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UX/UI Designer

UX/UI Designer – Finance/Greenfield/Manhattan

Adaptive sees a future where all products are traded electronically and in real-time.

We are a growing and successful software consultancy that works closely with our financial, capital and commodities markets clients. We build bespoke software solutions to support our clients business goals. Our clients range from innovative startup fintech firms to global investment banks.

Our mission is to build a global company that is a great place to work, that drives the maturation of markets through business and technology consulting, and that is the pre-eminent technology provider and operator of bespoke, real-time electronic trading systems.

If you join us, you will work alongside a team of knowledgeable UX professionals who will motivate you to excel. You will be encouraged to think broadly, be an advocate for the end user, contribute your knowledge, skills and experience, and grow your career. You will be solving complex design problems through facilitating workshops, solutionizing designs, and prototyping workflows.

Who you are…

  • You’ve got positive energy, “can do” attitude and willingness to learn. 
  • You want to share your knowledge and educate team members.
  • You’re optimistic and excited about solving complex design challenges.
  • You can communicate and explain your designs in a positive and rational manner.
  • You are able to filter through several concepts and ideas, then suggest the best solution to a problem.
  • You are comfortable working with multiple stakeholders, who on occasion can be challenging.
  • You like to keep your designs organized and are detail-driven.
  • You enjoy working in a fast paced environment, while delivering high quality designs.
  • You are able to initiate and drive complex projects to completion.
  • Your designs are highly polished and strive to design experiences that excite and inspire users.

What you’ll be doing…

At Adaptive, you will work with our clients to understand their needs and challenges, then own and implement the UX of the product, from ideation to launch. 


  • Run and facilitate virtual workshops (We have an Adaptive process to help).
  • Document user journeys/workflows.
  • Explore and define visual direction.


  • Create and maintain design systems.
  • Design and prototype high-fidelity workflow driven solutions.
  • Collaborate with designers, developers, business analysts, as well as, external client teams.


  • Pitch design ideas to various stakeholders.
  • Iterate with development teams to ensure designs can be built.

What we look for in you…

  • Solid professional experience of designing complex enterprise applications.
  • Experience managing stakeholder relationships, consulting experience is a plus.
  • Understanding of electronic trading and financial markets is a plus. 
  • Low ego, collaborative, and open minded
  • Experience with the following processes/tools:
  • Gathering requirements using Miro or FigJam
  • Design and prototype using Figma
  • Create design systems using Figma
  • Deliver solutions to development teams using Zeplin/Figma


  • Flexible Hybrid working model
  • 23 days vacation
  • 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision cover.
  • FLSA
  • Gym subsidy
  • Life insurance

Please note that due to the nature of our work, we will run a background check on the successful candidate after an offer has been accepted.

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