Full-time | Remote / Anywhere

Full-time | Remote / Anywhere

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Role:

Role:

At Earnest, believed in a world where paying for your education takes less time than earning your degree. Join them on their mission to empower anyone seeking higher education to reduce the total price tag of their degree, supercharge their ability to pay down student debt, and get on the right financial track fast.

At Earnest, believed in a world where paying for your education takes less time than earning your degree. Join them on their mission to empower anyone seeking higher education to reduce the total price tag of their degree, supercharge their ability to pay down student debt, and get on the right financial track fast.

Details:

Details:

At Earnest, believed in a world where paying for your education takes less time than earning your degree. Join them on their mission to empower anyone seeking higher education to reduce the total price tag of their degree, supercharge their ability to pay down student debt, and get on the right financial track fast.

A little background on Earnest: They're a remote first FinTech company with an accomplished team who believe consumer lending can be radically improved and are doing something about it.They are disrupting the trillion dollar student loan industry by redefining what it means to be creditworthy. They created a company that combines data science, streamlined design, and technology to:

Build products that simplify the lending process
Personalize loans to suit the needs of our customers
Engage with our customers through more human experiences
What makes an “Earnie” culture: 
Earnest’s culture is as dynamic as the products they’re building and defining every day. They’re a fast-growing company, and that means they’re constantly integrating the new perspectives of every individual.
Earnies define our culture as:
Earn Happy Customers
Our success comes from anticipating their needs and providing the solutions they’re looking for.
Better is Better
The path to great means getting better every day. They push ourselves, and each other, to remain curious and think differently. 
PhD in Moving Fast

Their customers are tired of long wait times and large student loan bills so they constantly seek out ways to deliver faster.  

Passion for Challenges
Perseverance and optimism are just the start to take on the inertia of a national trillion-dollar problem. 
Impact is a Team Sport
They maximize our impact when they act as one team. 

Earnie's are fun, innovative, and willing to rollup their sleeves to help their team succeed in a fast-paced environment. If this sounds like you, and you want to join us on our mission to radically disrupt a trillion dollar fintech industry, keep reading to find out how. 

As the Senior Systems Designer, you will lead our design systems efforts and up-level the visual quality our all Earnest products. You will be responsible for creating, maintaining and evolving the foundational UI components, patterns, tools and documentation of our design system across platforms. In your role, you will collaborate closely with design engineers, product, and brand designers across Earnest to make our product delightful, accessible and visually pleasing to students.

What you'll do:

  • Systems/ UI design
  • Create UI components for product flows
  • Set new standards for visual craft and execution across our product
  • Build and maintain components for the Earnest design system
  • Burther understanding and adherence to the fundamentals of color, spacing and typography across products
  • Design components and toolkits that are WCAG compliant and accessible
  • Strategy and Execution
  • Partner with Product designers to identify key opportunities to meet and prioritize user and business needs
  • Own design strategy and communicate a vision for the design system
  • Understand business and technical needs.
  • Partner closely with Engineering to ensure our implementation and user experience is of high-quality
  • Advocate for the design system throughout the company, representing the team in product discussions and educating others on how to use the system
  • System Development

Sketch and prototype ideas to quickly access viability, and design the fine-grained details of interactions
Work with front end engineering teams for web and mobile user interfaces, including participating in code reviews
Create and iterate on solutions that are inspired by a deep empathy for our users
Ideate new product features and improvements
Work collaboratively to prioritize feature ideas
Build a systems tracker to understand usage and impact of the design system
UX Design
Develop strategic insights and strategies to guide UX development
Create detailed product toolkits and templates for product designers 
Create screen by screen interactions utilizing product paradigms

Leadership

  • Mentor junior members of the Design team
  • Present at team and company level meetings

Ideal background and expertise:

  • 5+ years designing product design systems and component libraries 
  • Experience working with both UX and UI design
  • High proficiency in Figma and building Figma libraries
  • Familiarity with Storybook and react JS components
  • Ability to analyze and use data/ research to inform design decisions
  • Experience leading and launching a design system and product toolkits
  • Ability to measure usage and impact of design system 

Earnest believes in enabling our employees to live their best lives. They offer a variety of perks and competitive benefits that include: 

Health, Dental, & Vision benefits plus savings plans
Work anywhere in the U.S. 
Mac computers + work from home stipend to set up your home office
Monthly internet and phone reimbursement
Employee Stock Purchase Plan

401(k) plan to help you save for retirement plus a company match

Robust tuition reimbursement program

$1,000 travel perk on each Earnie-versary to anywhere in the world 

Competitive days of annual PTO

Annual “my day” 

Pet insurance!

