Senior Product Designer

Clara is a modern, technology-enabled mortgage lending platform based in San Francisco. Our goal is to bring transparency and decision-making power to individuals and families as they make their journey toward home ownership.

As a Senior Product Designer at Clara you will immerse yourself in the product development process, creating experiences that simplify the complex process behind what will likely be the most significant financial decision of a person’s life. You will empower people with a clear understanding of their own financial profile, while guiding them through a successful loan application. Your expertise in product, interaction, and visual design will have broad impact across Clara’s products and services, bringing confidence and delight to the process of purchasing a home.

What you'll do

  • Influence product direction by working directly with the founders and the product team
  • Understand borrower and business requirements to create superior experiences across our line of products
  • Design intuitive flows that support a complex process
  • Work closely with the engineering team to convert design into reality
  • Codify shared elements of design and style that should be replicated throughout the organization

About you

  • Empathy for people making complex decisions
  • Views design through the lens of simplicity and transparency
  • Strong interaction and visual design skills
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Strong research and synthesis skills
  • Understanding of interaction metaphors and ability to apply them to a product/customer
  • Strong understanding of composition, balance, and symmetry
  • Obsession over details with a desire to polish work to perfection
  • Expert proficiency in modern design software
  • Ability to create interactive prototypes using tools like Framer, Flinto, or Pixate
  • Ability to interface with the engineering team
  • Bonus: Comfortable working with HTML/CSS/JS

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