations as opportunities to create
  • Passionate about your point of view but open to changing it based on new data findings
  • Basic coding in HTML + CSS + basic Javascript (Bonus points for experience with procedure or React-level Javascript)

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary and pre-IPO stock options
  • 100% company-paid medical, dental and vision insurance (for employee)
  • Optional HSA and FSA medical reimbursement accounts
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Leave programs for life events
  • 401(k)
  • Great office space in the San Francisco Financial District
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Commuter benefits
  • Weekly meal stipend
  • Happy hours and team-building events
  • A great company culture with a strong emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion

About Unit21

Unit21 protects businesses against adversaries engaging in money laundering, fraud, and other sophisticated risks by offering a no-code toolset to model, detect, and remediate suspicious activity. Our customers range from large Fortune 500 companies to high-potential, pre-launch startups. In 2020, customers uncovered over $80m in laundered money using our software.

We are an early-stage startup, well-funded by Google and other leading VCs, and growing rapidly. Our team believes deeply in fostering individual ownership, iterative product development, and empathetic communication. There are many challenging problems to solve in this industry, and a huge opportunity for our software to empower companies to define a new method of dealing with suspicious activity on their platforms.

We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. Unit21 is committed to creating an inclusive culture, and we celebrate diversity of all kinds.

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