Consumer Finance Group | User Experience Designer

  • Competitive
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PWC - US
  • 01 Feb 18 2018-02-01

PwC's Business Advisory Services group is a distinctive practice that provides audit, technical accounting, tax, regulatory, compliance, valuation services, risk management, financial analysis and cashflow modeling, outsourcing, securities processing, payments, information risk and security, data quality, mergers and acquisitions, and other services. Our integrated knowledge enables us to help our clients design solutions that work.

 

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Job Description

Our professionals assist with many of today's largest, most challenging issues impacting the following sectors:

  • Asset management
  • Banking and capital markets
  • Consumer Finance
  • Structured Products
  • Insurance


We are also the thought leader in the financial services industry. We produce almost 150 publications and e-briefings on the financial services industry, most of which are sector specific, as well as a wide range of training and special events on issues that affect reporting and corporate governance throughout the business world.

The Consumer Finance Group (www.pwc.com/consumerfinance) is composed of over 100 professionals across the country dedicated to solving important problems for clients in the consumer finance sector. Our team specializes in mortgage banking, auto finance, student lending, credit cards, and unsecured lending.

We are at the forefront of the industry working with our clients to identify growth opportunities, drive innovation, enhance the customer experience, and anticipate and resolve emerging issues. Our group's collective knowledge is invaluable at a time when the lending industry is going through a phase of significant transformation that has put profits under pressure but also has opened exciting opportunities to innovate. Our professionals are involved in producing best-in-class thought leadership and creative solutions to complex business problems. Our clients consistently turn to us for help in areas such as: consumer lending strategy, customer experience, digital lending, loan origination and servicing, capital markets, risk management, finance, and accounting.

PwC has a long-standing reputation for creating breakthrough strategy with the world's Fortune 500 companies. But did you know we now have a digital marketing capability to help our clients translate strategy to reality?

Members of the user experience (UX) design team transform business strategy, consumer research and analytics into compelling creative.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 4

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree Information Technology or a related field

Degree Preferred: Master's degree
 

Knowledge Preferred: 

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success

in UX (User Experience) Design and prototyping. enterprise software and consumer facing applications. and modern web and/or mobile environments such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Android UI, and iOS UI, as well as how the technologies of each can be used to further enhance the overall experience.


Skills Preferred: 

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Creating highly usable, interactive, client facing enterprise applications;
  • Translating business requirements into intuitive user interfaces, incorporating wireframes, design comps, and prototypes;
  • Using prototyping tools to create client-facing wireframes, demos, and prototypes such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Proto.io, Invision etc.; 
  • Producing and testing interaction flows and mocks that accurately communicate product functionality to product, engineering, visual design and the client ;
  • Working with internal teams and external agencies to drive the look and feel of the application; 
  • Recommending and executing improvements to existing designs; and,
  • Establishing that deliverables adhere to brand, compliance, and web standards.


Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success executing early-stage software projects including the following areas:

  • Pairing research with an intellectual curiosity that encourages testing and iteration;
  • Solving unique and complex problems leveraging conceptual and innovative thinking; 
  • Learning new businesses, technologies and methods;
  • Prioritizing multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines;
  • Thinking strategically and creatively by solving problems solving, and demonstrating individual initiative; and,
  • Seeking and providing feedback proactively.


Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success working in a modern software development environment including:

  • Working seamlessly in an agile environment with product managers, business analysts, and engineers to understand end-user requirements; and,
  • Formulating use-cases and implementing pragmatic and effective solutions.