EY Lead Creative UI Designer in United States

Lead Creative UI Designer

Core Business Services

Requisition # UNI00CXP

Post Date 3 days ago

At EY, we believe that human insight is needed to seize the upside of disruption and navigate the extraordinary choices that digital presents. Human ingenuity, judgment and creativity drive innovation and the development of new technologies that free us to focus on what really matters. It will be the right combination of minds and experience that allows us to realize the potential of technology – and to plan for a digital future from every angle.

Job Summary

The Experience Design Group (XD) empowers EY Assurance staff and clients by designing intuitive, efficient applications and solutions that simplify and streamline their work. The Group is divided into Strategy, Creative, and Technology disciplines. The XD Group works closely with leadership and stakeholders to align with business goals and strategy. We are advocates of user-centered and data-driven design.

The Creative team focuses on the visual design phase of the process, including high fidelity visual design, prototyping, interaction design, patterns and wireframing.

The Lead Creative Designer will be responsible for implementing design and mentoring others on design best practices. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently within the creative role and integrate into a cross-functional team environment.

The XD team is in an exciting phase of its growth, with an opportunity to heavily influence the future direction of Design across the organization. An essential part of this role will be partnering with XD team leaders and others to define, establish, and promote this new direction. We have support from key leaders and strong partners across the Development organization.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • A strong portfolio showcasing UI Design comps.

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience – a concentration in design for enterprise applications or large public facing web sites required.

  • Ability to further establish, improve and define the UI design practice withinthe organization keeping in line with organization goals.

  • Leading the direction and maintenance of a consistent UI across allproducts, digital experiences and user touch points.

  • Working Knowledge of Lean, and Agile process point of view.

  • Experience with designing in Sketch required.

  • Experience with rapid prototyping tools such as Axure or InVision, a plus.

  • 5+ years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite / Sketch

  • Knowledge of interactive design and how HTML works a plus.

  • Self-driven to stay abreast of current technology and design trends.

  • Proven ability to thrive under pressure.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design and/or equivalent required.

  • Master’s degree; supplemented with two (2) years of related experience.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Maintain a hands-on approach to deliverables that span the full design lifecycle.

  • Leading a team of UI designers if applicable.

  • Ensuring project requests are delivered on-time and ensuring a consistent customer experience through the various applications within the service line.

  • Ability to simplify complexity in order to translate them into intuitive application/web experiences.

  • Ability to persuade key business and IT stakeholders where necessary.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and teaming skills.

  • Organized and detail-oriented.

  • Establish and execute process and establish roles.

  • Provide level of effort estimates for requirements of own role.

  • Track project tasks, provide status and ensure tasks are completed on schedule.

  • Facilitate knowledge sharing to cross functional teams.

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.

  • Educate and endorse best practices across all UI competencies.

  • Assist in owning responsibility for quality of design output.

Additional desirable skills (optional) are the following:

  • Mobile Design & Development.

  • Software Application Design.

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.

  • Experience in a financial sector.