Senior UX Designer

MasterworksinNew York, NY

Company Overview:

Masterworks is a fintech platform that allows anyone to invest in shares of SEC-registered blue-chip paintings by names like Banksy, Monet, and Picasso. So far, we have raised over $500M across 100+ paintings from more than 450,000 users. This year, we expect to buy more than $1 billion in art, making us the largest buyer in the art market.

The business has more than 180 employees, and has been featured in major media publications such as The NY Times, CNBC, CNN, WSJ, and more. After becoming profitable in early 2020, just three years after being founded, Masterworks raised $110M in its Series A round with a valuation of over $1 billion.

With the exception of our tech team, all employees work in our offices at Brookfield Place in the Financial District of New York City.

Team Overview:

The Product team creates important features to solve key business problems through a data-driven methodology. Our process begins with a deep understanding of user needs, and is highly iterative, relying on A/B testing and incrementally experiments. Alternatively, we often make "bold bets" to find non-intuitive breakthroughs.

Position Overview:

You will work closely with our CEO, CMO, and engineering and marketing teams on business-critical initiatives. Whether your process starts with sketches, wireframes, prototypes, or code-you will confidently create high-fidelity designs to improve our retail investing platform.

This is a senior product design role leading the direction of our product roadmap. The ideal candidate will be constantly seeking out complex problems, obvious or non-obvious, to continually improve the onboarding, investing, and post-investment experience.

Position and Responsibilities Overview:

  • Design product features to address core business needs
  • Create high-fidelity designs from very broadly defined, loose concepts
  • Work closely with engineers and product managers to implement and execute your product vision
  • Work in a highly collaborative fashion with marketing, analytics, and sales teams
  • Present your work regularly to company leadership for buy in
  • Uphold Masterworks' high standards for product quality

Requirements or Skill Sets:

  • A strong online portfolio of example web projects you've led in a hands-on capacity-Candidates without one will not be considered.
  • 6+ years of product design experience at tech-forward, product-driven companies, or digital native agencies
  • Expert understanding of the formal elements of design including UI, UX, layout, and typography
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to visually communicate complex concepts in simple-to-define terms
  • Experience in understanding data models and reporting, including Mixpanel, Redash, Google Analytics, FullStory
  • Sharp eye for detail in design to ensure smooth implementation with engineers

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be eligible for full-time US work - no exceptions.
  • Must be able to work from our NY office

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