UI Design Lead - WFH during Covid-19

Starts Next Month
Duration Full-time
Status Full-time w/ benefits
Rate DOE
Our client, a creative agency representing a global financial services company, is looking to hire a full-time, client facing and hands on UI Design Lead with UX skills, remote to start but eventually onsite in NYC (downtown).

Financial services experience is a plus but not required.

The ideal UI Design Lead is passionate about design and consumer trends and has a strong sense of UX/UI and brand strategy.

UI Design Lead Duties:
• Champion the needs of all customer groups and use that knowledge to help influence business strategies and design decisions
• Overseeing the UI/ visual design for this team from sites, products and apps
• A focus on design with some experience working on user flows, user journeys, wireframes, storyboards, and with prototypes to ensure a positive user experience
• Strong conceptual and strategic thinking that can be leveraged in a variety of business channels
• Develops and prepares creative deliverables in collaboration with assigned team within specifications
• Interprets creative briefs and turns them into visual reality at a world-class level
• Draft initial concepts and convey design ideas using journey maps, wireframes, prototypes and user stories to explain the user processes and ideal advisor and consumer experience
• Validate UI, layout, interaction, and content designs through usability testing
• Create workflows, user maps and mapping
• Provide organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to decipher user insight through various forms of customer analysis

UI Design Lead Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Design, HCI, or any other related field of expertise
• Design leadership skills for a brand, working on apps, products and websites
• Prior UI/ Visual Design experience background with 6 years’ experience
• Knowledge of Sketch required
• Advertising agency or tech experience is a huge plus
• Experience working with product development desired
• Takes ownership and successfully executes through all stages of creative development
• Understands/respects the client’s design needs and methodology
• A strong portfolio that demonstrates stellar designs, processes, and thinking and tells the story of how you were integral to the overall design process
• An intimate knowledge of industry tools, and solid understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, interaction, site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation
• Strong conceptual thinking skills and a high level of curiosity
• A capacity for constant learning from both success and failure
• Open to change and continuous improvement
• Strong understanding of User Center Design Processes and Methodologies

This is a full-time, UI Design Lead opportunity.

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

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