Director, User Experience

Job Title: Director, User Experience

Department: Wealth Management

Location: Jersey City, NJ

Reports To: SVP, Product

 

Position Overview:

Scivantage is looking for a strong UX Designer with a broad range of design skills and a passion for web and mobile user experience. The UX Designer is able to conceive of and execute interface solutions for complex data-driven web-based applications that meet user needs. Know the technical limitations of our solution, but push the envelope to drive innovation.

You will work closely with digital product managers, business analysts, and developers to create amazing experiences for our end users. You will be responsible for brainstorming new concepts and delivering designs and specs that are not only implementation-ready but also meeting the high bar of consistency, completion, and usability metrics.

You must have proven skills in conceptual design, interaction design, and visual design. You will own all stages of design. You must be a tenacious facilitator who seeks input from UX research, engineering, and product management to successfully design simple solutions to challenging problems. The ideal candidate has proficiency in user-centered design, user research, analytics, and is a strong communicator.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement market-leading UX designs for Scivantage web and mobile products, owning the user experience design of the market’s leading digital wealth management platform
  • Be a UX thought leader: Evangelize design and the consumer experience amongst the organization and externally with clients, prospects and the industry
  • Partner closely with digital product managers to make sure solutions meet business objectives and solve the right problems for our customers
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to work through technical feasibility and ensure design details don’t get lost
  • Rapidly produce multiple concepts and prototypes; knowing when to apply pixel-perfect attention to detail, and when to make low-fi sketches and prototypes

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of combined experience in UX design and management
  • Familiarity with digital investing and wealth management is a plus
  • Deep knowledge of modern IOS, Android, Web and OSX interface conventions
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, or similar tools
  • Proficient in Axure or other UX prototyping software
  • Great communicator, analytical thinker, comfortable with technical subject matter
  • Fluency with evolving web standards and technologies, usability best practices and an interest in emerging interactive design trends
  • Detail-oriented, creative, collaborative and able to work in a fast-paced Agile environment
  • Excellent client interaction and team skills
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Web development strongly preferred (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery)
  • Experience working collaboratively in a team setting with ability to synthesize feedback and input from other UX/UI designers, product managers, engineering, and project stakeholders

 

Scivantage is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please e-mail your resume to: recruiting@scivantage.com and include the job title in the subject line.

Recruiters please do not respond or contact Scivantage with unsolicited services or offers.