Product Design Manager
Risk
Updated on 1/29/2024
Mercury

201-500 employees

Banking for startups
Company Overview
Mercury is on a mission to build a banking stack for startups. The company provides banking services and APIs for startups.
Fintech

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$152M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

102%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Product Design
CategoriesNew
UI/UX & Design
Product
Requirements
  • Experience in Fintech on Risk-related projects or in other highly regulated and complex industries
  • Experience leading design teams and helping designers grow in their careers
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and drive improvements independently
  • Capability to assess and implement the right amount of process and structure without being stifling
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to provide clear and kind feedback
  • Proficiency in driving design team processes such as design critiques and guiding the team to elevate the user experience
Responsibilities
  • Deeply understand the Risk Product space and develop a strategy and roadmap in collaboration with the executive team and cross-functional partners
  • Manage a team of two designers, with the potential to scale the team to support the business
  • Document and promote effective design systems, team meetings, and internal processes while eliminating inefficiencies
  • Participate in planning, strategy discussions, design critiques, and other department-wide initiatives as part of the design leadership team
  • Foster a collaborative environment within the team through team trips, working sessions, sharing inspiration, and encouraging collaborative projects
  • Create an environment where team members feel comfortable providing constructive feedback and model radical candor
  • Contribute to the hiring process to bring in more talented individuals
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in the SaaS and fintech industry
  • Experience with financial technology companies
  • Experience with banking services and regulations
  • Experience in defining product strategy for an organization
  • Experience in cultivating a collaborative environment of experimentation and innovation