Abra

Abra is the world's first digital cash peer-to-peer network.

We're transforming the world of payments by making it simple to send money to anyone, anywhere, whether or not you have a bank account or credit card.

We are an early-stage startup with high aspirations, and backed by several top-notch investors. We are currently present in the US and in the Philippines, with more countries to come soon.

Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Aug 15, 2018
Permanent
Abra Want to transform the financial industry? Abra is working on the world's first multi-currency, multi-crypto mobile wallet that lets you buy, sell, hold, and send fiat and cryptocurrencies all in the palm of your hand. Position Overview As a UX Designer at ABRA, you will design a consistent mobile app experience by striking a thoughtful balance between user needs and business requirements. You will be a part of the liquidity team where you will influence the way we utilize sensitive data and help our users get money in and out of the app. You will own the design process and will work collaboratively with product and design, engineers, and marketing. You are responsible for dissecting user behavior, conducting user research and analysis, and providing all deliverables needed by the UI Designer. You will be the invaluable, user-focused counterpart to the Senior Technical Product Manager for the liquidity team. Whereas you will champion the user, the PM will help set expectations based on resources and other stakeholder needs. Consistent and open communication is a must. Your main deliverables will be refined personas, customer journey maps, user flows, and wireframes. Key Responsibilities Identify design problems through quantitative and qualitative data Run user research for the liquidity team, rapidly testing and iterating on concepts Influence strategic, short term and long term design decisions related to core functions and features of the app Design and deliver wireframes, user flows, user stories, and mockups for mobile app Maintain a high standard of consistently elegant and user-focused design Collaborate with stakeholders Be curious (ask questions), take risks, and champion the user Influence maturation of the ABRA design team Valued Skills and Requirements Three or more years of UX design experience Passion for solving user pain points through great design Ability to synthesize abstract ideas into concrete design implications Ability to clearly and effectively communicate relevant design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients Openness to receiving feedback and constructive criticism Experience collaborating with both internal and external stakeholders Ability to work in a fast-paced, lean environment Ability to share and champion your ideas in a cross-functional team Ability to work independently and collaboratively with team, communicating early and often Ability to dive into the details, while still maintaining a view of the bigger picture. Willingness to go beyond the job description to support the team (and the company's) success An interest in cryptocurrencies, blockchains, and/or financial investing is a plus, but not required. This is a full-time, paid position in Mountain View, California. We will not respond to applications that require full-time remote work. We are committed to building a culturally diverse company and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Jul 26, 2018
Permanent
Want to define the future of money? At Abra, we are working on to create a global financial network that is easily accessible to everyone. We are the only global all-in-one cryptocurrency investment app that enables people to buy, sell and securely hold 25 cryptocurrencies and 50 fiat currencies in one easy to use experience. About Us: https://www.abra.com/about-us/ Abra in the News: https://www.abra.com/press/ The rest of our website: https://www.abra.com/ About the role Abra is looking for an experienced growth marketer to drive customer engagement and retention. Successful candidate would demonstrate a very high degree of ownership and strong fundamentals. Help define the space and spread the word about next gen financial services! Responsibilities: Develop a deep understanding of customer lifecycle journey and identify opportunities to activate, engage and retain customers. Perform surveys, user interviews and leverage user analytics tools to understand user behaviour and motivations for using Abra. Create a campaign strategy based on your learnings and run all marketing and growth campaigns end to end. Create a framework to measure success and improve performance by conducting A/B testing across all customer touchpoints including email, messaging, push notifications, social and within product. Partner with cross functional teams including product, UX, analytics and marketing to identify and drive initiatives that will improve customer engagement. "Other Stuff." We're a small group and everyone wears many hats. Be prepared to be flexible and take on additional responsibilities as required. Skills and Requirements: 2-5 years experience in a marketing, product or growth role preferably in a B2C company. Strong analytical abilities (understanding of SQL is a plus) Excellent written communication. Organized and self-disciplined. Strong knowledge and interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Strategic mindset. Desire to work in a startup environment. You thrive on a high degree of ownership, love taking initiative, wearing different hats, and solving new problems. What we offer Medical, Dental and 401(k) Competitive salary and meaningful equity (full-time), commensurate with a company at our stage Catered lunch daily with both healthy and unhealthy options and an office stocked with snacks across the spectrum Unlimited PTO. We trust you to get your work done The opportunity to have a high impact on the company, and hopefully on the world, too
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Jun 03, 2018
Permanent
