Sr. UX Designer

User Experience (UX) Designer

Direct Hire

Location: NYC or Boston

Currently on a flexible hybrid schedule so candidates must be commutable

Industry: Insurance Technology

ABOUT THIS ROLE:

This role will be joining the teams that create the technology to empower internal stakeholders to effectively underwrite, administrate, and support life insurance policies. You’ll create knowledge about our customers by conducting research and sharing your findings with the team. You’ll help our product managers decide which problems are worth solving and how to solve them. You will design and iterate on thoughtful, end-to-end experiences that add real value to people’s lives.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Conduct customer research to discover needs, collect feedback, and test usability
  • Translate research findings into design recommendations
  • Collaborate with product managers and other designers to define, prioritize, and solve problems
  • Create low- to high- fidelity outputs (sketches, wireframes, mockups, prototypes)
  • Guide software engineers as they build your designs
  • Help other designers by critiquing their work
  • Help the team by suggesting process improvements
  • Advocate for customer needs, good design, and accessibility
  • Contribute to our design system to cultivate a cohesive look, feel and experience across our products
  • Manage cross-functional projects and coordinate efforts across multiple teams

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years of experience designing and shipping product experience that drives business impact
  • Experience conducting research, and applying findings to inform design decisions
  • Expertise with creating wireframes, diagrams, interactive prototypes, and high-fidelity designs
  • Having a deeply collaborative and iterative design process that includes giving, accepting and acting on feedback
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills
  • Self-managed, self-motivated and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously in an agile environment
  • Being curious, innovative, humble, proactive and accountable
  • Must be able to work from our NYC location when we return to the office
  • Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future

PREFERRED:

  • Experience working with and contributing to a design system
  • Experience with data visualization/information design
  • Experience facilitating design sprints/workshops
  • Experience using Figma