User Experience Designer
SS&C Technologies - Boston, MA

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Job Description:ABOUT SS&C TECHNOLOGIES:
Headquartered in Windsor, CT and with offices throughout
North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, SS&C, a
GROWING leader that provides the global financial
services industry with a broad range of highly
specialized software, business process outsourcing (BPO)
services and application service provider (ASP)
solutions. We deliver mission-critical processing for
information management, analysis, trading, accounting,
reporting and compliance
UX Designer
The User Experience (UX) Designer plays a lead role in
PORTIA’s research and design efforts by owning the user
experience across our entire solutions suite.
In this position, you’ll work directly with clients to
understand user requirements, and will use your
creativity and skills to scope, architect, wireframe,
design and oversee development to ultimately create
solutions that are commercial successes. You’ll work
collaboratively with our Product Design team to
understand functional requirements and translate them
into intuitive solutions that delight users. You’ll also
work closely with our development teams, providing input
on information architecture and technology approaches.
The UX Designer also performs other duties as requested.

Functional Area Skills/Knowledge:
  • Ability to understand customer needs, motivations and
behaviors and translate them into deliverable tasks and
designs
  • Deep expertise in user experience design best
practices, tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of how infrastructure and architecture
decisions impact software design
  • Executive presentation and negotiation skills at a
large organization
  • Detail-oriented and highly developed organizational
skills including the ability to prioritize tasks and
meet deadlines
  • Experience in rapid, iterative software development,
such as Agile, a plus
  • Understanding of the investment management industry,
business practices and operations. Middle-to-back office
experience with either a technology vendor or with an
asset manager is a plus.

Responsibilities:
  • Own the customer experience across the PORTIA solution
suite, guiding cross-functional teams towards a standard
of excellence
  • Work with clients and conduct research to understand
user requirements
  • Create designs that exceed client expectations –
outputs include user personas and scenarios, flow
charts, wireframes, etc.
  • Partner with our development team as part of the agile
process to ensure technical feasibility and flawless
implementation of your designs
  • Serve as a UX expert, staying abreast of industry
activity, competitor activity, market activity, etc. and
assist our commercial efforts broadly with your
expertise
  • Performs other duties as required
Job Requirements:
Education: Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a related
field such as Interactive Design, Architecture,
Industrial Design, Graphic Design or Human Factors
Job Related Experience: Minimum of 5+ years experience
as an interaction designer, experience designer,
information architect or in a similar role, preferably
with experience in financial technology or enterprise
software solutions.
EXCELLENT BENEFIT PACKAGE INCLUDING 401K and BONUS
POTENTIAL
SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity
employer and as such 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.
Req. Code : 977
Division/Department : PORTIA
Skills : Information Technology - > Applications
Development

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