Senior UX Designer

Location Jersey City , NJ (Hybrid)
Starts Next Month
Duration 40 hours/week, 3 months
Status Freelance to full-time
Rate $65+ per hour, DOE
Our client, a global financial services company, is looking for a hands on Senior UX Designer who has leadership experience to join their team for 3 months with the intent to extend or convert to full-time.

The ideal candidate will have design team leadership experience, be able to develop strong client relationships, and be available for onsite in their Jersey City location 2 DAYS A WEEK (3 days remote). The role is a growth position as the team is trying to obtain a 1:1 ratio of designer to product manager across the organization. The UX leader will be able to find good strategies to define use cases, use the teams existing patterns and components to address needs, and form internal relationships with key stakeholders.


- This is a hybrid role, onsite in Jersey City (Hudson County, commutable by public transportation) Wednesdays, Thursdays and sometimes Friday.
- Experience working on complicated flows is ideal; enterprise and or financial services experience is preferred but not required.
- The hiring manager prefers to see evidence of conducting user research in a portfolio and complicated flows since they do a lot of journey mapping and intense workflow applications.
- The Senior UX Designer will leverage a deep understanding of research and experience design for digital products in this hands on, individual contributor role, directly responsible for decisions that form client and advisor experiences!
- The Senior UX Designer will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team that includes other researchers, product designers, content writers, product managers, engineers, and business partners who share a passion for delivering unique and innovative financial digital products and services of all kinds, including trading and advice platforms.
- This is still a hands on design role but design team leadership experience is required since there will be direct reports.

Responsible for all stages of UX design and must think strategically while executing with great attention to detail. Must have the ability to successfully collaborate with other designers, product managers, and tech engineers to develop innovative, user- friendly, products as well as provide solutions for critical areas within the user-flow. Must have a solid understanding of user-centered design principles, absolute comfort working with HTML and CSS, excellent visual design skills, great technical know-how, and proven expertise in designing for the Web/Digital experiences. Help define the user model(s) and user interface for new and existing products and features. Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas. Gauge the usability of new and existing products, and making constructive suggestions for change. Concept and develop new and engaging experiences for the user base.

As an advanced UX Designer, you will leverage your deep understanding of research and experience design for digital products. You'll be at the forefront of our efforts and be directly responsible for decisions that form our client and advisor experiences. This is a hands-on design and team management role. You will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team that includes other researchers, product designers, content writers, product managers, engineers, and business partners who share your passion for delivering unique and innovative financial digital products and services of all kinds, including trading and advice platforms.

About You
* You're actively involved in defining product strategy and can define a research strategy to support it
* You love research and understand the necessity to put the user first
* You think in terms of systems and make rational design decisions
* You can create and share design direction for products based on research findings
* You are constantly pushing your limits and searching for opportunities to become better
* Your team collaboration and communication skills are unparalleled
* You?re passionate about user research and you place the customer?s needs above your own preferences

Senior UX Designer Duties & Qualifications:
? At least 5 years of experience is required
? Responsible for all stages of UX design and must think strategically while executing with great attention to detail
? Must have the ability to successfully collaborate with other designers, product managers, and tech engineers to develop innovative, user- friendly, products as well as provide solutions for critical areas within the user-flow
? Must have a solid understanding of user-centered design principles, absolute comfort working with HTML and CSS, excellent visual design skills, great technical know-how, and proven expertise in designing for the Web/Digital experiences
? Help define the user model(s) and user interface for new and existing products and features
? Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
? Gauge the usability of new and existing products, and making constructive suggestions for change
? Concept and develop new and engaging experiences for the user base

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


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