Roofstock

Sr. Product Designer at Roofstock

Oakland · Full Time

Job Description

Reports to: Lead Designer

Roofstock is an innovative new marketplace and transaction platform for investing in the $2 trillion single-Family Rental sector. As part of our company culture, we are passionate about helping our customers find the best real estate investments. Strong emphasis on collaboration and teamwork is the norm, not to mention that we make time to celebrate our awesome accomplishments and each other!

Objective

We’re looking for an exceptional senior product designer who can help us define the user experience of Roofstock’s platform (web and mobile). If you’re excited about making huge contributions, that can help disrupt an industry that is set on old ways of doing things, you’ve found the right place.

As a senior product designer, you will lead initiatives to evolve existing features, as well as design new products to help move our platform to the next level. If you’re ready to help us build the next big thing, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities

Work with product managers, lead product designer and engineers in maintaining and improving Roofstock’s core features, user experience and brand
Work directly with product managers and engineers to help drive product initiatives from conception to conclusion, including product ideation, user research, flowcharts, prototypes, wireframes, functional UX and visual design specifications, and high-fidelity renders.
Conduct user research studies and usability tests
Support a/b test experiments to optimize our core features and validate hypothesis
Be ready for anything
Core Competencies

In this role you will be working on initiatives from conception to conclusion, therefore we want a well-rounded designer, but your strength is Interaction Design.
Ability to formulate and articulate UX strategies
Ability to work with an agile framework with Lean UX methodologies
Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to communicate ideas visually
Ability to work independently or collaboratively and respond graciously and wisely to feedback from a variety of stakeholders
Highly organized and detail-oriented with experience prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines
Experience and Education Guidelines

Bachelors or equivalent degree in HCI, Graphic Design
5+ year’s experience working with product teams
Expert in Sketch
Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite, with emphasis in Illustrator, Photoshop.
Working knowledge with InVision or other prototyping tools
Excellent UI/visual interface design skills demonstrated in an online portfolio displaying a range of cross-platform work
Great attitude and good sense of humor
Nice to have:
Working knowledge of HTML/CSS is a plus
Experience working in the real estate, finance, or e-commerce industries
Send us a note sharing why you fit the requirements above.

*Local Candidates preferred, relocation assistance is not provided.*

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Zach Evanish
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Brendan Wallace
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Rich Boyle
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