Lead Designer

New York, NY | Design

Job Description

 

We're an early-stage, VC-funded startup looking to hire our lead designer. Estimize is an innovative platform where financial analysts crowdsource earnings expectations and other financial data, disrupting a long broken and inefficient part of Wall Street. We take pride in the fact that we're democratizing access to financial information, and replacing financial data platforms which have historically been difficult to use and horribly designed.
 
 
You are someone who:
 
* is passionate about web design, usability and interface design
* always advocates for the user
* can give and take feedback like a grown-up
* takes pride in their clean, detail-oriented aesthetic
* has a strong portfolio of recent work (with live links, hopefully)
* is legally able to work in the US, specifically San Diego or New York
 
 
You'll be responsible for:
 
* defining and managing the creative/design vision of the company
* working colloboratively to define and develop product features using wireframes, personas, etc
* turning feature ideas into thoughtful and highly-usable designs
 
 
Bonus points if you:
 
* can code HTML and CSS (double bonus for Javascript)
* create beautifully clean PSD's
* have experience in branding 
* have experience in mobile 
* have experience running usability testing
* have a deep understanding of the financial industry
 
 
You can expect:
 
* a competitive salary
* stock options
* unlimited vacation
* to work with an enthusiastic and passionate team (all 6 of us!)
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