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Head of UX/UI

New York, New York
Head of UX/UI
Lead a team building groundbreaking B2B software.  Work for a start-up supported by global financial companies and led by industry experts
Our client, a tech company founded by domain experts and backed by leading global banking giants, is seeking a head of UX/UI, a player-coach, to lead the design of their B2B tools supporting institutional investing. The successful candidate will be a thought leader, an innovator, who has experience building SaaS products and data visualizations that simplify complex data. Reporting to the Chief Product Officer, you will have a huge impact on the product line through your hands-on leadership of the UX/UI team.  Acting as a UX evangelist, you will create best practices, processes and standards for research and design, update and create a design system that enables repeatable Agile processes for new feature/product development.
  • Guide the UI/UX team to develop best practices for ensuring a high bar of quality
  • Recruit and hire new designers
  • Contribute as a designer, with a strong emphasis on information design and data visualization
  • Manage multiple projects and allocate design resources accordingly.  Set clear and measurable goals that create a collaborative team environment and set the team up for success while ensuring deadlines are met
  • Act as a company thought-leader and evangelist for all things UX/UI, including industry design trends, best practices and technology innovations.
  • Participate in evolving, maintaining, and extending the design system
  • 8+ years HCI, UX design, and research experience
  • 3+ years management experience, leading teams and process
  • Experience designing enterprise-level digital SaaS products for B2B - A MUST
  • A strong understanding of varied research methodologies and usability
  • Experience building accessible sites and products and a strong understanding of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
  • Demonstrable experience simplifying complex data and analytics
  • Strong data visualization skills
  • Experience with financial data is a plus
  • Skill using Sketch and InVision A MUST
  • Excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams  - A MUST
 Applications must have include a portfolio
Lois Siegel
Director of Recruiting
UX Hires
111 John Street, Suite 450, New York NY 10038
o: 646 863 5008 ext 506    c: 917 783 4487
e: lois@uxhires.com
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