UI Designer, Cryptowatch - San Francisco

Location: San Francisco , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 27.JAN.2019


At Kraken, we constantly push ourselves to think differently and forge new paths in an industry fraught with unexplored territory. By joinin...


At Kraken, we constantly push ourselves to think differently and forge new paths in an industry fraught with unexplored territory. By joining the team, you'll work on the bleeding edge of bitcoin and other digital assets, and play an important role in shaping the future of how the world sees and uses digital currency. We've grown to be among the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world and this is an opportunity to join a market leader in an emerging global industry, with growth rate and innovation opportunities not seen since the early internet days, in a position to succeed. Kraken is a place for dreamers and doers and we firmly believe you must possess each in spades. Check out all of our job postings here: Kraken is expanding our Product Design team for Cryptowatch. The company is comprised of talented, experienced and motivated veterans of the technology, design and finance industries. We are designing and producing the most advanced and sophisticated crypto-trading platform in the world while having fun along the way. Help us continue to define and lead this exciting industry.We are looking for a creative, highly motivated self-starter with attention to detail and an eye for beautiful, clean user interfaces. A UI designer with development experience who can produce end-to-end beautiful, intuitive interfaces throughout the entire design workflow from mapping user journeys into flow diagrams, creating wireframes to high fidelity mockups, along with working alongside frontend to implement designs into HTML/SCSS. You regard the user/customer experience first and support your design decisions with best practices and data from usability tests or metrics. This person will be a key member of the product design team collaborating closely with the very best engineers, designers, business leadership, partners and customers in the industry. Amazing perks, beautiful office (or remote opportunity), stock incentives, flexible hours and open PTO policy make Kraken a great place to work.


  • Collaborate with other designers, product managers, engineers and stakeholders to deliver end-to-end projects
  • Apply business objectives into concepts and create flow diagrams, wireframes and mockups of intuitive user experiences
  • Distill and visualize complex data sets and attributes into summarizing views
  • Initiative to identify UX problems to incorporate pattern-based solutions
  • Define, create and improve the tools and processes that accelerate workflows for other designers and developers
  • Translate mockups into HTML/JS/SCSS reusable components
  • Prototype and iterate designs to correct and optimize user flows
  • Proficiency throughout the entire design process from formulating high-level strategy to executing pixel-perfect mockups
  • Requirements

  • At least 2-4 years of web application design experience and proven track record
  • Strong portfolio of latest relevant work
  • Solid understanding of User-Centered Design and UX principles
  • Expert-level experience creating user interface across devices
  • Mastery of HTML5, CSS3/SCSSExperience with git and version control
  • Experience with Javascript for display and interaction of design
  • Creative ideas with problem solving
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism to ultimately improve the end result
  • Take initiative and ownership of responsibilities and deliverables
  • Understanding of Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency movement
  • Desire to make the best trading platform in the worldStart-up experience is a plus
  • Check out all our open roles at . We're excited to see what you're made of. We're powered by people from the around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.

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