Must love bitcoin! (or at least be really interested) About the company Abra is the only global app that allows you to buy, store, and invest in 25 cryptocurrencies and 50 fiats in one place. Quick. Easy. Safe. Our vision is to create a open, global financial system that is easily accessible to everyone. About Us: https://www.abra.com/about-us/ Abra in the News: https://www.abra.com/press/ About the role Abra is looking for a marketing alliance manager to drive new partnerships with affiliates and publishers. One of the big aspects of this role is an ability to develop and manage a partner network of affiliates. In this role you will help us define the space and spread the word about next gen financial services! This role does require the candidate to work from our Mountain View office (not a remote position). Responsibilities: Acquire new affiliates across online and offline channels helping drive top of the funnel for Abra Initiate campaign ideas and generate new programs to deliver great value to Abra and its affiliate partners Analyze campaign activities with partners and continue to optimize ROI Build partnerships with publishers for paid performance marketing (PPC, display, affiliates, etc.) in an efficient manner and strive to continuously optimize performance Identify and experiment with new paid channels with a goal to drive better conversions "Other Stuff." We're a small group and everyone wears many hats. Be prepared to be flexible and take on additional responsibilities as required. Skills and requirements: Prior experience in affiliate/partner marketing. Experience in building an affiliate program for financial and/or e-commerce company's is a big plus Understanding of digital marketing and conversion strategies Strong knowledge and interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Great negotiation and Excellent verbal communication. This job requires interacting and developing a affiliate partner network. Being able to communicate clearly and concisely is essential. Organized and self-disciplined. You'll be juggling a lot, and managing a lot of resources. Strategic mindset. Setting goals and objectives, having a deep knowledge of the market, and understanding what gets results. Desire to work in a startup environment. You thrive on a high degree of ownership, love taking initiative, wearing different hats, and solving new problems. What we offer: Medical, Dental and 401(k) Competitive salary and meaningful equity (full-time), commensurate with a company at our stage Catered lunch daily with both healthy and unhealthy options and an office stocked with snacks across the spectrum Unlimited PTO. We trust you to get your work done The opportunity to shape your own role The opportunity to have a high impact on the company, and hopefully on the world, too
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Jun 03, 2018
Permanent
Must love bitcoin! (or at least be really interested) About the company Abra is the only global app that allows you to buy, store, and invest in 25 cryptocurrencies and 50 fiats in one place. Quick. Easy. Safe. Our vision is to create a open, global financial system that is easily accessible to everyone. About Us: https://www.abra.com/about-us/ Abra in the News: https://www.abra.com/press/ The rest of our website: https://www.abra.com/ About the role Abra is looking for a social media expert to drive our awareness and engagement on social channels. Help define the space and spread the word about next gen financial services! Responsibilities: Manage Abra's presence on FB, Twitter, Reddit, Telegram and other social channels Understanding what types of content works on each social platform and then taking a lead in producing that content Create a comprehensive social media and content marketing strategy to build a strong community, boost organic traffic, and engage users. Build and manage social media calendar and generate compelling content (text, images, videos) Run contests, promotions on social media to drive awareness and engagement Identify and build relationships with key social influencers to amplify our messaging. "Other Stuff." We're a small group and everyone wears many hats. Be prepared to be flexible and take on additional responsibilities as required. Skills and requirements: Solid command on social and online marketing channels. You should be willing to experiment with new platforms and tools. Excellent copywriting skills. Your key role would be to bring complex sounding concepts to layman terms Strong knowledge and interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Strong editorial eye. You will be communicating to people at the speed of light with the precision of a rocket scientist Organized and self-disciplined. You'll be juggling a lot, and managing a lot of resources. Strategic mindset. Setting goals and objectives, having a deep knowledge of the market, and understanding what gets results. Desire to work in a startup environment. You thrive on a high degree of ownership, love taking initiative, wearing different hats, and solving new problems. What we offer: Medical, Dental and 401(k) Competitive salary and meaningful equity (full-time), commensurate with a company at our stage Catered lunch daily with both healthy and unhealthy options and an office stocked with snacks across the spectrum Unlimited PTO. We trust you to get your work done The opportunity to shape your own role The opportunity to have a high impact on the company, and hopefully on the world, too
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Jun 02, 2018
Permanent
