Sr. Visual Designer
Swell is an impact investing platform that helps people invest in high-growth companies solving global challenges. We are a passionate team of 25 (and counting) building a new and more human approach to personal investing.
We’re looking for a Sr. Visual Designer: someone who gets excited about turning a complex workflow into a simple user experience, and someone who is able to quickly articulate their design ideas clearly and precisely.Once here, you will:
Use both your visual design and UX skills to deliver on an exceptional user experience.
Participate in rapid prototyping, testing designs with users and iterating on new and existing features.
Work on product design, social media and marketing, social media design work as prioritized by the design, brand and growth and product teams.
Support the design and development of usability testing plans, and provide recommendations based on test results.
Explore and iterate on concepts until they meet the intersection of user desirability, technical feasibility, and business viability.
Be flexible and open to participating in design efforts wherever they may be needed on the Swell team.
senior Level: 8-10 years of VISUAL design experience
degree in Interaction design, graphic design or equivalent
loves typography and layout design
passionate about bringing projects from concept to completion
champions the users’ point of view
thrives in an entrepreneurial environment, blending creativity, community building and consumer empathy
loves sprints, can whip up wireframes, and knows that testing prototypes is where the magic happens
enjoys collaborating/pairing with product managers, developers and designers
leads with empathy, integrity, and openness to learn – a person who welcomes candid feedback, and can constructively give it as well. We are building an amazing product and culture, so your attitude is just as important as your resume.
financial fluency and a curiosity for social impact investing a plus
enthusiasm for a range of design tools like Sketch App, Flinto, Invision, Creative Suite and good old fashioned pen and paper
a basic understanding of HTML & CSS
Please include resume, cover letter, portfolio PDF or link in your application materials.
Tags: interaction design, user experience, user interface design, user-centered design, Sketch, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Product Design, Rapid Prototyping, information architecture