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At Vanco, we serve those who enrich our communities. Vanco provides businesses, nonprofits and educational organizations a complete range of payment solutions and administrative software. Our SaaS solutions make payment processing simple and ease administrative burdens for faith-based groups, nonprofits and schools. Every transaction tells a story.

An important part of who we are is our Vanco Values in Action. At Vanco, our employees:

  • Clearly Care
  • Own It
  • Grow
  • Have Grit

Do you have a passion for product design? Do you think in systems and are attentive to details? Are you excited about a high growth, fast-paced organization?

Vanco is looking for a Senior Designer to join our Product team. In this role, you will champion the design function at Vanco by leading the role of design in the software development lifecycle, building empathetic user research, and partnering closely with product and development counterparts to represent the user and design an integrated user experience in an evolving product portfolio.

We are looking for someone who can function as both a functional expert and team contributor as we solve market and user challenges.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work with engineers and product managers to define both the long-term strategy and the short-term user experience for our products
  • Align with Product Management and Development to define specific problems, sketch out solutions, and create a collaborative working process to implementation
  • Be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from brainstorming the next great product innovation to tweaking pixels right before launch
  • Conduct and assist with generative and evaluative research to ground product decisions in users’ needs
  • Bring clarity and structure to very broadly defined, loose concepts
  • Quickly execute narrowly defined, tactical deliverables
  • Create wireframes, mockups, and prototypes, and work with engineers to ensure your designs are implemented as designed
  • Test, learn, and iterate on everything you do

Who you are:

  • Have 3+ years of relevant UX design experience at a tech, product-driven company, including SaaS
  • Highly skilled at UI, UX, and visual design
  • Understand how to gather product requirements, incorporate research, frame the problem, focus on the user, explore multiple solutions, and articulate a clear design direction
  • Experienced with conducting user research
  • Able to know when to apply standards to new features and when to establish new patterns
  • Experienced building, using, maintaining and evolving design systems
  • Skilled in explaining your work, process, and decisions to cross-functional stakeholders
  • Crave feedback to help you produce your best work and are experienced with design critiques
  • Highly proficient with design and prototyping tools (Figma, Sketch, Principle, InVision Studio, etc.)
  • Flexible and comfortable with ambiguity and change during a project
  • Think in systems and understand how to establish and maintain a vision while executing on tactical nearer-term goals
  • Care about details and are excited to keep pushing your work
  • Have familiarity with accessibility standards and inclusive design practices

What we offer:

  • 100% Employer Paid Health Insurance Base Plan plus Dental, Vision, Life and Accident Insurance
  • Paid Holidays, 4 weeks PTO and Volunteer hours
  • 401(k) Plan with employer match
  • Opportunities to lead and develop processes and structure
  • Competitive benefits and pay
  • Small collaborative teams where you can impact both outcome and culture
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Volunteer opportunities organized by the company
  • Join a rapidly growing company that promotes internally

Vanco is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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