The Morgan Stanley Wealth Management UX team crafts products that help our clients achieve their financial goals. Our solutions help our clients at each important financial step in their lives so they can go forward with stability and confidence. We are a growing team of designers and researchers who bring an entrepreneurial spirit to a leading global financial firm. By infusing design thinking methods throughout our products, we solve real business problems by putting clients at the center of our products. If you can bring clarity to complexity, design holistically in an immense product ecosystem, and have gone the extra mile to create delight, we want you!
We are looking for a Senior UX Designer to help us enhance our wealth management client experience. This will enable us to scale our engagement with clients and create multi-channel growth opportunities, positioning us to become a leading provider for a new market. As a senior UX designer for this product, you will help design this new offering from the ground up.
Once here you will• Under the guidance of the lead UX designer, you will strategize and execute the product vision by being heavily involved in the end-to-end product design process •Surface the underlying needs and motivation of our clients to ensure we achieve business goals and provide value to our clients •Design an intuitive and elegant experience that empowers our clients to make confident financial decisions •Work closely with our research team to synthesize qualitative and quantitative data and made value-driven design decisions and translate into clear, simple UIs •Create and present a variety of design deliverables (sketches, wireframes, user flows and prototypes) in a way that engenders confidence in you and your solutions with the team and the greater organization •Design holistic solutions that integrated seamlessly into our wealth management product ecosystem •Design and deliver responsive/adaptive solutions that are optimized for web and mobile interfaces and partner with engineers to translate designs into successful products
Relevant experience and mindset•An outstanding portfolio that demonstrates how you have created experiences that solved business and user needs•5 years’ experience as a UX designer as a key contributor to the success of products that have launched•Bachelor’s degree in design or related field; master’s degree a plus •Fluency in Sketch, Adobe CC and InVision•You thrive in a collaborative, explorative environment and value being on a diverse team that you can bounce ideas off of, get critical feedback and unite to mature design thinking in a large organization•You practice active listening and contribute in group situations (i.e. brainstorms, audits, critiques, whiteboard sessions, etc.) •You have a high tolerance for complex projects with lots of ambiguity and you are resilient in the face of obstacles •You have a relentless desire to validate assumptions and uncover a problems’ root cause by testing, learning and iterating •You constantly seek opportunities to evangelize and promote design thinking in a large organization
Why work at Morgan Stanley?Besides a competitive salary, work life balance, clear career paths and benefits, we take our people’s well-being and enjoyment at work seriously. That’s why we put a lot of effort on creating a safe space for people to be vulnerable, share work and ask questions that will help them grow individually and move their projects forward. You’ll be encouraged to bring your own perspective in conversations, and we will help you understand and put in practice what you naturally do best so we can amplify each other’s strengths.
Senior UX Designer