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Senior UX Product Designer (Houston, TX or REMOTE)

Location:
Remote
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
12/07/2020
Posted By:
Amy Izzo
Date:
11/17/2020

Job Description:

AQUENT’s Financial Industry Client’s Digital Solutions team is looking to add a Senior Product Designer to its team. In this role, you will design financial digital products that help customers plan their financial futures.   

 

Opportunity: This is a temp to perm position, open to remote candidates (as well as local Houston candidates).

 

What You’ll Do:

1 - In this role you will design financial digital products from native mobile apps to websites -- full-life cycle. Familiarity with front-end development tools / capabilities and working with Design Systems in Invision DSM is a big plus.

2 - You will collaborate closely with product owners, business stakeholders, and front-end developers to build and launch polished/exceptional customer -facing digital experiences.

3 - You will work on the end-to-end product cycle (from research to interaction to visual design) and bring a keen eye for detail and ability to rapidly solve problems using a design thinking mindset.

 

The ideal Candidate:

• You thrive on complex problems while balancing the phases of a user experience such as strategy, research, information architecture, interaction design and visual design.

• You are curious, ambitious and deliberate in your design decisions. You know how to leverage qualitative data and user feedback to iterate and refine a product.

• You are a strong advocate and have deep empathy for your end users. You understand the entire process of building a product that solves real problems for real people.

• You are a natural communicator and collaborator. You know that collaboration drives better ideas and solutions. You embrace critique.

• You know how to educate, guide and align with stakeholders throughout the process.

• You can own an idea and its strategic vision, pushing for the right solution instead of designing to requirements.

• Helping people save for a fully funded retirement gives you a good feeling.

 

Requirements:

• 6+ years of experience in UX design and related Bachelor degree.

Online portfolio demonstrating your attention to detail with rock solid design solutions.

• A deep understanding of the end-to-end iterative design process including how to develop and use design research, journey mapping, wireframing, prototyping, user testing, and high-fidelity visuals to achieve human-centered design solutions.

• Responsive Web AND/OR strong mobile experience (Highly proficient designing for native mobile (iOS and Android) and web applications. [Mastery of Apple Human Interface Guidelines (HIG) and Android Material guidelines)]

• Experience presenting and leading creative collaborations to share your work with cross-functional teams at all levels.

• Proficiency using design tools such as Sketch, InVision, and Adobe Creative Suite

• Ensure our products follow accessibility standards.

• Ability to reduce complexity in product and process.

• Knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

 

Bonus skills

• Experience animating prototypes in Adobe After Effects or similar

• Creating design systems using Invision DSM

• Agile workplace experience

• Experience in Financial Services

• Experienced with Figma

 

We value your time in applying for this role. We are looking forward to reviewing your application.