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Palo Alto, California

Growth Product Designer


Next Insurance is reimagining and rebuilding insurance for small businesses. Our mission is to help entrepreneurs thrive through simple, tailored, and affordable coverage -- giving business owners more time and energy to focus on what’s important: Their business. From taking the claims process completely in-house, to making it unbelievably fast to purchase a policy, to crafting new ways to connect with and help small businesses thrive — we're just getting started. Come be a part of a team of designers passionate about creating the world’s best SMB insurance products. As a Growth Product Designer, you’ll use your design and coding skills to craft clearer experiences that make it easier for our customers to get the right coverage, giving Next Insurance an edge with getting our growth experiments to statistical significance faster. In this role, you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from brainstorming the next great innovation to tweaking pixels right before launch. You will be expected to utilize your full range of coding, product design, interaction design, and visual design skills. The ideal candidate is strong across the board in coding, product thinking, UX, visual design, and customer empathy. This position is full-time and based at Next Insurance HQ in beautiful Palo Alto, CA.

Responsibilities:

Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable for our customers

Leverage and build upon our design system while creating a code-ready component library to help improve our rhythm of shipping products to production

Spread the gospel of design thinking across the company and to our cross-functional partners

Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant

Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams

Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality

Partner with Product Managers, engineers, researchers and content strategists to oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch

Desired Skills and Experience:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with front-end programming and ability to build and maintain components in our UX component library

Expert HTML/CSS/JS skills

Knowledge of StoryBook (https://storybook.js.org/) as the platform we envision to help us bridge the gap between ENG and Design

Working knowledge around building and shipping applications or software

Provide URL featuring examples of interaction design work, github repo

Demonstrated experience with end-to-end (hybrid UX and UI) product design

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

2+ years of application design experience

4+ years of visual design experience

4+ years of interaction design experience

2+ years of strategic product thinking and vision experience

Experience with Angular, Typescript, Node, and Wordpress specifically would be rad

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