UX Lead, Visual Design

Compensation

: $52,550.00 - $94,120.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



FactSet's User Experience Design team is offering an exciting opportunity for a Lead Visual Designer to help shape the next generation UI of our product suite. The best candidate for this role is a skilled and passionate visual designer with experience in desktop, web, and mobile application design. This role will influence the ground-level decisions that will evolve our products to touch and responsive design platforms. The role requires collaboration on cross-functional teams to develop a solid understanding of user needs and contribute visual design expertise to the delivery of high-quality products.
Responsibilities:
Contribute to portions of the visual design strategy for all FactSet products, including desktop, mobile, and web while influencing the development of the overall design system
Design pixel perfect high-fidelity mock ups and specifications that represent visual display and work-flow applying expert knowledge of branding, typography, organization, hierarchy, color theory, patterns, and interaction design principles
Collaborate on cross-functional project teams which will include any combination of user researchers, designers, product managers, business stakeholders, and engineers
Transform ideas, mock ups, and data into high quality, meaningful designs; iterate mock ups based on team feedback to ensure all business, user, and engineering requirements are met
Communicate potential issues to the Creative Director and manage smaller design related issues within UX and project teams as they arise
Handle multiple large-scale projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions while keeping a keen attention to detail with minimal oversight
Oversee projects with small teams of designers; ensure they are working with front-end developers and engineering to create HTML and CSS-friendly designs; continuously elevate their skill-set and promote exploration of industry best practices
Remain current on design software and product design trends and communicate them to the larger visual design team as they pertain to our work and processes
Develop an in-depth understanding of data visualization and interpret how to translate complex data in a more intuitive manner
Gain understanding of financial clients, products and workflows
Required Skills:
8-10 years' experience in a previous design role with a software or agency environment
A portfolio of work demonstrating mastery of visual and interaction design principles, specifically related to application design
Bachelor's degree or higher in Graphic Design, Visual Communications, or related field preferably from a School of Art and Design
A deep understanding in user centered design methodology, UX principles and product development roles and processes
Multi-platform responsive and adaptive design experience
Data visualization skills (think \"charting\", not \"infographics\")
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills
Capable of handling complex projects from inception to completion with minimal oversight
Strong idea-generation and brainstorming skills; ability to distill information and problem-solve effectively
Previous experience overseeing, managing, and mentoring a small team of designers
Excellent spoken and written communication skills
Ability to present design vision in document and spoken forms, influence stakeholders and leadership, and successfully defend your design choices
Proficiency in Figma (preferred) or Sketch, Photoshop, and Illustrator
Demonstrated fluency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, iOS and Android platforms
Experience in the financial industry or corporate is a strong plus
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Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui, ui designer, user experience, user interface, ux, ux ui designer, wireframing * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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