VP Product Design Lead

Location New York, NY (Hybrid)
Starts ASAP, actively interviewing
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate $140K+ DOE plus significant annual bonus
Do you want to be part of a world class, flourishing in-house design and UX community that solves complex business transformation problems and delivers exceptional client-centric experiences?

Our client, a global financial services company, is looking to for a VP Product Design Lead to join their team full-time (hybrid, onsite in Manhattan a couple of days a week).

The products that this team designs are for institutional clients, not retail consumers. These products are used by governments or other financial services companies (for example, investment banking handles IPOs when a company goes public, or for issuing bonds etc. A lot of the esoteric work is data heavy.

The hiring manager needs folks who have done the work of:
1. Doing or partnering with a researcher to research task flows and context around the product they are designing
2. Navigating the politics of stakeholders, product and dev to understand what the scope of requirements is
3. Designing interaction models to solve for a set of requirements
4. Designing flows and screens using said interaction model
5. Effectively working with visual designers to create a spec for dev.

VP Product Design Lead Responsibilities
Drive and deliver engaging, thoughtful user-centered design solutions to complex business problems and shaping the next generation of our digital tools
Help grow and foster a high-performance UX team by being accountable for overseeing the implementation of the standards across product suites, and be a champion for Design
You will collaborate with visual designers, development teams, UX writers and product owners; youll play a key role in helping us realize the vision; and define the next generation of user experience
Actively participate in visual design strategy and product definition, roadmap planning in a multidisciplinary environment with product, design and tech partners
Work closely and present your work to with technology teams and stakeholders to ensure that requirements are clearly communicated, agreed and implemented as specified
You will leverage your knowledge and experience in design thinking to plan and facilitate ideation and alignment workshops with project stakeholders

VP Product Design Lead Qualifications
Passionate about design and have the ability to articulate the value of the design process in the development of products and services
Experienced in delivering design solutions in complex business domains, working closely with Product & Development teams
Constantly pushing your limits and searching for opportunities to become better, and comfortable receiving feedback and critique, building on the ideas of others
Highly proficient with design tools such as Figma, Sketch & InVision and comfortable designing at different levels of fidelity
A cross disciplined collaborator who values teamwork and can build strong partnerships with business and technology partners
Coach and lead individuals and teams while assuming accountability for your area of focus

This is a full-time VP Product Design Lead opportunity (hybrid onsite in NYC) starting ASAP this summer!

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

About Creative Circle
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