Fidelity Investments: Director Web Design – Brokerage/Trading

Posted by | October 8, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: Boston, MA


Fidelity Investments is seeking a Director / Senior Designer to join our User Experience Design team.  This role will lead design teams focused on scoping, wire-framing, designing, prototyping and launching world-class user experiences for Fidelity’s Active Traders.  As a Design Director you’ll work closely with the internal business clients and Fidelity’s investors to translate their needs into experiences our customers love.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Partner with clients to clarify and refine goals, target users and metrics, serving as the client’s primary contact point
  • Direct a creative team of information architects, visual designers, editors, and prototypers to tackle complex projects of varying size
  • Drive innovative application designs to address our Active Investors’ needs
  • Work with our usability team to test and refine designs and prototypes
  • Partner with our development team to ensure technical feasibility and flawless implementation
  • Collaborate with senior management on the long-term user experience vision for the Active Trader experience, with the goal being a consistent, world-class, reusable user experience across many products and platforms
  • Ensure that design team efforts are in sync with the client’s business goals, expectations, and budget
Education and Experience
·         5+ years experience leading creative direction for a design team
·         Degree in a related field, such as Interactive Design, Architecture, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, or Human Factors
·         Familiarity with trading and basic finance and investing is a must
·         Familiarity with large, transaction-oriented websites strongly desired
·         Proven success in articulating new concepts and ideas
Skills and Knowledge
·         Creativity, imagination, and a sense of humor
·         Ability to understand customers needs, motivations, and behaviors and translate them into deliverable tasks
·         Strong knowledge of interaction design and methodology
·         Demonstrated experience using web analytics to inform design decisions
·         Detail-oriented and highly developed organizational skills including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
·         Experience with rich internet application design a plus
·         Experience in rapid, iterative software development, such as Agile is a plus
Corporate Overview
Fidelity Investments is one of the world’s largest providers of financial services.  Fidelity offers investment management, retirement planning, brokerage, and human resources and benefits outsourcing services to over 20 million individuals and institutions as well as thousands of financial intermediary firms. The firm is the largest mutual fund company in the United States, the No. 1 provider of workplace retirement savings plans, the largest mutual fund supermarket, a leading online brokerage firm and one of the largest providers of custody and clearing services to financial professionals. For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit

To apply: please apply online at and select job # 1003633

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