Abra Want to transform the financial industry? Abra is working on the world's first multi-currency, multi-crypto mobile wallet that lets you buy, sell, hold, and send fiat and crypto currencies all in the palm of your hand. Position Overview As a Senior Software Engineer, you will write server side code that powers Abra's mobile apps in Scala. You will build a robust and scalable back-end infrastructure that facilitates digital cash transactions between smartphone users all around the world. We're building a high volume transactional system that exposes a simple, usable set of APIs on top of crypto-currencies and associated smart contracts. You will also help with writing test automation to assure that our solutions delight our customers. Responsibilities Collaboratively identify product requirements and design architecture with Product, UX, and Mobile App development team Write server side Scala APIs for crypto-currency transactions Write automated tests for those APIs Conduct early project scoping and collaborate with cross-functional teams. Skills and Requirements +5 Years in server side development Deep expertise in REST and RESTful APIs Expertise in Scala a must Experience in Java for Test automation JBehave or Cucumber, Git, continuous integration tools (Jenkins) Ability to work effectively, efficiently and independently with minimal oversight Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Strong communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills. BS/MS in Computer Science or a related field Experience in modern test techniques such as Test and Behavior Driven Development (TDD and BDD)
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Apr 29, 2018
Permanent
Must love bitcoin! (or at least be really interested) About the company At Abra, we're making cryptocurrency investing simple. Abra operates an easy to use app that enables people to invest in over 20 cryptocurrencies and 50 fiat currencies, in one single place. Our vision is to create a open, global financial system that is easily accessible to everyone. About Us: https://www.abra.com/about-us/ Abra in the News: https://www.abra.com/press/ The rest of our website: https://www.abra.com/ About the role Abra is looking for a passionate growth marketer to drive new user acquisition using paid and affiliate channels. One of the big aspects of this role is an ability to develop and manage a partner network of affiliates. In this role you will help us define the space and spread the word about next-gen financial services! Responsibilities: Create a comprehensive performance marketing plan including identifying the most suitable channels for new user acquisition. Build and manage an affiliate network across online and offline channels helping drive top of the funnel for Abra Manage paid spend across channels (PPC, display, affiliates, etc.) in an efficient manner and strive to continuously optimize performance Identify and experiment with new paid channels with a goal to drive better conversions "Other Stuff." We're a small group and everyone wears many hats. Be prepared to be flexible and take on additional responsibilities as required. Skills and requirements: Prior experience in partner marketing or digital marketing. Any experience in building an affiliate program is a big plus Understanding of digital marketing and conversion strategies Strong knowledge and interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Ability to bring complex sounding concepts to layman terms Excellent verbal communication. This job requires interacting and developing a affiliate partner network. Being able to communicate clearly and concisely is essential. Organized and self-disciplined. You'll be juggling a lot, and managing a lot of resources. Strategic mindset. Setting goals and objectives, having a deep knowledge of the market, and understanding what gets results. Desire to work in a startup environment. You thrive on a high degree of ownership, love taking initiative, wearing different hats, and solving new problems.
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Apr 25, 2018
Permanent
Want to transform the financial industry? Abra created the world's first multi-currency, multi-crypto mobile wallet that lets you buy, sell, hold, and send fiat and cryptocurrencies - all in the palm of your hand. Position Overview Abra is looking for a Scrum Master to help expand its network of liquidity options around the globe. As a Scrum Master, you will lead a team using the Agile method to consistently deliver working software. This individual will work closely with the Product Manager to determine the team's deliverables for sprints and will help drive the team towards accomplishing those goals. The candidate will be accountable to test new features to ensure they meet technical requirements. The ideal candidate will not only have a strong technical background, but also have the soft skills to clearly communicate technical issues and solutions with people of varying technical abilities. Last but not least, this individual will cultivate a team culture that is both challenging and rewarding to work in. Responsibilities Coordinate and facilitate daily Scrum meetings, sprint planning, sprint retrospectives and release planning for 1-2 Scrum teams Remove any obstacles that are slowing down or blocking the Scrum team Test new features to ensure requirements of the feature have been met Promote a team culture of communication Provide visibility of team status and issues to senior management Mentor team members on Agile software development principles and practices Coordinate dependencies and release plans with external teams Identify business and technical issues during early project scoping Skills and Requirements Comfortable working in a linux environment Strong experience writing sql queries, bash scripts, and using command line tools Ability to discuss technical issues and solutions clearly with people of different technical backgrounds Solid understanding of Agile Development and methodologies Excellent organizational, communication and diplomatic skills Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills Flexible and easy to adapt in a dynamic working environment Eager to lead as a Servant Leader Prior experience doing QA is a plus
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Apr 25, 2018
Permanent
