Senior UI Designer (m/f/x)

Job description

Founded in 2014, Scalable Capital is a financial technology startup with offices in Munich and London. Our aim is to transform the traditional wealth management industry, making first class investment services available to everyone. Our management team combines deep capital markets experience and e-commerce know-how with decades of academic research into financial markets. Our company has repeatedly been mentioned in the German & UK Press as one of the most promising fintech startups. We've also won an award as "Best German Robo-Advisor 2016" and according to Financial News our smartphone app is one of the "must haves of the fintech age". Visit our finance or engineering blog to find out what our Expert Team has to say.

 

As a Senior UI designer, you will work closely with your fellow designers and the product and engineering team. You get to design a customer facing digital product that provides the best investment experience.

 

More specifically, your responsibilities will include

  • Design a simple, beautiful and intuitive user interface across multi-platform products and generate micro-interactions to enhance user engagement
  • Provide innovative and practical solutions based on a good understanding of customer needs and behaviour as well as the product

  • Take full ownership of the design lifecycle (from ideation to delivering a pixel-perfect design) and support during implementation

  • Provide guidance to a team of junior and mid-weight designers and act as guardian of a consistent implementation of our design language across all platforms/projects

  • Engage with your product owner and engineering colleagues on a daily basis

What we offer

  • Be part of one of the fastest-growing and most visible Fintech startups in Europe, creating an innovative service that has a substantial impact on the lives of our customers

  • Work with an international and growing team with past careers at large (financial) institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Google, Westwing or BlackRock

  • Enjoy an office in a great location in the middle of Munich, one of Germany’s most attractive cities

  • Learn and grow by joining our in-house knowledge sharing sessions and your individual Education Package

  • Enjoy numerous startup perks

  • Work productively with the latest hardware and tools

  • Benefit from an attractive compensation package

  • Learn about the german culture and join our free german language courses

Requirements

As Senior UI Designer, you have

  • A minimum of 5 years of industry experience in UI design (experience in the financial sector is advantageous but not essential)

  • An excellent understanding of design patterns and approaches across different platforms: responsive web, native iOS and native Android

  • An excellent craftsmanship with an eye for details that enables to deliver a high-standard final product

  • A strong portfolio with case studies demonstrating creative problem-solving that relates to on-boarding, conversion, retention and off-boarding

  • Excellent communication skills articulating design decisions and keeping the team informed of project progress and timings

  • A great understanding of Sketch and Zeplin, and how to maintain re-usable components with Symbols

  • A good knowledge and experience across various design approaches, methodologies and prototyping

  • An experience in animation and micro-interaction, which is not essential but a huge benefit