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Senior UI/UX Designer

  • London
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Permanent
  • Competitive + bonus + stock options

Senior UI/UX Designer

About Us:
Edgefolio delivers sophisticated web-based solutions that bring efficiency and clarity to the hedge fund industry. We are a small team of product-focussed technologists and industry veterans, and we’re always looking for exceptional people to join us to accomplish this goal. We’re an established startup with products that customers love, so it is an exciting time to join. If you’re a self-starter who enjoys the challenge of wearing many hats and learning a lot along the way, we might just be perfect for each other.

Purpose of the job:
We are looking for a versatile and creative UI/UX Designer capable of designing and prototyping sophisticated web applications for the Hedge Fund Industry, including white label websites and new products and propositions. If you’re a talented individual that loves product design and development, then we have an opportunity for you. You will work closely with the product owners, business analysts and project and development teams to understand the new product/proposition benefits and features and be able to reflect those in the designs and prototypes. This role will require you to leverage your creative thinking expertise to translate ideas into compelling, engaging practical designs that can be executed across different platforms. This exciting position will give you the opportunity to work across a wide range of leading financial brands to help shape and drive the overall user engagement.

Candidates must have a comprehensive portfolio that demonstrates previous design of sophisticated web applications and website creation along with a desire to grow their career further, executing creative and engaging website design.

Key responsibilities:
Proposition Design – Web Application Design and Development / White Label Sites
Lead the concept creation and responsive design of new product and proposition websites
Create wireframes, prototypes, widgets and identities in line with product and content requirements
Understand key features and benefits of new product and propositions and work closely with product owners to translates this into visual representation across new and existing websites
Responsible for organizing content for white label client websites according to brand guidelines
Collaborate with the product owners and development teams to create designs in response to product, client and partner briefs
Construct pages that are standard compliant universally accessible and are cross-browser compatible
Ensure adherence to third party brand guidelines, demonstrating an understanding and attention to detail from specified requirements
Understand and challenge the creative briefs in order to deliver designs and assets that meet objectives, expectations and quality standards

Knowledge, skills and experience required:
Sketch App: Advanced skills including complex use of symbols, overrides, component creation, constraints, styles, iconography, asset management and creation
Good prototyping skills using Invision
Understanding of white label design and prototype creation
Self-motivator with a willingness to learn new skills
Knowledge of UX methodologies and application
Ability to use Analytics and UX programs to extract insights work this back into the design
Good understanding and application of A/B Testing and Multi-Variant testing
Understanding of Mobile First design principles and Responsive Design
Ability to ensure consistency in the user experience and user interface across different platforms
Good visual design skills
Good communications skills with ability to listen to requirements and willingness to suggest new ideas or propose different routes
Excellent attention to detail
Understanding of HTML/CSS
Understanding and knowledge of charting software and design
Excellent skills in interpreting and working within brand guidelines
Good time management skills with an ability to multi-task and work with multiple stakeholders
Strong communication and presentation skills to convey ideas, concepts, and designs
User research and analytical skills to test and examine work produced from the perspective of the target audience

Desirable skills:
Creation of mobile assets for iOS/Android with design for touch and gesture controls
Ability to produce, edit and encode video or animation

Experience:
5 years+ design experience
Strong portfolio with examples of advanced web application design
Experience with B2B/B2C UX/UI design across multiple platforms
Demonstrable passion for User Experience
Knowledge of UX trends in desktop and mobile web applications

The benefits and perks we offer:
Competitive salary and equity
A diverse work environment that provides ample scope to learn new things
The opportunity to make a real impact
Support for any projects you champion (as long as it aligns with our mission!)
A bright office just steps away from London Bridge station
A well-stocked kitchen and a barbecue on our terrace

To apply for this job email your details to careers@edgefolio.com

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