Sr. User Experience Designer - Alpha UX Team Sr. User Experience Designer - Alpha UX Team …

State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Nov 20
State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Nov 20
State Street Corporation
Sr. User Experience Designer - Alpha UX Team
Senior Experience Designer, Alpha User Experience Team

Are you ready to make a difference? State Street has embraced a user-centric design process, and is focused on delivering exceptional user experiences to clients. With full executive support, the Alpha User Experience team is leading the charge to recreate the digital experience for all users across the full suite of products. We are putting the end user first in everything we do, and you will be joining a team of passionate experience and interaction designers, strategists and product leads to set the standards and transform the way our clients experience our products.

If you love the fast-paced vitality of an innovation team, but want the backing of a fully established and funded organization, this could be the role for you. Come be a part of the culture transformation and enjoy the unique opportunity to work across the entire organization, consulting, defining and growing the future state of State Street. If leveraging human-centered design to transform products and services into elegant and intuitive experiences sounds exciting to you, we want to talk.

  • Working closely with the Experience Design Director, you will lead your own projects. You will collaborate with your multi-disciplinary team, business stakeholders, and designers within the organization, to consult, guide, and design consistent and engaging experiences across all State Street applications
  • Working closely with other designers and subject matter experts, help define and refine the interactive experience to support product development and the evolution of the State Street Design System, with consideration given to end users' feedback, business objectives, and technical feasibility
  • As you lead your own projects, you will guide and support junior designers to ensure timely delivery
  • As an ambassador of the new design system and design thinking methodologies, you will champion and inspire team members across the organization to always think of the end user first and leverage best practices to craft the best experience
  • You will be hands on in designing, consulting, and delivering solutions leveraging standard creative processes and tools
  • You will draw insights from research, best practices, and usability testing to deliver best-in-class experiences for our clients
  • You are a process champion, but always looking for ways to continue to improve our processes as contributor and team lead
  • Ability to lead through respect, as opposed to authority
  • Solid foundation in design principles, best practices, and a passion for designing meaningful digital experiences
  • Ability to take direction and execute precisely, sometimes on a tight schedule, as well as iterate and expand upon direction, depending on the needs of the project
  • Ability to work well with peers across multi-disciplinary teams, and give constructive direction to junior designers
  • A solid working knowledge of industry standard tools (Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Invision, Axure, etc.)
  • Ability to guide and direct design conversation, whether with business stakeholders or other designers
  • Ability to be detail-oriented, well-organized, with excellent time-management skills
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to comfortably present to peers and clients
  • Bachelor's degree, or commensurate experience, required, MA preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively with development teams and a basic understanding of HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience working with development teams as part of an agile process
  • Familiar with designing for responsive experiences
  • 6-10 years of related work experience
  • Experience with creating/evolving design systems is a plus

Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.

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