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CircleBlack

UX Designer

Who are we?

CircleBlack, Inc. provides financial advisors with technology that aggregates data, integrates other financial applications seamlessly, manages data from multiple custodians and delivers actionable intelligence about client portfolios, helping advisors better manage clients’ wealth while growing and deepening advisor-client relationships. CircleBlack provides a leading platform built for the digital age, with a web-based and mobile application that can be taken anywhere and accessed anytime. CircleBlack’s solution leverages proprietary technology that helps sustain the Company’s unique competitive advantages. CircleBlack believes in making wealth management better, for both the investor and the advisor. For more information about CircleBlack, visit https://www.circleblack.com

 

Position Summary: 

As a UX Designer you will work closely with the Product and Engineering teams to create and implement user focused designs across all web and mobile applications. You will be responsible for providing mockups, prototypes and other design details that enhance the overall user experience while executing on our strategic vision. This position asks for a strong focus on detail and a high level of collaboration with stakeholders across teams.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Combine UX thinking with design execution, to produce easy-to-use and intuitive user interfaces
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop designs that integrate a core understanding of user personas
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Product and Design team to implement and evolve our design systems, ensuring visual cohesion and engineering efficiency across all user touchpoints
  • Design user-centered solutions for web and mobile applications using assets such as wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, prototypes, etc.
  • Communicate design solutions to engineers and stakeholders
  • Participate in design reviews with other designers to validate consistent use of UX concepts
  • Work with stakeholders to identify requirements

 

 Qualifications/Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, experience/interaction design, graphic design or a related field
  • 1-3 years of UI/UX design experience
  • 1-3 years of Financial Services and Wealth Management experience
  • Working knowledge of core UX design principles

 

Competencies:

  • UI/UX Development or Design Experience
  • A strong command of contemporary design tools, especially Sketch or Figma
  • Graphic design skills and experience with related programs such as Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of responsive design and understanding of mobile-first designs
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently in an autonomous environment
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • An understanding of design patterns
  • A solid foundation in layout and design
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience with user research such as surveys, interviews, and usability testing a plus
  • Base understanding of programming languages such as HTML5, CSS3, and ES6

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive base salary + equity
  • Full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401(k), commuter benefits, life insurance)
  • Open vacation policy
  • Adoption assistance, Employee assistance program, and shopping discounts
  • Credit Union benefits
  • Professional development, growth, and support
  • Opportunities for advancement as you learn and grow within the role

 

CircleBlack, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment, without regard to race, color, religion sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

LOCATION

Remote U.S. (East Coast preferred)

EXPERIENCE

JOB TYPE

Full Time

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