UX Design Lead – 6374

Development, Full-time, London
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The role

ConnectX is shaping the future of work by bringing to market a fully integrated SaaS talent operating system designed to capture people’s skills and aspirations and algorithmically match them to roles in which they will grow and succeed. Our global team has a proven track record in markets transformation and is working on the cutting edge of human capital technology. 

We are seeking an experienced Head of User Experience (UX) to join us in this mission by directing all aspects of ConnectX functionality design and user experience. 

Key Responsibilities

•Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
•Facilitate the product vision of our user personas by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for our web and native applications.
•Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
•Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
•Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
•Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
•Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
•Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications

•Three or more years of leading UX teams. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for enterprise customers.
•Expertise in standard UX software such as Figma, Sketch and the like is required.
•Ability to work with clients to gather and implement user feedback into product design.
•Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
•Strong grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
•Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
•Ability to manage others and work effectively in teams including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
•Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

•Prior experience managing a team of UX Designers is a plus.
•Prior experience with the Material UI Design System is a plus.
•Familiarity with our front-end tech stack is a plus:
- HTML5 / CSS3 (SASS) / React.js or Angular

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.
Learn more at iongroup.com

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