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Senior User Experience Designer

Company: Lord Abbett
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking to expand our Digital Experience Team with a highly qualified User Experience Designer that can help develop our digital product design vision and facilitate product design alignment between stakeholders, product owners, and development teams as we evolve our digital marketing ecosystem. The role reports directly to the Head of Digital Experience.+ Lead our product design discovery and ideation efforts+ Lead user research exercises including but not limited to:+ Competitive analysis+ Focus group interviews and analysis+ Information architecture analysis+ Wireframing, prototyping, and testing initiatives+ Gather input from internal teams when needed (Marketing, Sales, Content Strategy, and Digital Services)+ Collaborate and align directly with product owners, subject matter experts, and stakeholders to gain deep understanding of the problems at hand+ Collaborate closely with the Senior Manager, Digital Design and Web Designer to further define, evolve, and govern our digital design strategy, digital style guide, and digital design systems+ Partner closely with the Director of Digital Marketing Analytics to facilitate continuous optimization+ Provide guidance on best practices for accessibility, personalization, localization, and SEO+ Conduct user testing and report back on findings+ Analyze conversion metrics and user patterns, and provide tangible solutions for improvement+ Participate in regular showcase sessions to demonstrate incremental value to business teams+ BA/BS degree required, additional digital certifications a plus+ 7+ years UX experience with portfolio examples+ Strong understanding and experience with iterative design and research methodologies such as Design Thinking and Just in Time+ Strong understanding of design fundamentals: atomic design, typography, grid systems, responsive design, etc.+ Experience using collaboration applications Miro and Zeplin+ Excellent prototyping skills, ability to completely flesh out solutions+ Experience solving challenges that arise from localization+ Experience using design software such as Figma, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe XD+ Experience working in agile software development environments+ Experience using Jira, Confluence applications+ Experience developing/delivering reports and presentations+ Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple initiatives at once+ Excellent written, verbal communication skills+ Experience designing for finserv audiences is a plusPersonal characteristics required:+ Empathetic leadership+ Enthusiastic teammate+ Skilled collaborator+ Open mindset+ Excellent speaker+ Ability to understand big picture+ Receptive to feedback+ Willing to help, support others+ Detail oriented+ Strategic thinker+ Ability to deliver consistently+ Creative, adaptive, problem-solver+ Self-motivated+ Ability to work autonomously+ Strong work ethic+ Sense of humorLord Abbett is a leading asset manager serving clients worldwide. Our purpose-securing a sustainable future for our clients, our people, and our world-fuels everything we do. Inspired by our "dream big, work hard, have fun" principle, our people thrive in our vibrant culture and deliver lasting impact to our clients and communities. We are honored to have earned recognition as one of the Best Places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments and scored 100% on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, a measure of LGBTQ+ workplace equality.External Company Name: Lord External Company URL:

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