#127536

User Experience Designer

Location:
New York, New York
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
Competitive
Start date:
01/29/2018
posted by:
Matt Cabe
Date:
01/17/2018

Job Description:

THIS POSITION IS A W2 Position – Sponsorship is not an option currently

****Financial Product/Transactional Process Experience STRONGLY PREFERRED****

An Online Portfolio is REQUIRED

 

One of our Fortune 500 Financial clients is looking for a dynamic User Experience Designer in NYC who is a user-centered, innovative designer who is committed to creating beautifully simple experiences, and engaging interactions. This role will be support facing for the field reps for mobile applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Think through complex features and flows, balance user needs and business needs, and make the complex simpler and more engaging to users.
  • This is a hands-on role—the UX person is expected to create design work as well as inspire and guide junior designers.
  • Help define and drive the future of the company's product experience from signup to long-term engagement, Transactional Financial processes for both customers and financial planners.

Qualifications:

  • Four+ years experience designing interfaces for large-scale digital experiences and applications.
  • An extreme passion for understanding the user, and a strong communicator of the user’s perspective throughout the design process.
  • A belief that UX is more than just UI, and includes all user-centered design activities from research, concepting, flows, sitemaps, wireframes, prototypes, annotations, and more.
  • Extensive knowledge of best in class interaction design patterns across a variety of platforms.
  • The drive to push beyond existing design patterns, and to consistently create visionary work.
  • A track record of working collaboratively with other designers, researchers, engineers, and product owners.
  • Working knowledge of design and prototyping tools, such as Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, Invision and anything else needed to get the job done.

Things the client values:

  • Curious minds and an appetite for learning
  • Passion for the craft
  • A strong point of view with a healthy dose of humility
  • A collaborative mindset, perseverance and a great sense of humor
  • A passion for User Experience
  • A personality that thrives in agile/nimble environments
  • Willingness to take risks
  • A belief in our vision
  • Creates elegant, best-in-class UX design deliverables that go beyond best practices, and consider user, business, and tech needs  
  • Consistently sells through design ideas to collaborators and stakeholders
  • Can identify, talk through, and attempt to resolve problems related to intra and interdepartmental issues, project process and timelines, and questionable design decisions.