CAREERS AT FUNDING

Our Mission: To re-imagine property lending by creating an unrivalled experience for both borrowers and investors alike. 

About Funding

Funding.com.au is a FinTech startup in the mortgage finance and funds management industry, which was founded in 2015. It offers users an innovative financial technology platform (mortgage marketplace) which provides short-to-medium-term real estate secured loans to borrowers – and attractive mortgage investments to investors. 

Funding.com.au operates Australia wide, with offices located on the Gold Coast (HQ) and a satellite office in Sydney and soon in Melbourne & Brisbane.

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Careers at Funding

Why funding.com.au?

At Funding, our mission is to reinvent property finance and investing, using technology, speed and great user experiences. We want to help our customers better their lives: whether they’re buying or refinancing property or building a healthy investment portfolio.

We are serious about utilising technology, design, and innovation for all to benefit from.

We’re building something that’s never existed before. We’re looking for people who are passionate about solving complex problems and want to help us design and shape the future of financial services.

Current Openings

Senior Fullstack Developer

Location : Gold Coast

This role is our first in-house dev role and therefore represents an exciting opportunity to make it your own, using your preferred stack and to build and shape the future team as you wish. We want someone willing to pick up the reins from where we’re currently at with our outsourced solutions and begin shipping our own beautifully crafted applications and products.

  • Our current stack consists of native JavaScript, PHP 5, CodeIgnitor, MySQL, CSS 3, HTML 5, jQuery. We are by no means wedded to this stack and very open to careful consideration of other modern, reliable, stable stacks with large user communities;
  • You will be responsible for establishing the full SDLC including solution architecture, DevOps, staging environments and QA testing;
  • You will be responsible for building out the wider team under your direction, which most probably mainly consist of offshore developers on full-time contracts with us;
  • You’re able to architect possible solutions with the future in mind and clearly articulate to business stakeholders;
  • You will be comfortable working with and engaging external 3rd parties for ad-hoc specialist requirements like graphic design;
  • We’re open to establishing agile/scrum methodologies as the team grows; and
  • Working closely with business stakeholders and building trusting relationships.

What you know:

  • Your audience. How to talk to a techie vs. business stakeholder;
  • Great experiences are made of stunning interfaces & clever code.
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks.
  • The best products are a combination of design, code and a dash of love.
  • Your CV goes to the top of the stack if you include your portfolio of existing sites and web apps, so you can show us what you’re made of.
  • You have at least 4 years professional experience;
  • You will have ideally worked for a startup/scaleup/rapid growth business and understand what it takes to succeed;
  • You would be at a stage where you’re considering becoming Head of Web/Tech/Development or CTO;
  • You are language agnostic and understand that the very latest tech isn’t always the best to use right away;
  • You’ve written your own web apps in your own time;
  • You know that cutting corners isn’t cutting edge;
  • You’re passionate about the latest tech & frameworks;
  • You understand the role design plays in successful products; and
  • You’re keen to learn and keen to teach.

A permanent, full-time role, Monday to Friday based in the center of Surfers Paradise. An exciting opportunity for an experienced and passionate Senior FullStack Developer, to work within a close-knit yet growing team of entrepreneurial professionals. The package on offer is commensurate on experience.

Benefits:

  • The only FinTech startup based in Surfers Paradise steps away from many independent shops, bars, restaurants, cafes and of course the beach;
  • Startup vibes;
  • Young, friendly and very sociable team;
  • Regular team activities; and 
  • Opportunities to further your knowledge through courses, workshops, meetups and conferences.

Digital Marketing & Communications Officer

Location : Gold Coast

Funding.com.au is a FinTech startup in the mortgage finance and funds management industry, which was founded in 2015. It offers users an innovative financial technology platform (mortgage marketplace) which provides short-to-medium-term real estate secured loans to borrowers – and attractive mortgage investments to investors. 

Funding.com.au operates Australia wide, with offices located on the Gold Coast (HQ) and a satellite office in Sydney and soon in Melbourne & Brisbane.

Are you digitally obsessed and want to change the world one click at a time? If so, we want you. We are looking for an experienced and results-driven Digital Marketing and Communications Officer to join our award-winning team! This role is the sole and therefore lead marketing position in our business and therefore represents an exciting opportunity to make it as extensive as your skillset and ambition will allow you.

Reporting to the Founder & CEO, you will be accountable and responsible for the development, execution and ongoing optimisation of a range of digital strategies focused primarily on paid digital acquisition channels. Digital marketing strategies are extremely important to our company’s success, so your role will be crucial in achieving our business goals and objectives. You will be senior enough to be able to be left to your own devices to deliver, but not that senior that you need junior support to get the job done.

