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Senior UX Designer

  • Location: New York, 10013
  • Salary: $83 - $89 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

  • Pay 83 to 89
  • Function: UI / UX
  • Job Ref: 244626
Grow your career as a Senior UX Designer with an innovative global bank working in New York, NY. 6+ month contract opportunity (with strong chance for extension). Will be required to work onsite 3 days per week. Will be designing the next generation of systems, on desktop, web and mobile, for internal and external clients in the institutional and corporate business lines.

  • Lead meetings with users, clients, product sponsors and technology to understand project requirements.
  • Plan and perform UX research, define IA, user journeys, and create personas.
  • Identify metrics and data that can support decision-making, guiding tech partners where needed to add necessary metrics.
  • Work closely with users, stakeholders, business analysts, product managers and development teams to brainstorm and co-create ideas, approaches and solutions.
  • Perform relevant testing to validate and inform design decisions.
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs using specialist tools such as Sketch, InVision, Axure, and the Adobe suite.
  • Apply a positive and constructive attitude to all feedback.
  • Use and contribute to the approved design system.
  • Contribute to design standards and best practices.
  • Perform detailed handover to development teams, ensuring they have all they need to implement the designs.
  • Provide ongoing support to development, with regular UX review checkpoints ensuring quality and spec are as designed.
  • Keep up to date with the latest UX practices, innovations and tools.
  • Ensure all designs comply with ADA/WCAG standards for accessibility.
  • Deliver on-time, identifying and managing risks to ensure timelines are met, and escalating where needed.
  • Help to train, support and develop junior team members.
  • Confidently challenge substandard work by other team members, and provide coaching and guidance to resolve.
  • Contribute to the wider UX community of practice.
  • Identify and articulate design and technical conflicts between colleagues and/or local stakeholders, and help to resolve these.
  • Promote the value of UX within the wider organization.

  • Bachelor’s/University degree is required. Prefer Master’s degree.
  • 5 to 10 years of UX design experience.
  • Significant experience on complex, enterprise-scale design projects.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent skills in professional design tools e.g. Sketch, Figma, AdobeXD, Axure, InVision, etc.
  • Experience in using/creating design systems.
  • Prefer keen interest in, or knowledge of, banking or finance.
  • Prefer HTML/CSS development skills.
  • Prefer participation in external UX groups or communities.
  • At least one formal UX qualification.

About our client

Our client stands as one of the world's most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.