Lead Product Designer



Product, Design
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

About Altruist

Altruist is a fast growing fintech company that's transforming the financial advice industry. Our mission is to make financial advice better, more affordable, and accessible to everyone. We’re a modern custodian built exclusively for registered investment advisors (RIAs). As we disrupt legacy custodians and revolutionize the $100T RIA market, we're seeking exceptional individuals to join our team. If you embody our core values of kindness, brilliance, and grit, and are passionate about making a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you!

About the position

Altruist is entering an exciting phase, and we're looking for a Lead Product Designer with exceptional mobile-design expereince to join our Product Design team.

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with Product, Engineering, and Design to visualize a revolutionary new platform for financial advisors and their clients
  • Build detailed product flows, including error states and edge cases
  • Design for both desktop and mobile
  • Apply data, research, and customer insights to design decisions
  • Align with product and engineering to determine what success means for a given initiative
  • Own the end-to-end design from ideation and research to execution
  • Iterate quickly through mockups and clickable prototypes that may range in fidelity and functionality
  • Work within defined timelines to prioritize your work for maximum impact
  • Work within our existing styles and design system to create a cohesive experience

What you’ll bring

  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Strong mobile app experience
  • A dedication to turning complex problems into simple and engaging experiences
  • High attention to detail when it comes to UI design
  • Excellent UX ability, visual design, and product thinking
  • Comfort with an iterative design process using quantitative and qualitative data to inform design and product improvements
  • Must be humble, collaborative, have a positive attitude, and be a joy to work with (egos left at the door, please)
  • Strong qualitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Experience speaking to the goals of your work as well as successes and failures
  • A love for testing prototypes to ensure a user’s experience is beautiful, simple, and seamless
  • Fluency in Figma
  • Be a great team player with the ability to collaborate with Product and Engineering, combined with an ownership mentality over your work
  • Have the ability to move fast and ship work while maintaining a high standard of quality, balancing business needs and health of the overall organization with your desire to strive for perfection
  • An entrepreneur mindset with the ability to take initiative, seeing projects through from start to finish with a high attention to detail

Bonus Points

  • Great UX copywriting skills to help bring life to your visual design
  • Fintech experience
  • Experience in designing SaaS across B2B and B2C use cases
Los Angeles, CA salary range
$158,000$198,000 USD


  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Premium Healthcare, Dental, and Vision insurance plans
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • 401(k) savings plan with matching contributions
  • Flexible paid time off

Total compensation includes a competitive benefits package along with equity in the form of Stock Options (ISOs). A salary offer will be determined by a number of factors including experience, skill level, internal pay equity, geographic location, and other relevant business considerations. We review all employee pay and compensation programs regularly to ensure fair, equitable, and competitive pay. At Altruist, we are committed to providing fair, equitable, and competitive compensation by leveraging market data to inform our pay bands. Base salaries will be reviewed at regular intervals throughout the year, typically in conjunction with performance review cycles. By evaluating compensation on a regular basis, we are able to reward high performance and ensure all employees have opportunities for growth.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Altruist we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.