Product Designer

Full-time
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Position: Full-time Product Designer
Start:
ASAP
Location:
New York, NY / Remote

About Carver Edison:

Carver Edison is an award-winning New York City-based financial technology company that is transforming employee compensation through a reimagined employee stock purchase plan. Carver Edison works with public companies to increase stock plan participation rates through its Cashless Participation® technology and education platform, Carbon™. The company is backed by leading Fintech investors and entrepreneurs including Eli Broverman, co-founder of Betterment, Jeff Cruttenden, co-founder of Acorns, as well as leading industry executives.

About the Carver Edison Creative Team:

The creative team at Carver Edison is a small, powerful team with a shared belief that passion drives incredible, game-changing experiences and design. We spend our days laughing, ideating and always looking for ways to improve what we design.

About this role: 

We’re looking for an experienced, empathetic and self-starting Product Designer to help build and expand upon our enterprise products. This person thrives in fast-paced environments, works well with product and engineering partners. An ability to work efficiently with collaborators and execute designs based on a strategic direction is key. A passion for UX/UI is essential as this role will involve a deep understanding of human behavior across enrollment platforms, educational materials and brand assets. You will have the opportunity to grow an end-to-end product design skill set including visual design, user experience design, user research, prototyping and presentation/interaction for the company core product.

This position will report directly to Carver Edison’s Chief Creative Officer with frequent collaborations with the marketing, sales, product and development teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead design projects across the entire enterprise product lifecycle
  • Create high-performance designs that both solve user needs and achieve business goals
  • Partner closely with leadership, engineering, and business teams
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to articulate and execute design decisions
  • Tell product stories through innovative, thoughtful design
  • Work independently, practicing a disciplined approach to attention to detail 
  • Rapidly produce multiple concepts and prototypes, knowing when to enforce pixel-perfection vs. an MVP 
  • Assist in photography selection for new product launches and campaigns
  • Support user research activities, including usability testing and user interviews alongside the product team
  • Create interfaces and interactions for new and existing functionalities
  • Work with product and research to develop and document detailed user experience specifications
  • Deliver prototypes for internal validation and demonstration of concepts
  • Bring inspiring ideas and motivation to an energetic and collaborative team
  • Enhance and formalize the brand’s digital style guide

Requirements:

Educational

  • BA/BS degree in Design, Interaction Design, or a related/equivalent practical experience. (a portfolio with experience is more important!)
  • 5+ years of product design experience


General

  • Experience working on an enterprise product
  • Self-starter, able to manage multiple concurrent projects with competing deadlines
  • Deep understanding of cross-browser compatibility both in email and product
  • Ability to own and articulate process and design decisions
  • Experience working directly with UX/UI designers
  • Manage projects from start to finish, working autonomously, but welcoming feedback and collaboration
  • Adapt well to change and the fast-paced nature of a start-up environment
  • Always willing to roll up your sleeves to help the team
  • Excellent communication skills


Tools

  • Expert level skills in Figma, Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Familiarity with contemporary digital product design tools and technologies, including Invision, Confluence, Asana, Monday and JIRA

Bonus points:

  • Working Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS
  • Experience designing for both B2B and B2C 
  • Experience in FinTech/Start-up
  • Experience with product launches 
  • A love for dogs 

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