Full Job Description
Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally-enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. United by our core values and our purpose of helping people thrive in the brave pursuit of next, our 20,000+ people in 53 offices around the world combine experience across technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession to accelerate our clients’ businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value.
We are seeking a UX Design Lead with solid Investment Management or FinTech product experience who is passionate about working in a collaborative, iterative design organization. They will be responsible for leading, conceiving, and designing data-intensive experiences for both investors and financial advisors. In their role, the designer will be an advocate for the user, proposing designs for key elements of the overall user experience that are clear, focused, and easy to use.
Working closely with product managers, business stakeholders and technologists to understand and act upon key business requirements
Contributing to new feature definitions and exploration from concept through execution within an integrated team that meets business needs, user needs and technical capabilities
Delivering design via concept sketches, wireframes, user journeys/flows, information architecture
Applying a visual design system (e.g. through a designed symbol library) to work, and deploying prototypes, as needed
Partnering and mentoring other UX/UI designers to deploy user-friendly mobile-first customer experiences
Seeing product additions/enhancements from concept or research to deployment and optimization
Leading the team in creating design rationale and specifications
Advocating for clean, simple user-centered designs
Your Skills & Experience:
Demonstrated ability working as a strong hands-on leader
Working command with Sketch, InVision, and Figma
Experience designing and launching product for FinTech and/or Investment Management companies. Products can be either Client/Investor-directed, Advisor/Team-directed or both.
Strong foundations in information architecture, user flows, and related artifacts that clarify and organize complex information systems and business scenarios
Experience designing solutions for mobile-first responsive design (app-only and desktop-only is not preferred)
Experience creating designs (e.g. high-fidelity wireframes) for a complex systems environment - leveraging large amounts of content/data and synthesizing a simple, intuitive design direction for applications or other types of transactional interfaces
"Clean" presentable work - while the candidate is not expected to be a full-on visual designer, their work should show a strong sense of hierarchy, spacing, and placement to convey how an interactive interface should work
Ability to apply modern UI patterns to their work and ideally show consistency of those patterns across a wider system
Success creating and launching work in a large product programs, with product managers, engineering, and design
A track record of designing product that has been shipped (concept work is not sufficient)
Thoughtfulness about the decisions they make in their designs (e.g. what they would want to test and potentially optimize post-launch)
A passion for simplicity, user empathy
A digital-product-focused portfolio, ideally with problem statement, audience insight, approach artifacts, solution, and outcomes.
Set Yourself Apart With:
Experience working in agile, collaborative environment
Familiarity with or experience contributing to multiple steps in the full digital product design lifecycle, from concept to launch, including research, usability testing wireframing, and QA contribution
While their contribution may primarily be wireframes and other pre-visual-design artifacts, their portfolio should show the final design
Ability to demonstrate interaction design beyond flat comps.
Experience delivering work within an established design system
Experience with collaboration tools such as Jira, Slack
A sensibility for the role animation and transitions play in a user experience
Some experience of user research and usability testing would be a bonus
Benefits of Working Here:
Flexible vacation policy; time is not limited, allocated, or accrued
16 paid holidays throughout the year
Generous parental leave and new parent transition program
Corporate gift matching program
As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, Publicis Sapient is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may call us at +1-617-621-0200.