UX designer – RFT Market Risk Portal – Barclays

You will form part of a multi-skilled, global team that works collaboratively alongside developers, product owners and business users to design a range of financial applications. Projects are highly varied and can range from specialised risk management applications for front-office staff to regulatory dashboards to specialised data visualisation applications.
Each UX projects varies in its approach depending on project needs but essentially follows the same stages, namely Discovery, Analysis, Design and Implementation. To cover this process, the principal roles in the team are UX Design (for User Research, Personas Analysis and Task Analysis) and Visual Design (Sketches, Wireframes/Prototypes and High resolution visual designs). For most projects you will be expected to cover all aspects of the design lifecycle. This means sitting with users and understanding their goals and workflows, potentially sketching/wireframing ideas with the users and finally, taking these ideas to full visual design to hand off to the UI development team. Any technical ability in CSS/HTML5 is an added bonus.
The Design team follow an Agile project methodology based around weekly Kanban board reviews and design backlogs.
Your Role
  • Work with users, business stakeholders, product owners and technology teams to deeply understand customer needs and characteristics; business objectives and outcomes to be delivered.
  • Lead the scoping and execution of user research, testing and interviews to develop insights that shape the proposition, experience, interaction patterns and design decisions.
  • Create design concepts and prototypes of financial applications that explore and address user needs and incorporate new functionality into the service in terms of UI and the wider contextual experience.
  • Produce high resolution, responsive application designs using Sketch for hand-off to the UI development team for implementation
  • Work collaboratively with technology leads, business analysts, product owners and users from initial ideas through to development of final designs.
  • Ensuring that RFT Design Language, particularly interaction and experience patterns, are incorporated into new releases and contribute back into the Design Language where appropriate
  • Work closely with developers to ensure user experience intent (UI/UX) is translated into UI applications
Essential Skills
  • Qualification in a Design or Multimedia discipline such as Graphic, Interaction, Product, Industrial and/or Digital Design.
  • Portfolio of work
  • Experience of designing applications particularly HTML5 single-page web applications or in dashboard applications
  • A good understanding of the end-to-end design and user-experience process with a broad spectrum of hands-on skills including user interviews, storyboarding, facilitating workshops, wireframing, prototyping, and usability testing.
  • Fluent in relevant design tools such as, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience of designing interactivity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Desirable Skills
  • Ability in HTML5/CSS and basic Javascript skills
  • Experience of working in a Financial organisation or awareness of financial concepts
  • Experience of working with visualisation of numeric or financial data
  • Experience of conducting usability testing
  • Familiarity with Agile as a project approach
About Us
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.
Barclays Values & Diversity
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
Risk and Control Objective
All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

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Lokalita: Praha
Typ pracovního poměru: Hlavní pracovní poměr
Úvazek: Plný úvazek
Délka pracovního poměru: Na dobu neurčitou
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