UX Director- Global Research

United States - New York

New York

Job Type
Full Time

Your role
Is your creativity the key to a sophisticated user experience? Are you able to combine design and computing skills? We're looking for someone like that who can:
– Create highly functional and visibly appealing experiences in key areas of the Global Research portfolio
– Ensure experiences are intuitive, accessible and usable for our internal users
– Lead, mentor, and manage a talented team of designers through all phases of design: concept, proto-type, test and articulation

Your team
You'll be working in the UBS Research Technology team in New York. Our role is to transform the way clients read and interact with critical research content. We contribute to the design and vision for applications within UBS as well as sites that UBS clients use on a daily basis.

Your experience and skills
You have:
– A creative skillset to translate complex business concepts into easy-to-understand communication pieces
– 7 plus years' experience with a combination of designs for large direct-to-consumer and enterprise applications (desktop, tablet, mobile)
– At least 3 years managing people
– A deep understanding of user motivations and will conduct remote, in-house, moderated or unmoderated usability testing & user research
– The ability to comprehend and deliver on design for multiple device types and contexts (desktop, tablet, phone)
– A clear understanding of the difference between UX and UI strategies
– Strong interpersonal skills, precision in details and ability to drive alignment across engineering and product teams
– An excellent UI design and prototyping skill set using rapid prototyping tools e.g. Axure, Adobe XD
– Good working knowledge of HTML & CSS
– A strong portfolio that demonstrates your attention to details and problem solving for both consumer and enterprise products
– a bachelor's degree in Experience Design, Human Factors Design, Visual Design or equivalent field

You are:
– Experienced with working with an agile development team, including in-depth experience working in JIRA and defining UX stories for designers
– Passionate about User Experience and designing interfaces that effectively serve the needs of the user and the business

What we offer
Together. That's how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step
Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.