Senior Product Designer

New York City / Product — Product / Full-time
Who we are
Albert is a new type of financial service that uses powerful technology to automate your finances, with a team of human experts to guide you. Albert saves and invests automatically for you, helps you avoid overdrafts, finds savings you’re missing, identifies bills you’re overpaying, and much more. Text Albert a financial question, and our geniuses won’t just offer guidance — they’ll help you take action.
We're an LA-based startup with a proven business model, backed by top-tier institutional investors and with nearly 6 million users who have trusted Albert to help them achieve their financial goals. We're on a mission to democratize money management through our simple, beautifully designed product, and we're looking for thoughtful, talented people to join us on our journey.

About the role
The product designer will contribute across multiple areas of our brand, creating rich and engaging in-app experiences. The ideal designer is a hands-on, inventive individual with the ability to think from visual, UX and content perspectives. On an average day, the product designer might layout app screens, create illustrations for use across the brand, collaborate with writers, and engineers to deliver quality product.
Our design values
  • Simplicity: there is a massive, tangled web of financial products. We work tirelessly to make Albert simple and easy to use. This is done with great design.
  • Clarity: our goal is to create a transparent and straightforward experiences, built for people. We believe design should always elevate and enhance content, not distract from it.
  • Friendly: understanding personal finances isn’t just about the numbers: building a healthier relationship with money impacts all areas of a person’s life. That extra layer of empathy is crucial to our brand.
Things you're good at
  • Project management: You are proactive when it comes to getting things done and take ownership of tasks required to implement your projects to completion — across design, engineering, and operation team needs.
  • User experience: Ability to think holistically, in a user-centric fashion, with a sharp eye for detail and consistency.
  • Storytelling: Everything works together to tell a coherent story, UX, design, and copy. You have a knack for bringing these all together to curate content within product experiences.
  • Detail: You have an expert eye for typography, color and layout.
  • Information design: You are able to distill complex problems and information into designs that are engaging, easy to understand and simple to follow.
  • Flexibility: You are comfortable laying out designs that are mainly typographic and highly informational and are also able to design and illustrate for content that is highly visual.
  • Organization: Work across multiple layers of our organization, including design, product, writing, marketing, engineering, financial services and senior management.
  • Communication: Keep lines of communication open and seek out and provide feedback on a regular basis.
  • Teamwork: at Albert, the underpinning of our culture is caring. We care about our customers’ financial wellness, we care about the health of our business, and we treat each other with kindness and respect.
  • Lead product design for your projects — spanning across all stages of product including designing mockups, prototyping, and collaborating with engineering to implement mobile app and web products.
  • Create product requirements by researching competitors, looking at existing internal data, and information as needed on API docs.
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously, from concepts to engineering implementation.
  • Asset creation including icons, illustrations, and basic motion design/animations.
  • Produce infographics explaining financial concepts in collaboration with our financial geniuses.
  • Ensure consistency in creative and copy with the company’s brand and design direction.
  • Collaborate with engineers to create quality product.
  • BA/BS required, preferably in graphic design, user experience or similar design.
  • A portfolio showcasing your design, process and skill delivering compelling creative products.
  • Advanced proficiency with Figma, Sketch, or other similar product design tools.
  • Advanced proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud and other relevant design tools.
  • Basic front-end and/or backend coding skills are a plus.
  • 4-5 years of work experience as a designer, at an agency or in-house.
  • 1–2 years of work experience designing for mobile app products
  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Daily meals provided
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • 401k match
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