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Senior UX Designer
Ref No.: 18-05736
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 35.51 - 40.15 /Hour
Our Client is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments & individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. They are currently looking to add a senior UX to their development team.

The Senior UX Designer must have a passion for solving problems and creating engaging experiences. They will have strong conceptual thinking skills and the ability to understand user needs, motivations, and behaviors and how to translate them into product features. They will be comfortable taking complex work flows and transforming them into intuitive experiences that meet the needs of a variety of user types.

The Contribution/Creative:
  • Create best in class designs that are both intuitive and aesthetically pleasing
  • Transform objective into innovative solutions that support user's needs across all platforms.
  • Quickly and collaboratively produce rapid prototypes for validation of design solutions.
  • Develop product features that are functional and visually appealing
Responsibilities:
  • Comfortable presenting creative concepts to cross-functional team members at all levels, and working in a highly collaborative, deadline-driven work environment
  • Develop thought leadership in product design through project work, trend tracking, and industry participation
Must Have:
  • At least 3 years' experience as a key member of a design team participating in the development life cycle of successfully launched consumer websites and or products
  • Excellent skills producing visual design comps, cuts and guides, and full-fledged design style guides
  • Communication of project status and stages of design to product team
  • Maintains a high degree of organization and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage priorities
  • Experience presenting high-level concepts & strategies to stakeholders
  • Experience collaborating with developers, familiarity with HTML/CSS capabilities, agile methodologies and scrum
  • Experience with user centered practices.
  • Detailed knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch.