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Sr. Product Designer

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Sr. Product Designer | Acorns

Acorns is how everyday consumers can save & invest for the long term. By putting tools of responsible wealthmaking in everyone’s hands, Acorns has become the largest subscription service in U.S. consumer finance, serving millions of everyday Americans subscribers. Customers get automated investing in diversified portfolios, built with help from experts like Nobel Laureate economist, Dr. Harry Markowitz. Acorns easy retirement account allows customers to invest for a better life later in minutes, no expertise required. To help everyone spend smarter, Acorns introduced banking that invests with every swipe, and cash-forward rewards. And, everyday Americans may invest in their kids and get money news they can use, all from the same app. Customers have invested billions with Acorns, much of it in spare change. From acorns, mighty oaks do grow!

As a Product Designer at Acorns, you’ll work closely with your team on every stage of the product development process; from ideation and concepting to strategy, ux, and visual design. You’ll work with other design team members to help flush out new features as well as work directly with our CEO and other stakeholders to address design changes and improvements throughout our apps and products. Candidates should be comfortable with design software like Figma and have experience, and a passion for, working on consumer apps and digital products.

This role has the option to be remote or based in our Irvine or New York offices.

You are not expected to have experience with all listed requirements. If you feel passionately about Acorns' mission, vision and values, please apply.  

Within 1 month, you will:

  • Familiarize yourself with our design language and existing products
  • Meet and get to know your fellow Design teammates, as well as key stakeholders you’ll be working with
  • Collaborate with other designers on your first projects

Within 6 months, you will:

  • Work on multiple aspects of the product
  • Help refine and improve our existing products
  • Work with multiple members of the team across Design, Product and Engineering
  • Present at design demos and work through feedback

Within 12 months, you will:

  • Be comfortable with all parts of our products and features
  • Have contributed to multiple product and feature releases
  • Helped optimize multiple products and features based on user feedback, stakeholder feedback, user testing and product experiments

What you will bring to Acorns:

  • 5-8 years experience designing user centric product experiences
  • Experience working on customer centric consumer products
  • Experience melding thoughtful user experiences with beautiful user interfaces
  • Good interpersonal communication (both written and verbal)
  • Experience designing for mobile devices and web applications
  • Knowledge of the Figma and/or Adobe Creative Suite
  • Good organizational skills
  • Adaptable and quick learner that enjoys tackling a large variety of problems
  • Passion for product design, apps and personal finance
  • A natural curiosity that leads you to always wonder how we could make our products better for our users
  • Thirst for delivering game-changing products
  • Exceptional drive and precision in delivery
  • A belief that your work is tied to your life's mission
  • Optimistic about the potential of societal change

What we offer: 

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • A comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Numerous career possibilities that allow you to grow with Acorns
  • Talented and motivated team members who care deeply about one another, our mission and our customers.
  • The rare opportunity to create a new world. We inspire one another every day to do meaningful work that solves big societal challenges.

About Acorns:

Acorns is the leading micro-investing app in the U.S. It allows users to round up their daily purchases and automatically Invest the Change® into a low-cost, diversified portfolio of exchange-traded funds offered by some of the world's top asset managers (including Vanguard and BlackRock). Founded in Newport Beach, Calif., by father and son team Walter and Jeff Cruttenden, Acorns provides a simple entry-point using the Acorns app on iPhone or Android. Customers accumulate fractional shares in one of five portfolios constructed by world-renowned Nobel Laureate economist Dr. Harry Markowitz. Acorns' smart portfolio algorithms automatically work in the background of life, helping users build wealth naturally, pennies at a time. From Acorns mighty oaks do grow.

Mission:

With benevolence and courage, we look after the financial best interests of the up-and-coming; beginning with the empowering step of micro-investing.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Acorns believes diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental obligations that strengthen our team. We need a diverse, multi-disciplinary team to build a meaningful company and culture. 

Values:

  1. Lead with heart
  2. Make bold decisions
  3. Always build trust
  4. Never stop growing
  5. Find a way
Questions & answers for this position
  • What is the type of contract for this position?
    The contract for this position is a Full-time contract
  • Is telecommuting possible for this position?
    Yes, telecommuting is possible for this position
About Acorns
Invest your spare change automatically. Join over 7,000,000 people saving and investing every day. Sign up in no time to save and invest more money.
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Industry
Finance, Financial Services
Founded
2012
Size
251-1000 employees

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