Roofstock is an innovative online marketplace that makes it easy for people to invest in the $3 trillion single-family rental sector. We are passionate about helping our customers build wealth through real estate. At Roofstock, collaboration and teamwork are the norm, as are frequent celebrations of our awesome accomplishments and each other!
Roofstock was named as one of the top 50 Small Business Great Places to work by Fortune Magazine, and has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® based on ratings provided by our employees. Check out our company review and see why our employees love working here!
We’re looking to make it as easy and intuitive as buying a stock, hence we’re looking for talented designers to help us bring private real estate investment to the masses.
As a Senior Product Designer, you'll take ownership of a large area of the Roofstock product and be involved in the entire product development process, from early research and visioning to tweaking pixels up to launch.
At Roofstock, Design, Product, Engineering and Data Science collaborate as equals to build the future of real estate investing. We value thoughtfulness and empathy. We aim to build great products based on analytics, customer research, experimentation, and prototyping while balancing short and long term technical decisions.
Our Product Design team has openings across our Buyer, Seller, and Enterprise teams in Oakland.
What You Will Do:
Be actively involved in defining product strategy and think in terms of design systems
Work directly with the product and engineering teams in launching features and products by giving and soliciting feedback in order to continually raise the bar
Be a customer advocate, while working within the design team on a variety of platforms and products
Deeply understand and solve complex problems to help our customers achieve their financial goals
Design simple, easy-to-use flows and experiences that delight our users
Constantly pushing your limits and searching for opportunities to become better.
Tell stories through wireframes and sketches of how people will interact with our products and features
Develop and evolve concepts into tangible products and features, obsessing over details and be excited to polish until your work is pixel-perfect
Develop UX strategies in collaboration with product managers and design peers
Leverage research data, design principles, or other objective information to support design decisions
Establish a strong design culture by collaborating with members of multidisciplinary teams and advocating for users and user-centered design practice
Implement a/b test experiments to optimize our core features and validate hypothesis
Maintain and evolve Roofstock’s brand and user experience
What You Bring With You:
5+ years experience in product design
An excellent communicator and influencer who can work well with various groups and levels of the organization
Experience designing and shipping complex products that customers love
Demonstrated experience with the full range of product design, interaction design, visual design, and user research
A portfolio featuring examples of your design work
Passion for Roofstock’s mission and the impact we can have on the financial industry
What We Offer:
An opportunity to be part of a well-funded early-stage start-up
Equity incentives to give you a stake in our future
Medical, Vision and Dental for you (95%) and your dependents (65%)
Pre-tax commuter benefits
Flexible Time Off and sick days
An upbeat and collaborative work culture
A fully stocked kitchen with snacks and meals
Discounted Gym Memberships