NOTE: For this position, visual design is just as important as information architecture. We're looking for someone who can lead our structuring of interfaces AND make them pretty. Please send us a link to your portfolio along with your resume in order to be considered.
Quovo is looking for a top-notch interaction and visual designer to lead our organization's conception, design, and implementation of a user experience that revolutionizes how people interact with financial data.
We’re a well-funded financial technology start-up based in New York City (www.quovo.com). Quovo is a small, fun team dedicated to revolutionizing the investment management industry. We strongly believe that good information and game-changing insights should be more accessible, affordable, and understandable to all investors, not just the ultra-elite. We're looking for like-minded people to help us on our mission - folks who think big, work hard, and want to change the world (while still cracking a smile). Join us!
-Work with senior leadership to improve, innovate, and implement overall look and feel of Quovo applications - from buttons and arrows to color palettes and designing interactive charts, on a variety of devices (web, mobile, tablets, etc.)
-Work closely with senior developers and strategists to translate use cases, customer personas, and business priorities (such as new features or product spin-offs) into specific UX/UI and visual design solutions
-Create and update style guides to support our brand; serve as design lead on “offline” projects, such as marketing collateral, infographics
-Translate and push forward new concepts from ideas to wireframes, visualizations, and .PSD mockups — at the global, page, and specific feature level
-Inject customer delight into information architecture through visual and graphic design
-Lead ongoing customer and usability research to iterate and improve the product over time
-Top-notch Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Suite skills
-Experience designing for front end of web products, i.e., generating clean, usable designs that can be easily translated into front-end code
-Experience with designing interactive data visualization a major plus -- our product is data and chart-heavy, and data design will be an important part of our work
-Proven success at translating sophisticated use cases into elegant, intuitive, and pleasing solutions
-Experience with or interest in the financial industry a plus
-A self-starter with a strong sense of collaboration
-A strong conceptual thinker who is a fast learner and detail-oriented
Position comes with competitive salary, full health benefits, and equity.