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UX Designer

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We are currently looking for a UX Designer for a large financial services client in San Francisco. Great opportunity for growth, learning and a chance to work with a variety of products, not just one! This work is for someone who likes variety and isn't looking to focus on one product! Someone who has drive and initiative and wants to make a name for themselves!

Ideal candidate will have or want the following in their next opportunity:

• Working with design system that goes across the entire product suite, engaging with different products and teams, not doing a specific thing (product, feature. etc.)

• Role is more of a generalist, being able to handle multiple competing needs from different groups and roll that into a fundamental design pattern/asset that can be applied to multiple channels and meet business needs

• Will work with product designers to help them apply the design systems correctly and use correctly

• Large amount of growth internally. Create consistency across all channels that the customers hit.

​• Some experience working within larger teams/company.

For people that get bored super easy, this role will always have something new or engaging that needs to get done. Doesn't keep you heads down for a year on one feature or product. You will be jumping around and seeing what's interesting and provide immediate value to organization.​

Formal Job Description:
Our design system team is seeking a designer who will help grow our design ecosystem and guide and educate other designers on creating modular and reusable designs. You’ll need a strong ability to look beyond immediate requirements to anticipate how a design could be useful or limiting in alternate scenarios. 

We are looking for a designer who is comfortable working across digital product lines and is able to pick out opportunities for consistency. You’ll need to be capable of pushing designs from ideation and into production by developing partnerships with designers, developers and product owners. Balancing and reconciling multiple and sometimes conflicting requirements is a key aspect of this role. Also, you’ll be responsible for identifying new opportunities for the design system to better serve our internal and external partners. 

This position is ideal for someone who enjoys versatility and frequent change on projects and design challenges. This position isn’t bound to any single product and your ideas and efforts will have a direct influence on the design of applications that reach over 60 million customers. Experience creating style guides and design components a huge plus!

Responsibilities:
⁃ Help other product designers create designs that are reusable across our various digital properties 
⁃ Document standard design patterns in a pattern library 
⁃ Identify opportunities to increase the consistency of our customer’s experience 
⁃ Provide design direction to developers and work through technical limitations 
⁃ Partner with peers in our visual design team to define and maintain a consistent visual design language across all our digital properties. 
⁃ Operate within the confines of sprints and help prioritize work based on needs and resources 

Qualifications:
⁃ 2-7 years of experience designing mobile and/or web products 
⁃ BFA or BA in related field, graduate design degree preferred 
⁃ Prior experience creating and maintaining reusable UI components and patterns or combination of engineering and design experience needed
⁃ Ability to synthesize complex, interdependent, and sometimes competing needs 
⁃ Proven understanding of responsive web & mobile application design and development 
⁃ Effective communication of design decisions and reasoning 
⁃ Solid communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written 
⁃ An understanding of and experience making accessible design is a plus 
⁃ Experience navigating competing needs within large organizations is a plus

To be considered, please apply by submitting over a Word Doc or PDF of your Résumé and link to your samples. Successful candidates will be contacted by phone. Thanks!

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