• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IG Group
  • 2019-06-16

User Experience Designer

  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Full time
  • 16 Jun 19

IG empowers informed, decisive, adventurous people to access opportunities in over 15,000 financial markets. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.

IG’s vision is to be a global leader in retail trading and investments. Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is now an award-winning, multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees, and offers an execution-only share dealing service in the UK, Australia, Germany, France, Ireland, Austria and the Netherlands. IG has recently launched a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, to provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, including a Swiss bank, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US, where it offers on-exchange limited risk derivatives via the Nadex brand.

*Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, October 2016)

User Experience Designer

Job Title
User Experience Designer

Job Description

Role Responsibilities:

1.Working through design problems: translating business requirements, client needs, and research insight into ideas, designing the overall flow and elements needed to solve these problems.
2.Sketching and prototyping to quickly evaluate ideas, and designing detailed interaction.
3.Design and iterate according to feedback: from client research, data analysis, and team critique.
4.Collaborating closely with developers, product owners and managers, business stakeholders, and researchers throughout an agile process.
5.To create usable and useful products that are consistent and polished.

Person Specification:
Ability / Expertise

1.Experience designing digital products, systems, apps, or software - not just information-based websites.
2.Communicate design ideas clearly, with rationale.
3.The ability to uncover insight - not just to accept what you hear at face value, but to drive towards the unarticulated, whether it's from users of a system or business stakeholders
1.Qualitative research experience: conducting and facilitating user research.
2.Quantitative research: analysing use of a service, statistical analysis.
3.Experience, knowledge, or interest in the financial world.


- 3 - 5 years' experience designing digital products
- Degree in an associated field: Software design, HCI, Ergonomics, Psychology, Graphic design

Personal Attributes

This will be a busy role in a team so the successful candidate's behaviours will need to strongly aligned to our values:
• Champion the client: customer service is a passion, cultivates trust, has clarity and communicates well, works with pace and momentum
• Lead the way: innovative and resilient, strong learning agility and curiosity
• Love what we do: Conscientiousness - has high self-discipline, carefulness, thoroughness and organisation, Flexible and adaptable

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