Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!
Kraken is expanding our Product Design team. The company is comprised of experienced and motivated veterans of the technology, design, and finance industries. We are building sophisticated crypto-trading products while having fun along the way. Come help us continue to define and lead this exciting industry.We are looking for a creative and motivated self-starter with attention to detail and an eye for beautiful, clean user interfaces. A UI designer who can produce end-to-end intuitive interfaces that connect the design workflow with product goals. From mapping user journeys into flow diagrams, creating moodboards, designing visual concepts to high fidelity mockups and static prototypes, and providing clear direction for development teams implementing designs into front-end code. You consider the user experience first and support design decisions with understanding of Gestalt design principles, sensitivity to typography, guided by best practices and data from usability tests and site metrics. You'll be a key member of the design team, collaborating closely with the very best engineers, designers, business leadership, partners and customers in the industry. You will take a leading role defining key desktop app features while applying best practices throughout the product.(Amazing perks, remote teams, stock incentives, flexible hours and open PTO policy make Kraken a great place to work.)Collaborate closely with designers, product managers, engineers and stakeholders to deliver end-to-end product experiencesApply business objectives into concepts creating mood boards, visual design concepts, and mockups of intuitive user experiencesDistill and visualize complex data sets and attributes into summarizing viewsIncorporate pattern-based solutions across iOS and Android devicesDefine, create, and improve the tools and processes that accelerate workflows for other designers and developersHelp define and expand on our existing design systemTranslate mockups into reusable components within a Figma design systemPrototype and iterate designs to connect and optimize user flowsDemonstrate proficiency communicating throughout the design process from formulating high-level strategy to executing pixel-perfect mockupsWhat skills, experiences, knowledge are a must?At least 4 years of product design experienceStrong portfolio of latest relevant workUnderstand Gestalt design principles, ability to recognize design challenges, and formulate a variety of creative problem solving solutionsSensitivity to composition, negative space, and typographySolid understanding of user-centered design and UX principlesExpert-level creation of user interface across modern and deprecated iOS and Android devicesExperience with component-based design tools such as Sketch or FigmaCreative idea generator with a problem solving mindsetAbility to receive constructive criticism to ultimately improve the end resultWilling to take initiative and ownership of tasks and deliverablesUnderstanding of Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency movementProficiency designing for finance, charting, trading, or data dense applicationsDesire to make the best trading platform in the world