Senior Product Designer at Bestow

🌎 US Only • Full-time • May 26 2021

For this role, we're looking for a driven, metrics-oriented, digital Senior Product Designer who is ready to make a significant impact. Our ideal candidate is an empathetic, data-informed "solutioneer" capable of thinking through worst-case scenarios and looking beyond the walls of Bestow and life insurance for answers.

Your Day to Day:
Growth Experimentation
You are comfortable working in an environment quantified by Growth KPIs and looking for opportunities to impact business objectives, all while examining and balancing user behaviors. On a daily, you'll be crafting hypotheses, designing and running experiments, and interpreting those results. 

Problem Solving 
You'll solve complex, often ambiguous product problems at all phases of the product life cycle. You'll be involved from research to validation to implementation.  

Understanding Users
Your ability to translate data, insights, and user research into tangible solutions is key to working as a Senior Product Designer.

Validating Features and Requests
You'll work closely with your Product Manager and Design Lead to vet the priority and usefulness of feature requests. You'll prioritize requests as they come in and design and validate your proposed solutions through data and user testing.

Producing Design Deliverables
Bestow product designers create high-quality artifacts throughout the design process. These include wireframes, high-fidelity visual designs, prototypes, and robust design documentation. As a Senior Product Designer, you will ensure your work's quality and help others do the same.

A Little About You
4+ years of industry experience in digital product design
Experience impacting business KPIs and championing the use of experiments to grow the product
Use of quantitative and qualitative data to drive decision making
Passion for user-focused design and a sense of deep empathy for user problems
Strong visual and interaction design abilities and a portfolio that shows it
Experience working in an agile environment as well as familiarity with Lean UX and utilizing design research
Initiative in identifying opportunities and willingness to act on those findings
Good communication skills—written, verbal, and presentational
Ability to collaborate across disciplines to drive change
Ability to manage and work on multiple projects concurrently
Fluent in modern design software such as Sketch, Abstract, and Figma
Able to create robust, testable prototypes with tools such as Protopie, Axure, or Framer X
Diligent file organization and management
US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Bestow does not sponsor applicants for work visas, nor employ residents outside of the United States at this time)


Nice to Haves:
A degree in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)/Product Design/Human Factors/Design or related field
Experience in writing CSS, HTML, and JavaScript
Experience building, using, and maintaining a design system
Total Rewards
Competitive salary plus stock options
Generous PTO
Flexible schedule and work/life balance
100% company-paid health, dental, and vision insurance
Office snacks and weekly team lunches
Team building events and activities
We value diversity at Bestow. We hire, recruit, and promote without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. We understand the importance of creating a safe and comfortable work environment and encourage individualism and authenticity in every member of our team.

ABOUT US

Bestow is the leading digital platform for life insurance. As both a direct-to-consumer destination and an infrastructure provider, Bestow is on a mission to make life insurance accessible to millions of underserved families.

We ideate fast, embrace change, and take risks. As a rapidly growing tech startup, we look for the best talent out there and try to stay out of their way. From scaling our business model to expanding our offerings, the day-to-day at Bestow offers endless professional growth opportunities. The people who succeed here look for problems and solutions. They are both passionate about their ideas and open to having their mind changed.

In the end, we value the same things our customers do: family. So we strive for work-life balance and believe happy employees make for better experiences and happier customers.  It’s a model that helped us land the #2 spot on Forbes’ Best Startup Employers 2021 list. Boom!

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