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As a Director of Design, it will be your responsibility to imagine the future of personal finance, drive new initiatives, set a high standard for excellence across the design organization, and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary set of stakeholders and leadership. At this level, you're also part of the Design Leadership team and will have the responsibility to help mature the Design Organization. This includes coordinating designers across product areas to align the larger SoFi ecosystem and acting as a mentor to various designers in the organization. SoFi has achieved significant growth, with ambitious plans ahead, but to continue on our path we need great talent, which starts with you.
What you'll do:
Define the design strategy across several complex programs and features in Money and Invest
Manage stakeholder audience including key leaders across Product, Engineering, Research, Data Business, Marketing, and ops, including members of the C-suite
Work end to end, considering a wide range of implications across the product ecosystem
Develop the team's ability to challenge previously established patterns, and facilitate strong creative problem-solving rituals
Leverage data and consumer insights to make informed recommendations; understand how to evaluate success and iterate with new information
Collaborate directly with the Design Leadership team across SoFi products to ensure consistent, complimentary experiences
Mentor, inspire, and grow talent at all levels
Spearhead critical efforts in process, craft, and execution on behalf of the Design Leadership team
What you'll need:
15+ years of experience successfully shipping products and features from start to finish
7+ years leading teams of designers
Entrepreneurial mindset and passion for building a business
Able to effectively communicate design solutions to all audiences, inclusive of executive leadership & the C-suite
Strong project planning, time management, and collaboration skills
Able to deeply understand business goals and outcomes by leveraging the use of data analytics, user testing, and research to inform and validate design decisions and focus on constant improvement
Expert in best practices in UX, design, and information architecture across responsive iOS, Android, and Web
Experience with current design tools (Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.)
Experience working in an Agile development environment using tools like Jira and Confluence
A portfolio URL or PDF to submit with the application with examples of mobile and responsive web product design
Nice to have:
Experience working on personal finance, information architecture & frameworks
Experience working with remote teams and stakeholders
Experience working with AI-driven technologies
Compensation and BenefitsThe base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate's experience, skills, and location.
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