Senior Staff Product Designer, Credit Card

San Francisco, California


Position at SoFi

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 Credit Card is a new offering that extends the SoFi suite of financial products. We believe it will be the next critical piece in building a one-stop shop to help our members get their money right. If you have a passion for UX design and think there’s a better way to manage your money than what is currently out there, then SoFi is the place for you. 

As a Senior Staff Designer, it will be your responsibility to imagine the future of personal finance, create and drive new initiatives, set a high standard for excellence and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary set of stakeholders. At this level, you’re considered a leader in the design organization so you’ll have responsibility to help mature the Design Organization. This includes coordinating designers across product areas to align the larger SoFi ecosystem and acting as mentor to various designers in the organization.

SoFi has achieved significant growth, with ambitious plans ahead, but to continue this growth we need great talent. And that starts with you.

What you’ll do:

  • Design product features from start-to-finish, from the early sketching and concept phases to final pixel-perfect Sketch files that are ready to ship

  • Work closely with the Design Manager, Research, Product Management, and Engineering partners and be able to quickly iterate based on feedback

  • Develop user-centered design solutions based on research, member insights, and industry best-practices

  • Present design concepts and clearly communicate design intent through design specs and presentation documents

  • Collaborate with other product designers working on other projects to drive alignment and consistency across the entire user experience

  • Mentor and grow the team

What you’ll need:

  • 12+ yrs experience of experience working in product design/UX roles

  • Strong design point of view, craft and aesthetics across all common platforms (Android, iOS, & Responsive Web) 

  • Track record for leadership -- delivering end to end solutions from initial concepts to measurable outcomes

  • Strong collaboration & influence skills across cross-functional teams including research, product management, engineering and marketing 

  • Ability to leverage user research, user needs and product data to inform product definition and design solutions.

  • Ability to navigate and manage senior leadership, representing design perspective and advocating for user needs in the context of business and technology drivers

  • Strong expertise in common design tools (ie Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, etc)

  • 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:

  • Experience working on mobile-first financial products

  • Experience working on consumer engagement, growth, and/or 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)

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.

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.


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