iShares.com – User Experience Designer, Associate
BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximising outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.
We are looking for an User Experience Designer to join our growing digital team. This role will require you to span from wireframes to launch, bringing a talent for simple and clear design and seamless user experiences to help our clients accomplish their goals while keeping the focus on business objectives.
Candidates for this role must possess strong organizational skills with relevant user experience expertise, preferably in a regulated industry. The ability to progress things independently as well as work in a team environment is crucial, while being able to solve problems quickly and maintain creativity in a fast-paced environment. You’ll be a customer-first advocate who is a confident communicator and not easily ruffled.
Transform ideas, business opportunities, research and creative vision into tangible experiences that provide clear, usable, useful and desirable outcomes for users.
Design innovative approaches to communicate information that facilitates understanding of sophisticated financial concepts.
Fully consume and become an expert on the design system by partnering with the team and providing influence on future needs.
Skilled in creating wireframes, site maps, user journeys; detailing work including annotations, prototypes, functional specifications.
Consistently introduce new insights that increase team efficiency and add value.
Collaborate with key project team members, including product managers and developers to deliver end-to-end solutions.
3+ years’ sustained professional experience in digital design, as a practicing designer in either product related or agency environments designing consumer facing applications, sites.
Strong portfolio of professional work with clear demonstration of your role and contributions on each project.
Skilled in all aspects of visual design from concept to production.
Effectively act on internal feedback, testing results to iterate and deliver more value for our user and business.
Ability to think multiple steps ahead, anticipate what’s needed, and take actions.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong critical thinking ability — able to connect the dots / big picture.
Strong work ethic and time management skills with dedication to meeting or exceeding expectations despite contending priorities.
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.
This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.
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