Senior UX Designer
On 1 September, we launched a new Company â€" OSTTRA. OSTTRA is a joint venture that brings together MarkitSERV (from IHS Markit) and Traiana, TriOptima and Reset (from CME Group). The combination of these businesses creates the leading post trade service provider in Rates and FX with a strong network for growth into other asset classes and post trade offerings. OSTTRA is jointly and equally owned by IHS Markit and CME Group (the parents). With this new venture comes new oppor
Traiana is looking for a Product Design Manager with 4+ years of expertise in the creation of engaging user experiences and product design, to work on a range of browser-based applications and products.
You will craft experiences from concept, through digital product creation, owning UI and interaction design activities: creative brainstorming, complex problem solving, user flow development, workshops, ui design, UI-roadmap, prioritizing UI team tasks - leading to the creation of aesthetically appealing, useful and consistent experiences across our Products on one Platform.
You should be independent, self-motivating, and thrive on working in a fast-paced environment, where the focus is firmly on our users. You will have expertise in UI design and will be fluent in the use of best practices and brand standards. You will be an influencer and a negotiator with excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. You will be comfortable working across geographic boundaries. Responsibilities:
â€¢ Close collaboration with developers, business analysts and product owners to translate business and product requirements into an engaging and appealing user experience
â€¢ Creation of low and hi-fi wireframes, user flows, designs and interactive prototypes
â€¢ Work with R&D, creating user-stories, building backlog and planning sprints
â€¢ Creation, maintenance and promotion of UI and branding standards, and design patterns across the Platform
â€¢ Championing the customer experience and promoting usability best practices
â€¢ Deliver clear visual guidelines and specifications to R&D Qualifications & Skills:
â€¢ Batchelorâ€™s degree (or equivalent) in Interaction Design, Multimedia, , Communications, IT-related or equivalent degree - advantage
â€¢ Portfolio or work samples demonstrating a variety of user-centred design solutions â€" with proven experience of delivering high quality design across large scale, data driven digital experiences
â€¢ 4+ years of industry experience in user centred design methods and techniques to create viable solutions across screen sizes and devices
â€¢ Development and implementation of design patterns, branding guidelines and standards
â€¢ Fluency in best practices for user experience design, and strong understanding of usability principles and techniques
â€¢ Proficiency in a variety of prototyping and design tools e.g. Sketch, InVision, Adobe Suit
â€¢ Strong conceptual thinking with an ability to understand user needs, motivations and behaviours and translate them into actionable deliverables.
â€¢ Ability to liaise with business and technology groups
â€¢ Understanding of the application life cycle
â€¢ Building backlog, breaking into user-stories and prioritization process
â€¢ Financial/Futures industry experience is a plus
â€¢ Experience in working across geographic boundaries
â€¢ Frontend Coding knowledge such as java-script - advantage
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