UX Designer

Blooom, Inc. Leawood , KS 66206

Posted 2 months ago

Blooom, founded in 2013 in Americas heartland, is a rapidly growing financial technology company that is hell-bent on disrupting the status quo on how financial services are delivered to millions of middle class Americans. Named one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Personal Finance by Fast Company Magazine, blooom is based in Johnson County, Kansas which was rated the #4 best place to live and #6 best for families in the United States by Niche.

If you are genuinely interested in making a difference in the lives of our clients through your work welcome home. You have a chance to be among the very first employees at a company that, we believe, will go on to become a household name.

OVERVIEW
Blooom seeks a UX Designer to join its mission of providing affordable, professional financial help to the masses. We developed an online, automated tool that manages individuals employer-sponsored retirement accounts (401k, 403b or 457). Prospects who join blooom finally have a partner they can count on to optimize their portfolio by reducing hidden fees, aligning their stock/bond mix to their retirement horizon and navigating the emotional journey towards retirement. Blooom has made tremendous strides in client acquisition and completed our series B round of fundraising in early 2017.

Heres what youll own:
We are looking for a talented, entrepreneurial-minded designer to contribute to our product team. Own your projects from beginning to end. Help shape our growing brand with high-quality user experiences with smart, innovative design. This role is responsible for conceptualizing and executing on visual design, brand identity and content development while making sure the work aligns with the company objectives, strategy and voice.

Heres what your day-to-day will look like:

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to production.
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks.
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Take a user-centered design approach, rapidly test and iterate your designs, and release polished functionality.
  • Establish and promote brand/product style guidelines, best practices and standards.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques and technologies.

Heres the experience and values we are looking for:

  • E-Commerce and/or Start-up experience a plus!
  • Get-sh*t-done mentality
  • Team player
  • Desire to do something meaningful
  • Choose to do the right thing over the easy thing every time

Requirements

  • 2+ years of UX/UI design experience
  • Bachelor's degree or comparable work experience
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Expert at articulating and presenting conceptual ideas
  • Up-to-date with latest trends, techniques and technologies

Benefits

Equity available to all full time employees
Flexible Vacation/Time off
401k + match, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance

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