SBA loans made easy
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At SmartBiz, we serve small business owners by helping them obtain affordable financing so they can grow and thrive. We accomplish this through an ecosystem of technology, people, and bank lending partners. Customers have said working with us is: “A refreshing change from any other loan process that I have ever experienced!”
Our UX Design team is lean and mighty. We’re now looking for an experienced product designer to join our collaborative team and create end-to-end experiences for our customers.
What you’ll do
- Lead projects from problem definition to launch
- Conduct user research and empathize with our customers
- Craft solutions that meet both customer needs and business goals
- Collaborate with product designers, product managers, engineering, and lending operations
- Communicate design vision and direction
- Design simple and intuitive solutions that solve complex problems and processes
The ideal candidate
Experience / Skills / Education / Background
- 6-8 years of experience in product design, preferably for web-based products
- Strong command of user research, interaction design, usability principles, and visual design
- Ability to clearly communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale
- Knowledge of user centered design and design strategy
- Skills in Invision and Sketch
- Self-starter and strong curiosity
- Desire to laugh and have fun!
- Competitive salary and equity in a fast-growing start-up
- 100% paid comprehensive health and dental insurance for you and your dependents
- 401(k) program offering Roth and Traditional options
- Generous vacation and holidays so you can take time off when you need to
- Offering WFH through the end of 2020, but still promoting team building through virtual happy hours, events, and other fun activities such as wellness olympics!
- We are excited to return to the office, not only because we miss seeing our incredible team in person, but also because we have amazing in-office perks: lunches catered three times a week, unlimited snacks, coffee, espresso, La Croix, company happy hours, off-sites, and other events
Who we are
SmartBiz helps small business owners achieve their dreams, by making the best financial products easily accessible, and serves as their champion providing actionable insights to get loan-ready and grow throughout their business journey. We are the #1 online marketplace for SBA loans, facilitating fast, low-cost SBA and bank loans. The company's advanced software drives up approval rates and streamlines the application, underwriting, and origination process so that small businesses can apply and get funds quickly, and so that banks can make loans efficiently.
We're growing quickly. We ranked #313 in the Inc. 5000 list last year, and we’ve been named one of the fastest growing private companies in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times for two years in a row. In addition, we have been named as a Best Fintech to Work for by American Banker in March 2018 & March 2019.
SmartBiz Loans is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law.