Abra Want to transform the financial industry? Abra is working on the world's first multi-currency, multi-crypto mobile wallet that lets you buy, sell, hold, and send fiat and cryptocurrencies all in the palm of your hand. Position Overview As the Senior Visual Designer at ABRA, you will not only create and own our design system, you will be a key influencer in the overall branding and be responsible for bringing the app to life through intuitive and clean design and delightful, yet thoughtful interactions. You will be a part of the full end-to-end design process and will work collaboratively with product, UX, engineers, and marketing. You will work closest with the UX and product teams, where you will gain exposure to (and at times, participate in gathering) all the information you need to design with purpose: roadmap planning, concept testing, persona development, design reviews for engineers, and more. Your main deliverables will be an updated and scalable design system, pixel-perfect mocks, and interactive prototypes that showcase the intended behavior and interactions in the UX. Key Responsibilities Establish the look and feel of the ABRA app and own/maintain the ABRA design system and brand design Design interactions that make the app useful, intuitive, and delightful to its target users Define animations and transitions on the app Deliver pixel-perfect mocks to developers and collaborate to ensure vision for design is reflected in the app itself Collaborate closely with UX and product to maintain a high standard of user-focused design Create digital designs for marketing, advertising, and PR Influence maturation of the ABRA design team Valued Skills and Requirements Experience designing UI for mobile apps (both Android & iOS) Experience creating and maintaining a design system for mobile experiences that scale across different device sizes Experience in UX or working with UX team Strong familiarity Apple's HIG and Material Design Ability to work in a fast-paced, lean environment Ability to share and champion your ideas in a cross-functional team Ability to work independently and collaboratively with team, communicating early and often A love for consistency, efficiency, and delivering value through UI Ability to dive into the details, while still maintaining a view of the bigger picture. Ability to see trends in elements and components used in the app and turn them into a cohesive design system Willingness to go beyond the job description to support the team (and the company's) success Bonus: experience creating interactive prototypes and motion design An interest in cryptocurrencies, blockchains, and/or financial investing is a plus, but not required. This is a full-time, paid position in Mountain View, California. We will not respond to applications that require full-time remote work. We are committed to building a culturally diverse company and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Apr 25, 2018
Permanent
Abra is looking for a talented director of product marketing to help define and deliver the next generation features of our cryptocurrency investment app to our rapidly growing user base. Reporting to the CEO, you will lead in a central role in leading product announcements and launches. You'll work closely with the product management and user experience teams to acquire customer insights and turn them into actionable marketing plans and communications across multiple channels. You must have prior product marketing experience in consumer technology (B2C) to be considered. Knowledge and Interest in cryptocurrencies is a plus. Responsibilities include: Define product positioning and messaging. Work with the product & engineering teams to understand the product roadmap and create clear positioning and benefits; communicate this to in-country marketing teams and to the end user Conduct competitive analysis. Understand broadly the options our consumers and business have, and our relative strengths and weaknesses Develop and implement go to market plans. Work across the team and the organization to run the go-to-market for new feature launches Manage the Abra website . Create content for the website and manage external design and web development resources as needed. Manage the localization process as we expand into different countries. Own website analytics, content marketing, and SEO. Craft in-product communication . Work with product management and engineering to communicate features, benefits, and flows within the Abra app. Craft product briefs, value prop messaging, FAQs, and in-product language. Create educational tools such as videos, tutorials, and guides. Conduct in-person events. Represent Abra at select conferences and events Manage Abra's social media presence. "Other Stuff." We're a small group and everyone wears many hats. Be prepared to be flexible and take on additional responsibilities as required. As the organization grows, your responsibilities will shift. Education and Skill Requirements: Degrees: BS degree, MS/MBA a plus. Consumer Product marketing experience. 7 or more years of product marketing experience in consumer technology. Strong knowledge of and interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Strong leadership skills. Ability to create and carry strategy and vision across the organization to influence positioning, messaging and cross-channelplans. Exceptional analytical skills. Ability to use data or proxy data support decisions and plans. Excellent written and verbal communication. This job requires a lot of writing. Being able to communicate clearly and concisely is essential. There is no copywriter. The copywriter is you. Highly customer focused. A good product marketer is always trying to learn more about the consumer, what they care about, and what will resonate. You'll be one of a few key people disseminating customer insights within the organization, and the main voice in communicating outward. Curious. We're building something new here. The right candidate will approach the opportunity with fresh eyes. Biased towards action. At the end of the day, insights are only as good if they're translated into action. Move fast. Highly organized. You'll be juggling a lot, and managing a lot of resources. Experience with market research. As part of your process, you will employ a variety of market research techniques, including 1:1 interviews, focus groups, and short surveys.
