Full-Time

Director of UX Design

Posted on 6/11/2024

Figure

Figure

201-500 employees

Blockchain-based financial services solutions provider

Financial Services
Crypto & Web3

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Agile
UI/UX Design
Communications
Figma
Sketch
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s and/or advanced degree in Design, Fine Arts, or related
  • 15+ years of relevant design and/or product experience in a fast-paced, agile environment; 5+ years leading user experience and design teams
  • Experience in the fintech or financial services industry is beneficial but not required
  • Strong understanding of user-centered design principles and methodologies, usability, and research best practices
  • Proven experience in Mobile-first accessible application design
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, or similar
  • Demonstrated advocacy for Design Systems and shared themeable component libraries
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities
  • Experience in evaluating user feedback and analytics to iterate on designs and improve user experiences
  • A dynamic leader and team player with a positive attitude
Responsibilities
  • Foster a welcoming, inclusive, collaborative, and supportive team dedicated to building delightful user experiences, interfaces, and robust solutions for the entire FTS ecosystem
  • Lead, support, and mentor new-to-the-field and senior-level talent in their career growth and aspirations
  • Establish a culture of user-focused design with great attention to the overall user experience across the FTS products
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Product, and Design leadership across multiple teams and projects to prioritize and deliver delightful user experiences and features to the entirety of FTS’s user base
  • Drive and implement AB testing strategies and data-driven decision-making
  • Conduct user research, including usability testing, interviews, and surveys, to understand user behavior and preferences
  • Drive the design process to conceptualize, iterate, and implement intuitive user experiences that align with business objectives and user needs
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, and mockups to communicate design ideas and gather feedback from stakeholders and users
  • Iterate on designs based on feedback, usability testing results, and data analysis to continuously improve the user experience
  • Ensure consistency, coherence, and reuse across Figure’s product landscape by establishing and maintaining design guidelines, standards, and components
  • Work closely with designers and developers to ensure that designs are implemented accurately and efficiently
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in UX design and fintech
  • Advocate for the user throughout the product development process and champion a user-centric mindset within the organization

Figure is leveraging Provenance Blockchain to revolutionize the financial services sector, providing solutions for loan origination, equity management, private fund services, banking, and payments. This approach ensures improved speed, efficiency, and cost savings for both consumers and institutions, solidifying Figure's position as a major player in the fintech industry.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$1.9B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-5%

1 year growth

-16%

2 year growth

-22%

Benefits

Health & wellness - Figure pays 100% of premium costs for employees and dependents for medical, dental, and vision insurance (with the exception of costs associated with the buy-up medical plan.)

Continuing education - Figure will reimburse eligible employees for approved continuing education that either offers growth in an area related to his or her current position or that may lead to promotional opportunities.

Flexible time off - We offer 10 company-wide holidays plus one personal holiday, generous Flexible Time Away (FTA), Paid Time Off (PTO), and Paid Parental Leave.

Bonus & stock options - Figure’s Bonus Plan recognizes and rewards eligible employees’ efforts and contributions. Eligible employees are also granted an option to purchase a set number of shares of Figure’s common stock.

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