Senior UX Designer

Senior UX Designer


New York, New York


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Senior UX Designer

12-month contract w/ potential for extensions or conversion perm w/ Investment Banking company (full medical, dental & vision benefits offered)

Hybrid Remote – Candidates MUST be local to NYC or ATL at this time


This Fortune 500 Financial Services UX team are looking for a contract Senior User Experience/Interaction Designer to join their team based in New York. This is a unique opportunity to join one of the most reputable design teams in finance known for consistently delivering innovative, award-winning software applications used by internal teams and clients of the firm. The global team deliver user-centered design and strategy projects across the Institutional business: from client-facing applications to tools and software for front office sales and trading, Investment Banking and Global Capital Markets, middle and back-office, infrastructure, and data as well as HR and corporate services. Known for their open and collaborative team culture and high standards, the team thrives on challenging the status quo and delivering solutions that create tangible benefits for both users and the business.

UX Designer Responsibilities:

  • Handle the research, planning, design, and documentation of user interfaces for web-based, hand-held, and desktop applications
  • Follow an Iterative User-Centered Research & Design Process
  • Work collaboratively in a cross-disciplinary design team contributing to UX operational initiatives beyond the scope of their project work (design crits, design ops etc.)
  • Conduct Ethnographic User research, define/develop personas

UX Designer Requirements:

  • Has excellent communication, presentation, and client management skills
  • Is well versed in iterative User Centered Research and Design process
  • 10+ years industry experience, Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Financial Services industry experience a plus but not essential
  • Be detail-oriented with strong interaction design skills
  • Has experience working in Agile development environments, specifically using scrum methodology
  • Understands and has opinions about current industry best practices
  • Has experience designing transactional user interfaces, not simply static web sites
  • Balances an academic interest in best practices with tactical solutions
  • Manages client expectations and own time efficiently
  • Enjoys collaborating with product owners and business analysts to design innovative solutions
  • Has experience with data/information visualization
  • Is fluent in standard design software and tooling (Figma, Sketch, Adobe, Axure etc.)
  • Portfolio mandatory



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