UX Designer (Remote)

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Job Description

Overview:
Do you want to design and build an award-winning product? Do you want to be recognized in UX and consumer finance? Then you will really like the idea of working to launch our new business that is an important new initiative of a larger, very profitable, rapidly growing enterprise. Strategic Financial Solutions is a middle-market financial services company that is diversifying through our new Interactive Products group. You will have the opportunity to influence, launch and grow an exciting new brand in the digital financial services space. Join our new Interactive Products leadership team and help us build a business that will positively impact the financial life journey of millions of Americans. We believe that financial stability is a vital part of family well-being. We want to positively affect American families financial journey by providing useful advice along with digital tools and financial utilities. We also want to strengthen our countrys social fabric by helping more families achieve financial wellness and stability. We need a great team to help execute our vision.Strategic Financial Solutions is hiring a UX Designer to join our team and help develop new interactive financial technology (FinTech) content and products to help people achieve financial stability.This person will influence and execute a customer-centered design approach in developing the most innovative and usable digital experiences across all digital platforms. In this role, you will handle delivering user experiences that are measurable and drive higher conversion and satisfaction across our emerging platforms. You will work closely with product managers, engineers, and key business colleagues to solve complex business challenges and customer interactions. You will work with the team to evolve our user experiences and visual design across multiple devices and platforms. This is an exciting opportunity to bring cutting edge UX practices to a high growth product.

Responsibilities:
Help define the overall UX strategy and vision for Strategics Interactive Products across all platforms and aligned with our broader business strategySolve challenging UX design problems for our emerging financial wellness brand with a focus on user conversion and retentionAdvocate for integrated, consistent UI throughout all our product experiencesHelp develop a cohesive set of design principles and patterns that can be re-utilized across of our touch pointsWork closely with Product Strategy and Engineering to effectively collaborate in the exploration of new, innovative product ideas while refining existing featuresHelp define UX processes that achieve both quality and rapid time to market; partner with other departments to optimize and improve efficiencies across teamsDesign and lead user testing and usability research, effectively managing internal and external resources to deliver insights and actionable resultsWork closely with marketing to design innovative growth opportunities for sponsors.

Qualifications:
3+ years of experience designing digital products across multiple platforms with specific prior experience with both web and mobile applications; or highly relevant collegiate degreeAcute understanding of Design Thinking methodologyExpertise in research and effective user interview techniques. You know how to ask probing questions (without leading the witness) so you can understand the users mental model.Experience creating user-centric artifacts, such as customer journey maps, personas, etc.Ability to lead workshops and facilitate ideation sessions with users and stakeholders.Ability to create low/ high-fidelity wireframes and prototypesProficient in the development of design systems using Sketch, Figma or equivalentsProficient in use of prototyping tools such as Principal, Framer or equivalentConversational understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, better still experienced in usage of these foundational technologiesUse of user A/B testing to optimize user journeys to desired outcomesStrong UX and UI instincts with ability to create proposed solutions for business problemsAbout Strategic:Strategic Financial Solutions is a leading consumer finance company that specializes in helping people that have too much credit card debt. We were recently named the Best Company to Work for in New York by Best Companies to Work For and have been certified as a Great Place to Work 4 times. Additional honors include being named, two times, as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in New York City and to the prestigious Inc. 500 list as one of the 500 fastest growing companies in the United States.Strategic is committed to hiring, training, cultivating, promoting, and celebrating an environment where we have a welcoming and fulfilling place for all people to call home. Diversity of race, thought, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, religion, and disability will empower us to thrive as individuals, as teams, and as a company.