Senior Specialist, Experience Design Lead Senior Specialist, Experience Design LeadJob ID 2019-24463Primary Location New Jersey, Jersey CityRegular/Temp RegularFull-Time/Part-Time Full-TimeTD Ameritrade firmly believes in the value of user-centered design and considers it an essential function of our continuing success. The User Experience Group is TD Ameritrade's center of excellence for research, online strategy, user experience design, usability testing, and creative services. Our goal is to make TD Ameritrade the better firm for today's investor by designing world-class client experiences that boldly differentiate us from our competition.The Senior Specialist serves as the primary person responsible for the information architecture, interaction, user research, and visual design for specific projects of TD Ameritrade's advanced mobile trading app. This individual is responsible for leading research, analyzing requirements, and working with senior executives and key business stakeholders. Designing highly-innovative concepts and experiences communicated in the form of wireframes, designs, and clickable prototypes that can be tested with end-users and presented internally. This role requires a confident and creative individual with a versatile set of hands-on skills able to collaborate with fellow strategists, and technologists on a cooperative, agency-like team.The ideal candidate must show a fearless dedication to out-of-the-box thinking. Be willing to take chances boldly, cultivating revolutionary, groundbreaking ideas that will solidify TD Ameritrade's reputation for being a leader of innovative thinking. Responsibilities Develop high-level concepts, user flows, high fidelity designs(Sketch), and clickable prototypesFacilitate brainstorming and sketching exercises for ideationDeliver final design visuals and assets(Sketch)Stay abreast of rapidly changing mobile apps design: UI controls, iconography, device resolution, typography, dynamic text, color pallets, adaptive layout, etc.Proficiency with prototyping tools to fine-tune interactions and transitionsPresent and defend design work to stakeholders and cross-disciplined teamsHelp establish and document design patternsConduct visual design QA and communicate issues to QA and technologyHelp facilitate usability testing and other researchBe a lifelong learner and passionate about mobile applicationBe comfortable working in an agile environment Requirements 4 year College Degree; HCI or design-related degree preferred, but not required4-7 years designing mobile transactional products (i.e., e-commerce, banking, etc.) or applicationsHave an online portfolio or samples of recent work (i.e., mockups, prototypes, specifications, guidelinesPracticed in accessibility best practicesPassionate about developing and evolving creative ideasExpert understanding of color, typography, layout, and sketchingSelf-motivated, client experience-oriented and an active team playerExtremely detail-oriented, able to define ideas down to a specification levelExpress mobile experiences that include motion and responds to gesturesBe a positive, professional and trustworthy leaderExcellent relationship skills, especially interpersonal, verbal, and written communicationsAbility to define key success metrics for projects, incorporating measurable business objectives, revenue optimization, and client experience best practices.Knowledge of the active trading space is a plusExperience working with the Agile methodology a plusAgency experience as a User Experience Lead or Design Lead is a plusMilitary experience may be substituted in place of education or experienceOptionsApply for this job onlineApplyShareEmail this job to a friendReferSorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.Share on your newsfeed Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you Click here to get started. Application FAQsSoftware Powered by iCIMS
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