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Xapo

Designer - Product

UI/UX Design – Anywhere, Ontario
Department UI/UX Design
Employment Type Consultant
Minimum Experience Experienced

ABOUT XAPO

Xapo is a global financial technology company built on bitcoin & blockchain with a mission to enable anyone, anywhere to take control of their money.

Founded in 2013 by International Entrepreneur Wences Casares (CEO) & Federico Murrone (COO), Xapo has made an unparalleled investment in security infrastructure, assembled a renowned advisory board, recruited a world class team, & raised $40M from top venture capital firms in Silicon Valley & the world.

Xapo employs a global, remote workforce in over fifty countries. We hire the best – & in exchange we offer autonomy, flexibility, meaningful work, a collaborative team environment, & top tier compensation.

Are you a self-starter who shares our passion for harnessing cutting edge technologies to impact the lives of people globally? Have you always dreamed of working for a tech startup where you can apply your strengths and continue to learn and grow with a smart team? If so, Xapo may be the place for you!

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking for an experienced and driven product designer to join our rapidly growing team. As a designer at Xapo, you will work closely with the product team, designing and prototyping the Xapo mobile user experience and helping us shape our product . Your primary goal will be to design the next generation of our mobile apps and other interfaces on Web, iOS and Android, creating engaging, consistent and memorable experiences.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast growing startup in a key position and make a difference in the fintech ecosystem.

This full-time position is planned to be remote, meaning you can work from anywhere!

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Design Manager, you will be responsible for highly usable and intuitive interface creation. Any concept you create will be brand-consistent across all Xapo experiences.

You will:

  • Craft and deliver intuitive, usable, and engaging interactions and visual designs;

  • Translate ideas into detailed wireframes, visual designs, user flows, annotations, and prototypes;

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams throughout the design process;

  • Participate in the development process from definition, through design, build, test, release, and maintenance;

  • Provide the engineers the assets they’ll need for their work;

  • Break any design problem down into viable actionable chunks and solve them with clarity and precision;

  • Identify opportunities for user research;
  • Stay in the loop and on top of the latest standards, changes, trends in the UI design field.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3+ years' experience that includes User Interface, User Experience and Interaction Design;

  • A portfolio showcasing your work and strong design skills;

  • A strong focus on visual communication design;

  • A team player who can easily adapt in a rapidly changing environment;

  • Deep understanding of Apple’s human interface design guidelines and Google's material design;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;

  • Fluent English and/or Spanish.

SKILLS AND TOOLS YOU WILL NEED

  • Whiteboards, paper and Post-It Notes;

  • Figma;

  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects;

  • Prototyping apps like InVision  and framer;

  • English level is fluent/native.

NICE TO HAVE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Illustration skills;

  • Animation skill;
  • HTML5/CSS3 skills;

  • Experience in designing and maintaining cross-platform design systems;
  • Experience in Fintech.

 

WHY WORK FOR XAPO?

  • Attractive compensation.
  • Work remotely from anywhere in the world.
  • Collaborate, learn, and grow with a diverse, global team.
  • Achieve balance with our autonomous work culture and flexible hours.

Xapo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe a team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives is critical to our success as a global company. A diverse, inclusive workplace enables us to create products that best serve our customers all around the world. It is the foundation of Xapo.

We strongly encourage applications from women & minorities.

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  • Location
    Anywhere, Ontario
  • Department
    UI/UX Design
  • Employment Type
    Consultant
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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