Principal Visual Designer – 6894

Development, Full-time, London
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About us
We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.

Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.

Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.

With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.

At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
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About the role
We are looking for an experienced, hands-on, Principal Visual Designer to help set the visual design language for a new, next generation professional financial platform.
Your work will be central to product teams designing market leading applications, with consistent user experience and branding, at scale. You will also be central to establishing and evolving our Design System.
Enjoy a hybrid work culture that offers the best of remote flexibility and in-person collaboration.

Your Roles and Responsibilities
•Defining, leading and delivering on the Visual Design strategy and vision within large complex engagements
•Building strong partnerships and advocating for UCD and Visual Design across the organisation
•Working closely/collaborating with the Principal designers on the Design System – 
the key source of direction for all new ION products  
•Working with Product and Design leadership to establish a governance model and promote design excellence across all products
•Presenting designs to internal clients/teams/stakeholders and articulating/advocating design concepts and rationale.
•Defining and facilitating knowledge sharing processes to improve collaboration 
•Championing accessible design
•Reviewing visual design deliverables within the product area you are responsible for and helping with prioritisation
•Providing UI design leadership, support and direction to the Product Design teams
•Helping establish an inclusive, collaborative, and creative team culture

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications
•10+ years experience practicing visual design within different working environments – agency/client side
•Experience designing professional complex/financial products across multiple platforms/devices
•Experience working collaboratively with Product Managers, Designers and Engineers
•Experience designing and working with financial products and applications
•Experience in developing WCAG AA/AAA accessible projects
•Expert knowledge of Figma 
•Self-motivated and driven professional with a passion for pure visual design
•Excellent level of spoken and written English 

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