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Sr. UX Designer


Sep 10, 2018

New York, New York

Temp To Perm

Agent: Amanda F.

Job #: 137794

Job Description

A global technology services provider is seeking a Sr. UX Designer to join their team!

  • Onsite
  • Duration: temp-to-perm
  • Location: Midtown near Penn Station
  • Project: you will be starting off by working with a top tax/financial firm. End-to-end design for a tax platform that calculates compliance and planning for mutual funds and those types of regulated investment vehicles. 
  • ​Looking for someone who has experience in application design and dealing in a client serving business
  • Will be moving from project to project. Other projects are around global employment services. 
  • You will be focused on mostly in the big 4 space. 
  • NO direct reports although they would like someone that can mentor and oversee


  • Participate in client conversations to understand the proposed service offering, existing systems, customer objectives, and technical approach (a lot of the project's complexity is here given the esoteric subject matter) 
  • Review their existing tool (MS Excel based) - we are designing the next generation 
  • Interview users to understand their current state usage to imagine the next generation 
  • Collaborate with CD to develop a technology platform vision 
  • Collaborate with CD to develop a use case (story line) for a 30 min - 1 hour product demo mixing existing tools (60%) with concept for a future state tool (40%) 
  • Lead effort to wireframe and design concept screens of the proposed future state system. Supported by a staff junior UX designer. Expected about 20 key screens. 
  • Supervise visual designer to apply client branding (if needed) 
  • Build screens into an InVision prototype 
  • Support CD in developing a marketing pitch and visual slide support to pitch the service 
  • Present to client team, Iterate and refine based on their feedback 


  • Web application or enterprise software experience (can't hire someone with only advertising or informational website experience) 
  • Strong portfolio 
  • Comfortable being client facing 
  • Comfortable working on B2B projects 
  • Comfortable with learning the details of a "finance" subject matter or data science 
  • Understands MS Excel (need to learn parts of the existing tool) 


  • Some experience in finance, accounting, or tax sector 
  • Visual design sense 
  • Portfolio shows consumer-quality work 
  • Portfolio with analytics work (this project isn't that but the skill sets are similar) 
  • Tackles some complex subject material with the data work standing out 
  • Work is consistently at a senior level 
  • Application (not website) focus 
  • Polished (visually and presentationally) 
  • Previous duties required him to get his hands dirty in all aspects 
  • Reputable client experience

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