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*** Snr UX Designer - Financial Services ***

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*** Snr UX Designer - Financial Services ***

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    UX, UI, CX

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:

    £750 - £900 per day + 2-3 days WFH

  • Contact:

    Charlie Warren

  • Contact email:

    cwarren@mcgregor-boyall.com

  • Job ref:

    240820221_1661341175

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-23

  • Startdate:

    September - October 2022

Senior UX Designer

Industry: Financial Services/Investment Banking
Location:
London/WFH
IR35 Status:
Inside
Start Date:
ASAP - Oct 2022
Additional Requirements:
Candidates must provide a portfolio

We are currently looking for an experienced UX Designer at Snr or Lead level for a contract with a financial services organisation.

Key Skills For The Role:

  • Experience working at Snr/Lead level
  • Solid experience with complex app workflows
  • Detailed analysis
  • Driving design strategy
  • Experience within financial services/IB

Department Overview

Within this department the UX team is responsible for the design and development of the User Experience for the Client and Sales Facing applications. They are a small team of passionate UX and Visual designers within a top tier investment bank, driving the user experience design of the next generation financial tools. We design for highly skilled, extremely specialised users working in the world's most demanding real-time environments. We work in an agile fashion within a UX-driven development environment.

In this role you will drive the design strategy, workflow and UI for a Research Mobile app and an FX Trading Platform.

You will have demonstrated excellence in:

  • Well versed with all aspects of UX design processes: Research, Design, Validate, Implement and Enhance
  • Working together with the UX team in London; providing different UX and UI design solutions using the existing UX/UI patterns as well as creating new ones as appropriate
  • Communicating and coordinating with senior stakeholders to evangelise and advance the UX agenda.
  • Experienced in designing Web as well as Mobile experiences
  • Delivering multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines

Skills and Qualifications

Candidates should have been working in one or more of the following areas or have experience with these tools:

  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience with degree in Interaction design/Visual communication or similar
  • Conducting User research, paper sketching, low/hi-fi prototyping, detailed wireframes, UI and user requirements specifications
  • Desirable to have an in-depth understanding Trading systems with a high level understanding of capital markets
  • Make complex information understandable and formulate design concepts that are engaging, attractive, and user-friendly.
  • Work in a cross-disciplinary environment and interact with other UX/UI Designers, product owners, business analysts and developers throughout the Bank
  • Desirable to have domain knowledge within financial services, preferably about front, middle and back office systems. Working understanding of products, user groups, workflows within an investment bank and sales/trader/client workflows.
  • Some experience of visual design is beneficial but not essential
  • Good command on UX/UI tools for the creation of low/hi fidelity prototypes, wireframes to finish artwork (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure, XD etc.)

For more information please contact Charlie Warren

UX / Designer / Strategy / FX / Workflows / Design Strategy / UI Design
UX / Designer / Strategy / FX / Workflows / Design Strategy / UI Design
UX / Designer / Strategy / FX / Workflows / Design Strategy / UI Design
UX / Designer / Strategy / FX / Workflows / Design Strategy / UI Design
UX / Designer / Strategy / FX / Workflows / Design Strategy / UI Design

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.