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Sr. UX/UI Mobile Designer

Funding Circle k

San Francisco, CA

Oct 9
Job Description

The Role
Close-knit in-house design team seeks a talented UX/UI Mobile Designer who shares our passion for creating the best in-class user experiences. You will be responsible for all stages of design in a given product area. You’ll work alongside product managers, designers and engineers to support end-to-end projects involving customer research, UX strategy, information architecture, interaction design and visual/UI design. You’ll have a hand in enhancing user flows, improving customer experiences and creating style guides for our engineers. The ideal candidate should have proficiency in user-centered design, a love of analytics and knowledge of mobile design patterns.

Key responsibilities:
• Partner with Product Managers and Engineering throughout the design process – from crafting user flows and wireframes to developing interaction patterns.
• Deliver final design assets and functional specifications.
• Complete designs iteratively that meet business objectives and requirements while maintaining and thoughtfully refining design patterns and UI standards.
• Perpetually demonstrate expertise UI/UX design both in discussion and practice.
• Design and build style guidelines
• Identify user needs and produce designs based on users’ motivations and behaviors – understand and apply human-centered design strategies
• Drive streamlined design solutions that support customer needs and business objectives
• Design and lead user research, including usability tests to measure user reaction and use of products
• Gather and use data analysis, market research, and competitive analysis to define design strategy and build an environment of continuous improvement.
• Rapidly explore and present multiple concepts & design variations. Effectively and convincingly prepare and present design recommendations
• Take a comprehensive thinking to interaction design across devices, taking advantage of opportunities to apply similar workflows and components in multiple places.

Required skills/experience:
• 3+ years professional experience
• Fluency with user interface patterns and mobile UI trends
• Working knowledge of iOS and Android official user interface guidelines
• Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritise tasks and be focused
• Willingness to collect, synthesize and react to feedback from colleagues of all roles and levels
• A strong command of mobile standards and optimization techniques
• Ability to handle multiple tasks in various states of completion, across multiple products
• Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, often with aggressive timelines.
• Experience supporting multiple teams in different geographies

Bonus points for:
• Experience in financial or technology related field

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Funding Circle

The traditional banking system is broken, so we’re building a better one. By leveraging innovative technology to deliver better access to affordable growth capital, we help small businesses create new jobs and stimulate their local economies. Funding Circle is one of the world’s largest direct lending platforms for businesses.