Senior Staff Designer - San Francisco, CA.

Ux Manager in San Francisco, CA

Posted 2019-09-11

Senior Staff Designer, New Line of Business

Define the overall design strategy for new SoFi line of business and drive the creation and evolution of the experience across multiple platforms

Lead the product design process and cross-functional team through concept to production

Partner with product managers from conception of product through finalization, including working closely with engineering team to implement high quality designs

Work closely with Product Managers, Engineering, Marketing, and Business Development to effectively communicate the value of user-centric design

Understand the users deeply across consumer segments through user insights and lead product design to drive measurable outcomes

Challenge previously-established thinking patterns, and discover new ways of problem-solving all while being a clear and effective communicator

Collaborate with other designers across SoFi products

Lead and inspire the UX vision for a new line of business

Qualification and Experience:

12+ yrs experience successfully shipping products and features from start to finish

3+ yrs leading teams of designers

Entrepreneurial mindset and passion for building businesses

Expert in best practices in UI / UX and information architecture across iOS, Android and responsive web

Deep expertise with current design tools (Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Invision)

Strong project planning, time management, and collaboration skills

Prior experience leading design initiatives focused on e-commerce, marketplaces and closed-loop marketing systems

Understanding of how to use data analytics, user testing and research to inform and validate design decisions and focus on constant improvement

Able to effectively communicate design solutions to engineering, product, marketing, business, and executive leadership

Experience working in an Agile development environment using tools like Jira and Confluence

A portfolio URL or PDF to submit with application with examples of mobile and responsive web product design

Even Better

Experience working on personal finance, data visualization, ecommerce, and social experiences

Experience working with remote teams and stakeholders


Company paid lunch program, a fully stocked kitchen, and subsidized gym membership

Competitive salary packages and bonuses

A flexible vacation policy allows you to truly relax and reboot

Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and life insurance as well as disability benefits

100% of health, vision, and dental premiums paid by SoFI for employees and their dependents

401(k) and education on retirement planning

Tuition reimbursement on approved programs, up to $5,250 a year

Monthly contribution to help you pay off your student loans

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