Senior Product Designer, Design Systems

San Francisco, California


Who we are

SoFi is a digital personal finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, and are well on our way to reaching 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.

The role

SoFi is looking for a Senior Product Designer to join our Core Design System team. If you live and breathe design systems, love solving complex problems and are passionate about building a world class multi-platform Fintech app, this is a wonderful opportunity for you. As a member of the SoFi Core Design team, you’ll work closely with other designers, researchers, product and engineering teams to bring consistency and simplicity to the SoFi member experience. You’re passionate about design details and think in systems, not just screens. You’ll empower designers and product teams to move fast and drive user-centric solutions. You understand the importance of both interaction and visual design finesse and think big picture. You are detail oriented, understand pixel perfection, have a growth mindset and can work independently under tight deadlines.

What you’ll do:

  • Be a core member of the team that is responsible for SoFi Design System - continuing to build on existing foundations as well as design new patterns 

  • Conceptualize, define, and design components and patterns for design system across iOS, Android and web platform 

  • Collaborate with other amazing designers, researchers,  product managers, marketing and engineers to drive a continual cycle of design system iteration and improvements

  • Work closely with UX research to test the new patterns and gather timely insights

  • Work on dark mode, accessibility and responsive design solutions

  • Create design systems presentations, documentation and specs to socialize across teams

  • Be an advocate and educator for the design system

  • Challenge previously-established thinking patterns, and discover new ways of problem solving all while being a clear and effective communicator

  • Partner with engineers as they build and ship components

What you’ll need:

  • 5+ years of experience designing products across web, iOS, and Android

  • 1-2 years of experience working on design systems

  • A 4-year degree in a relevant field or equivalent practical experience 

  • Exceptional interaction and visual design skills with an eye for accessibility, localization, and motion

  • Expert knowledge of Sketch, Abstract, Adobe Creative Suite, and prototyping tools

  • Ability to communicate design rationale with the internal team and stakeholders

  • Experience working across web, mobile and tablet application interfaces

  • Comfortable in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, agile environment with multiple stakeholders

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment using tools like Jira and Confluence

  • A portfolio URL or PDF to submit with application with examples of mobile and responsive web product design

Nice to have:

  • Expertise  in motion design or illustration design 

  • Experience working on consumer engagement, growth, and social experiences

  • Experience working with remote teams and stakeholders

Why you’ll love working here

  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits

  • Generous vacation and holidays

  • Paid parental leave for eligible employees

  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning

  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs

  • Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans

  • Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program

  • Employer paid lunch program (except for remote employees)

  • Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)

 SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

SoFi does not seek salary history information from job applicants.

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