Lead Product Designer

Location New York, NY (WFH flexible)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate DOE
Our client, the world's most innovative finance
and technology company, is seeking a Lead Product Designer with UX research skills to join their team.

**Please note, this role is remote for the time being but will be returning to the office in a hybrid schedule eventually. A laptop will be provided to you!**

The Lead Product Designer will be responsible for:

- Defining the user experience and the UI layer of the company's flagship product
- Owning the design process ? balancing short-term design needs with a vision toward the future
- Improving the overall user experience on our web and mobile app products
- Building new meaningful features in helping our member's financial wellness
- Ensuring consistency across products, define design patterns and contribute to the current style guide as our products grow
- Translating product requirements and research into design deliverables: User flows, sketches, wireframes, mockups, specs, etc., that lead to intuitive user experiences
- Concepting and creating assets for landing pages, marketing website, product pages, social / digital assets, blog, content platforms, etc.
- Taking a user-centered design approach to rapidly test and iterate your designs
- Communicating scenarios, end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and screen designs to stakeholders
- Taking charge of our Design System development and lifecycle
- Mentoring and fostering a world-class team of junior peers
- Leading User Research and related fields: translating data, doing user interviews, feature evaluations, structuring data, etc.
- Collaborating with Product Manager and the Engineering team to inform your design process

The ideal Lead Product Designer must:

- Have 5-8 years of experience designing mobile and web products
- Previous experience at a creative agency, digital agency, media company preferred
- Previous finance experience is a nice to have but not required
- Have a strong digital portfolio with 360 campaign work across all digital channels that showcases a clean, modern aesthetic
- Be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Figma
- Experience working with HTML and CSS + coding is a nice to have
- Have proven examples of successful product launches that you were a part of that drove meaningful impact to the business
- Be able to understand and organize data as well as make decisions on a project and see them through to fruition
- Be able to rapidly ideate and produce multiple UX/UI concepts
- Be able to translate qualitative & quantitative data into designs
- Have a coherent understanding of web and mobile capabilities
- Be a passionate champion for the user with a demonstrated ability to mesh business considerations with design goals
- Have experience working in continuous delivery environments where the pace is fast
- Have a deep understanding of best practices and contemporary design patterns
- Have excellent visual, written, and verbal communication skills
- Have strong problem-solving skills
- Have a willingness to fail and learn
- Be able to meet all deadlines under pressure and react to unexpected schedule changes and fluctuations in workload
- Be able to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment while effectively managing timelines and expectations
- Experience with 3D, animation and video, and/or a background in product design is also a plus

Creative Circle is focused on protecting the health and safety of our candidates, clients, and communities. Details of our job descriptions are always subject to change, e.g., on-site vs off-site. We follow the guidance of the CDC, WHO, CPHA, and government officials. If you have questions about a specific job posting, please contact us. Be well and stay well. Creative Circle.

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

About Creative Circle
Creative Circle is a recruiting agency, and we proudly match professionals with companies looking for talented team members. The above listing is for a role with one of our clients. Our connections at top companies get your resume in front of the right people and access to amazing positions that aren't posted anywhere else. If you’re a good fit for this role (or another we're currently working on), a local recruiter will reach out to schedule a screening interview. We present only the top candidates to our clients.

For Creative Circle to represent you for this opportunity, you must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship for a non-immigrant visa.