Brand UX Designer

United States Design Full-time

Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. We process more than $3 billion in mortgages and consumer loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

Members of the Brand Design team bring the Blend brand to life. We are advocates and champions of the Blend Brand internally and externally. From the fit and finish of all our customer and employee interactions, to counseling internal partners on creative decisions, we partner with Marketing, Sales, Services, and People Operations to steward our brand's experiences. As UX designer you will drive initiatives for the digital team by working collaboratively with other designers, engineers, and marketing stakeholders. You will rely on user-centered design principles to produce cohesive digital experiences that amplify the brand and meet business goals. 

How you'll contribute:

  • Partner with internal stakeholders to drive the design vision and strategy for Blend.com’s as an articulation of the brand  
  • Collaborate with other digital designers to create design systems and designs that are intuitive, functional, modular, and accessible from sketch to final implementation
  • Partner with engineering to ensure high-quality implementation and user experience
  • Collaborate with brand and product designers to ensure a cohesive brand experience across the entire customer journey
  • Identify and drive initiatives for self-service design
  • Bring a human-centered mentality to every challenge in every channel for our audiences
  • Help champion and amplify the value of design throughout Blend and beyond

Who you are:

  • 7+ years leading teams at an in-house environment 
  • Drive to function independently and in a team environment — you are proactive in unblocking processes and are always stewarding its success
  • A results driven portfolio that demonstrates strategic thinking, creativity, and cross-functional collaboration
  • Knowledge of web best practices and experience working closely and iteratively with developers to validate design accuracy throughout the creative process
  • Familiarity with accessibility standards and inclusive design practices 
  • Firm understanding of design systems, including design libraries and component-level page layouts

Benefits and Perks:

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, gym memberships, fitness classes and more
  • Daily meal stipend for non-regularly remote employees during COVID-19 (and lunch, dinner,snacks, and Pizza Fridays provided in offices outside of COVID-19)
  • Diversity and inclusion training 
  • Weekly mindfulness meditation class
  • Weekly remote company all-hands 
  • 4 months of paid parental or personal leave
  • Flexible work schedule, with open vacation policy and companywide mental health days during COVID-19
  • Work from home office set up stipend and internet stipend during COVID-19

Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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