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State Street Bank
in Burlington, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Bank
in Burlington, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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User Interface (UX)/User Experience (UX) Designer
Principal User Experience (UX) Designer - Charles River Development Burlington Massachusetts/en-US/Global/job/Burlington-Massachusetts/Sr-User-Experience--UX--Designer---Charles-River-Development_R-622736-2/apply

Principal User Experience (UX) Designer - Charles River Development

Charles River Development, a State Street Company, helps enable sound and efficient investing across all asset classes. Investment firms in more than 40 countries use Charles River IMS to manage more than US$25 Trillion in assets in the institutional investment, wealth management and hedge fund industries. Our Software as a Service-based solution (SaaS) is designed to automate and simplify investment management on a single platform from portfolio management and risk analytics through trading and post-trade settlement, with integrated compliance and managed data throughout. Headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, we support clients globally with more than 900 employees in 11 regional offices. CRD is currently expanding the capabilities of our products in several new areas. We employ 300+ of the best and brightest product managers, developers, and quality engineers in the software industry. This is an opportunity to work within a very strong, senior level engineering team and help to develop challenging new products in the financial space.

Charles River Development seeks an exceptional Principal User Experience Designer to take a hands-on role conceiving and designing innovative solutions. Candidates must be able to think in terms of a holistic user experience, and to create innovative designs that fit well within the existing product framework. The role requires skills in user experience, information architecture, interaction design, visual design, and an understanding of current UI technologies. The ideal candidate would also have experience in the FinTech space. As a Principal User Experience Designer at CRD, you will work side-by-side with 1-4 product teams in an Agile environment, partnering with Product Owners, Business Analysts and Tech Leads to define business problems and conceive of functional designs to address them. You will lead the detailed interaction design process, producing artifacts that efficiently and effectively communicate the design. You will work closely with Developers during implementation to explain and refine the design as needed. To be effective in this role, you will need to work onsite (at our Burlington office).


  • Lead new product features through the full UX design and development cycle - including concepts, information architecture, interaction design, and visual design (when needed)
  • Lead cross-functional design reviews for design concepts, from initial wire-frames and prototypes through feature completion
  • Create functional prototypes that display highly innovative, engaging, and user centered designs
  • Work with Engineers to communicate requirements of the functional design, and adjust design as needed to accommodate technical/practical constraints

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Has 5-10 years experience in UI/UX design
  • Has experience providing user experience design within a fast-paced, Agile process
  • Has helped bring software products to market
  • Has experience with the full software development cycle, from initial concept to detailed design to implementation and delivery to market
  • Has excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Can work on multiple projects at once, without losing focus on critical tasks
  • Can take a seat at the table with Product Owners and Tech Leads as a full partner in the product-design process
  • Have experience working with Angular and/or React
  • Have visual design skills
  • Have 5+ years of experience specifically designing products for the financial industry
  • Can product examples of work product that show:

- A solid, user-focused design sense
- A clear understanding of user-centered design principles and best practice

- A thoughtful approach to designing user workflows

- The ability to communicate detailed interaction design and functional workflows

Posted 4 Days AgoFull timeR-622736

Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. We keep our clients at the heart of everything we do, and smart, engaged employees are essential to our continued success.

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