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Product Designer

Product | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

SmartPay Leasing provides a financial alternative to consumers who either do not qualify for, or who prefer not to use traditional financing.  SmartPay is seeking a passionate and creative Product Designer to join our Product Team.

You will work closely with our sales, product and engineering teams to define and evolve the brand and experience across multiple channels. Your main task will be to embrace our users' needs and develop simple, accessible and easy to use design solutions.


Role and Responsibilities

  • You are self-directed and comfortable running with a feature from inception to release in an Agile environment.

  • Partner with product managers and engineers to drive to the heart of a complex problem space and articulate clear user-centered design solutions.

  • You know how to use data and analytics to drive your designs.

  • Bring ideas to life with compelling visual assets, writing and verbal communication.

  • Produce highly usable designs for web and mobile environments.

  • Design and test prototypes of new site experiences through live on-site experiments and usability tests.

  • Support the graphical and visual aspects related to marketing, branding.


Experience and Skills

  • 2-4 years experience working on consumer web products.

  • Ability to translate user goals and behaviors into design ideas.

  • Ability to create workflow diagrams, wireframes, and mock-ups rapidly and at an appropriate level of fidelity. (Hand-waving, white-boarding, paper, Balsamiq, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Invision, etc)

  • Ability to assess technology constraints and opportunities, and adjust design approaches accordingly.

  • You know which small stuff to sweat - careful attention to detail while being able to adhere to project deadlines.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


Extra Credit

  • Experience in consumer financial or ecommerce products and checkout flows

  • Understanding of user research testing methodologies, particularly remote testing practices

  • Strong marketing background



  • Delicious company paid lunch 3 times a week, as well as unlimited snacks and coffee

  • Downtown office in San Francisco’s financial district, walking distance to Bart and Muni

  • MacBook Pro assigned to you on day one

  • 401K plan matching

  • Commuter benefits

  • Bonus incentives


The Team

Headquartered in San Francisco’s Financial District, SmartPay Leasing is a subsidiary of TEMPOE, a finance company based in Cincinnati. SmartPay Leasing was spun out of Better Finance, #1 among the Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Francisco in 2015, and a Bay Area News Group Top Workplace in 2014.