UX Design Lead + UX Designer - Hybrid

Starts ASAP in September
Duration Full-time
Status Full-time with benefits
Rate Salary is DOE plus bonus
Our client, a well-known global financial services company, is looking to hire a full-time, hands on UX Design Lead and long-term the plan is to be hybrid, remote and onsite in NYC.

UX Design Lead Overview
• Partner closely with other VP level designers
• Not a managerial role but could grow into that
• Hands on, individual contributor role
• Minimum 6+ years of experience required
• Being comfortable working on complex enterprise apps
• Independently lead and drive a workstream without handholding
• Serve their clients with cases or open requests that are too complicated/complex for clients to do on their own (for example, maybe an address change for multiple accounts for a high net worth client)
• Help advisors with their enterprise level workflow to service high net worth clients

UX Design Lead Day to Day
• Proactively seek out ways of incorporating the customer experience into daily work
• Work collaboratively and contribute to the success of a multidisciplinary team
• Contribute to high performing teams through the development of self and others, emphasizing continuous learning and growth
• Distill complicated problems into simple and elegant solutions
• Accurately make decisions that guide the product direction with little information
• Understanding of what makes an experience good or bad is critical by thinking through user problems, find reasonable solutions, mock them up in detail, and work with engineers to build them
• Have the ability to influence others and provide thought leadership on design
• Have the knowledge and deep understanding of composition, balance, symmetry, and white space
• Research and look for opportunities to solve problems in unusual and innovative ways
• Understand the technical limitations and liberties behind your decisions and be able to communicate your ideas to our engineers
• Design for the web and understanding how to apply both form and function within it while maintaining simplicity
• Deliver solutions (research findings, design concepts, content) and participate in critique process to improve design acceptance

UX Design Lead Qualifications
• 6+ years of design experience
• Experience working closely with other disciplines to understand design context
• Strong critical thinking skills developed through iteration and design reviews
• Understanding of application of design systems, experience with Figma or similar design tools

This is a full-time, hands on UX Design Lead opportunity with a competitive base salary plus bonus!

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc273@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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