User Experience Designer (Visual Design)

  • New York
  • Full-time

UX Designer (Visual Design – Jr./Mid-Level)

We are looking for an outstanding User Experience Designer (Visual Design) with a strong interest and capability in designing highly innovative and engaging user experiences for our cutting-edge financial application. The individual must have an eye for functional design and possess technical skills to synthesize high-level concepts and ideas into concrete high-fidelity designs. The individual must be able to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently to bring simplicity and user friendliness to meet client needs and vision. We are looking for an individual who is passionate, creative, and enthusiastic, with an ability to fluidly adapt to new UX design challenges and problem solve in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.

This is a unique opportunity to be an integral part of a high-growth, best-in-class, FinTech endeavor and directly impact the forward trajectory of the firm’s success.

Here are some examples of what you can expect:

Responsibilities:

·        Be involved in the design of new features from the earliest planning stages to the final release

·        Understand and translate user needs, requirements, and technical capabilities into innovative and elegant visualizations.

·        Effectively communicate detailed designs visually and verbally, contributing to client presentations and delivering strategic recommendations with confidence.

·        Lead in the creation and revision of information architecture artifacts such as, but not limited to: personas, content outline, sitemaps, user journeys, concept sketches, wireframes, flows, high-fidelity mockups and prototypes.

·        Collaborate with cross-functional team members and users throughout the design phase to address iterative feedback and to ensure optimal design execution.

·        Be able to seek and find creative inspiration outside of looking at someone else’s solutions.

·        Stay up-to-date with UI design trends and best practices

·        Maintain, expand, and adhere visual pattern libraries and style guide documentation.

·        Design for modularity, accessibility, and product expansion.

Basic Qualifications:

·        Bachelor’s Degree in Human Computer Interactions, Visual Arts or related field

  • Strong understanding of usability and user centered design principles and methodologies.
  • Strong UX design portfolio that demonstrates creative design thinking and polished visual execution
  • Expertise in design basics including Typography, Color Theory, and Layout across different form factors.
  • Positive, collaborative attitude and great sense of humor
  • Proficiency in experience with UX toolsets including Sketch, Invision, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, etc.
  • Interest in Fintech entrepreneurship and learning about financial products and markets is a plus
  • Moderate experience with CSS, Javascript, HTML is a plus

About SIMON

SIMON Engineering is a group of experienced engineers working on building a modern platform for risk-managed financial products with a focus on structured investments.

We're a true FinTech company, originally built within Goldman Sachs, spun-out in December 2018, and owned by a consortium of leading financial institutions. Some tech companies bring good tools and usability but don't have the industry expertise or connections to be successful. Some financial services companies have that expertise but can't build compelling modern technology. We bring cutting-edge technology and usability together with our unique group of industry experts and partners to do something unique.

Company Benefits

·        Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance by Leading Providers

·        Health Savings Account Contributions

·        Optional Flexible Spending and Dependent Daycare Spending Accounts

·        Retirement Savings: 401(k) with Company Match

·        WageWorks Commuter Benefits

·        Disability and Life Insurance Coverage Available

·        Lifestyle Offers and Perks

·        Concierge Primary Care Network Membership

·        Flexible Time Off and Paid Parent Leave

·        Casual Dress Code

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