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Pawlicy Advisor is a fast-growing, NYC-based, venture-backed pet insurance marketplace.

Lead Product Designer

$60k - $130k • 0.2% - 1.5%
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Pawlicy Advisor is empowering pet owners to keep their pets healthy and happy.

Pawlicy Advisor is a fast-growing, NYC-based, venture-backed startup focused on helping pet owners around the country find the right health products for their pets, starting with pet health insurance. Pet insurance’s popularity is growing rapidly as pet owners seek protection from the high cost of veterinary care. By providing an insurance recommendation that takes into account a pet’s breed-specific health risks, we’re able to help people find the right policy and avoid relevant coverage exclusions. By analyzing pricing differences and premium increases over the lifetime of an animal, we save pet owners up to 75% on their insurance.


About This Role:

We’re looking for a Lead Product Designer to join our early-stage team and help us bring transparency to pet health. As employee #1 you will help drive the direction of our UI, UX, and Product roadmap. You should love animals and be excited to work at a company focused on improving their health. This role will prepare you to be a Director of Product/Design at a startup.


What You Will Do:

- Work directly with the CTO to define the product direction of Pawlicy Advisor
- Research both qualitative and quantitative data in order to drive insightful and evidence-based product design decisions, including but not limited to user interviews, usability testing, customer journey mapping and existing data analysis
- Design multivariate tests to improve conversion and build consumer trust
- Design and own the brand identity for Pawlicy Advisor and the user experience for all of it’s digital and non-digital assets


Who You Are

- 3-7+ years experience designing across digital products
- A self-starter who is excited to build your own design roadmap. You love to breakdown large, ambiguous goals into actionable steps and execute on them
- You’ve got fantastic low and high fidelity prototyping skills and understand when and where to use each
- Possess a strong portfolio which demonstrates your proven track record of success
- Have experience conducting and coordinating remote and in-person user research using a variety of methodologies, and documenting/analyzing the results and findings
- You’re ready to take the leap and join an early stage startup as employee #1
- You’re excited to wear multiple hats and contribute as a User Researcher, UI Designer, UX Designer, and Product Professional


What We Offer

- Competitive salary
- Generous startup equity grants
- Unlimited vacation, flexible work schedules. We’re focused on your output, not how many hours you spend at your desk
- The chance to be employee #1 at a well-funded, venture backed startup and help build a billion dollar business


Located in Midtown Manhattan, Pawlicy Advisor was founded in 2018. You can learn more about us at pawlicy.com/about-us