Nova Credit

API for global consumer credit information.

Senior Product Designer

$161k - $208k
Location
(Remote) United States
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
6+ years
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About the role

At Nova Credit, our mission is to power a more fair and inclusive financial system for the world.  Nova Credit’s diverse global team is stitching together the world's credit data into a single network to unlock financial opportunities for immigrants and other populations historically excluded from the credit system. We’ve built a platform that enables lenders to access a single, predictive cross-border credit database to help enable underwriting decisions. We are backed by leading investors, including Kleiner Perkins, General Catalyst, and Index Ventures.

As Nova Credit’s Senior Product Designer, you will work with a fellow designer and the product team to establish the company’s overall design direction. You will work collaboratively across the organization to visualize business and user goals through the design of features and experiences that serve the millions of newcomers seeking to establish themselves in the US each year. You will make a monumental impact on the company’s design and its users.

This is a full-time role and can be fully remote.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design user-friendly products that can scale and meet business goals
  • Communicate and present design decisions and processes clearly and succinctly 
  • Apply user insights and revenue-driven data in product design to make business impact 
  • Advocate for and educate on UX principles to product, engineering, and other cross-functional teams

WITHIN THE FIRST MONTH, YOU'LL:

  • Familiarize yourself with the intricacies of the Nova Credit suite of products - including our consumer and customer-facing application experiences across the Credit Passport and Cash Atlas product lines  
  • Get acclimated to our current design system, and suggest improvements where you see fit 
  • Work with our existing team to grow and measure the impact of our design function 

WITHIN THE FIRST QUARTER, YOU'LL:

  • Become an industry expert who can advise current lending customers across multiple verticals about their overall qualifications and application experiences 
  • Act as the key partner of prioritization and execution with our product management and engineering functions across a wide range of requests: from revamping our consumer onboarding flow to redesigning how lending institutions use underwriting tools 
  • Improve, iterate on, and maintain Nova Credit’s design system, resulting in better consistency between products and improving developer velocity

WITHIN THE FIRST YEAR, YOU'LL:

  • Develop the user journey for a historic platform of products and services that drive financial inclusion within the US and across the globe 
  • Drive the organizational elements of our design function across our multiple product lines
  • Help to drive $MM in ARR for the organization by working in both B2B and D2C spaces, and converting our highest-value consumers across multiple verticals 

YOUR SKILLSET:

  • 5+ years or equivalent experience in product design, with deep experience in end-to-end product development
  • A portfolio that demonstrates a breadth of both UX and UI work
  • Skillful at creating high-fidelity mockups using the latest design tools (e.g. Figma)  
  • An ability to collaborate with a cross-functional team, including product, engineering, consumer insights, customer success, and marketing  
  • A passion for visual and interaction design systems, and an ability to understand the big picture while still sweating the details
  • The strength to work independently and make forward progress by proactively identifying blockers and seeking out ways to overcome them

PREFERRED:

  • Expertise designing for a multi-sided marketplace, preferably within the financial services industry
  • Conceptual understanding of popular front-end frameworks like React

Base Salary Range for U.S.-based candidates: $161,000 - $208,000, dependent on the candidate’s individual experience, skills, education, location, and qualifications.

 

We consider all elements of compensation as a part of the value we provide to Novans. This may include base salary, equity grants, incentive compensation for eligible roles, professional development, flexible PTO, and tenure rewards. We offer U.S.-based Novans competitive, employer-subsidized medical, dental, and vision plans, in addition to mental health and wellness benefits and a range of other benefits & perks.

 

Everyone is welcome at Nova Credit. We are an equal-opportunity employer where our diversity and inclusion are central pillars to our company strategy. We look for applicants who understand, embrace, and thrive in a multicultural and increasingly globalized world. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why you should join Nova Credit

We're connecting credit reporting agencies across the world into a single, predictive cross-border credit database. We make this information available through a standardized and modern API to unlock financial services, housing and employment for immigrants around the world. In effect, we are creating the first and only global infrastructure for financial identity to move across the world.

Nova Credit
Founded:2016
Team Size:100
Location:San Francisco
Founders
Misha Esipov
Misha Esipov
CEO
Nicky Goulimis
Nicky Goulimis
COO