The Senior Interactive Designer must have a minimum of 5 years experience and envisions how people experience our client's online offerings and user applications and bring that vision to life in an elegant, and inspired way.
Projects include the creation of user experiences including websites, microsites, mobile apps, interactive data tools, marketing channels, environmental exhibits, and third-party interfaces. The work ranges from large, complex UI/UX solutions to smaller efforts like creating digital artifacts to support content marketing campaigns. Flexibility, agility and iteration are expected.
The right candidate has a passion for user-centered design and digital technology and has a firm grasp of its practical application to deliver best-in-class experiences that meet business goals. They thrive in a smart, academic culture where ideas are actively debated, and egos are left at the door. Our client offers a creative environment that supports employee empowerment, learning, and growth.
Work as part of a digital design team that synthesizes direction from both creative and digital leadership and collaborates with cross-functional teams to connect client experiences across digital and traditional media
Create design artifacts, user flows, wireframes, data visualizations, component libraries, and working prototypes
Participate in discovery sessions, interpret user and business goals and priorities, and assist in defining product requirements and user personas
Extend and maintain style guides, brand guidelines, and complex brand architectures within a flexible, component-based digital design framework
Collaborate with the Editorial and Design teams within Creative to translate content experiences digitally.
Partner with the Digital Strategy and Digital Content Management teams to understand implications to digital content creation to the publishing workflow as well as digital strategies including SEO, tagging and taxonomy, content governance, accessibility, component management, and website analytics tracking
Expertise in human-centered design, design thinking, UX/UI principles, design, and branding
Experience with Agile/Scrum development process and digital content strategies
Hands-on experience with project deliverables, such as discovery findings, heuristic evaluations, information architecture, wireframes, interaction specifications, and user interface guides
Prior experience working with content experts, writers, and graphic designers to create digital artifacts that visually convey key messaging
Prior experience creating and consolidating UI components and reusable interaction patterns to form coherent design systems, libraries or guidelines
Solid understanding of and expertise working with web standards, responsive frameworks, typography, grids, visual layout, data visualization, and brand systems
A strong understanding of web design best practices, usability techniques, and the technical capabilities and limitations of the web
Proficiency in a broad range of user experience solutions, including component reusability and portability, social sharing user flows, accessibility, SEO, and multi-channel marketing
Proficiency in Sketch, InVision, and Adobe Creative Suite
Strong written and oral communication skills
A “pixel-level” attention to detail
Experience with front-end development and content management systems (experience with Sitecore CMS is a plus)
Experience designing for traditional media a plus
Financial planning, investment industry, or economics experience a plus
Experience using ClickDimensions or other email marketing platforms a plus