Design Lead - 1893286

Milwaukee, WI

Job Title: Design Lead

Location: NYC, MKE, or Remote

Company: Fortune 100 Client

Contract Length: May 2024 - December 2024

Perks: Free daily lunches if onsite, competitive rates, and benefits

What you’ll be working on: 

The Plan execution team is responsible for enabling advisors and clients to activate their financial plans in retirement. The goal is to help our clients spend their wealth in the most tax-efficient and beneficial strategy. Retirement Income management and distribution is an emerging service with our Fortune 100 client and is an opportunity to increase the relevance of their business for retired clients. The work is complex, involving many teams and systems, and ambiguous, as it’s part of a brand-new service offering. 

Common asks & responsibilities on a day to day: 

  • Creating low-fi and high-fi wireframes using existing design system and patterns, as well as creating flexible components from scratch if needed 
  • Facilitating workshops to extract requirements from subject matter experts and stakeholders (e.g. user story mapping, design studio workshop) 
  • Creating artifacts for effective communication with cross-functional teams and influencing stakeholders (e.g. user flows, lo-fi concepts) 
  • Collaborating with user research and content solutions partners in design/research sprints 
  • Implementing scalable solutions aligned with larger vision 
  • Considering impact and outcomes for the business and users 
  • Enhancing enterprise-level software while adhering to technical constraints 
  • Understanding project goals and delivering end-to-end solutions with cross-functional teams and business partners 


Hard & soft skills 

  • Expert Figma and prototyping skills 
  • Proactive and independent work style 
  • Quick learner, ideally background in financial application design or complex applications (highly trained users with specialized knowledge) 
  • Advanced skills in product thinking, interaction design, and design execution 
  • Adaptability to ambiguous problem spaces and changing requirements 
  • Ability to manage difficult stakeholders at the VP level 
  • Skilled at gaining buy-in and progressing projects within tight timelines 
  • Big picture / strategic thinking  
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills (Confluence, Jira) 
  • Easy to work with, willingness to take direction  
  • Ability to work on projects with multiple features, users, and stakeholders 

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