Sr. User Interface (UI)/Visual Designer in Washington, DC at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

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ABOUT THE JOB

The KeyBank Financial Wellness team is looking for a Senior UI Designer who loves the challenge of turning complex data into thoughtful and compelling designs. You are passionate about visual design and love combining your interest in people and their needs with the ability to make products and services useful, beautiful, engaging and fun.

This is a fast moving, high energy environment where the right individual can make a difference on the client experience. Designers on the Financial Wellness team are familiar with multiple design disciplines as well as the design language of how digital products work today. The primary measure of success for this role will be driven by increasing our client’s financial wellness. If you have great design skills and want to help build meaningful products and services, we’d like to know more about you.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Apply your exceptional grasp of design composition, color, typography, and layout to digital products
  • Lead in creating robust interactive and visually engaging experiences for our clients
  • Be an advocate for exceptional design
  • Execute all visual design and user interface stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers and then translate into design deliverables
  • Thrive in an agile work environment, including embracing iterative product development while maintaining a cohesive and holistic view of the overall design experience
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are properly implemented
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback and testing
  • Develop and maintain detailed design documentation
  • Created designs that are consistent with KeyBank brand standards and guides, and represent the KeyBank brand exceptionally well
  • Translate complex business requirements into storyboards, detailed user flows, wireframes, visual design mockups, process flows and sitemaps to effectively conceptualize and communicate detailed interaction behaviors
  • Work in a highly collaborative environment with other designers, product managers, engineers and the employee experience team
  • Communicate effectively and partner with stakeholders across KeyBank to get the information needed to help inform designs
  • Utilize Lean and Agile methodologies
  • Participate in and facilitate ideation sessions with other team members

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years in Product Design, Graphic Design, Web Design, or related field with an emphasis on interaction design for web and mobile apps
  • Portfolio of design work that demonstrates a thoughtful approach and attention to detail
  • Experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, style guides and visual designs
  • Proficiency in Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date knowledge of current user experience patterns and practices, and a curious mindset about design and technology
  • Experience with or basic understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript for mock-ups and rapid prototyping
  • Ability to collaborate with front-end developers and engineers
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, organized, and multi-skilled in various aspects of design (design thinking, user research, information architecture, visual design, writing, and experience design)
  • A positive attitude, a sense of humor and a desire to build products for users
  • Willingness to give and accept constructive criticism


COMPETENCIES/SKILLS

Client Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with and gains their trust and respect
Analyzes Issues/Solves Problems: Analyzes problems, situations, and circumstances and their impacts on the business; integrates information from different sources to systemically evaluate alternatives and make effective decisions; weighs the costs, benefits, risks and chances for success in making a recommendation; draws accurate, useful conclusions from financial, business, and quantitative information; sees patterns and trends in complex data including noticing/questioning inconsistencies or discrepancies in data and uses the patterns to outline a path forward
Displays Organizational Savvy: Knowledgeable about how organizations work; knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network; understands the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices and procedures; understands the cultures of organizations, is sensitive to how people and organizations function and acts accordingly
Communication and Climate Setting: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts; establishes and maintains environment for open exchange of information and viewpoints, interacts with people openly and directly, proactively shares timely updates and information with relevant parties and expresses reactions and opinions without intimidating others
Initiative: Takes action beyond required or expected effort and proactively originates action rather than only responding to suggestions and direction from others; proactively seeks out and assesses opportunities that will further Community Bank’s mission
Time Management/Priority Setting: Uses time effectively and efficiently; concentrates efforts on the more important priorities – quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus



ABOUT KEY:
Cleveland-based KeyCorp is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $92.9 billion. Key companies provide investment management, retail and commercial banking, consumer finance, and investment banking products and services to individuals and companies throughout the United States and, for certain businesses, internationally. The company's businesses deliver their products and services through branches and offices; a network of 1,335 ATMs; telephone banking centers ; and a website, Key.com®, that provides account access and financial products 24 hours a day

ABOUT THE BUSINESS:
Key Community Bank serves individuals and small to mid-sized businesses through a footprint of over 1,000 branches, more than 1,300 ATMs, telephone banking centers, and robust online and mobile capabilities.

FLSA STATUS:Exempt

KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Min/Fem/Vet/Disabled

JobID: 31663BR

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