Our client, a growing Fintech firm is looking for someone to lead the User Experience team to transform the product development processes and resulting products. You will focus on:
Putting users at the center of all designs
Develop UX culture and UX talent
Develop processes to validate, measure and provide user feedback for continuous product improvements
Work in an Agile environment
This person should have deep experience with the institutional capital markets and financial services sectors and the products that serve both those business customers.
Understand their core products and information architecture
Conduct interviews with clients and internal subject matter experts
Guide the development of a compelling UX - the finding, presentation and utility of complex financial data
The firm recently started a broad adoption of Agile development methodology. This role will play a critical role in this transformation, ensuring that user centered design principles are fully embedded in the new ways of working.
Strategic: Define an overall UX strategy & vision
Establish a base-line assessment of current UX development processes and the state of existing products
Chart out a UX strategy and a practical migration plan - a transformation of their UX development processes and products
Be their UX evangelist
Tactical: Build UX their capabilities
Coach the existing team
Build a community of solid UX and UI design staff & consultants
Define processes, tools, best practices and internal skills to test user experience and collect feedback
Establish UX success metrics
location: New York, New York
job type: Permanent
salary: $200,000 - 225,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
This role is a strategic hire, as you will build a UX discipline and culture across multiple product development teams. You will ensure that UX is a critical element of all projects and establish standards and common end-user personas to guide the designs.
This position covers the user experience for all public facing products and internal systems.
This role will manage a team of UX/UI staff who are shared across multiple agile squads. You and the UX/UI team will partner closely with Tribe Leads, Product Owners, internal subject matter experts and clients (existing and prospects) to deliver outstanding user experiences. You will participate in the full product development lifecycle from initial product ideation and business case development through implementation and ongoing enhancements.
Experience level: Director
Minimum 7 years of experience
Education: Bachelors (required)
UI/UX (7 years of experience is preferred)
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