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Consultant, User Experience Design

About Our Firm:

Granite Solutions Groupe provides financial services decision makers with people and solutions that deliver. Our clients count on us to deliver the right talent at the right time to achieve critical business results. We leverage our industry knowledge and passion for client priorities to deliver human capital solutions.
GSG was founded in 1998 as a consulting firm delivering project management and technology solutions for the financial services industry. GSG now has a global presence, with team members deployed across the U.S. at Fortune 1000 companies and high-performing Fintech firms.

High-caliber consultants are the face of GSG at our client organizations and offices. We value the deep relationships we have with our consultants that enable us to place them in roles where their skills will have an immediate impact. The GSG consulting team is comprised of diverse, experienced, driven, and dynamic contributors who excel at getting things done.

About the Opportunity:

GSG is seeking a UI/UX Designer to join our client in the financial industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and user experience of web and mobile applications from concept to launch.
  • Lead and facilitate collaborative design sessions including sketching and ideation.
  • Lead design vendors regarding assignments and delivery schedules for multiple projects concurrently. 
  • Build and maintain a design system in Figma.
  • Represent the design team brand and deliver a consistent design process to partners and vendors.
  • Create and maintain design schedules, communicate status and agreements with product team.
  • Mentor and guide junior UI/UX designers in design processes and best practices.
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity visual designs that effectively communicate design concepts and solutions.
  • Drive and conduct user research, including usability testing, surveys, and interviews, to inform design decisions and validate design solutions. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, developers, engineering, and vendors, to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals, and experience.
  • Stay up to date with emerging trends, technologies, and tools in UI/UX design industry.

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a UI/UX Designer, with a focus on web and IOS/Android application design
  • At least 3 years’ experience working with Material Design
  • Experience working in both big company and startup environments, with a proven ability to work quickly and effectively in fast-paced environments.
  • Experience building and maintaining a style guide within Figma.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing your UI/UX design skills, including user research and testing, wireframing, prototyping, visual design, digital design systems, development-ready designs.
  • In-depth knowledge of user-centered design methodologies and best practices, including material design implementations and optimization
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Sketch, Axure, Invision & Adobe Creative Suite,
  • Financial services background.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp new concepts, technologies, and processes.
  • A growth mindset, with a strong desire to learn, grow, and develop both personally and professionally.
  • Proven experience working collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish effective working relationships.

Employee Benefits:

GSG is excited to offer its consultants excellent compensation and a robust option of benefits which include comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage. You will receive company-paid life insurance. In addition, we hope you will take advantage of eligible commuter benefits-like paying for work-related public transit and parking with pre-tax dollars. Save for your retirement with pre-tax contributions that go directly into your 401K. We also care about your pets with several options for pet insurance, discount card and prescriptions.

GSG’s Commitment to Diversity:

As a diverse-owned business, GSG is committed to creating a diverse workforce, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.