Sr. UX Designer



San Francisco, CA
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

About Tradeshift

Tradeshift is a unicorn in the fintech industry. We are disrupting a typically stagnant environment by connecting companies of all sizes and providing them with the platform and network needed to create value from old processes like procurement, invoicing, payments, and workflow. We recognize that business is both messy and social - two revelations that have driven the development of Tradeshift, a platform for all your business interactions.

We work hard and our teams have great freedom and responsibility to choose the best solutions, technologies and approaches to evolve the product to the next level.

Job Description

About the role

Does complexity, ambition and creating big visions fuel your designer-mind? Can you represent design in both business discussions as well as technical discussions? Then we may have one of the most compelling UX design positions available for you.

We are reimagining financial services in the enterprise space with a goal to create simple, intuitive, and innovative products for companies of all sizes on the Tradeshift network. In this role, you will lay the foundations for category defining products in our digital payments portfolio while crafting user journeys that enable network growth and monetization.

As part of an international design team, you will be responsible for driving your product team(s) safely through design challenges. This encompasses all phases from initial strategy and product ideation through implementation, launch and following iterations. This requires you to be experienced in concept generation, creating user journeys, wireframing, prototyping and delivering implementation-ready designs. Your ability to work with personas, qualitative & quantitative data, do user research with actual and potential end-users will also come handy when creating product hypotheses and validating your designs.


  • You will partner with product and business owners to translate business strategy into product requirements and UX.

  • You will test and validate ideas, designs, & hypotheses through various user testing approaches.

  • You will present, rationalize and defend design decisions to stakeholders using your professional experience and the qualitative and quantitative research available.

  • You will be part of one or more product teams, each consisting of 3-5 developers, a product manager and you, the UX designer.

  • You will coordinate with designers and developer teams in other offices in the U.S. and Europe.

  • You will work with other designers to establish platform design principles and extend our design guidelines.

  • You will be working with your teams' developers to make sure the teams provide a world class quality of user experience.


  • You have experience in digital payments & network space

  • You have 7-10 years professional experience designing web and mobile applications

  • You have a structured and analytical approach to your work, you are organized, can work to a defined process and you actually have a plan for reaching the finish line.

  • Solid proficiency with the latest design tools (Figma, Sketch, Framer, Principle etc.)  

  • Strong understanding of UX/UI principles, experience working with & contributing to design systems 

  • You have experience and success in working with teams of developers and product managers building products/services with complex requirements.

Additional Information

At our Headquarters in San Francisco, you’ll be surrounded by the best and brightest in the industry. Your colleagues are wicked smart and some of the kindest and nicest people around. We’re never assholes. You’ll be given the opportunity to do creative problem solving for issues that actually matter, and have a real impact on the projects you are driving.

Our culture began day one when three Danes poured their brains, heart, and guts into creating a platform that could connect every business in the world. We expect each employee to approach their work with the same amount of pride and passion. One day you might find us having a ping pong match in the middle of the work day, and then you’ll find us handing off projects to colleagues in different time zones so we can continue progress around the clock. 

Tradeshifters come from various backgrounds and nations, and we all thrive off challenging the status quo. We take pride in nurturing employee happiness, encouraging personal development, and welcoming teammates from all walks of life.

We value diversity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why you might like working here:

  • You love autonomy and the freedom to get your work done how you want 
  • You like sharing your opinions and feeling like they matter
  • You want to work for a company that requires you to bring your whole self to work every day: brains, heart, and guts.
  • Career and professional development opportunities

  • Flexible hours and vacation policy

  • Supplemented cell phone plan

  • Lunch provided daily from local SF eateries and snacks

  • Fully paid 6 months parental leave
  • A competitive compensation package + equity

  • 100% covered medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Life, short and long-term disability insurance

  • 401k

  • Wellness and volunteer Programs

  • Fun company events like happy hours, outings and much more!

This is a full-time role based in our downtown San Francisco office. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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