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Product Designer

Axle Boston, MA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Who we are:

Were Axle and we keep the supply chain moving by providing a superior software-based solution that serves as an all-in-one financial partner for freight brokers. Our technology helps businesses maximize their cash flow and simplify their back office. Hundreds of companies trust Axle to manage their working capital, carrier payments, and back office processes.

Were growing quickly, 30% month over month, in fact. Axle is an exceptional product and were looking for exceptional talent to join our team.

The Team:

We see Axle as a constant work-in-progress, and the same is true of our people; for all of us, we believe the best is yet to come. Our core values are tenacity, curiosity, empathy and transparency, which we pursue through thoughtful discussion and knowledge-sharing among a diverse set of peers and colleagues

What youll do:

Design Delivery

  • Work closely with the product management team to create compelling experiences and designs that realize our shared vision and objectives
  • Drive the design review cycle, close on design requirements, and achieve consensus
  • Create sketches, detailed wireframes, user flows, and high fidelity mockups and effectively communicate them clearly to relevant teams, both internal and external
  • Work directly with engineers through implementation, testing, documentation, and release

Building the Design Function

  • Establish and enforce the Axle standard of design best practices in information architecture, user experience, interaction design, and user interfaces
  • Develop and maintain collaborative UI tools like design toolkits, brand books and style guides

Strategy and Planning

  • Think about the user experience from start-to-finish with a focus on simplifying complex data into easy to understand dashboards, intuitive use, and beautiful design
  • Initiate and manage user experience research and testing processes, and perform metrics analysis to inform design/UX optimization efforts


The experience youll bring:

  • 3+ years of experience as a professional designer with a preference given to those with interface design on FinTech web applications
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, high pressure, start-up culture with great ambitions
  • Experience leading UI design initiatives for technical web applications for a largely non-technical user group
  • Experience managing and balancing the needs and inputs from a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of usability and accessibility principles
  • Unabashed enthusiasm to engage with our users and stakeholders
  • An impressive portfolio or work samples demonstrating a range of artifacts developed in creating a variety of stunning user-centered design solutions


What we offer:

  • Generous Option (Equity) Grant
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Fully Remote
  • Quarterly Offsites
  • Home Office Build-Out Allowance
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Healthcare Reimbursement for Premiums and Medical/Dental/Vision Expenses
  • Cell Phone Plan Reimbursement
  • Home Internet Reimbursement
  • Wellness/Gym Reimbursement
  • 401K Program



Boston, MA



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