Plaid

Product Designer - Growth

Plaid

July 20, 2021

We believe that the way people interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. We’re dedicated to empowering this transformation by building the tools and experiences that thousands of developers use to create their own products. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo and SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 11,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam.
About Design at Plaid
The design team at Plaid is made up of product designers, design systems designers, brand designers, researchers, and content strategists who work with our cross-functional partners to create Plaid’s products.
What you will do
We’re looking for a Product Designer to join our Link Success team. We pride ourselves on our product being the easiest way for people to connect their financial accounts to an app. In this role, you will work with your cross-functional partners to solve our customers, consumer, and financial institutions’ needs, designing solutions that increase usability and performance of our core connection flow. Whats excites you
    • Building a delightful and easy experience for people to connect their financial accounts to apps
    • A proven record of collaboration with cross-functional partners in Product, Engineering and Marketing from planning through execution
    • Being a tireless advocate for the users and user-centered processes
    • Ability to develop insights into consumer behavior from both qualitative and quantitative information
    • Contributing to our design culture through collaboration, presenting work, and sharing feedback
    • An ability to bring clarity and simplicity to an ambiguous problem space
    • Opportunity to have a meaningful and measurable impact on our core product
What excites us
    • 2+ years of experience creating and shipping quality products
    • Solid understanding of how to create usable, accessible, and modular designs
    • You value well-crafted design and look at all aspects of design, visual, UI, and UX, to find the right solution
    • Producing high-quality work from wireframes and user flows to pixel perfect design with delightful interactions
    • A penchant for utilizing user insights and metrics to guide design decisions
    • Being a tireless advocate for the users and user-centered processes
    • Deep understanding and consideration of business needs, goals, and metrics
    • Having a divergent exploratory process with the ability to communicate trade-offs
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders and contribute ideas across the entire product development process
    • Relevant experience in the Financial Technology industry or with Financial Identity related products is a plus
Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations@plaid.com.