Senior Product Designer, Consumer
Ethos was built to make it faster and easier to get life insurance for the next million families. Our approach blends industry expertise, technology, and the human touch to find you the right policy to protect your loved ones.
We leverage deep technology and data science to streamline the life insurance process, making it more accessible and convenient. Using predictive analytics, we are able to transform a traditionally multi-week process into a modern digital experience for our users that can take just minutes! We’ve issued billions in coverage each month and eliminated the traditional barriers, ushering the industry into the modern age. Our full-stack technology platform is the backbone of family financial health.
We make getting life insurance easier, faster and better for everyone.
Our investors include General Catalyst, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, SoftBank, and the investment vehicles of Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, Robert Downey Jr and others. This year, we were named on CB Insights' Global Insurtech 50 list and BuiltIn's Top 100 Midsize Companies in San Francisco. We are scaling quickly and looking for passionate people to protect the next million families!
About the Role
Designers at Ethos play an instrumental role in shaping every aspect of the product. We work across the organization to develop novel solutions to large, interesting challenges, and build world class products that create real value for real people. As the Senior Product Designer, you will report to the head of design and own the design strategy for your business area(s).
You will experiment, invent, and occasionally fail but most importantly, you will learn and advocate tirelessly for the customers you are creating products for.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Actively define design strategy across multiple business units.
- Manage executive stakeholders across engineering, product, marketing, and more
- Mentor members of the design org
- Identify opportunity areas to make large bets and align the organization to bring the desired impact into reality.
- Partner with both Design and Research leadership to evolve the user experience.
- Architect UI/UX for new products and iterate on existing ones.
- Drive the product development process with cross functional partners.
Qualifications and Skills:
- A minimum of 10 years of in-house product design experience
- An understanding of when to use the design process and when to shortcut it.
- A strong portfolio that demonstrates your impact and leadership.
- Mastery of visual design, interaction design, typography, and hierarchy
- Ability to reduce complex problems down to flexible and intuitive patterns.
- Extensive experience leading projects and process spanning insights, ideation and validation through to design implementation
- Excellent communication (verbal, written, visual)
- The ability to challenge the assumptions of oneself as well of those around you
Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At Ethos we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace.
We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion and look for applicants who understand, embrace and thrive in a multicultural world. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records.
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