UX Designer

Full Time

Job Description

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

While the SF Fed is a Reserve Bank, we're not what you might expect. We're unreserved here. That means we seek new and diverse perspectives. We spark conversations and encourage debate. We build opportunity. We pursue careers that are true to ourselves. We are looking for people who want to help our country reach its full economic potential. When you join the SF Fed, you join a team of people working together to promote an inclusive economy that works for everyone.

Are you passionate about understanding business needs, and translating those needs into modern designs that empower end-users? Does the thought of designing enterprise scale products, which address complex banking challenges, catalyze your imagination and spark creative ideas? If so, we may have the job for you.

The UX Designer will partner with the business and engineering teams to prioritize UX activities throughout the software development lifecycle and deliver high-quality experiences. We are looking for someone who can work within technical constraints and meet business requirements and usability goals. The UX Designer will support all aspects of design and production, focusing specifically on UX design.

What will you do?
  • Collaborates with UX analysts, project managers, engineering teams, and business stakeholders to prioritize UX activities throughout the software development life- cycle and deliver high-quality experiences
  • Assists IT engineers with understanding and incorporating technical, business, and user requirements into designs
  • Understands client goals, requirements, internal goals, usability, and technical constraints within budget and schedule
  • Supports all aspects of design and production, focusing specifically on UX design
  • Creates innovative and appealing designs on a rapid and iterative basis, through sketches, storyboards, user task flows, wireframes, prototypes, and the production of final assets for specific features and projects
  • Facilitates project teams through the design process, gathering actionable feedback and iterating the appropriate level of changes
  • Provides UX development support to development teams in both Agile and waterfall projects for responsive interfaces and presentation layer development support

What do you need?
  • Bachelors in computer science, Information Systems, Graphic Design, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, or closely related field, or equivalent combination of education and/or directly related work experience
  • 5+ years participating in user experience design/research using a variety of research methods.
  • 3+ years prototyping experience and demonstrated proficiency with designer tools such as Figma, Sketch, and/or Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to assist in creation and maintenance of style guides, design system library files and brand standards
  • Portfolio that demonstrates modern design practices, processes and applicable case studies
  • Working knowledge of design engineering practices e.g., design systems, XR technologies (HMDs, computer vision) tooling, processes, frameworks and/or libraries (Angular, React, Storybook)
  • Intermediate knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, CSS/SCSS, 3D rendering/animation (Autodesk Maya, Blender, Unity, Unreal Engine)
  • Must ====

Desired Skills:
  • UX certification
  • Design thinking certification
  • Section 508 and WCAG
  • Component-driven design

Full Time / Part Time
Full time

Regular / Temporary

Job Exempt (Yes / No)

Job Category
Information Technology

Work Shift
First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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