Senior Product Designer

As a user-centric company, we believe design is essential for us to understand who we’re serving and how. In an industry where design is thought of merely as making things pretty, we’re blazing a trail for a different kind of thinking. In an effort to modernize the massively antiquated and frustratingly inefficient mortgage process, we’re re-imagining a $10 trillion industry. What if, instead of being a headache, financing your home was empowering and intuitive? What if your bank empowered you with the tools to help you understand your options?

Our Senior Product Designer will be taking complex ideas and turning them into understandable and delightful products. You will create educational tools that will clarify financial terms and principles, and guide people through landmark financial moments. You will be instrumental to every part of our business, from our consumer product, internal processes, to our marketing needs.

Clara is a modern, proven, technology-enabled lender backed by top venture capital firms. Based in downtown San Francisco, we’re a diverse team of professionals with backgrounds that bring together the best of Silicon Valley tech, financial services, the mortgage industry and the federal government – a rare combination that uniquely positions us to solve the biggest problem in consumer finance. We are driven by our mission to improve people’s lives and ultimately transform the way lending works, and believe that the only way to do it is to foster a culture of creativity, collaboration, community and openness. Come join us!

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Design products that bring delight, clarity and empowerment to a complex process (home-buying)
  • Collaborate closely with your respective product team to have deep context and understanding of the problems at hand
  • Work on our consumer education content by designing interactive tools that help people understand one of the most important financial decisions of their lives
  • Build and challenge your teammates by providing thoughtful critique and insight

ABOUT YOU

  • You have a passion for beautiful and intuitive interactions and you're able to effectively communicate them to the broader team
  • You're Full-stack. UI/UX. Demonstrated experience with end-to-end product design, as well as with front-end programming HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • You’re hands on – you believe that you need to get your hands dirty in order to deeply understand the needs and shape your team accordingly
  • You know that understanding the problem you're solving is a significant part of the design process, and you’ve used design to solve complex human-centered problems and can demonstrate your process
  • You’ve designed and shipped consumer products, and have good consumer product intuitions
  • You are not afraid of complexity, and love the challenge of breaking it down for others
  • 4+ years professional experience; 2+ years of interaction design and 2+ years of visual design

Clara is a modern, proven, technology-enabled lender backed by top venture capital firms. Based in downtown San Francisco, we’re a diverse team of professionals with backgrounds that bring together the best of Silicon Valley tech, financial services, the mortgage industry and the federal government – a rare combination that uniquely positions us to solve the biggest problem in consumer finance. We are driven by our mission to improve people’s lives and ultimately transform the way lending works, and believe that the only way to do it is to foster a culture of creativity, collaboration, community and openness. Come join us!

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