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Apr 25, 2018
Permanent
Abra Want to transform the financial industry? Abra is working on the world's first multi-currency, multi-crypto mobile wallet that lets you buy, sell, hold, and send fiat and crypto currencies all in the palm of your hand. Position Overview As a Staff Java Software Engineer, you will write server side code that powers Abra's mobile app. You will build a robust and scalable backend infrastructure that facilitates cryptocurrency transactions between smartphone users all around the world. You will also build integrations with cryptocurrency exchanges globally to enable buy and sell of cryptocurrencies. Finally, you will also help with writing test automation to assure that our solutions delight our customers. Responsibilities Collaboratively identify product requirements and design architecture with Product, UX, and Mobile App development team Write server side Java REST APIs for crypto-currency transactions Integrate with cryptocurrency exchanges globally Write automated tests for those APIs Conduct early project scoping and collaborate with cross-functional teams. Skills and Requirements +5 Years in server side development in Java Deep expertise in REST and RESTful APIs Experience with Jersey, Play framework, Spring Boot Experience in Java for Test automation JBehave or Cucumber, Git, continuous integration tools (Jenkins) Ability to work effectively, efficiently and independently with minimal oversight Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Strong communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills. BS/MS in Computer Science or a related field Experience in modern test techniques such as Test and Behavior Driven Development (TDD and BDD) Familiarity with Agile / Scrum
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Apr 25, 2018
Permanent
Must love bitcoin! (or at least be really interested) About the company Abra enables you to invest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, easily, quickly, and securely.Our vision is an open, global financial system that is easily accessible to everyone. About Us: https://www.abra.com/about-us/ Abra in the News: https://www.abra.com/press/ The rest of our website: https://www.abra.com/ About the role Abra is looking for an experienced content marketer to create, manage, and market content about bitcoin and the broader cryptocurrency market. Your work will educate existing users and attract new ones to Abra. Help define the space and spread the word about next gen financial services! Responsibilities: Create a comprehensive content strategy to drive lead generation, boost organic traffic, and engage existing users. Maintain an active editorial calendar of relevant content Create blog posts, ebooks, white papers, webinars, website content, videos, and thought leadership pieces to establish Abra as a leader in our space. Manage outside agencies and freelancers where appropriate. Ensure content is on-brand, consistent in tone, and adheres to SEO best practices Create a measurement framework. Then use it to evaluate your efforts, iterate, repeat. Identify and work with influencers to amplify your efforts. "Other Stuff." We're a small group and everyone wears manyhats. Be prepared to be flexible and take on additional responsibilities as required. What are we missing from this job description? As Abra's only content marketer, you'll have the opportunity to shape and define your role as you see fit. Skills and requirements: Previous content marketing experience. You need to have done this before. Please do not apply if you haven't. The level of the role will be adjusted according to prior experience. Knowledge of and interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Excellent written communication. This job requires a lot of writing. Being able to communicate clearly and concisely is essential. While you may work with external agencies or freelancers, you will also be producing your own content. There is no other writer. The writer is you. Strong editorial eye. The editor is also you. Organized and self-disciplined. You'll be juggling a lot, and managing a lot of resources. Strategic mindset. Content marketing isn't about throwing stuff out there to see what sticks. Well, not the majority of the time, anyways. It's about setting goals and objectives, having a deep knowledge of the market, and understanding what gets results. Desire to work in a startup environment. You thrive on a high degree of ownership, love taking initiative, wearing different hats, and solving new problems.
