Posted 4 Apr 2022, 8:06 pm

UX Design Lead at Selekkt

Selekkt is looking for a UX Lead with 15+ years of expertise in user experience strategy and design in combination with the strong desire to create innovative digital experiences across platforms. We especially are looking for someone who has a proven track record in UX for financial services and is specialized in simplifying the industry’s complexities for its users.


You should be the ultimate user advocate with a passion for creating intuitive, scalable and innovative products, with a user centric mentality. You will be able to lead cross-functional teams and partner closely with client teams, strategy, visual designers and developers to create best-in-class digital solutions for our clients.

 

You actively stay on top of cutting-edge technologies, techniques, best practices and industry tools. This is a combination of a managing and hands-on role. We expect you will be adept at leading client presentations, stakeholder interviews, defining UX strategy, defining audience needs and feature sets, facilitate or co-facilitate design workshops, creating customer journeys, user personas, site maps, and wireframes all driven by real audience insights to achieve our client’s business objectives.


This role will be for a freelance consultant and can be remote.


Responsibilities


  • Manage design projects with autonomy, including concept creation, iteration, and delivery to the engineering team
  • Develop and deliver UX/UI strategy across multiple products and platforms including web, mobile and app
  • Present new concepts and strategies to senior executives 
  • Serve as design subject matter expert for client and engineering team
  • Oversee and/or conduct user research, solution/product ideation, journey mapping, wireframe development, usability testing 
  • Adopting and driving an intuitive user experience and high usability across a range of financial products and services
  • Being able to making the complexities of the financial world simple—from intricate systems and multi-layered processes to innovative end products


Requirements


  • 15+ years experience as a hands-on UX Designer
  • 5+ years of experience as a UX Design Lead which includes strategy development and delivery experience for large-scale, digital products preferably financially related
  • Must be able to translate business problems and requirements into intuitive digital solutions
  • Experience leading user centric UX design and information architecture strategy for complex financial products and services 
  • Expert in Lean UX, HCD and Agile methodologies
  • Comfortable with facilitating and/or co-facilitating design workshops remotely
  • Strong execution skills and experience in modern tools such as Sketch, InVision, and Miro among others
  • Experience overseeing and implementing a design system from the ground up 
  • Eye for detail, and ability to get to the root of the problem with a user centric lens
  • Bachelor's Degree required 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship 


About Selekkt


Selekkt is a premium design talent agency for financial services. Selekkt represents the top 2% of talent in research, strategy and UX/UI design for the financial vertical. Our designers are thoroughly vetted and reviewed. Each and every one brings decades of experience in UX/UI design and financial services while specializing in simplifying the industry’s complexities for users. 


Selekkt is not your typical staffing agency. We're a service with design in our DNA. Unlike other staffing agencies, our lead designers, with over 20 years of industry experience, provide oversight of every project to ensure innovative, best-in-class work that drives real business results. 


You’ll find our designers at the crossroads of the financial industry and design community’s latest trends and practices. This empowers them to execute premium, modern experiences centered around the user. 


Making our clients shine is our priority. We are obsessed with sophisticated, quality products, and designs that will excel in their specific market. And we’ll stop at nothing in our pursuit of this kind of excellence.



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