Paxful is hiringSenior UX Designer

Full TimeUX Design
Posted 2y ago

About Paxful

Paxful is the people-powered marketplace for money transfers with anyone, anywhere, at any time. Imagine a world where everyone has equal access to finance, no matter who they are, or where they’re from. We're building it. Our mission is to empower the forgotten four billion unbanked, so they have control of their money in a way they've never had before.   

Working across three offices in different time zones, the Paxful team serves our amazing community of 4 million strong. We build for people, not profits, and consider ourselves to be everyday heroes who don’t wear capes or masks. That’s why we launched Built with Bitcoin, a charitable initiative that aims to build 100 schools, water facilities, and entrepreneurial incubators in emerging markets all over the world. We want to show that bitcoin can have a positive impact and make real changes in the lives of people everywhere.

Paxful is searching for a Senior UX Designer who is great at designing the flow and layouts of solutions and solving customer problems to join our mobile Team. This role will be tasked to own the mobile user experience in terms of design. You will be based remotely out of the UK and report to our VP of product.

As a key member of our team, your responsibilities will entail:

  • Empathy. This is the main thing which drives you when investigating potential user problems and friction within the product.
  • Problem-solver attitude. You look for solutions keeping in mind all the ingredients (user problem, business goal, tech limitations and needed effort).
  • Analytical thinking. You don’t take any input Data you’ve been given as a guide to immediate actions. You take it with healthy criticism, analyze and come up with a solution.
  • Ownership: You don’t need someone to tell you what needs to be done. You do care about your part of the product on any stage of its lifecycle.
  • Communication: You speak well and you listen well. You are capable of agreeing with most people around you on any matter.

The most important skill and capabilities for this role are: 

  • Autonomous team player who takes initiative and responsibility for key UX design process deliverables
  • Ability to demonstrate strong working knowledge of research methods
  • Ability to design the flow and layout of solutions to solve customer problems
  • Ability to perform competitive analysis, define user personas, study cryptocurrency trends and strategies

Target Experience: 

  • 5+ years experience running the UX process/lifecycle for consumer mobile apps
  • Strong wire framing and interactive prototyping skills (Figma)
  • Experienced at usability testing and iterating on customer feedback
  • Plan and conduct user research and competitor analysis
  • Create user stories & personas
  • Leverage data/analytics/insights to improve UX

What We Offer

  • One day a year to volunteer and serve your community
  • Paxful's COVID response: remote work, company-wide online events
  • Working at a fast-growing, innovative company
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company provided laptop and additional equipmen

Diversity & Inclusion at Paxful

At Paxful, we know that a diverse workforce fuels our individual and collective success. We encourage applicants of different backgrounds, cultures, genders, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We are actively working to increase the diversity of experience and perspectives on our team and are looking for someone who can help continue to lead that process.

EEOC and Accommodations

Paxful is committed to diversity in the workplace and we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not hire on basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. 

We’re also committed to providing accommodations to people with disabilities. If you need any kind of accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, you can reach out to careers@paxful.com and let us know how we can best help you.

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