Senior Product/UX Designer, Markets

  • New York, NY
  • Full-time

Job Description

Your role as a Senior UX / Visual Designer is to work closely with the product, design and development teams in an Agile environment to create compelling products and tools delivered through visually engaging experiences.

Responsibilities include:

  • Utilize innovative testing methodologies to identify user needs and pain points and conceive creative solutions to optimize product, tools, and web designs. Partner with HTML/CSS designer to devise and create prototypes of appropriate fidelity to test with users.
  • Design products with seamless user experiences, from concepts to low-fidelity wireframes through to hand-off ready page designs
  • Partner with HTML/CSS designer to interpret high fidelity wireframes into modular HTML/CSS for final hand-off to engineering
  • Partner with designers and developers to advocate for consistency and guide the evolution of our front-end framework, without repressing inspiration or inhibiting innovation.

About the Team:

The Markets team drives the product vision, design, development and optimization for Investopedia’s new Markets experience (http://www.investopedia.com/markets/), including a watchlist, quotes pages, and markets homepage so investors can track stock performance and make investing decisions. The team is comprised of product managers, data analysts, designers and software developers who leverage lean and agile development principles to create exceptional user experiences.

AND we’re excited to work with you to launch a set of new, differentiated experiences for stock discovery and analysis.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrable web design skills and sensibility with a strong portfolio
  • Creative, systems-based thinking demonstrated through case studies and wireframes that show creative problem-solving
  • Familiarity with Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS and Javascript a plus
  • Up-to-date with the latest developments in responsive web design, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • Commitment to establishing and promoting design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and working in a world-class culture

Additional Information

About Investopedia:

Investopedia is the world’s largest financial education platform, serving over 27 million unique visitors each month. Since 1999, it has been our mission to empower the investing and financial community with the knowledge to make intelligent financial decisions. Since joining IAC in 2014, we have entered an investment period and are rapidly expanding our content while introducing new tools to further cater to our most sophisticated audiences.

We are serious about continuing to drive a company culture that is both imaginative and fun, and we’re in the market for great team players who share that mentality. We are energetic, innovative and endlessly curious and are looking for the same in our talent.

Here are a few reasons to work with us…

  • Because we were voted one of the Best Places to Work two years in a row (2016 & 2017) by Business Intelligence Group (http://bit.ly/1UmhijO)
  • Because our employees love us on Glassdoor! (http://bit.ly/1VN8EgG)
  • Because we believe in SCOPE (http://bit.ly/INV_SCOPE)
  • Because you get to work with this guy! (David Siegel, CEO interview with Forbes) (http://onforb.es/1Qntovl)
  • And these guys and gals! (http://bit.ly/2chB0lX)

We care about our business and want you to know everything from goals to numbers to what’s for lunch. We have doubled in size in less than a year and we’re excited for growth, innovation, hard work and fun!

We have some of the greatest benefits such as: unlimited vacation for salaried employees, medical/dental/vision options, pet insurance, 401(k) matching, commuter subsidy, tuition reimbursement, charity gift matching, huge discounts to wireless/gym/travel/much more. Our office has free snacks, catered lunch more often than not, monthly in-house massages, and themed monthly snack. More importantly – we know how hard you work so we celebrate that hard work often.

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