Visual Designer (UI/UX) - NYC

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
What's the role?
Northwestern Mutual has 160 years of history providing financial security to millions of people. Continuing that tradition means changing to meet the needs of our clients and financial advisors. We are a strong, innovative, and growing company that invests in people who care and make a positive impact. The Product Design team leads the way by creating human, simple, and engaging digital products to help people plan, track, and protect their financial goals.
A Visual Designer at Northwestern Mutual has a passion for simplicity and product design which truly makes a difference in people's lives. They are hands-on, innovative and excited to see a project through from start to finish in a collaborative fashion.
We are leading a major digital transformation and our Visual Designers can expect to play a critical part, typically owning 1-2 projects.
Their work should consider user needs, existing patterns, department principles, and brand guidelines. They should be passionate about the work we are doing and always striving to push our vision forward.
Utilize systematic design language to create a cohesive digital experience.
Be a conceptual thinker and always explore multiple directions before landing on a solution.
Strong collaboration with all disciplines of design, product and engineering to bring the work to life.
Ability to handle more than one project with different timelines simultaneously and be able to represent their work.
Things we value:
Curious minds and an appetite for learning
Passion for the craft
A strong point of view with a healthy dose of humility
A collaborative mindset, thick skin and a great sense of humor
Willingness to take risks and fail (and fail again. And again)
A belief in our vision
Bring Your Best! What this role needs:
2+ years of experience (digital agency experience is a plus)
Significant knowledge of the fundamentals: graphic design, user experience design, user-centered design, and how products are put together
Self-starter who is user-focused, detail and solutions oriented
Experience creating systematic designs and working independently
Proficiency in a variety of design and prototyping tools (Sketch, Photoshop, Principle and InVision)
Link to work or an online portfolio is a must
Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client's interests at the center of all we do. Get started now!
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Req ID: 26710
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Bachelor's Required
Employment Experience: 3-5 years
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 09/23/2019 - provided by Dice
Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui, ui designer, user experience, ux, ux designer, ux ui designer, wireframing

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