Senior Content Designer II

  • BlockFi
  • New York, NY
  • Mar 28, 2022
Full time Marketing Design

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 Senior Product Designer to join our growing team! 

 

About Your Team

At BlockFi, Product Designers influence teams to make customer-centric decisions across the product development lifecycle. This includes drawing on data and research to inform design concepts and decision making. We start with asking the right questions and end with optimized, best-in-class deliverables. Our designers are great storytellers, active listeners, technology enthusiasts and experts of their craft – in other words great role models and mentors at different stages of their career journey.

As a Senior Product Designer, you will advocate for our customer needs and lead project execution in a complex or strategic product domain. You will establish a network across domains and your cross-functional team.

 

Your Mission

As a Senior Product Designer, you will help to create meaningful and cohesive end-to-end experiences for our global clients while collaborating closely with teammates to deliver the best possible product experience for our clients around the world. Product Designers act as the voice of our clients, advocating for a seamless user experience across our product portfolio. With specific guidance and support, you will help project execution and learn how to navigate working in cross-functional international teams while establishing interpersonal relationships across domains and your cross-functional team. 

You will report to Malia Nagle, VP of Product Design, and be a member of our diverse UX organization where we use our design and research skills to inspire & influence across the company.  We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds inside our team lead to innovation and inclusion in our product design. We advocate for meaningful and engaging experiences for our diverse global customers. We support each other, learn from challenges, and have fun along the way.

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Independently partner with cross-functional team members in the conceptualization, and delivery of our customer-focused products.
  • Create high-quality interaction design to improve ease of use, discoverability and comprehension, while being able to meet requirements, timelines and tell the story of the work.
  • Leverage and extend the use of established design system, style guide, patterns and assets in the creation of UX analysis, solutions, and deliverables
  • Collaborate with UX Research to leverage findings to identify actionable insights, and use them to inform design decisions.
  • Produce storyboards, user flows, journey maps, and wireframes that effectively communicate detailed user actions.
  • Prototype design solutions that meet measurable business goals and user requirements.
  • Support the team in creating high-quality deliverables on a work stream with guidance from a senior designer, within timelines and project requirements
  • Advocate for our users with a strong sense of user empathy, and awareness at scale.
  • Actively contribute to the wider UX community, possibly mentoring and developing others, leveraging your strengths to help others grow.

Your Expertise

  • BA/BS +8 yrs experience or Masters +6 yrs experience in the field of user experience, design, research or related fields; for example, Design, Information Architecture, Human Factors/HCI, Psychology, Cognitive Sciences OR alternative equivalent project/portfolio experience
  • Experience across products and platforms, mobile apps, Cryptocurrency expertise is an advantage
  • Familiarity and experience with standard design, prototyping and user research tools, such as Figma, Miro, Sketch, Invision, Validately or usertesting.com

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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