Jobs at BlackRock – Lead UX Designer

Website BlackRock

Job Description:

The Aladdin UX Design team researches, designs and engineers the user experience for the Aladdin investment and risk analytics platform which is used by institutional wealth managers and investment professionals worldwide.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design of user interfaces using participatory and iterative design techniques, including heuristic evaluations, observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of requirements discovery
  • Augment our research professionals when necessary by facilitating user interviews and testing
  • Be a positive, friendly representative and evangelist for user-centered design
  • Design detailed wireframes, journeys, info architecture, and prototypes
  • Ensure design is consistent with our UX guidelines and approved interaction patterns
  • Collaborate with key project team members, including visual designers, researchers, product managers, and technology leads to deliver end-to-end solutions

Job Requirements:

  • Sketch and/or Axure
  • Communication and storytelling through presentation
  • Ability to collaborate with development teams to ensure design implementation meets high quality standards
  • Detailing the work (i.e. functional specs, annotations, user stories, etc.)

Qualification & Experience:

  • BFA degree in HCI or a related field
  • Developing UX artifacts such as wireframes, prototypes, site maps, user journeys
  • 10+ years application design experience in either product or agency environments.

Job Details:

Company: BlackRock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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