Team Leader- UX Design - St.Louis, MO

Edward Jones in Saint Louis, MO

  • Industry: Information Technology - UX/UI Designer
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Opportunity Overview:We are looking for a passionate leader with a strong background in user-centered design to join our fast-growing User Experience (UX) practice. As the leader of a UX Design team, you will be responsible for creating and evangelizing UX design strategy, including process, standards and measures. You will work closely with other UX design teams, as well as UX development and research teams to create user-centered designs that drive engaging experiences. What You'll Do... Plan, direct, and manage the activities of a team of associates and contractors responsible for UX Design.Establish and maintain effective communications and relationships within and across teams, divisional areas, and vendors.Align team activities and responsibilities with the firm's strategic direction. Identify, develop, and implement continuous process improvements.Develop and execute on-going improvements to support and other team activities. Ensure prudent use of the firm's financial resources.Provide leadership, development, and mentoring to associates through examples and timely feedback.Develop successors for key positions within the team to ensure continued development and advancement. Foster an inclusive, positive environment and motivated team by leading by example, demonstrating firm values and focusing on associate development and mentoring.Position Requirements:Position Requirements...Bachelors degree and/or equivalent work experience7+ years of user-centered design experience directly related to user experience or digital products3+ years of leadership experience, preferably leading user centered design teamsDeep knowledge in industry standard design processes and toolsStrong understanding of user-centered design methodologies, such as Design Thinking.Agile Project Management Methodology is a plus.FINRA Series 7 license required within one year of hire date with two time test policyProven ability to mentor others on UX design engagements that meet business needs.Company Description: At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.Awards and Accolades:For the 19th year, Edward Jones was named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by FORTUNE magazine in its annual listing. The firm ranked No. 5 overall. These 19 FORTUNE rankings include top 10 finishes for 15 years, top 5 rankings for eight years and consecutive No. 1 rankings in 2002 and 2003.From FORTUNE Magazine, February 15, 2018 2018 Time Inc. Used under license. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with and do not endorse products or services of Edward Jones.Full-time/Part-time: Full-Time Posting Location: Missouri, St. Louis Home based Associate?: NoPosition Type: Home Office EEO Statement: Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.Recruiter: Melissa Prehm
Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui, ui ux designer, user experience, user interface, ux designer, ux ui designer, wireframing

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