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Svb Financial Group
in Santa Clara, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Svb Financial Group
in Santa Clara, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Product Designer
Sr. Product Designer Sr. UX Designer About SVB:

Silicon Valley Bank is the most sought-after financial partner in the global innovation economy.  We bring together entrepreneurs, investors, ventures capitalists, and private equity firms to move their bold ideas forward, fast. 

Our clients define what comes next.

In the past 35 years, we have accumulated more experience with start-ups and high-growth tech than any other company in the world.  In fact, a majority of the most compelling Fintech disruptors bank with us.  Our clients include: Beyond Meat, Shopify, HelloFresh, Cloudera, and Andreessen Horowitz, just to name a few.  We help our clients grow, too.  More than half of the innovation companies that completed an IPO in the last two years were our clients.

Our accomplishments serve as motivation to continue pushing ourselves and we are committed to delivering user-centered, high-impact solutions to our clients.  We are looking for creative thinkers who want to challenge the status quo and create a truly seamless digital banking experience on a global scale. 

About the Role:

The Sr. Product Designer represents SVBs unrelenting commitment to pushing the boundaries of our UX capabilities through a mastery of user-centered design. This role is responsible for driving a significant aspect of our digital transformation strategy.  The ideal candidate is:

  • A creative thinker who is deeply passionate about design, product, and the end-to-end human experience

  • Able to break down complex problems and provide human-centric solutions through excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Able to work independently, quickly and reliably in a fast-paced, creative environment with a keen attention to detail

  • Able to understand the customer journey and empathize with SVB users

Once Here, You Will:

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of SVBs existing UX platforms to deliver world-class design solutions, with a focus on the user journey and user needs, through Design Thinking and Lean UX methods

  • Work within an agile environment to create design assets

  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Engineers, Visual UI Designers and cross functional stakeholders to understand business objectives, needs, and constraints while creating designs that provide creative, thoughtful solutions

  • Create high quality UX deliverables based on user goals and priorities, including annotated wireframes, flow diagrams, storyboards, mockups, high-fidelity prototypes and production ready final assets

  • Provide input to UI/UX style guides to support core brand look and feel and help ensure designs stay on-brand and on-trend

  • Provide insights to the product development team and document user goals, needs, motivations and pain points through user personas, use cases, and experience maps

  • Drive user research goals, including drafting research plans, conducting interviews, writing research questionnaires, producing usability tests and compiling research results to synthesize inputs into solutions

  • Contribute to understanding the user journey, discovering user needs, and leveraging user research insights to make user experience recommendations

  • Communicate complex design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences at varying levels of the organization with minimal conflict and complications between collaborative and cross-functional personnel

What Youll Bring:
  • 5 plus years of design experience and a strong portfolio of work exemplifying a deep understanding of UI/UX lifecycle to define user experiences, visual and interaction design through human-centered design solutions (flows, prototypes, and wireframes)
  • A Bachelors Degree in the study of design including one of the following: Design, Information Architecture, HCI, or equivalent project/portfolio experience (preferred)
  • A strong knowledge of Sketch, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, or other tools for generating low-fidelity and high-fidelity prototypes
  • The ability to participate in various stages of the product lifecycle and effectively deliver in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Experience working in and an understanding of an Agile development environment (preferred)
  • Experience in banking services supporting the innovation economy (preferred)

Primary Location: United States-California-Santa Clara
Work Locations:
Job: Banking Products
Organization: SVB Financial Group.
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 3, 2020, 2:57:08 AM
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time