#125811

Product Designer

Location:
New York, New York
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
Hourly rate DOE
posted by:
Alyssa O'Keefe
Date:
11/22/2017

Job Description:

Our client, a worldwide financial services company, is looking for an innovative mid-senior level ​Product Designer to join their team. This talented group focuses on product design and development and specializes in providing leading online investment management experiences. The Product Designer will be responsible for creating user flows and responsive interface designs with a Human Centered Design (HCD) mindset. This person will also help conduct user research, usability testing, and stepping in to help with marketing materials when necessary.  This is a mid-level role and requires all candidates to have 5+ years of professional experience, ideally from a start-up, design consultancy or agency. This designer must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, agile environment. ​​

Requirements:

  • 5+ years professional UX/UI design experience 
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative, agile (preferably SCRUM or Kanban) environment 
  • Experience making complex systems easy-to use 
  • Mastery of information hierarchy and typography's role in that 
  • Ability to justify and defend design decisions 
  • Ability to empathize with users who may be unlike yourself 
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and committed to quality 
  • Sketch, InVision, OmniGraffle, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite 
  • B.A. in a design related field of study ideal
  • Proficiency in illustration, icon design, photo retouching is a plus
  • Must provide a digital portfolio