Senior UX Designer
VP
Updated on 11/9/2023
OpenInvest

51-200 employees

Values-based financial services company
Company Overview
OpenInvest, a J.P. Morgan company, is on a mission to deliver technology that mainstreams values-based investing. Together, OpenInvest and J.P. Morgan will offer an intuitive and personalized investing experience featuring Dynamic Custom Indexing, sustainability reporting and more.
Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$24.4M

Founded

2015

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

22%

1 year growth

25%

2 year growth

62%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
HTML/CSS
Marketing
Product Design
UI/UX Design
Communications
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • 8+ years of experience as a UX Designer with a diverse portfolio showcasing expertise in interaction and design principles
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in human-computer interaction, user experience, interaction design, product design, visual design, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience leading a program of design work through full product development cycles; Proven track record of taking initiative, leading the end-to-end design process, and delivering against tight timelines
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and can direct self and others in planning, structuring, and executing design work
  • Effective communication skills, possessing strategies for building consensus with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Good at both giving and receiving constructive feedback on design work; able to discard ideas without attachment in pursuit of the best outcomes
  • Strong facilitation skills and experience employing a variety of methods and techniques to run design-led workshops
  • Knowledge of front-end development technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
Responsibilities
  • Lead the end-to-end UX design process, from concept ideation to final implementation, ensuring a user-centric approach throughout
  • Conduct internal design reviews to gather feedback and iterate on designs
  • Create interactive prototypes and wireframes to visualize and communicate design concepts effectively
  • Present and explain design decisions to stakeholders, incorporating their feedback to enhance the user experience
  • Conduct in-depth user research to understand user behaviors, needs, and pain points
  • Translate insights into actionable design recommendations
  • Effectively communicate research findings to cross-functional teams through reports, presentations, and workshops
  • Plan and conduct usability testing sessions to gather user feedback and iterate on designs for continuous improvement
  • Communicate the results of usability tests, along with design recommendations, to project teams and stakeholders
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure design alignment with product goals and technical feasibility
  • Act as a bridge between design and development teams, fostering effective communication and understanding
  • Effectively communicate design concepts, rationale, and user insights to non-design stakeholders, such as executives, marketing teams, and customer support
  • Translate technical aspects of design into clear, understandable language for a diverse audience
  • Navigate and resolve disagreements or conflicting priorities by facilitating constructive discussions and presenting evidence-based arguments that support design decisions
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of design systems, ensuring consistent and scalable design across products
  • Ensure that all designs meet accessibility standards and guidelines to provide an inclusive user experience
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior UX designers, fostering a culture of growth and innovation
  • Encourage open communication and knowledge sharing within the design team
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in UX design, and apply them to projects
  • Share relevant insights and findings with the team through presentations or written documentation
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working in a big tech or other environments known for high standards and rigorous design processes
  • Advanced degree or additional certifications in UX or related fields
  • Fluency in the domain of finance; while not required to apply, you will need to learn the domain to be successful
  • Knowledge of front-end development technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)