Product Designer at Berbix
San Francisco, CA, US
About Berbix
 
Berbix is building identity verification and fraud deterrence as a service. Founded by the former engineering and product leaders for Trust & Safety at Airbnb, we empower companies to confidently answer the question: “Are you who you say you are?"‚Äč

This is a question many online platforms need to answer about their users. We help by providing developer friendly SDKs that allows our customers to easily leverage our best-in-class ID verification and proprietary fraud detection services. This enables our customers to determine if users on the other side of the screen are who they say they are.
 
Office located in the Castro, close to great restaurants, gyms, coffee, and bars (we've temporarily transitioned to distributed work to do our part in protecting the health and safety of our team and our community and are monitoring the situation and will only return to the office when safe to do so). Located near the Castro Muni station and 6 blocks from 16th & Mission BART station. We are a company that values the well-being of our employees and we strive to cultivate a healthy and inclusive work culture. We offer a robust benefits package to our full-time employees, including:

-100% company paid premiums for medical, dental, & vision, 50% company paid premiums for dependents
- Flexible and generous PTO + 13 holidays
- 401 (k) retirement plan + company match, AD&D + life insurance
- Monthly wellness allowance to spend on your mind and body
- Professional Development allowance to learn new, and grow existing skills
- 12 week, 100% paid parental leave for all new parents 
- Daily in office lunch + healthy office snacks and Ritual Coffee 
- Commuter benefits - pre-tax + $50 monthly stipend to use on commuting or parking
- Regular office social activities like Fun Fridays and Monthly Bagel Breakfasts
 
Job Overview
As our first full-time designer, you will work collaboratively with product, engineering, and sales to ensure a great user experience of our product. You will take a major role in ideation sessions, translating complex ideas into easy-to-use responsive interfaces. You’ll be designing user flows, mockups and interactive  prototypes to effectively communicate ideas and product requirements across multiple projects in parallel, while evolving our design systems.
 
Our process is very iterative and agile, and we value the feedback loop. Our ideal candidate will be a passionate and creative critical thinker balanced with flexibility and accustomed to frequent usability testing and iteration. Candidates should be self-organized, research driven, and eager to communicate with the team to fully understand how our products work. You must have a big picture focus, but also care about the details. At Berbix, everyone likes to get their hands dirty - we are all problem solvers, eager to work together to identify design problems and work out intelligent solutions.


Responsibilities and Duties

    • Design product concepts that balance vision, craft, speed, and business potential.
    • Craft every detail of new product features, from idea to UX to pixel-perfect execution.
    • Run projects end to end with engineers to ship your vision to our users.
    • Partner closely with our Sales and Customer Success teams to understand what each of our diverse user segments need, want, and love about Berbix. Use this data and acquired intuition to prioritize, plan, and scope our product roadmap.
    • Work with Marketing to devise new ways to tell great stories throughout the user lifecycle, and across our site, product, help guides and other channels.
    • Create new patterns that are intuitive, practical, and convergent.
    • Evolve our design system intentionally as we scale.


Qualifications

    • You have 3-5+ years of working design experience.
    • You have well-rounded skills and experience to run projects independently end to end.
    • You can create clear, intuitive, and visually appealing human interfaces. (UI)
    • You can untangle vague conceptual problems, and have a sharp intuition for the most accessible mental models and flows, so users can immediately start gaining value out of the product. (UX)
    • You can do basic coding in HTML + CSS + basic Javascript. (Even better if you're capable of React-level Javascript.)
    • You care about the business needs, implications, and practicality of your designs. You don't get stuck on pretty UI or deep abstractions, and can balance between craft, speed, and the bottom line.
    • You're a good listener who collaborates well with different stakeholders.
    • You like to tell stories using both words and visuals, and strategize the best way to make your point.

Nice to haves

    • You've designed and built great products with small teams.
    • You've worked at a high growth and/or early stage company.
    • You’ve built SaaS products.
Berbix is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We aspire to promote a diverse and inclusive environment for all current and future employees.