Website Banyan Infrastructure

ABOUT BANYAN
Banyan Infrastructure combines financial and technological innovation to accelerate the deployment of solar, wind and other critical infrastructure around the globe. We use blockchain-based, smart contract technology to oversee and automate the complex and time consuming contractual compliance of renewable energy loans. Our solution enables lenders and borrowers to synthesize key insights and proactively mitigate risk with greater transparency across all counterparties. Loans on the Banyan platform are originated at a higher velocity, serviced at a lower cost, and syndicated with greater liquidity

Banyan has funding from leading infrastructure investors who believe in our mission and solution and the team is looking to scale. You will be our first Product Designer and have the opportunity to help shape our core design and user experience along with our product team. Our office is headquartered in San Francisco.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with senior leadership, product, and engineering to provide requirements for innovative and user-centric UX and front-end designs
  • Work in an agile environment with product and engineering teams to help build out new features, create prototypes and wireframes, and revamp existing design based on user research and feedback
  • Continually evaluate emerging frameworks and technologies to identify opportunities, trends, and best practices that strengthen design considerations
  • Clearly present your vision and choices to peers and senior management, and have the flexibility to evolve with feedback from all levels
  • Work with the development team to insure the user interface is fully responsive
  • Contribute to the growth and culture of our company as an early employee

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years UX and design experience creating simple, intuitive, user focused web interfaces dealing with complex data sets
    Degree in Graphic Design, User Interface, or a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Excellent data-driven problem solving skills
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Experience participating in customer interaction and usability testing
  • Has expert knowledge of common wireframing, user and process flow, prototyping, and implementation tools – we are flexible at this stage of your design tool stack!
  • Is an effective communicator utilizing visuals, storyboards, and written materials
  • Ability to thrive in a startup environment and structure work, self-manage, and deal with ambiguity and a fast-paced environment

NICE TO HAVES

  • Experience with fintech or blockchain products
  • Front-end development experience or understanding is a huge plus (HTML, CSS, JS)
  • Desire to make global impact by accelerating critical infrastructure deployment
  • Experience with the full product development lifecycle for enterprise products

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous budget for a customized workstation
  • Flexible hours and unlimited vacation days policy
  • Ability to help define what we do as extra perks (meals, trips, events, etc. – we are in the early stages of defining how we bond, re-energize, and celebrate, so help us create the perfect work environment for you)

STEPS TO APPLY
To apply to this position, please reply to this post with the following:

  • Resume
  • Portfolio of work with goals and narrative describing design decisions
  • Describe experience or familiarity with financial data, processes, or customers

Product (UIUX) Designer