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Full-time Senior Visual Designer

at Jared Kopp in Sunnyvale, CA

Sr. Visual Designer
Customer Experience - 300 | Sunnyvale, CA, United States | 2014136

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Why join our team?

Financial Engines offers designers the rare opportunity to balance creative excellence with making positive impacts on peoples’ financial lives. Simply put, we help people plan for retirement; all people, of all different income levels. The Visual Design team is committed to serving users with delightful and meaningful experiences. We create designs that yield to content so that content can jump off the page. We value research, competitive analysis and an understanding for how to get things built. In short, we enable the company and our users to shared success. We think it's a pretty sweet gig.

Apply online for "Senior Visual Designer" at http://corp.financialengines.com/careers/

Responsibilities

Develop designs that yield to content and delight users – we don’t just want users to “get it”, we want them to like it too
Partner with User Experience designer, product owner and developers to implement, test and iterate designs
Lead Visual Design effort for the teams you support to gather requirements, conduct research & analysis, and create designs that deliver on our UX and visual design principles
Collaborate with team of designers to solve complex problems, compare notes, and develop great ideas
Be exceptionally attentive to detail and execution
Create production ready mockups with pixel perfect detail
Prototype design concepts for feedback, testing and sharing
Objectively analyze user test results and communicate key insights into the users behavior to direct future testing

Qualifications

Portfolio that demonstrates excellence in visual and graphic design principles, typography, layout, visual language and information hierarchy
3-5 years experience in Visual Design (preferably on a UX team)
Experience with Agile and fast-paced work environments
Ability to manage multiple project deadlines and deliverables
Persuasive communication skills: influence team members, present ideas effectively, get results, and follow through
Expert in Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), familiarity with tools for prototyping, comfortable with OmniGraffle and/or Balsamiq
Infectious, can-do attitude – committed to helping out as a part of a growing team
Bonus: Experience crafting standards compliant code in HTML/CSS/JS
About Financial Engines

Financial Engines, America’s largest defined contribution managed account provider, is dedicated to making high-quality retirement help available to everyone — regardless of how much money they have. We’re proudly independent, which means we don’t sell products or earn commissions based on our investment recommendations. The companies that choose to work with us offer our services to their workers as a valuable employee benefit.

Co-founded in 1996 by Nobel Prize-winning economist Bill Sharpe, Financial Engines currently offers personalized advice for saving, investing and living in retirement to millions of workers nationwide. Our strong ties with employers give us a unique opportunity to form direct relationships with their employees.

Some people love the challenge of investing. Others prefer to focus their time elsewhere, but everyone needs to plan for retirement. Whatever their interest level in investing, Financial Engines combines cutting-edge technology and a personal, human touch to help all types of investors reach their retirement goals. For more information, visit www.financialengines.com.

Financial Engines is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


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Published on 11-09-2014