Charles Schwab Senior User Experience Designer in Chicago, Illinois

We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Culture:

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Our Opportunity:

Charles Schwab is seeking a full-time Senior User Experience Designer working within the User Experience team, within the Platform & Product Services group, which is responsible for designing Schwab’s client-facing software platforms. You will be working directly with our internal client partners to develop detailed interaction designs for web, mobile web and mobile apps. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with all aspects of the user-centered design process. Schwab has a customer-focused culture conducive to great user-centered design work. The design challenges are complex and satisfying, and your designs will launch and reach a large highly engaged audience. We have a great team and

corporate culture. The role is located in Chicago, and offers competitive salary and benefits.

What you’ll do:

Activities:

  • Collaborating in user research and usability efforts

  • Leading design sessions with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Working with business and technology partners to translate requirements into detailed interaction design documents including user flows and wireframes

  • Rapidly creating interactive prototypes for varying devices at appropriate levels of fidelity for demonstration and user testing purposes

  • Documenting design and interaction standards

What you have:

Technical/Functional Qualifications:

  • 6 + years of interaction and user interface design experience

  • Must be able to provide a portfolio of interaction design for native mobile apps and and/or mobile & desktop browsers

  • Strong self-management skills, comfortable with substantial autonomy, working directly with our client partners, and capable of managing their own project schedule

  • Experience leading design sessions with cross-functional teams

  • Experience with responsive design

  • Passion for User Experience and awareness of current design trends and patterns

What you’ll get:

  • Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer

  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships

  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

Learn more about Life@Schwab at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.

Position Located In: IL - Chicago