Digital

Product Designer

Piscataway, USA

Our Challenge

As a Product Designer we believe you need to be passionate about new technology and excel in a multitude of different disciplines with an excellent working knowledge of others. 

An experience designer devises interaction strategies in sync with business goals, develops navigation and structure, designs wireframes or interactive prototypes, organizes content, and tirelessly advocates for the needs and goals of real users. You will make strategic and tactical design decisions related to design and usability as well as features and functions. You will also perform usability assessments and tests of interactive systems. The best candidate will possess outstanding creativity, a highly detailed nature, and the ability to help define and solve complex user interface problems.  

A Product Designer at Synechron is required to work in all areas of digital design. Our designers must be able to undertake several roles as we believe that well-rounded team members produce the best work. 

You will take part in internal project kick-off meetings to understand the business needs, brand, users/customers and gather all creative requirements from stakeholders. You will work with technology and creative leads to map out the user journey and website/application architecture that will lay the foundations for a successful digital platform. The needs of the business such as increasing sales, brand awareness and data collection combined with user-centric design are at the forefront of your decision making when creating the best possible user experience.

Responsibilties

  • Be active in the project lifecycle – from brief and pitch to usability and build 
  • Work collaboratively with account managers, creatives, or developers to deliver digital output of the highest quality and to the business requirement 
  • Stay on track with emerging digital trends and culture, attending events and engaging with the wider digital creative community 
  • Articulate and present creative ideas/treatments to teams 
  • Maintain high standards and ensure only the best work is released 
  • Work closely with senior staff to improve your skills in all areas of digital creative and technology 

Requirements

You are:

  • Strong written and verbal communicator 
  • Highly experienced with digital design capabilities 
  • Equipped with significant industry experience 
  • Able to learn and improve your skills in a fast-paced environment 
  • Able to keep a cool head and meet deadlines 
  • A strong problem-solver 
  • Able to think creatively and deliver clever concepts 
  • Equipped with the foresight to put yourself in the shoes of the user 
  • Highly attentive to detail 
  • In possession of significant technical experience in UI/UX best practices 
  • Able to spot problems in all areas of UX design before they arise 
  • Equipped with over 4+ years’ experience in a similar role, within the financial services industry preferred 
  • Able to challenge the norm in the banking world, and to back it up with research findings; you have a digital innovation mindset 
  • Pro-active and incredibly creative 

We Can Offer You

  • A highly competitive compensation and benefits package 
  • A multinational organization with offices in 17 global locations and the possibility to work abroad 
  • Laptop and a mobile phone 
  • 15 days of paid annual leave 
  • Maternity & Paternity leave plans 
  • A comprehensive insurance plan including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-/short-term disability 
  • Retirement savings plans 
  • A higher education certification policy 
  • Commuter benefits 
  • Extensive training opportunities, focused on skills, substantive knowledge, and personal development 
  • On-demand Udemy for Business for all Synechron employees with free access to more than 5000 curated courses  
  • Coaching opportunities with experienced colleagues from our Financial Innovation Labs (FinLabs) and Center of Excellences (CoE) groups  
  • Cutting edge projects at the world’s leading tier-one banks, financial institutions and insurance firms 
  • A flat and approachable organization 
  • An excellent working atmosphere: regular drinks, sports activities, offsite weekends with a young, dynamic team 
  • A truly diverse, fun-loving and global work culture 

Diversity & Inclusion are fundamental to our culture, and Synechron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative ‘Same Difference’ is committed to fostering an inclusive culture – promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce helps build stronger, successful businesses as a global company. We empower our global workforce by offering flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programs.

All employment decisions at Synechron are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to the applicant’s gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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