Jr. UX Designer

  Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington


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Posted Date
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Jr. UX Designer
Dallas, Texas

IMMEDIATE new job opening for a fulltime Jr. UX Designer to join our client's team directly. This is an opportunity to join a growing technology services firm, specializing in developing software applications and providing outsourced cloud IT services for private equity, hedge funds and financial services companies.

The Development team is responsible for ensuring client success by building scalable, cutting-edge enterprise solutions in a fast-paced environment. As a Junior UX Designer, you will work closely with the product management, engineering, and sales teams to create simple intuitive user experiences for our software products. You will gain fluency in capital market concepts and insight into financial services operations. Our client is a profitable startup and offer competitive compensation and benefits along with an opportunity to take ownership in a small team environment.
(Please note, unfortunately at this time we cannot offer visa sponsorship or relocation assistance.)

o Work with Lead UX Designer to define and develop our UX/UI design process for new products and software enhancements
o Work with Lead UX Designer to develop and maintain the style guide for UI elements
o Create UX deliverables including wireframes, user flows, high fidelity designs, and active prototypes
o Support the sales process by designing mockups or prototypes for new product requirements
o Participate in user interviews and usability sessions; identify ways to impact products from this research
o Build subject matter expertise in our industry - learn the business
o Some travel to local client offices may be required

Required Qualifications:
o 1-2 years of experience with user interaction design and interface design
o Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university
o Ability to communicate effectively and work in a team environment
o Takes initiative and ownership of job responsibilities and performs duties accurately and timely
o Pays attention to detail and takes ownership and pride in delivering quality work outputs
o Ability to adapt to changing requirements and priorities
o Self-motivated, self-starter, and challenge-seeker
o User centric mindset in designing and developing solutions
o US Citizen or Permanent Resident eligible to work in the US without sponsorship

Preferred Skills:
o Financial services experience or strong knowledge of financial concepts is a plus
o Proficiency with modern interaction design tools (Figma, Sketch or Adobe XD)
o Design experience for web-based applications on desktop platforms
o Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks (AngularJS) is preferred
o Ability to work with product managers and developers on designs and implementations
o Comfort working with an iterative and collaborative design process

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