Head of Design

Job Description

At Fundbox, we’re on a mission to change the way small businesses access financing and manage the most critical aspect of their business – their cash flow. We’ve got a talented team of individuals, an all-star group of investors, and we’re looking for the best and the brightest to join us as we use technology to revolutionize the financial industry.

As Head of Design, you will be responsible for leading the product design team to create amazing user experiences. You will manage and mentor a team of product designers and represent product design across the company

  • Lead and mentor Fundbox’s team of talented product designers throughout the design lifecycle. Create an environment for the team to produce their highest quality designs by removing abstractions and defining viable goals.
  • Build and maintain design best practices and processes across interaction design and visual design areas, and ensure the team apply these best practices to continuously improve the quality, speed and consistency of their creative output. Translate business ideas into great design and vice versa.
  • Be an evangelist for user-centered design. Help everyone at Fundbox understand the value of design and how it helps achieve our goals and build a culture of design across the company.
  • Build and maintain product style guides and ensure cohesion across all products and projects.
  • Build strong relationships across the company with engineering, analytics, business, marketing and community teams, to help solve problems together. 

Job Requirements

  • Extensive experience in a senior-level product design (UX/UI) role with well-rounded knowledge of interaction design and visual design.
  • A passionate leader with a minimum of 3 years experience managing and inspiring a Design team.
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating a range of user-focused design solutions of products you and your team have shipped.
  • An understanding of the complexities and sensitivities that go into the design of financial products that people rely on to keep their business afloat.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with ability to clearly articulate in English your design decisions and influence stakeholders to build consensus.
  • Well formed opinions and instincts about what makes great products, along with a natural thirst for data, insight and peer discussions to inform better decisions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Interaction Design, HCI, or related discipline (or equivalent experience).

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