Botkeeper Inc Product Designer in Boston, Massachusetts
Botkeeper is an automated bookkeeping solution transforming the accounting industry. Named one of America?s Best Startup Employers by Forbes in 2020, we?re building a team that isn?t afraid to push the boundaries of what's possible. Together, we work hard, collaborate constantly, lift one another up, and challenge each other without fear. Following our recent round of Series B funding led by Point72 Ventures, we?re now scaling to achieve the future of bookkeeping!
About the Product Design Team:
Botkeeper is seeking a Product Designer to join our growing team! As a Product Designer, you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from brainstorming the next great product innovation, to adding polishing touches right before launch. You will be expected to utilize your full range of product design skills, including interaction design, visual design, and user research skills, and you will own the experience for a wide area of the Botkeeper product.
You?ll be working closely with a cross-functional team to evolve our external and internal tools & provide a more user-centric experience for our customers to manage their book of business, as well as innovating on new features that provide best in class bookkeeping solutions. You?ll be part of a close-knit Product and Engineering team that plays an important role in shaping the future of Botkeeper.
At Botkeeper, we care a lot about great design. Building great products that our customers and internal users love is our top priority ? come join our team and help us build products and experiences that transform the world of bookkeeping!
What you?ll do:
Work hand in hand with product managers and developers throughout the discovery, design, and development process
Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant
Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams
Conduct user research with our customers and internal users to challenge and validate hypotheses and design decisions in an ongoing development process
Interpret and translate qualitative and quantitative data into feature enhancements or new products
Facilitate cross functional design sprints
Contribute to building and strengthening product design as a discipline within the organization
Who you are:
You are a problem solver who is not afraid to take on complex challenges
You are an advocate for the users you are designing for. You care deeply about their needs, you understand their pain points and you build empathy for the users within your team and the organization
You are a good listener
You?re comfortable sharing your work early and often, and you seek out and appreciate feedback
You?re comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
You?re energized by the process of iterating, testing, measuring, and iterating again to find the best solutions
You're proactive and a self-starter. You find problems and you take initiative to solve them, without being asked
You?re constantly looking to improve your skills, and you want your next opportunity to allow you to grow and learn from other capable and more experienced designers
You are eager to collaborate with other designers. You give and solicit feedback in order to continually raise the bar for quality
You must have:
3+ years of product design experience, solving complex problems with thoughtful solutions
A strong online portfolio demonstrating your end-to-end process
An appetite for experimentation, learning, and iteration with a data-centric approach to testing ideas
Ability to work cross-functionally with product management and engineering to develop and implement effective design practices
Excellent UX and interaction design skills. Visual design might not be your strongest skill, but you have a good eye and can speak to what needs to be improved in a design. You can effectively and quickly pull together high-fidelity mockups, and can iterate on your visual designs based on feedback.
Experience with conducting user research
Ability to speak to the problems you?ve solved and how your design solutions led to an impact on the business metrics or user behaviors you were trying to drive
Ability to show how you?ve evolved your solutions in response to qualitative and quantitative research
Proficiency in Figma, Sketch, Invision, Adobe XD, or other design and prototyping tools
Excellent visual and verbal communication skills; both in meetings with customers and stakeholders
Experience working on both B2B and B2C products
Botkeeper provides bookkeeping to businesses using a powerful combination of skilled accountants and automated data entry through the use of machine learning and AI. Our clients receive 24/7 accounting and support as well as incredible insight into their financials with beautiful dashboards and unlimited reporting. The platform easily integrates with a client?s bank accounts, credit cards, HR system, and POS system, and makes appropriate entries and adjustments to their QuickBooks Online accounts, providing businesses with a 24/7 AI-driven Botkeeper. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA.
We offer unlimited PTO, competitive compensation and healthcare, remote work, and 12 weeks of parental leave. Additional benefits include our annual company retreat, incredible opportunities for career growth, continued professional education, and collaboration with our team of smart, supportive colleagues.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Botkeeper is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and we encourage all to apply to join our team! We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.