Barclays' is seeking a highly motivated candidate for the Lead UI/UX Architect position (VP), to build an electronic Trading platform for our Rates Division. You will be responsible for designing the application architecture, workflows, user interactions and visual designs for all trading systems, sales systems and external, client-facing systems within the Global Institutional Credit division. Our growing team is looking for an expert to be an influential voice and strategic partner in the future of growth of this discipline.
Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity. What will you be doing?
Own and implement the UI/UX of a product, from ideation through to launch
Develop high-level concepts, user flows, high fidelity designs (Figma), and clickable prototypes
Develop use cases, work flow, interactions and specification documents.
Create wireframes and graphical assets for development team.
Facilitate brainstorming and sketching exercises for ideation
Deliver final design visuals and assets (Figma)
Proficiency with prototyping tools (Axure) to fine-tune interactions and transitions
Present and defend design work to stakeholders and cross-disciplined teams
What we're looking for:
4 year College Degree; HCI or design-related degree preferred, but not required
4-7 years working in Institutional Finance, Wealth Management or Fintech, preferably within Trading is required
Experience designing transactional products (i.e., e-commerce, banking, etc.) or applications
Have an online portfolio or samples of recent work (i.e., mockups, prototypes, specifications, guidelines)
Skills that will help you in the role:
Passionate about developing and evolving creative ideas
Ability to define key success metrics for projects, incorporating measurable business objectives, revenue optimization, and client experience best practices.
Agency experience as a User Experience Lead or Design Lead is a plus
Ability to establish new processes to maximize organizational efficiency
Where will you be working? Barclays' U.S. headquarters is located at 745 Seventh Avenue in New York, NY. At Barclays, we offer you an engaging and challenging environment, giving you the opportunity to make the most of your unique set of skills. We also have an extensive range of learning and development initiatives designed to support you both personally and professionally.