Senior Specialist, UI/UX Digital Designer


On Site
USD 99,165.00 - 145,200.00 per year
Full Time


User experience
Attention to detail
Customer experience
Use cases
Analytical skill
Problem solving
Financial services
Health insurance
Life insurance
Point of sale

Job Details

Senior Specialist, UX Designer - Denver, CO

Are you passionate about Customer Experience in FinTech? Do you have experience designing digital products that delight consumers and add business value? Then it's time to join the Western Union's Value Added Services function as Senior Specialist, UX Designer.

Western Union powers your pursuit.

The Western Union User Experience Design team is looking for a highly motivated Senior Specialist, UX Designer to join us to support our newly created Retail product pillar. The Retail product team is responsible for creating innovative business-to-customer payment products that allow our Western Union agents to service customers with the greatest experience possible.

As a Senior Specialist, UX Designer, you'll be contributing to this mission for our retail and omnichannel customers.

To be successful at this role you should be
  • at ease creating scenarios, sketches, story boards, wire-frames, and prototypes.
  • able to visualize an experience in the abstract, break down complex use-cases and then be able to drive the vision into solid design deliverables.
  • think first from the customer's perspective, use research and data to influence your designs, set relentlessly high standards for yourself and deliver best-in-class customer experiences.
  • thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment

Role Responsibilities
  • Work closely with research, senior stakeholders, product managers and engineering teams to brainstorm and co-create ideas, approaches, and solutions
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs using Sketch / Figma, along with our established Design System
  • Ensure that designs follow best practices and use research & testing to inform and validate
  • Confidently challenge the status quo, encouraging all involved to address root causes to ensure the best outcome for users
  • Apply a positive and constructive attitude when giving and receiving all feedback
  • Deliver high-quality design assets to the engineering team, along with clear guidance to ensure all aspects of the designs are fully understood.
  • Provide ongoing support to engineering, with regular UX review checkpoints to ensure quality and that the system is being built as designed

Role Requirements
  • 3+ years of industry UX Design experience
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical skills and problem-solving
  • Experience on complex, enterprise-scale or consumer design projects
  • Outstanding skills in professional design tools - Figma experience is a must.
  • Bachelor's degree in Design, HCI, or related field or equivalent professional experience.
  • A strong portfolio of innovative design work that demonstrates industry-leading design and business success.
  • Experience designing for global products across multiple platforms.
  • You will need an online portfolio of your work to apply for this role.
  • Keen interest in, or knowledge of, banking or finance
  • Experience in POS and/or retail, KIOSKs etc

We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for what's next.
Western Union is positioned to become the world's most accessible financial services company -transforming lives and communities. We're a diverse and passionate customer-centric team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories, reaching customers and receivers around the globe. More than moving money, we design easy-to-use products and services for our digital and physical financial ecosystem that help our customers move forward.

Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. You'll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If you're ready to help drive the future of financial services, it's time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at


The on-target earnings range is $99,165- $145,200 per year, which includes a base salary and short-term incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary based on candidates' qualifications, skills, and competencies.

You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few ( ) Please see the location-specific benefits below and note that your Recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.

Your United States-specific benefits include:
Family First Program
Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
Parental leave

We are passionate about diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following
applicable laws.