Interesting fact about our forward-thinking blue-chip financial client – Paul McCartney (from The Beatles fame) became the firm's spokesman in 2005 in a campaign entitled "This Is Paul." Pretty awesome for a global financial service company to take-on!
This same company would like to hire you as a long term freelance UX Designer reporting to a UX Lead. This role is onsite in Boston, MA, 9 months plus, 5 days/40 hours a week. Healthcare Benefits provided, 5 paid sick days, 401k, FlexSpend, more.
What You Will Do:
- Our client is looking for designers who are motivated to create compassionate, usable, and elegant experiences that help people achieve their financial goals and feel confident about their future.
- You will be play a major part in the User Experience Design Team, which supports the retail, workplace, institutional, and global business units.
- As a UX Designer, you will bring ideas to life, through sketching, wire-framing, prototyping, testing, writing, and coding. You will also help your team deliver valuable experiences to customers.
- As a member of the User Experience Design Team, your work will improve the lives of over 25 million customers. You will be part of an agile squad developing a backlog of ideas to bring value to customers. By focusing on delighting these customers and helping them feel secure about their financial futures.
What You Need:
- An undergraduate or graduate degree is preferred, but would also consider people with a certificate in user experience design. The client believes great designers can come from many different disciplines
- Ability to design digital experiences with native mobile or responsive design experience
- You show an aptitude and enthusiasm for working in teams, and a willingness to help your team complete tasks outside the realm of design
- You have a broad set of design skills, e.g. visual and graphic design, information architecture, prototyping, front-end coding, design thinking, user research
- You can get a little nerdy about at least one of the design skills above, you are willing to learn, the principles of Lean UX and how to adapt your process, activities and artifacts to best serve the team
- You communicate well, whether on the phone, over video, in writing, or in person, enjoy learning, and happily teach others, have a powerful impulse to improve existing designs, invent new experiences, and perform better than our competition
- A digital portfolio is required.