Product Designer, Institutional

  • BlockFi
  • New York, NY
  • Feb 24, 2022
Full time Design Product

Job Description

What is BlockFi?

BlockFi’s mission is to provide liquidity, transparency and efficiency to digital financial markets by creating products that meet the needs of consumers and corporations across the globe. We build bridges between traditional finance and digital markets that enable growth for all participants.

We’re a team of builders and strivers, proud to champion financial inclusivity and offer economic opportunities around the globe. We provide the same inclusivity to our team members. BlockFi is a place where diversity is celebrated, individuality is recognized, and every single team member is valued. We are changing the status quo to be the first financial company that people love, and we rely on our people to make it happen!

BlockFi is looking for a Product Designer, Institutional to join our growing team! 

About Your Team

We are a small team dedicated to building out a suite of top-tier trading, lending, risk management, and operational tools for ourselves and our clients. The team is currently composed of front and backend engineers, Product, and QA individuals who are based on both coasts of the US. We are highly collaborative and value quick sync ups over big meetings.

Your Mission

We are looking for a Product Designer comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and ready to join our rapidly growing, industry defining financial services team. In this role you’ll closely collaborate with product and engineering to build out core features of a young B2B product. You’ll be responsible for the usability and aesthetics of new features in a suite of tools and will have influence on the product roadmap.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Product, Engineering, and the Business to develop multi-faceted tools used by our financial services team and our clients
  • Own the functionality, design, and interactions of new features
  • Drive design iterations of existing features continuously improving our offering
  • Utilize modern tools and technologies for deliverables
  • Manage all the stages of the visual design lifecycle including ideation, wireframing, design, and validating the end product meets specs.
  • Familiar with accessibility standards and able to design within them

Your Expertise:

  • 3+ years of product design experience
  • Has examples of shipped projects where you were the primary designer
  • Excited about building out design patterns for a new product
  • Excited about owning and developing design lifecycle/processes
  • Pragmatic approach to design and focused on usability
  • Ability to know when to compromise without sacrificing user experience or design principles
  • Mastery of design tools & craft: Figma, design systems, and responsive design
  • Confident and humble
  • Talented at receiving and incorporating feedback in an agile process
  • Bonus points: experience in Fin-tech and crypto technologies

Your Perks:

We benefit from the great work our employees do each day. That is why we are committed to providing a variety of awesome benefits to help them live their best lives.

  • Competitive salary because we value your experience and expertise
  • Unlimited vacation / sick days  because everyone deserves time for R&R
  • Employer contribution towards health coverage (including vision & dental) because your physical health and well-being is important to us 
  • Various fringe benefits such as 401k, Parental Leave, FSA/HSA, and Employee Assistance Programs because health coverage is more than just choosing your yearly plan 
  • Flexible work environment because we are a geographically dispersed team and we believe in balance
  • Pet insurance because all of your beloved family members should have coverage too
  • Weekly lunch stipend because there is such a thing as a free lunch!
  • A close-knit team of enthusiastic, collegial and driven people to work alongside in a highly meritocratic environment because teamwork makes the dreamwork

Why BlockFi?

BlockFi has experienced incredible growth since our launch in August 2017. Our client base has grown to more than 225,000 (and counting), and the company now boasts more than $15 billion in assets on our platform. We recently completed a Series D funding round placing the company's valuation at $3 billion, and our team now has more than 500 people worldwide. We have established ourselves as a crypto market leader, and as we expand our product suite and geographic footprint, we expect our addressable market to grow exponentially.

BlockFi's leadership team has decades of experience in the traditional financial services and banking world, and we take a conservative approach to regulation that will position us well for sustainable long-term growth and expansion.

Our team is comprised of highly motivated professionals from diverse backgrounds. We are aiming to become the leading lender in crypto and are poised to redefine the global financial ecosystem for the better. In addition:

  • BlockFi is one of the first companies to ever offer crypto-backed loans and the only company whose founding team has an institutional understanding of the debt capital markets and regulatory landscape in the U.S.
  • $100 MM of Series A, B, and C funding led by Valar Ventures with participation from Susquehanna, Winklevoss Capital, Fidelity, Galaxy Digital, Akuna Capital, and Morgan Creek
  • $350 MM of Series D funding led by Bain Capital Ventures, partners of DST Global, Pomp Investments and Tiger Global
  • We are moving quickly and have already deployed substantial capital into the space, proving our ability to execute and capture customer demand

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