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UX Designer (REMOTE)

Company: Edelman Financial Engines
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

As a UX Designer within Product & Technology you'll conceptualize experiences that grow our business and delight our customers. You'll partner with a cross-functional team to discover and understand business objectives and user needs, test and validate concepts and synthesize everything into intuitive, accessible, and usable products for our users.
This role focuses primarily on our native mobile experiences, working closely with a dedicated mobile team to evolve our iOS and Android applications. You'll be expected to understand the standards and best practices that are required when building for those respective platforms, as well as building an understanding of mobile-specific user needs and requirements.
Responsibilities

  • Develop a clear understanding and advocate for the needs of our users in partnership with product, engineering, research, content and design.
  • Participate in design sessions with partners, offering and providing feedback on concepts and ideas to inform or evolve the customer experience.
  • Create well-thought-out UX deliverables including wireframes, interactive prototypes, hi-fidelity designs and more.
  • Lead or participate in user research and usability testing.
  • Present designs and work to teams and stakeholders, confidently explaining a rationale for decisions and expressing a compelling narrative.
  • Contribute to activities that help create consistency across our entire product suite, including developing systems, principles, standard methodologies, and repeatable processes.
    Requirements
    • 1-2 year of previous experience
    • Fluent in the fundamentals of design, user experience, and all phases of the design process.
    • Proficiency with industry design tools such as Figma, Adobe, Sketch and Zeplin.
    • Strong communication and storytelling skills that can inspire and influence others, create consensus, and provide clear and insightful direction.
    • Able to work with user research, gathering and synthesizing quantitative and qualitative customer data.
    • Ability to work in an agile environment, build strong relationships, and influence and collaborate across the organization, at all levels.
    • Online portfolio curated with a focus on web and product designs (UX/UI).
    • Degree in HCI, Product Design or related subject area or equivalent practical experience.

      Previous work samples or portfolio required.
      About Edelman Financial EnginesSince 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interests of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personal, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, as recognized by Barron's.
      Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves.
      For more information, visit www.EdelmanFinancialEngines.com - 2021 Edelman Financial Engines, LLC. Edelman Financial Engines - is a registered trademark of Edelman Financial Engines, LLC. All advisory services offered through Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA), a federally registered investment advisor. Results are not guaranteed.

Keywords: Edelman Financial Engines, Portland , UX Designer (REMOTE), Other , Portland, Maine

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