Raise is the world’s largest gift card marketplace. Buyers can save at their favorite stores, and sellers can earn cash for their unwanted gift cards. We are revolutionizing the retail industry as one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies in the United States.

Product Designer at Raise

Position: Product Designer

Location: New York City

 

About Raise

Raise, a leading retail payments company and the world’s largest gift card marketplace, connects consumers to buy discounted gift cards or sell their unwanted cards for cash. As the leading retail technology partner with nearly 400 national brands, Raise offers a new type of digital payment for retailers.

Since the company launched in 2013, Raise has saved millions of consumers more than $140 million and has received $147 million in funding from investors including Accel, PayPal, Bessemer Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates. Raise is headquartered in Chicago with an office in New York.

About The Position

Raise is looking for a human-centric designer who has a passion for creating exceptional user experiences to participate in a large-scale redesign of both our internal tools and member-facing website. As a Product Designer, you will work within a cross-functional squad as part of the Raise Technology organization—solving problems alongside equally-invested engineers and data scientists, while taking ownership of experience design from the research stages through to prototyping, development and production. In this role, you will be expected to use your full range of product design, interaction design, IA/UX and visual design skills to help provide the most delightful and useful interfaces for Raise members and internal stakeholders alike.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with engineers, data scientists, and other members of our design team (including UX researchers and content strategists) to understand and satisfy our members’ needs
  • Transform high-level direction into detailed artifacts, including multiple sets of wireframes, flows, prototypes, and other compositions that communicate your ideas with simple and refined interactions
  • Champion your point of view, both in design reviews and throughout the problem solving process, by using clear and customer-centric narratives derived from your own personal experience
  • Bring with you an expert understanding of structure, composition, typography, color theory, human-computer interaction, and modern practices for responsive, e-commerce design on the web
  • At the most basic level, design responsive web applications that empower real people to make the most of their money, through ideation, experimentation, realization and iteration

Skills & Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience in web and mobile user experience, interaction, and visual design for e-commerce, including familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, or similar tools
  • A formal degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially the ability to clearly articulate design decisions and project status with business partners and team members
  • An ability to take initiative, be persistent, self-motivate and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • A careful attention to detail and the ability to grasp complex, nuanced product requirements
  • An established familiarity with the capabilities and limitations of desktop browsers, mobile devices, and modern HTML/CSS/JS technologies
  • A passion for extraordinary user interfaces that surprise, delight, and solve real, human problems
  • A strong portfolio featuring design work that showcases your product design, interaction design, IA/UX, visual design and mobile/web design skills

Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(K) with match, disability and life insurance
  • Competitive PTO
  • Raise Gives Back- 8 paid hours allotted annually for volunteer opportunities
  • Pre-tax commuter program
  • Paid parental leave

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Company Reviews

"Many of the challenges we're facing haven't been solved before which is really exciting and motivating. This is an opportunity to pioneer new technology and create a new set of standards in the industry.
Tyler Spalding
CTO
at Raise
To me, Raise is that once-in-a-lifetime startup opportunity: we're right at the cusp of this incredible revolution in digital payments, and this team is literally paving the path. We have the resources and relationships, we have the best talent in the business, we're building simply remarkable software... And with so many challenging and exciting problems ahead of us, I just can't imagine being anywhere else.
Trevor Filter
Head of Product
at Raise
I'm excited to lead software engineering at Raise because of the ambitious vision we have for the future of retail currency, the support I feel from our executive team, and the respect that I have for our product leadership. Software engineering at Raise has a history of valuing learning and growth. This feels like a natural starting place for my interest in apprenticeship and growing a world-class team of technologists.
Dave Hoover
Head of Engineering
at Raise
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Culture
At Raise we have a culture of ingenuity. We work to cultivate an environment of openness and inclusion because we believe every voice matters and that diversity of thought is what allows innovation to thrive.
Perks & Benefits
Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
Competitive vacation policy
Matching 401k
Paid maternity and paternity leave
Tuition Reimbursement
Adoption credit and paid leave for family bonding
Raise Gives Back- 8 paid hours allotted annually for volunteer opportunities

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