Senior Product Designer

Product | New York, NY
Simplist is a venture backed digital mortgage marketplace committed to modernizing and simplifying the largely outdated and stressful mortgage application process. Founded in 2018 by a team of experienced real estate and finance professionals, Simplist works with major national firms and established regional lenders alike to quickly and securely match borrowers with the perfect mortgage. Simplist serves as the sole point of contact for borrowers, from application through closing. 
 
Mortgages were created in the 1700s, and we are modernizing the experience for today's consumers. With a ton of buzz in the market around our revolutionary product and dynamic team, now is the best time to join!

About the Role:
We are seeking a Senior Product Designer to help craft a seamless experience for our customers as they navigate our revolutionary mortgage marketplace platform. In this role, you’ll have an integral part in steering our design direction—bringing ideas to life and delivering key features to support a pain-free mortgage experience. You will report directly to our Lead Designer and partner closely with Product, Engineering, Business stakeholders, and the Executive Leadership team. As the second Product Designer, you’ll play a key role in shaping the culture and organization of the design team moving forward. The ideal candidate will have a stellar cross-functional design background and experience designing for both B2C and B2B products.
Key Duties:
  • Act as an individual contributor, owning designs from discovery to implementation
  • Bring ideas to life through UX design, prototyping, and storytelling to communicate your vision to the team
  • Champion the customer and brand voice to ensure that only the best user experiences are being delivered
  • Collaborate with product management and engineering to prioritize and plan product initiatives
  • Create practical, elegant solutions to complex problems that are based on empirical data gathered from data analytics and user research
About You:
  • 4 + Years of demonstrated success in UX Design and/or Product Design roles
  • Love designing awesome end-to-end experiences and are passionate about what makes a great user experience
  • Strong belief in user-centric design principles, leveraging user research and feedback whenever possible
  • Extensive experience partnering with product management, engineering, marketing, and data teams
  • Thoughtful team player with exceptional communication skills to articulate and galvanize support for your design decisions
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and embrace change as an input for design
  • Highly dependable self-starter with good organizational and time management skills
  • Driven to innovate and continuously improve the way Simplist serves its customers
  • Ability to handle confidential/sensitive information and exercise exceptional judgment
  • Experience in consumer fintech or mortgage lending is a plus
  • Experience in fast-paced, early-stage startups is a plus

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation + equity in a fast-growing startup
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage plan options for you and your dependents
  • Our base medical plan is paid by the company at 100% for you and 50% for your dependents!
  • Flexible time off policy to balance your work and life
  • Pre-tax savings plans for public transportation and parking expenses
  • We are currently operating on a hybrid model—our offices are open on a voluntary basis for fully vaccinated employees.
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Simplist is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.