Commonwealth Financial Network

  • Senior UI/UX Designer

    Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
    Job ID
    W-2019-028
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Marketing - Corporate Marketing
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    We are looking for a UI/UX designer who is passionate about user-centered design and creating exceptional digital experiences. You will help set the tone for amazing web, mobile, and application designs. You will participate in all stages of creating the best possible user experience including user research, customer journey mapping, prototyping, interaction design, design research, testing, and analysis. You will work closely with other designers and business stakeholders to guide product development.

     

     Key responsibilities 

    • Design engaging and intuitive user experiences that address users’ problems and barriers
    • Collaborate with team members to create digital interactions that are strategic, innovative, and deliver an optimal user experience to application and web design.
    • Communicate UX/UI strategy by creating information architecture, sitemaps, wireframes, user flows, and prototypes through to final visual designs.
    • Conduct design research activities resulting in valuable customer and business insights
    • Effectively create pixel-perfect UI and design systems for a variety of screen sizes
    • Deliver strong UX/UI strategy by collaborating with other teams on a common vision and staying current on digital design trends, methods and best practices.

    Core strengths 

    • 5+ years of experience as a UX/UI designer with proven expertise in UI and human-centered design, interaction design , and UX methods, tools and best practices
    • Experience in agile UX methodologies, Lean UX, Agile design methods (scrum a plus)
    • Understanding theory and constraints of modern CSS and Javascript frameworks (e.g., jQuery, Angular5, React)
    • Comfortable using prototyping applications to create click-through and high-fidelity interactive application prototypes (inVision, proto.io)
    • Experienced in creating pixel-perfect designs for a variety of screens
    • Experienced in conducting usability testing and research, incorporating data-driven insights and user feedback into the prototypes and designs
    • Highly proficient with of one or more wireframing, prototyping tools (e.g. Axure, InVision, and/or Sketch)
    • Experience with visual design software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite)
    • Adaptable, flexible, and comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment
    • Effective communicator: an excellent listener, speaker, and writer
    • Self-starter who is strategic, thoughtful, and passionate about his or her work

    Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this opportunity? Let’s introduce ourselves. 

     

    About Commonwealth—and Our Anything but Common® Culture 

     

    Commonwealth Financial Network® is the largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer in the U.S., with offices in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. Since 1979, we’ve been delivering indispensable service to independent financial professionals so they, in turn, can put their clients first. Our technology, research, resources, and support—plus a variety of affiliation models—deliver what today’s independent advisors need to thrive. 

     

    That being said, we are a financial services company with a unique mission—one that encompasses purpose, vision, and core values in equal measure. Staying true to these guiding principles is the reason we are recognized so often and by so many for the quality of life we enjoy here. We believe it directly translates to a better experience for everyone: employees, advisors, clients, and our communities. 

     

    Creating a supportive culture where everyone can thrive is a mission we take seriously. From professional development to comprehensive benefits, grassroots leadership opportunities, generous bonus and stock option incentive plans, opportunities to unwind and connect, and so much more, Commonwealth is not just a great place to work—it’s a place that, for many, feels like home. 

     

    Commonwealth Financial Network® is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce. 

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