UX Designer II - Remote

Edward Jones Remote
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August 17, 2021
Edward Jones
Alton, Illinois
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.

The UX Designer leads the design of multiple products that are used by thousands of people every day. You'll get to see the impact of your work first-hand, as we like to spend time with our users.

You understand how design impacts user experience, and you're passionate about advocating for your users. You're a creative problem solver - you ask the right questions, consider problems from different angles, and engage your project teams in understanding user needs and finding the best solution.

The right candidate will
  • Confidently present design concepts, clearly articulate ideas, and participate in brainstorming sessions with leaders, developers, and stakeholders
  • Participate in regular critique sessions with other UX designers
  • Stay current with design trends and best practices, and share your knowledge with others
  • Have a high attention to detail and solve a range of design challenges, with guidance
  • Be comfortable working with ambiguity, when requirements are still in flux
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders and UX department peers
  • Respond well to direction, embrace feedback and change
Responsibilities
  • Create a wide variety of UX deliverables that fit the specific design challenge, including - whiteboard sketches, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Create responsive designs that maximize the user's experience on desktop and mobile devices
  • Collaborate with front-end developers to translate your design vision into reality
  • Collaborate with UX Researchers to obtain research insights that inform your designs
  • Proficient in responsive design techniques, data visualization, and interaction design
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Factors, Instructional Design or Computer Science preferred, or related work experience
  • 3+ years of experience applying user experience principles to visual and interaction design
  • Proficient in responsive design techniques, data visualization, and interaction design
  • Proficient in visual design, with solid understanding of typography, layout, and color theory
  • Proficient with rapid prototyping tools (i.e. InVision, Sketch, Figma)
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Good understanding of CSS frameworks (i.e. Bootstrap, Foundation)
  • Knowledgeable of the capabilities of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of brokerage or financial company processes helpful
  • A portfolio of projects highlighting the design process for both web-based and mobile applications is essential to be considered for this role.
  • FORTUNE 2020 - Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list.
    • From FORTUNE ©2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.
  • Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
  • 2020 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
  • Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list - the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
  • Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
    • The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firm's 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.
Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:

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