Senior Digital Product Designer

Location New York, NY (Hybrid)
Starts Actively interviewing!
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate $150K+ plus significant yearly bonus, DOE
Do you want to impact consumer/customer facing web and mobile wealth management products?

Our client, a global financial services company, is looking to hire a full-time Senior Lead Digital Product Designer! This role is hybrid in NYC ~3 days a week.

A few must-have qualifications:
At least 5 years of experience is required (an agency or consulting background is helpful)
Portfolio must have at least at least 2-3 case studies that clearly show the problem you were solving for and your design process
The hiring manager is looking for someone who can tell a good story about their projects as they're sharing them
Experience leading initiatives on your own is key
There are no managerial duties starting out but it could grow into a managerial role

There are no formal direct reports, however, you must be comfortable and capable of leading multidisciplinary teams across the full range of design practice, from up front research, insights, and strategy, through to ideation, prototyping, and testing, and to delivery of final designs.

You will be expected to partner with senior Product Owners, Engineer Leads and Data Analysts, developing product and business strategy, which informs prioritization, planning and decisions across multiple product teams.

Lead the delivery of successful shipped products
Can direct self and others in both planning and structuring the work, and executing on expected levels of quality
Experience leading a program of work through full product development cycles in discovery, concepting, prototypes, specifications, and enablement
Significant experience with user-centered and human-centered design approaches
Prior work involves leading design teams (with other designers, UX researchers, and content designers) and cross-functional collaboration with senior product managers and engineering leads
Expertise in Interaction Design, and strength in Visual/UI Design and Information Architecture
Proficiency in adjacent skills such as User Research, UX Writing, Prototyping, and Service Design
Strong facilitation skills and experience employing a variety of methods and techniques to run complex design-led workshops
Has driven new business thinking and strategy through their user-centered design work
Able to show how their understanding of technical constraints and opportunities informed design solutions; familiar with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Advocate for Accessibility Guidelines and Inclusive Design practices
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent practical work experience in Design

Day to Day:
Advocate for the users perspective when collaborating with Product Managers and Engineers to plan roadmaps, gather requirements, and structure the work
Drive creation of new product and business strategy at the intersection of user needs and business goals
Set expectations within the design teams to standards of quality, and creative direction
Contribute to the creation of visions (north stars) that make strategy concrete
Create strategic design deliverables such as strategy decks, customer journeys, visions of future experiences and evangelize these cross-product blueprints across teams
Advocate for Accessibility and Inclusive Design practices
Prepare design team members for presenting their work to others
Support recruiting processes, reaching out to potential candidates, conducting technical assessment of candidates design craft capabilities
Lead multiple, parallel teams in the design and re-design of end-to-end experiences across our Wealth Management offerings
Oversee upfront user research to better understand user needs and behaviors, and usability testing to see how your solutions work for users, in collaboration with Experience Researchers
Advance the bank's practice in craft capabilities, internally through mentorship and training, externally through writing and conference presentations


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