Product Designer, Design Systems

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Next Insurance is a fast-growing startup based in Silicon Valley that is led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs with a history of successful outcomes. Our mission is to transform insurance for small businesses by combining world-class technology and phenomenal customer service to offer better insurance at a lower price. As the leading digital insurtech company transforming small business insurance, we just announced a $250 million new funding round, bringing the company’s valuation to $4 billion and total funding raised to more than $880 million!


Next is looking for explorers who are filled with curiosity, have the desire to travel the unbeaten path, and realize new heights in providing small business owners with the peace of mind to run their businesses. If you move fast, customer-focused, and willing to challenge the status quo, Next Insurance might just be your next journey.


As a Designer for Next Insurance, you will ideate, explore, debate, and design the way buying small business insurance should happen. Here at Next, one of our core values is dare to simplify and our design team lives and breathes simplicity in our work. We constantly look for ways to further simplify and push the boundaries.


We are a small team of people looking to revolutionize how small businesses buy insurance. We passionately believe that the complex process of buying insurance has reached a tipping point, and we are unusually determined to build a more efficient experience. Our team values hands-on collaboration, diving in feet first, moving fast, and approaching all obstacles with a smile and a can-do attitude. We have an amazing team of diverse, motivated, and talented people who love working together.


Your creativity, leadership, passion, and perseverance will combine with your craft to help you imagine and create top-tier work that delights and connects with our many customer personas

 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Defining the Design System roadmap that will have the most impact to empower Product Designers at Next.
  • Facilitate and evolve the look and feel of Next’s Product Design language, its components and design patterns, from concepts to implementation.
  • Align best practices across the different ecosystems where Next products live in: web, app, partner touchpoints, and internal user interfaces.
  • Work closely with our Brand Designers to build a consistent Brand and Product experience across the whole customer journey.
  • Ensure that our components are implemented with the highest level of quality.
  • Overseeing the work being done to provide the best design guidelines and resources that best explain how to use the system and tools available.
  • Help shape the design culture at Next that will ultimately define every interaction customers have with our products and services.

What We Need:

  • 4+ years as a designer, with an emphasis on design systems and visual design.
  • A strong online portfolio demonstrating your experience with creating and implementing design systems.
  • Prior experience with B2C tech products or consumer facing digital platform. 
  • Extensive knowledge of design-related tools like Figma, Sketch, Adobe CC, Invision, etc.
  • Experience writing simple and clear design documentation for multiple audiences (designers, developers, product owners and other stakeholders) is a plus.
  • Experience in a highly regulated industry such as HealthTech, Healthcare, Fintech, Financial Services, or Insurance is a plus.

One of our core values is 'Play as a Team'; this means making sure everyone has an equal chance to participate and make a difference. We win by playing together. Next Insurance is an equal opportunity employer and prioritizes building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants of any type and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state, and local laws. Next's policy is to comply with all applicable laws related to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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An Insider's view of NEXT

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“I enjoy working with talented and professional people who are committed to the task and with a general sense that everything is possible. The social atmosphere is amazing and the smile that everyone comes with in the morning proves that.”

Ronen

BI Specialist

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

”I love being part of a team where people take my opinion seriously, and things move fast. We all care about what we’re doing, but we also make time for our lives outside of work.”

Sivan

SEM Specialist

What are some things you learned at the company?

“Working at Next has been the best choice I’ve made. The colleagues, the atmosphere and the experience I am gaining here are of tremendous importance to me. I really feel I make a difference for our product.”

Muli

Software Enginee

What is your vision for the company?

“The opportunity to help small businesses thrive by offering them tailored, affordable insurance is enormous, and being a part of the team that makes it happen is truly rewarding. We work hard and celebrate our success along the way.”

Christine

VP of Operations

What are NEXT Perks + Benefits

NEXT Benefits Overview

As an organization, one of our top priorities is to maintain the health and wellbeing of our employees and their families. To achieve this goal, we are offering a robust and comprehensive program with a variety of options to best meet your needs. Next covers 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents on our base plans.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Next Insurance employees can contribute $2,750 in a pre-tax account for healthcare and $5,000 in a pre-tax account for dependant care.
Disability Insurance
Next Insurance long-term disability insurance covers 60% of salary up to $12,000 per month payout.
Dental Benefits
Next Insurance offers a variety of dental plans offering a variety of yearly allowances.
Vision Benefits
Next Insurance offers a variety of vision plans offering a variety of yearly allowances.
Health Insurance Benefits
Next Insurance offers a variety of health plans offering a variety of yearly allowances.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Our pet insurance policy offers a discounted rate on any of Petplan insurance plans
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Members with mental, emotional, and addiction issues can access a broad range of care options. If you need treatment, we'll work together to create a care plan based on your unique needs and goals.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Next Insurance 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds, and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
You are eligible to enroll in Next’s 401(k) plan and we will contribute a 50% match for the first $5,000.
Company Equity
Next Insurance offers stock options through its employee equity incentive plan, including vesting over a three-year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Next Insurance provides up to 12 weeks of parental leave for both primary and secondary caretakers.
Flexible Work Schedule
Next Insurance provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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