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UX Lead

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Our large financial client is looking for a profoundly engaged experience design leader to join them. In this role, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team of designers, planners and researchers committed to designing the future of banking. 

This leadership role requires a deep understanding of experience design for digital products and services of all kinds, sizes, shapes and contexts. 

The Lead will help set the direction, vision, and methodology for a growing team in our San Francisco studio and set the bar for quality by example, with energy and passion. This will require a strong point of view on design, hands-on creation of experiences, developing strategies for implementation within a complex ecosystem and building meaningful relationships within the organization. 

A user-centric view is paramount for the role, while providing simple, fun and innovatively enriching mobile experiences for our customers. You will be working in a fast-paced environment alongside our design systems, graphics, architecture, product and engineering teams to deliver new experiences through effective artifacts (from Customer Journeys & Ecosystem Maps to Participatory Design Prototypes & Wireframes). A balanced understanding of strategy, research, interaction and visual design is a must for the role. 

Finally, you are a customer experience advocate and leader, excited about our customer’s lives through simple, intelligent and enriching products and experiences. 

• 10+ years of experience in experience design and graphic / visual development required 
• BFA or BA in related field, graduate design degree preferred 
• Team management experience 
• Ability to synthesize complex, interdependent, and sometimes competing needs 
• Effective communication of design solutions across roles & levels 
• Awareness and practical understanding of current technologies and their application and relevance to digital experiences 
• Proven understanding of responsive web & mobile application design and wireframe development 
• Solid communication and interpersonal skills 
• Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative, team-oriented, cross-functional environment 
• Ability to influence others and provide thought leadership on design 
• Actively listens, hears and understands what is said and not said, and with nuanced comprehension of meaning and intent 
• Team work: Develops and sustains effective and cooperative working relationships with direct reports, peers, managers and other internal or external stakeholders 
• Flexibility/adaptability (ability to change direction based upon team and stakeholder consensus)

Additional Information:

• Working 40 hours, on-site in San Francisco.
• Background check and drug screen required.

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

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