EY Product Design in Chicago, Illinois
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EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Technology is at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and are key to our innovation as an organization.
Fueled by strategic investment in technology and innovation, Client Technology seeks to drive growth opportunities and tackle sophisticated business problems for our clients through building a robust platform for business and powerful product engine that are vital to innovation at scale. As part of Client Technology, you’ll work with technologists and business specialists, blending EY’s deep industry knowledge and innovative ideas with our platforms, capabilities, and technical expertise. As a catalyst for change and growth, you’ll be at the forefront of integrating new technologies from AI to Data Analytics into every corner of what we do at EY. That means more growth for you, exciting learning opportunities, career choices, and the chance to make a real impact.
The selected candidate will:
Leads aspects of the design of new digital user experiences and enhancement to existing digital experiences, demonstrating validated understanding of the user experience journey
Produces sophisticated wireframes and prototypes to improve the level of engagement and satisfaction that a user derives from the product, independently executing on the design strategy as guided by more senior team members
Your key responsibilities
You will be producing wireframes, site maps, journey maps and clickable prototypes, taking into account user needs and user journeys to execute small to medium-sized design efforts
Reviewing project results of more junior team members, ensuring that the voice of the client is coordinated into the delivery approach, advancing issues where appropriate
Utilizes user-centered research methods to drive product insight and innovation
Presents to and collaborates with clients on findings from design efforts
Supervising team activities to achieve defined results and satisfy users through design and leads the delivery of small to intermediate-sized design efforts
Coordinates meetings and workshops that align with project phase and client goals
Identifies potential business opportunities on existing projects
Skills and attributes for success
Sound knowledge of UX design: Wireframes, Information Architecture, Usability. Shown understanding of Sketch, InVision, Adobe Suite. Strong understanding of experience design principles and processes.
Digital Accessibility Non-Functional Requirements:
Keyboard Access and Visual Focus: All content and functionality should be reachable through a keyboard.
Page Title and Language: The page title should adequately and briefly describe the content of the page and should be different from other pages on the website. Primary language of every page and language changes should be indicated.
Headings: The page should have at least one heading. It should be marked up correctly as a heading and the heading hierarchy should be relevant.
Images: Every image should include alt in the markup. If an image conveys information useful, then it needs alternative text. If a picture is just decorative, then it should have null alt (alt="").
Contrast, Color, Appearance: The page have to have a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1 for normal-size text. Color alone should not be used to convey information.
Resizing, Magnification, Responsiveness: Users should be able to enlarge web content. The design should be responsive.
Links, Buttons, Controls, Navigation, Skip Link: Links, buttons and controls should be recognizable and coded correctly. Clear and consistent navigation options shall be provided. A skip link that allows users to skip to content should be available.
Forms, Labels, Errors: Forms should be keyboard accessible. Form controls should have labels. Required fields and other instructions should be clearly indicated. Error handing should be clear and simple.
Tables and Lists: Tables should have HTML markup that indicates header cells and data cells and defines their relationship. List elements are used for list content.
Multimedia (Audio and Video), Animation, Moving content: Captions/subtitles, transcript, and/or audio description should be provided appropriately for media. Keyboard access for media player controls, animations, carousels and other moving content should be obtainable.
Structure, Meaning, Reading Order, Global Code: Content should be well-structured to allow efficient navigation and processing. Mark-up should be used for headings, lists, tables, etc. to better structure content. Reading order should be reflected in the code order.
Touch: Touch interactions should be supported. When phone is in scope, phone interactions should be supported.
To qualify for the role, you must have
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Interactive Media, Interaction Design, Human Factors, Cognition Psychology, Cognitive Science, Informatics, Design, or related field preferred.
5-7 years applied experience in user-centred design process for sophisticated products or services. Portfolio to demonstrate confirmed experience required. Relevant UX design experience in a web and/or digital product environment.
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience with pattern libraries and design systems.
Familiarity with user experience metrics and analytics tools.
Enterprise product strategy and design.
Experience working with Agile product development process.
Experience in financial or related industries.
A self-starter, independent-thinker, curious and creative person with ambition and passion
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.
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