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Apr 25, 2018
Permanent
Abra Want to transform the financial industry? Abra is simplifying cryptocurrency investing by working on the world's first multi-currency, multi-crypto mobile wallet that lets you buy, sell, hold, and send fiat and crypto currencies all in the palm of your hand. Position Overview As a Product Manager at Abra, you will lead efforts to build services and tools to support our customers and operations teams. You will own the product lifecycle from problem definition to product and feature launch and beyond. You will build products using agile methodologies with a team consisting of developers, a scrum master, and QA. The ideal candidate can artistically manage the intersection of UX, business and technical needs. You will own different applications in the Abra system including a customer service tool, back office tools and parts of the platform that interface with data providers and decision engines. Responsibilities Deliver great products for customers and internal users Create and drive a product roadmap that advances the customer experience and meets company goals Write product plans, user stories with acceptance criteria, business flow diagrams, API sequences diagrams, and basic mockups (for internally facing service tools) Identify and assess potential vendors to advance our tools and decision engines Partner with internal and external stakeholders to establish and monitor key performance indicators Execute through a matrix team including design, engineering, marketing and operations to see initiatives through gradual rollout, full launch, measurement and improvement Skills and Requirements 2+ years of relevant product management or business analyst experience Experience scoping and designing internal tools, CRM systems and backend integrations as a part of an Agile team environment Experience with payments, financial services, identity verification, fraud prevention OR related secure e-commerce applications Experience applying web development best practices Experience writing SQL queries Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, start-up team environment Ability to work effectively, efficiently and independently with minimal oversight Strong communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills Results oriented Experience with cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is a plus Fluency in writing and speaking English is a must; other language fluency a plus Degree in Computer Science or related technical field preferred
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2018
Permanent
Abra Want to transform the financial industry? Abra is working on the world's first multi-currency, multi-crypto mobile wallet that lets you buy, sell, hold, and send fiat and crypto currencies all in the palm of your hand. Position Overview Abra is looking for blockchain experts who wants to work on smart contracts, multi-signatures, and block chain inputs and outputs. You will write server side code that powers Abra's mobile apps. You will build a robust and scalable backend infrastructure that facilitates cryptocurrency transactions between smartphone users all around the world. You are the go to person on the team, leading other engineers technically to build great products. Finally, you will also help with writing test automation to assure that our solutions delight our customers. Responsibilities Collaboratively identify product requirements and design architecture with Product, UX, and Mobile App development team Write server side REST APIs for crypto-currency transactions Develop smart contracts with multi-signature capabilities Write automated tests for those APIs Conduct early project scoping and collaborate with cross-functional teams. Skills and Requirements +5 Years in server side development Deep experience in UTXOs, blockchain, P2SH, experience with BitcoinJ a plus Deep expertise in REST and RESTful APIs JBehave or Cucumber equivalent, Git, continuous integration tools (Jenkins) Ability to work effectively, efficiently and independently with minimal oversight Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Strong communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills. BS/MS in Computer Science or a related field Experience in modern test techniques such as Test and Behavior Driven Development (TDD and BDD) Familiarity with Agile / Scrum
Abra Mountain View, CA, USA
Feb 18, 2018
Permanent
Abra Want to transform the financial industry?  Abra is working on the world's first multi-currency, multi-crypto mobile wallet that lets you buy, sell, hold, and send fiat and crypto currencies all in the palm of your hand. Position Overview In this role, you will not only support the creation of a cohesive design system, you will bring the app to life using delightful, yet thoughtful animations and motion design. This role is not just an internship - you will be treated like a full-time member of the Abra team and given the opportunity to contribute directly to the app's success. You will learn the end-to-end design process and work collaboratively with product, UX, and engineers alike. You will have a long-lasting impact on the efficiency and scalability of the UX team. Key Responsibilities Conduct ongoing competitive and comparative analyses to understand the broader cryptocurrency and financial investing markets Collaborate closely with UX, marketing, and customer service to gather user data (including user testing) and define target user personas Translate the short term and long term vision for the product into thoughtful design pattern wireframes that will form the framework for the design system Define animations and transitions of the app that make it delightful, intuitive to our target users, and aligned to our design principles Support user testing of your own designs to get real feedback from customers Valued Skills and Requirements Ability to work independently and collaboratively with team, communicating early and often Experience designing UI for mobile apps Strong familiarity Apple's HIG and Material Design A love for consistency, efficiency, and delivering value through UI Ability to share and champion your ideas in a cross-functional team Understanding and appreciation of how UI, app animations and transitions, and overall interaction design play a critical role in the mobile app Ability to dive into the details, while still maintaining a view of the bigger picture. Ability to see trends in elements and components used in the app and turn them into a cohesive design system Willingness to speak up to provide recommendations An interest in cryptocurrencies, blockchains, and/or financial investing is a plus, but not required. This is a full-time, paid internship position in Mountain View, California.  Unfortunately, visa sponsorship is not possible at this time.  Travel, housing and other benefits are not provided.  We're looking for someone available, ideally, between May and September, but exact dates are flexible. Abra is committed to building a culturally diverse company and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.