Visual Designer (UX Team)

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Designs for digital products and platforms, Adobe and Sketch, Portfolio, UX
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

About this role

About the Visual Design Team

Help shape the future of digital experiences at BlackRock.

The Visual Design team works on impactful solutions to really challenging problems.

We believe that exceptional visual design is an essential ingredient to how we enable the power of BlackRock s Aladdin technology.

We re redesigning our products from the ground up and we re growing our design team to help us build experiences.

We are looking for a visual product designer, who understands designing for enterprise tools, software applications and products.


You create visual designs to translate complex UX workflows into refined user interface. You are a problem solver and you use visual design to find solutions. You are highly detailed-oriented, highly creative, and understand that designing for digital products, software, and applications is different than designing for marketing. You live and breathe systematic design and scalability.

You love the challenge of crafting creative, simple elegant visual designs for complex ideas.

You will be working with teams of designers, product managers, and engineers, to create compelling design solutions. You will be working with the UX team to create user experiences that feel more intuitive, accessible and delightful.

As a Visual Designer, you will:

  • Create and collaborate with other visual designers on designs for different products and work flows.
  • Own the quality of visual design execution for your design directions as well as extending existing design styles.
  • Be a key contributor to the definition of a design language across our products.
  • Create appropriate specs and documentation for your design, working within our system.
  • Work on extending our design language across different applications and work flows.
  • Be a hands-on visual designer for our toughest visual design challenges
  • Be tuned in to design trends within and outside our industry.


Your Experience includes:

  • 5 years of industry experience, creating and evolving visual designs for digital products and platforms.
  • BFA degree in visual communications, graphic design or a related discipline.
  • Experience in designing with the user in mind.
  • Good communication skills with a proven ability to work with developers to realize exceptional application visual designs.
  • Deep understanding of core visual design principles.
  • Excellent portfolio that proves visual ability in executing visual designs for digital products. Your portfolio site is in itself a testament to your skill.
  • Deep knowledge of Adobe and Sketch- a must.
  • Experience designing for Finance a plus.

You Are:

  • An absolute professional who leads by example, treats peers and partners with respect, and seeks and gives constructive feedback.
  • A good communicator.
  • An amazing collaborator.

About BlackRock

BlackRock s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit  | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: | LinkedIn:

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

Company Information

At the heart of BlackRock, the largest investment management firm in the world, is the Aladdin Product Group. Being a member of the Aladdin Product Group means working with the industry’s thought leaders to build innovative and forward looking products that shape the financial markets. BlackRock Leverages BIGGER DATA. To deliver SMARTER MONEY. And drive MASSIVE IMPACT in the lives of millions of people around the globe.
Dice Id : 10114248
Position Id : R190987
Originally Posted : 8 months ago

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