Competitive parental leave

Plenty of Earnest swag, optional in person team gatherings, picnics, celebrations, and plenty of fun virtual events 

At Earnest, they are committed to building an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging enables us to move forward with our mission. They are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage anyone to apply if your experience is close to what they are looking for.  

Earnest provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

At Earnest, believed in a world where paying for your education takes less time than earning your degree. Join them on their mission to empower anyone seeking higher education to reduce the total price tag of their degree, supercharge their ability to pay down student debt, and get on the right financial track fast.

A little background on Earnest: They're a remote first FinTech company with an accomplished team who believe consumer lending can be radically improved and are doing something about it.They are disrupting the trillion dollar student loan industry by redefining what it means to be creditworthy. They created a company that combines data science, streamlined design, and technology to:

Build products that simplify the lending process
Personalize loans to suit the needs of our customers
Engage with our customers through more human experiences
What makes an “Earnie” culture: 
Earnest’s culture is as dynamic as the products they’re building and defining every day. They’re a fast-growing company, and that means they’re constantly integrating the new perspectives of every individual.
Earnies define our culture as:
Earn Happy Customers
Our success comes from anticipating their needs and providing the solutions they’re looking for.
Better is Better
The path to great means getting better every day. They push ourselves, and each other, to remain curious and think differently. 
PhD in Moving Fast

Their customers are tired of long wait times and large student loan bills so they constantly seek out ways to deliver faster.  

  • Passion for Challenges
  • Perseverance and optimism are just the start to take on the inertia of a national trillion-dollar problem. 
  • Impact is a Team Sport
  • They maximize our impact when they act as one team. 

Earnie's are fun, innovative, and willing to rollup their sleeves to help their team succeed in a fast-paced environment. If this sounds like you, and you want to join us on our mission to radically disrupt a trillion dollar fintech industry, keep reading to find out how. 

As the Senior Systems Designer, you will lead our design systems efforts and up-level the visual quality our all Earnest products. You will be responsible for creating, maintaining and evolving the foundational UI components, patterns, tools and documentation of our design system across platforms. In your role, you will collaborate closely with design engineers, product, and brand designers across Earnest to make our product delightful, accessible and visually pleasing to students.

What you'll do:

-Systems/ UI design
Create UI components for product flows
Set new standards for visual craft and execution across our product
Build and maintain components for the Earnest design system
Burther understanding and adherence to the fundamentals of color, spacing and typography across products
Design components and toolkits that are WCAG compliant and accessible
Strategy and Execution
Partner with Product designers to identify key opportunities to meet and prioritize user and business needs
Own design strategy and communicate a vision for the design system
Understand business and technical needs.
Partner closely with Engineering to ensure our implementation and user experience is of high-quality
Advocate for the design system throughout the company, representing the team in product discussions and educating others on how to use the system
System Development
Sketch and prototype ideas to quickly access viability, and design the fine-grained details of interactions
Work with front end engineering teams for web and mobile user interfaces, including participating in code reviews
Create and iterate on solutions that are inspired by a deep empathy for our users
Ideate new product features and improvements
Work collaboratively to prioritize feature ideas
Build a systems tracker to understand usage and impact of the design system
UX Design
Develop strategic insights and strategies to guide UX development
Create detailed product toolkits and templates for product designers 
Create screen by screen interactions utilizing product paradigms

Leadership

Mentor junior members of the Design team
Present at team and company level meetings
Ideal background and expertise:

  • 5+ years designing product design systems and component libraries 
  • Experience working with both UX and UI design
  • High proficiency in Figma and building Figma libraries
  • Familiarity with Storybook and react JS components
  • Ability to analyze and use data/ research to inform design decisions
  • Experience leading and launching a design system and product toolkits
  • Ability to measure usage and impact of design system 
  • Earnest believes in enabling our employees to live their best lives.
  • They offer a variety of perks and competitive benefits that include: 

Health, Dental, & Vision benefits plus savings plans
Work anywhere in the U.S. 
Mac computers + work from home stipend to set up your home office
Monthly internet and phone reimbursement
Employee Stock Purchase Plan

401(k) plan to help you save for retirement plus a company match

Robust tuition reimbursement program

$1,000 travel perk on each Earnie-versary to anywhere in the world 

Competitive days of annual PTO

Annual “my day” 

Pet insurance!

Competitive parental leave

Plenty of Earnest swag, optional in person team gatherings, picnics, celebrations, and plenty of fun virtual events 

At Earnest, they are committed to building an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging enables us to move forward with our mission. They are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage anyone to apply if your experience is close to what they are looking for.  

Earnest provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

 

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