Senior Product Designer | PayPay | Remote (Japan)

Senior Product Designer | PayPay | Remote (Japan)

Remote Japan
Application ends: October 2, 2024
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Job Description

About PayPay Securities

PayPay is a FinTech company that has surpassed 63 million users (as of April 2024) in 5 years since its launch in 2018, is rapidly expanding its business scale as a payment platform used by approximately one out of every two smartphone users in Japan.
PayPay Securities Corporation provides a unique and familiar asset management service that anyone can easily use in their daily lives as a specialized smartphone brokerage firm that can be used through PayPay.
As a member of the PayPay Group, we are refining our products at an overwhelming speed that no other company can imitate, and we will promote the spread of cashless payments in Japan and the financial life platform that uses them at a dash. We are looking for people who are passionate about these things as professionals, who can identify issues on their own, and who can work together with others to create new value.

Job Description

PayPay Securities, as an important part of PayPay’s financial ecosystem, has launched “Point Management” with over 10 million users and “PayPay Asset Management, the first initiative in Japan that enables asset management on a payment application. Now that the business foundation of the financial ecosystem is finally in place, we intend to expand our business to change the structure of asset management in Japan, with the main target being those who have not yet started asset management or were not interested in it before.

To achieve our goal, PayPay Securities is preparing to bring in technical talents not only from Japan but also globally, just as we have done with PayPay’s product division. As a Senior Product Designer, you will be collaborating with engineers, designers and QAs, and working in an environment where you can be one of the founding members to build up a new organization within PayPay Securities.

Highlights of the opportunity:

  • Be part of the team to build up a new organization and environment
  • Develop skills in making business plans from a high perspective, through the high-level coordination with departments and affiliated companies within PayPay Group to support the top management’s decision
  • Gain experience in a company that aiming to be the pioneer in the market to provide a brand new Mobile Securities services, which never had before during the era of Financial reformation
  • Able to utilize PayPay’s services and user base

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Product Managers, Engineers, and Senior Designers to create new features and improve the UI/UX of existing features with the user experience as the first priority
  • Take on a variety of challenges to deliver new securities product experiences to users
  • Responsible for the total UI/UX design for PayPay securities native apps, PayPay securities mini-apps (point management and asset management mini-apps accessed through PayPay), PC trading sites, and management tools
  • UX strategy design based on project goals
  • UX flow and UI design based on concept and design system
  • Quantitative and qualitative research and analysis using questionnaires and interviews
  • Analysis and improvement proposals using numerical analysis tools
  • Other wide-ranging tasks related to product design, such as organizing design workshops
  • To design high-level UX strategies based on a deep understanding of PayPay securities’ strategy and KGI/KPI, and a comprehensive judgment of the balance between profit and UX, and commit to the business
  • The role will be responsible for making decisions by overlooking the UX of not only a single function, but of the entire PayPay portfolio, while maintaining close communication with product managers, engineers, and other roles and stakeholders
  • To train junior to middle level designers, control quality, and manage the team

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience in mobile service (iOS/Android apps, Web) UI design experience
  • Working experience in UI/UX design using Figma, Overflow and Adobe
  • Experience in product release, effectiveness measurement and improvements
  • Business level in either English or Japanese (Native Japanese speaker or JLPT N1 equivalent)
  • When applying, please attach your portfolio in addition to your resume

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Product Design in the Financial domain
  • Practical experience in design utilizing HCD (Human-Centered Design) and design thinking
  • Experience in in-house service operation

The ideal candidates at PayPay Securities

Working Conditions

Employment Status

  • Full Time

Office Location

  • Tokyo Office
  • You can live anywhere in Japan

Work Hours

  • Super Flex Time (No Core Time)
  • In principle, 9:00am-6:00pm (actual working hours: 8h + 1h break)

Holidays

  • Every Saturday/Sunday/National holidays (in Japan)

Paid leave

  • Annual paid leave (1 to 10 days depending on the month of joining will be granted upon employment date)
  • Summer break (2 days / generally taken between July 1st and September 30th / subject to change depending on month of employment)
  • Year-end and New Year holidays (12/31-1/3)

Salary

  • Annual salary paid in 12 installments (monthly)
  • Based on skills, experience and abilities
  • Review once a year
  • Special Incentive once a year *Based on company performance and individual contribution and evaluation
  • Overtime allowance, Late overtime allowance, Commuting and transportation expenses, Work style support allowance

Benefits

  • Social Insurances (Health insurance, Employee pension, Employment insurance and Industrial accident compensation insurance)