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UX/UI Designer

Company: Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes best practices in risk management through education, training, media, and events. Our programs and services address the critical need for risk education that keeps pace with a rapidly evolving industry, and provide expert knowledge and global networking opportunities to risk professionals in more than 190 countries and territories worldwide. Our certifications, the Financial Risk Manager (FRM -) and the Energy Risk Professional (ERP -), are the most highly respected designations in risk around the world, and our courses provide professionals with the essential knowledge they need to identify, assess, and manage risk.

GARP is looking for a user experience designer responsible for designing elegant solutions to business needs that resonate with our users. This includes conducting user research and surveying data, and translating your findings into user journeys, mockups, and prototypes. You will work to enhance the overall functionality of GARP products and iterate upon it to ensure a great user experience.


Translate concepts into pixel-perfect designs that lead to intuitive user experiences.
Use industry knowledge and user research/data to inform design decisions.
Design and deliver wireframes, user journeys, mockups, and prototypes for existing and new experiences across all GARP properties.
Work within an established design system to produce creative and elegant design solutions to business needs.
Identify design problems and propose new ideas.
Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
Manage and execute daily website changes and publishing.
Optimize content and images to improve site performance.
Implement SEO best practices (metadata, internal linking strategies, etc.)
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

3-5 years experience in User Experience or relevant fields
Strong portfolio demonstrating the use of UX best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
A solid grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies, usability and accessibility concerns.
Ability to work efficiently on multiple projects with tight deadlines
Organized and detail oriented
Proficient in tools such as Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD), or similar.
Understanding of basic front-end languages: HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
Experience with Content Management Systems a plus
Familiarity working in an agile/scrum development process is a plus.

Working at GARP:

Compensation commensurate with experience. Office location will be in Jersey City, NJ (on the Hudson River, approximately 10 min from Manhattan).
If interested and qualified, please contact Adrienne Rosenfeld by email at

Candidates must be US citizens or eligible to work in the US under the laws of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

EEO Policy:

GARP is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), Jersey City , UX/UI Designer, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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