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Ethos

Online, self-serve life insurance company.

Principal Product Designer
Remote
United States of America
Job Description / Skills Required

About Ethos

Ethos was built to make it faster and easier to get term life insurance. Our approach blends industry expertise, technology, and the human touch to find you the right policy to protect your loved ones. Using predictive analytics, we are able to transform a traditionally 15-week process into a modern digital experience for our users.

Our investors include General Catalyst, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, and Robert Downey Jr. We are listed in Forbes’ Top 50 Fintechs of 2020. And for exciting news about our growth check out Life-Insurance Startup Ethos Valued at More Than $2 Billion. 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 Principal 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

Everyone is welcome at Ethos. 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.