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SS&C Technologies UX Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

Job Description

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated UX Designer with an interest in quantitative finance to join the SS&C Everywhere Cloud Development team to help design and implement a set of new web UIs using React/Redux. The UIs are part of a wider initiative to develop an innovative cloud native platform providing financial risk analytics to banks, asset managers, insurance companies and hedge funds

Primary Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for User Interface design. As part of our Business Analysis team, you will be involved in the complete life cycle of our risk measurement and investment support tools with strong emphasis on product design, ensuring that client requirements are understood and developed into sustainable product features. You will be working with a multi-disciplinary team of developers, financial and integration engineers as well as product managers to research and design enhancements to our suite of risk measurement and investment support tools.

Responsibilities

  • Gather requirements while incorporating input from multiple stakeholders.

  • Review requirements specifications and provide effective guidance to the product development team

  • Perform task analysis, flow charts, and heuristic evaluations

  • Create wire-frames , storyboards, use case scenarios, usability design specifications, and design prototypes

  • Focus on very detailed interaction design, working from the higher-level architecture artifacts

  • Design the actual user interface including screen layout, widgets, and interactions

  • Design and specify user interfaces using iterative design techniques and through the application of information architecture design, interaction design, cognitive design and human computer interaction design principles

  • Provide leadership to inform and influence product design

  • Experience with visual design - graphics, colours , style, transitions, and layouts that support interaction architecture and design

    Required Qualifications:

    Education and Experience

  • A diploma or degree (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, etc.) in Professional Arts, Interdisciplinary Design, Computer Science (Human Computer Interaction), Interaction Design, Digital Media or any related field, with relevant experiences and portfolios

  • 5+ years of experience

    Competencies and Skills

  • Experience with Design Thinking and a demonstrable history of applying its tenets & principles

  • Knowledge of UCD principles and methodology

  • Skilled at communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale within the UCD process

  • Self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones

  • Experience with Sketch, OmniGraffle or Axure for wire framing and prototyping

  • Some exposure to CSS, HTML and/or JavaScript

  • Demonstrated interest in tangential fields like: Agile methodologies, Lean UX, design research, big data, data visualization, fine art, writing and communications with a possible background in Fintech or other financial related field

Unless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc. or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan. SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

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