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VP, UI/Visual Design, Remote

New York City, New York
VP, UI/Visual Design, Mobile/Digital Products, Remote

Shape the visual identity of a company addressing financial inequality

Our client is an award-winning start-up building a platform aiming to help everyday Americans achieve greater financial freedom, through education, advice, and accessible products.  Their passion and mission has attracted star talent coming from FAANG.

They are seeking a strategic VP of Visual Design who will create a seamless, elegant visual identity across every product touchpoint, while building and leading a team. You will shape a clear vision of the future of their products’ look and feel, motion, patterns, shapes, colors, sounds, copy, illustration, and design language. 

Responsibilities
  • Champion and cultivate a culture of user-centered design, accessibility, and inclusion through every touchpoint in the customer journey.  
  • Responsible for all phases of Visual/UI design work: competitive audits, distilling research, ideation, final spec design, implementation, and documentation,
  • Foster collaborative relationships with UX, Brand Creative, and Marketing.  
  • Create and maintain a reliable, repeatable, and scalable design system and pixel-perfect documentation (internal and external). 
  • Conduct constructive design reviews, prioritize work, and raise the design bar on craft and quality.
  • Contribute to positive behavior design thinking, ideas, and solutions to help customers develop healthy financial habits.  
  • Develop a forward-looking trend mechanism and POV that helps company identify trends, design movements, and social trends to meet the customer where they will be. 
Qualifications
  • Human-centered Visual/UI design leader that cares about craft while relentlessly raises the design bar. 
  • 10+ years of experience creating strategy and designing mobile and digital products.
  • 5+ years of experience leading teams and managing people.
  • A proven track record of delivering successful products.
  • Expert communication skills – able to influence executives and inspire your team!
  • An EQ - Emotionally intelligent - leader that hires and develops the best, growing, and inspiring designers to push the boundaries of what’s possible.
  • Relationship builder that actively develops cross-org partnerships, fosters trust, and aligns stakeholders. 
  • Ability to balance form, function, data, and UXR to inform design decisions. 
  • A thought leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, that will positively imprint our mission to empower everyday Americans to drive their financial future.
Portfolio required for consideration 
Our client believes that their team should reflect the diversity of the customers they serve. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, they committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds.

 
Lois Siegel
Director, Recruiting
UX Hires
111 John Street, Suite 450, New York NY 10038
917 783 4487
lois@uxhires.com
 
 
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