Lab49: User Experience Designer
Location: New York, NY
applications? Want to work in an environment committed to excellence, where
creative design is respected and innovation is a core strategic value?
driven, Lab49 is the place for you.
drive the user experience design of cutting-edge financial systems.
wide-ranging creative challenges and demand from them the highest quality of
design and execution. You will have the opportunity to work
shoulder-to-shoulder with exceptional colleagues and have the power and
responsibility to shape the way users feel about the software they use.
for the financial services industry, applying skills in graphic arts, cognitive
science, human-computer interaction, multimedia, and software technology.
immersed members of Lab49’s multi-disciplinary project delivery teams, UX
Designers are peers to UX Architects and Software Engineers on client
engagements. They are involved throughout the client engagement lifecycle, from
pre-sales presentation and proposal, through project analysis and conception,
to technical implementation and delivery. They are the principal contributors
of information design, interaction design, visual design, animation design, and
usability design on client engagements.
development of sketches, drawings, low- and high-fidelity wireframes, paper and
electronic prototypes, project design guides, illustration assets (such as
splash screens, icons, charts, tables), and applicable technology-specific
styles and templates. The standard working toolset for UX Designers is
Adobe Creative Studio.
technical understanding sufficient not only to imagine an interface but to
present and realize it as well. An educational background in art, design,
cognitive science, or human-computer interaction is preferred. Knowledge of
financial services is a plus but not required. Excellent communication and
presentations skills are essential.
challenges: massive quantities of structured and unstructured data, real-time
data streams that update faster than the human brain can register, time-sensitive
interpretation and response times, unparalleled information density,
interactive and efficient data visualization, custom input devices, and global
user groups of varied levels of experience, domain knowledge, and technical
Excellent layout, graphic design, and illustration skills
Effective presentation and communication skills
Strong time-management and self-organization skills
Ability to offer and accept consistent critique of design work
Ability to find multiple high-quality, valid solutions to design solutions
A portfolio is required.
to have, but not required
Background in visual design (art, interactive design, motion graphics, print
design) is desired and valued but not strictly required
Proficiency with technology or financial services is a plus but not a
To apply: Send a resume and work samples and/or portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org
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