Job Description

Senior Manager of Product Design

at Ethos Life

Remote US

About Ethos

Ethos was built to make it faster and easier to get life insurance for the next million families. Our approach blends industry expertise, technology, and the human touch to find you the right policy to protect your loved ones.

We leverage deep technology and data science to streamline the life insurance process, making it more accessible and convenient. Using predictive analytics, we are able to transform a traditionally multi-week process into a modern digital experience for our users that can take just minutes! We’ve issued billions in coverage each month and eliminated the traditional barriers, ushering the industry into the modern age. Our full-stack technology platform is the backbone of family financial health.

We make getting life insurance easier, faster and better for everyone.

Our investors include General Catalyst, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, SoftBank, and the investment vehicles of Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, Robert Downey Jr and others. This year, we were named on CB Insights’ Global Insurtech 50 list and BuiltIn’s Top 100 Midsize Companies in San Francisco. We are scaling quickly and looking for passionate people to protect the next million families!

About the Role

Ethos is looking for a Senior Manager of Product Design to help build the world’s best, and most profitable, direct-to-consumer life insurance purchase experience. At Ethos, you will not only work with talented team-mates to build delightful experiences, but also contribute directly to the bottom line.

We expect that you will traverse between shaping the overall vision and direction for the product and meticulous design detail. You should be a pioneer who is not afraid to experiment, invent, and occasionally fail. You should be energized by building from the ground up, creating experiences that drive business value and make customers smile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead high-impact projects and programs in a dynamic environment
  • Work through appropriate process to ensure that features and optimizations meets the required standard – from minimum viable to minimum delightful to the full experience
  • Maintain Ethos’ design system, ensuring consistency across design work
  • Partner with product managers and developers, representing design in cross-team collaborations with data, marketing, and user research
  • Mentor and collaborate with Design team members, sharing honest, thoughtful feedback
  • Identify and pitch ideas that create business or user value to the management team

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 8+ years of product design experience
  • Experience leading projects and process spanning insights, ideation and validation through to design implementation.
  • Demonstrated mastery of beautiful and functional visual and interaction design, typography, and hierarchy
  • Experience with a variety of approaches to problem solving and product development
  • Meticulous attention to detail applied across usability and aesthetics
  • Flexible, adaptable, able to work in a fast-paced environment