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UX/UI Lead, Private Capital Products

Company: Burgiss
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced UX/UI design leader for our private capital product portfolio including both our web-based private capital portfolio management platform, Private i, and our web-based internal tool suite supporting our data operations team.

As a UX/UI leader on our Product team, you will be a strategic partner in defining and building a UX team at Burgiss. In this role, you will lead design strategy and execution for Burgiss' private capital platform by building human-centered experiences that are intuitive and user-friendly and empowering our clients to make better investment decisions through data and analytics.

Ideally, you are a user experience guide, product designer, curious innovator, systems thinker, problem solver, and a trusted teammate. You will be the user advocate from concept to launch, understanding our users' needs, tasks, and goals and translating them into intuitive digital experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to be the user's voice in our product development process.

What you'll do

Build and lead a team of product designers covering research, interaction design, user experience and UI design
Own the full user experience vision and roadmap for Burgiss' private capital product suite while continuously evaluating Private Capital platform UX/UI and create a plan for improving usability
Define and establish a UX Strategy to deliver customer-focused, usable digital solutions
Establish processes and best practices for working with Product, Engineering, QA, Sales, Relationship Managers, and Client Services
Be involved from ideation to launch by wearing multiple hats during the user experience journey focusing on both the big picture and the small details
Actively participate in design discovery activities to help define products and features to translate business requirements into actionable end-user needs and scenarios
Craft high/low fidelity mockups on any user flow with supporting research for concept validation before handing off to product and engineering teams
Document user requirements by collaborating with the product team and engineers before design hand-off
Present and defend your decisions with clear explanations and objective reasoning skills
Actively participate in design engineering implementation and QA to ensure delivery of final product is as per the validated design
Ensure quality and consistency of UX deliverables including developing user flows, wireframes, preparing and conducting qualitative and quantitative customer research, developing user profiles, personas, and scenarios
Establish a design system to uphold the company's branding and design standards throughout the platform

Preferred experience

8+ years' experience working in a professional capacity as product, visual or user experience designer
Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in graphic, interaction design, HCI or equivalent experience
Proven track record in hiring, leading, and mentoring a team of designers
Proven track record designing end-to-end solutions for web applications (preferably working on complex enterprise applications; finance experience is a plus)
Exceptional skills in ideation, sketching, whiteboarding, wireframing, user flows, visual design, and information architecture
Understands design at scale within a large organization and has experience working with design systems, creating style guides, pattern/component libraries and other design solutions while staying on-brand
Excellent communication and presentation skills including the ability to lead whiteboard sessions, elicit insights and requirements from stakeholders and present findings and work to senior stakeholders
Maintains a high level of standards for design by developing and owning quality control processes for design outputs
Has a deep understanding of responsive design and content management systems
Has an initiative-taking and solution-oriented mindset with strong attention to detail
Fluent in Axure, Figma, or other prototyping tools

What sets you apart

User-centered mindset: You care deeply about the user's perspective and try to incorporate it into every part of the design process. You are curious and not afraid to ask questions to deeply understand the user and their challenges.
UX: You have a clear vision for where UX fits into a product cycle and you can understand, navigate, and design for complex technical landscapes. You can deliver carefully crafted UX solutions in a visual and compelling manner to drive alignment across teams.
Attention to detail: You value the details and hold yourself and others accountable to a high level of standards.
Leadership: You can lead a team of designers and collaborate with and influence cross functional teams to arrive at user-centric solutions. You can be the driving force for establishing and leading the UX/UI function for our private capital product portfolio.

Life at Burgiss
At Burgiss, you can expect:
Competitive compensation packages
401(k) with employer match
Multiple options for group medical, prescription, vision, and dental plans incl FSA and HSA
A corporate socially responsible company
Tuition reimbursement
Transit benefits
Strong work-life balance
Remote work opportunities

About Burgiss
Burgiss is a global, market-leading provider of data and analytics solutions for investors of private capital. With over 30 years of expertise in private markets, we offer unrivaled data, analytics and transparency that enable asset owners, asset managers and financial intermediaries to understand, evaluate and manage private capital portfolios. We partner with more than 1,000 firms in 32 countries, delivering data that represents over $7.8 trillion in private assets.

With offices throughout Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas, we leverage our expertise and network to service our clients and focus on their varying needs across regions.

At Burgiss, our mission is to deliver essential data and investment management solutions to help global investors build better private capital portfolios. To do this, we are building a global team of individuals representative of the clients we serve. We are striving to foster a diverse and inclusive environment where different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints are welcomed and embraced. We recognize that advancing diversity and inclusion is a continuous commitment which connects us to our clients and communities.

Burgiss is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. We recruit, hire and promote into all job levels the most qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our company.

Keywords: Burgiss, Hoboken , UX/UI Lead, Private Capital Products, Other , Hoboken, New Jersey

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