MK Decision

UX Designer

San Diego, Product

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Job Description

The UX Designer is expected to build strong relationships inside and outside the design studio with MK team members and MK clientele alike. MK’s UX Designer works together with the Product Owner and UI Engineer to design functionality that solves the customer’s business challenges. The UX Designer at MK Decision will powerfully illustrate our mission to level the technology playing field between the megabanks and community financial institutions. The UX Designer is required to be a highly collaborative, strategic and creative thinker with a passion for detail. The UX Designer works to create integrated, on-brand experiences across all products and promotional materials.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Develop standards and processes to ensure a unified, high quality user experience for clients across devices and products
  • Define and manage creative workflows for online lending-specific projects
  • Design user interfaces with Figma
  • Help to conduct UX research on market patterns and user habits
  • Develop UI and UX strategies based on project's target goals
  • Familiarity with design patterns, user experience guidelines and best practices for all platform product experiences.
  • Direct the visual appearance of all new features and enhancements with our software application to ensure ease of use and active engagement.
  • Maintain brand standards
  • Create templates and executions for designs
  • Ensure consistency from original designs/concepts through final release/iterations
  • Assess trends and competitors across the entire online lending landscape
  • Conduct independent research on multiple aspects of products and experiences
  • Deliver world-class creative ideas executed flawlessly
  • Embrace our team structure and corporate culture
  • Communicate conceptual ideas in an effective and professional manner
  • Demonstrate a positive, team-oriented demeanor and commitment to quality
  • Have exceptional attention to detail in your own work, and the work of others

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, CS, physics, math, statistics, or another related field
  • 2+ years experience in the financial technology industry
  • Software knowledge of Figma
  • Utilizes user research to guide design decisions
  • Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary UX and/or product teams (motion, interaction, UX research, engineering, UX writer)
  • Experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Is located in San Diego
  • Has the ability to travel
  • Can read, speak, and write fluently in English
  • Is proficient with G-Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets)
  • Has prior experience at a growth stage internet or software company

At MK, we're looking for people with drive, integrity, and humility. You are encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. We welcome critical thinkers who are comfortable challenging the status quo. Join MK.

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UX Designer