The below list is by no means exhaustive and we welcome any other additional skills and experience you have in your weaponry.

The key responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to;

  • Build, analyse and optimise paid acquisition campaigns;
  • Understanding of different customer segments and let data guide you on best targeting, conversion and retention strategies;
  • Improve activation/retention rates utilising paid digital campaigns;
  • Analyse ad performance and scope creative requirements;
  • Measure, analyse and attribute ad spend’s contribution to overall goals;
  • Design, build and optimise beautiful user experiences in our WordPress webpages; and
  • Create industry relevant and meaningful content and communication strategies across, blog, newsletter, email and social media

The successful applicant must possess the following;

  • 3+ years’ experience running end to end paid digital campaigns, a big bonus if in the financial services industry;
  • Deep knowledge of all social platforms & Google advertising;
  • Strong familiarity with event-based analytics, PPC metrics and attribution methods;
  • Analytical and systematic with a testing-focused approach to campaign building and monitoring;
  • Adept with Abode Creative Suite;
  • Massive bonus points for skills in UX Design, graphic design and building webpages in WordPress;
  • Skilled at photo and video content creation and editing for use across web and social platforms;
  • Creative, curious and always looking for the upper hand;
  • Deep knowledge of SEO, re-targeting/re-marketing tools and email marketing;
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills;
  • A self-starter who is not afraid of ambitious goals and targets who can work autonomously; and
  • Able to deal with ambiguity and make smart decisions with all available data;
  • A competitive salary based on level of experience and overall fit;
  • Unlimited opportunity to create high performing digital campaigns;
  • Ability to influence other more general marketing campaigns;
  • Welcoming workplace;
  • Periodical team social events;
  • A small, friendly, highly skilled and collaborative team; and
  • Location, Location, Location. We’re located a short walk from the golden beaches of Surfers Paradise with an abundance of independent coffee shops, eateries, bars and other local amenities on our doorstep.

UX/UI Designer

Location : Gold Coast

We’re seeking a User Experience and Interface Designer to join our growing team. This will be our first inhouse design role and therefore represents an exciting opportunity to make it your own and lead the future design of our fast-growing company.

As the first member of the Design team at Funding, your mission will be to learn as much as you can about how to design a great property finance & investment experience for our customers.

Following a user centred design process, you will:

  • Collaborate constantly: ​ You’ll work as part of a close-knit team with backgrounds in legal, finance, compliance, web development, marketing, management and sales.
  • Focus on outcomes: ​Together with the wider team, you’ll identify and prioritise key business and customer outcomes. Then you’ll plan how to achieve these, identifying hypotheses and ways to test and implement them rapidly and effectively.
  • Help people think clearer: ​ You’ll create rapid lo-fi prototypes, sketches, personas, diagrams and whatever else is needed to communicate and refine the team’s thinking.
  • Take ownership: ​You’ll develop the team around you, explaining and illuminating the ‘why’ behind the design decisions you’ve made. You’ll initiate, lead and deliver projects from earliest concept right through until it is live on the website.
  • Keep the customer in focus: ​You’ll help us understand who our customers are, and then help everyone stay focussed on the needs of that customer in order to design the right thing.
  • Research and evaluate: ​You’ll champion and lead user research, concept testing, and usability testing. You’ll include the rest of team in this process, and in the results.
  • You’re an experienced interaction designer. ​We’re looking for people with a strong interaction skillset. You’ll be particularly good at creating wireframes, task flows, and prototypes to clearly illustrate and test your ideas.

  • You’ve shipped mobile and web products. We’d like to see a portfolio filled with work you can talk to, and are proud of, showing you’ve got a solid design process and experience taking ideas from concept through to execution.

  • You’re passionate about application design. ​We want to put you to work solving a myriad of interesting interaction design challenges in our investor, broker and borrower portals. It’s an exciting and complex application that has a lot of growing to do.

  • You embrace lean and modular design. Y​ou’re familiar with a range of design tools and you’re flexible with them as long as it gets the job done. You’re great at figuring out the level of detail and effort that will yield the maximum result.

A permanent, full time role, Monday to Friday based in the centre of Surfers Paradise. An exciting opportunity for an experienced and passionate UX Designer, to work within a close-knit yet growing team of entrepreneurial professionals. The package on offer is commensurate based on experience.

If you see a role that sounds like you, please apply with your CV and a brief note about why it’s a perfect match for you.

If you love what our business is about and want to be a part of it, but the ideal role for you isn’t listed. We’d still love to hear from you and how you’d like to make an impact together with us on our journey

You can send your application at [email protected] or click apply now below.