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Swell Investing LLC

Product Designer (UX/UI)

Design – Santa Monica, California
Department Design
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Swell Investing, an 8 month old start-up makes impact investing easy, accessible, and inspiring. We’re changing the way the world invests and are building up our in-house design team.

We’re looking for a UX/UI Designer: Someone who gets excited about turning a complex workflow into a simple user experience, and someone who is able to quickly articulate their design ideas clearly and precisely.

Once here, you will:

  • Be flexible and open to participating in design efforts wherever they may be needed on the Swell team.

  • Participate in rapid prototyping, testing designs with users and iterating on new and existing features.

  • Work on marketing, social media and product design work as prioritized by the design, brand and growth and product teams.

  • Support the design and development of usability testing plans, and provide recommendations based on test results.

  • Use both your visual design and product UX skills to deliver on an exceptional user experience.

  • Explore and iterate on concepts until they meet the intersection of user desirability, technical feasibility, and business viability.

  • Partner with Design, Business Strategy, Product, Marketing, and Engineering team members to design and build new features.

The ideal candidate:

  • Mid to Senior level: 5-7+ years of design experience

  • Degree in Interaction design, graphic design or equivalent

  • Is passionate about bringing projects from concept to completion, doing everything possible to ensure their success.

  • Champion the users' point of view in discussions of new product features.

  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial environment, blending creativity, community building and consumer empathy.

  • Loves sprints, can whip up wireframes, and knows that prototypes of interfaces and interactions are where the magic happens.

  • Has an appreciation for the power of designer/developer pairing.

  • Financial fluency and a curiosity for social impact investing a plus.

  • Leads with empathy, integrity, and openness to learn – a person who welcomes candid feedback, and can constructively give it as well. We are building an amazing product and culture, so your attitude is just as important as your resume.

  • Mastery of design tools like Sketch, Prototyping tools, Photoshop, Illustrator, a basic awareness of online coding language abilities (HTML/CSS) and good old fashioned sketching.

Resume, cover letter and portfolio PDF or link is required

Tags: interaction design, user experience, user interface design, user-centered design, Sketch, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Product Design, Rapid Prototyping, information architecture

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