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OpenFin // runtime technology for financial desktops
 
Design, Full Time    New York or London UK    Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2021
 
   
 
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Content Marketing Copywriter/Editor

Location: New York City

At the moment, we are all working remotely. However, we have offices in London & New York, & this position will ideally be based out of our NY office; however, we are open to remote work for the right candidate (subject to your existing legal right to work in either jurisdiction).

About OpenFin

OpenFin is a fast-growing financial technology company backed by the worlds largest banks & most respected Fintech VCs, including J.P. Morgan, Barclays, HSBC, Wells Fargo, SC Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, DRW, Nyca Partners, & Pivot Investment Partners.  OpenFin modernizes & democratizes app development & distribution in the finance space. We provide a secure OS that brings a fast & intuitive app experience to the financial desktop. Built on Googles Chromium & GitHubs Electron open source projects, OpenFin combines native experience, data sharing, lightning-fast distribution, & robust security with an agile web development & deployment model to accelerate digital transformation & innovation. OpenFin is used by thousands of developers to deploy & run more than 1200 apps at more than 1500 financial institutions.

About the Role

The Product Designer is responsible for supporting the execution of the visual & design system strategy for product design needs. Youll work collaboratively with designers, engineers, PMs, researchers, & leadership to understand opportunities & define problems, devise & test solutions, & implement elegant & functional products for our users.

Who You Are

  • Visual: A sharp eye for elevating the minimal aesthetic of our product that empowers users for streamlined, efficient work. You have a deep understanding of colors & layouts, especially in the context of financial information visualization & designing for white-labelled products.
  • Worked With Enterprise Design Systems: Familiar with atomic design principles & developing a library of versatile elements for enterprise products
  • User-centered: Always optimizing user experiences, emerging & current
  • Designs with numbers in mind: From a high attunement for grid units to representation of information in stock tickers, currency movement, & other financial instruments
  • Collaborative: Thoughtfully iterates designs through collaboration & feedback

Responsibilities

  • Work through all phases of the design process to develop user flows, wireframes, UI & prototypes for product updates, redesigns, white-labels & new product releases
  • Help scale the design system & take initiative to elevate the style, organization & versatility of components
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with product, engineering, brand & leadership to synthesize priorities & feedback for designs, weigh development options & bring designs to life
  • Design for user needs & challenges, streamlining user journeys

You'll Like It Here If

  • You have experience working on enterprise workspace products
  • You know how to cut through the clutter & design for simplicity that empowers the user
  • Personable, communicative, & always looking for the best way to meet user needs
  • Prioritizes & manages workload well
  • Responsible & takes initiative on what needs to be done

Qualifications

  • Two to three years professional experience as a Product Designer
  • Bachelors in Design or a related field
  • Strong portfolio showcasing UI/UX work on complex enterprise desktop applications
  • Fluency in Figma & other UI prototyping tools
  • Strong understanding of information visualization
  • Bonus: Experience designing for PC desktop applications 
  • Bonus: Experience working in the Fintech space

Life at OpenFin

At OpenFin, our mission is to stay on the cutting edge of web technologies & to enable our customers to do the same. While we are currently remote, we pride ourselves on our friendly, diverse, understanding office culture. Our goal is to create a space where employees can learn & innovate, & overall, have a good time doing it. Our employees have a diverse set of interests & experiences, & we encourage you to explore those interests & share with us! We have regular happy hours & social events. Our offices & our employees are conducive to a productive learning experience -- all the while creating innovative & compelling solutions for our clients.

 
 
 
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