UX & UI Designer (6 Months - NYC) | New York, NY | Bloomberg Careers

UX & UI Designer (6 Months - NYC)

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New York, NY

Posted Jul 22, 2020 - Requisition No. 84023

We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. We bring out the best in each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

Bloomberg is committed to diversity. It drives our innovation. At Bloomberg, you'll have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. You'll be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures, and pushing boundaries. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news, and media services champions innovation and empowers clients -- and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.

Our Team:

The Bloomberg Marketing Studio is Bloomberg's in-house content, creative and digital marketing group. Working on assignments for print, digital, environmental, interactive and broadcast projects, the Studio has writing, design, production and content and engineering capabilities. We drive projects across the full spectrum of Bloomberg, both internally and externally. We work across a global workflow, with staff in major Bloomberg offices.

In this role you will:

  • Create, iterate, present, and deliver exceptional design solutions
  • Facilitate client workshops (conceptualization, prioritization, etc.) to advance the UX design on a project
  • Verbally articulate visual concepts and participate in collaborative design sessions
  • Create hand sketches of user flows, site maps, screen layouts
  • Think through complex problems to devise workable design solutions
  • Document user flows and site architecture
  • Create wireframes
  • Demonstrate interactions via prototypes or animation
  • Present one's own work to internal teams
  • Document all details of product interactivity
  • Define research methodologies and execution
  • Participate in user research and findings reporting
  • Support business development by contributing UX perspectives and concept development as needed
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Production teams to devise design solutions that are accessible, innovative, beautiful, functional, and feasible
  • Provide on-demand and digest status updates to direct management
  • Field constructive feedback without ego in the best interest of the work
  • Do all of the above with a positive attitude and an open mind

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 5-7 years of UX Design experience, ideally with some experience launching products (not just agency experience)
  • A portfolio of design work demonstrating experience in at least 2 areas of UX design (Ex: ethnographic research, design strategy, interaction design, usability testing)
  • Examples of creative problem solving applied to complex problems
  • Highly organized thinking
  • Solid written and oral communication skills demonstrated through a comfort presenting work and actively gathering feedback
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch
  • Proficiency in Balsamiq, OmniGraffle, or Visio
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Drive
  • Proficiency in html, CSS, and Chrome DevTools
  • Strong experience designing for Wordpress websites and an understanding of the Wordpress content paradigm
  • Prototyping via software tools (Axure, Balsamiq, Framer, Figma) or code is a plus
  • Experience designing motion in After Effects preferred
  • Experience designing creative data visualization preferred
  • Experience working in a scrum agile environment a plus
  • Experience with Jira a plus
  • Experience with Workfront a plus


Team Collaborator:

  • Collaborate positively with other designers and project leadership; invite feedback and conversation about UX design solutions from project team and studio leadership as needed
  • Partner with other designers internally to educate and inspire on key topics in the field of UX design
  • Bring new thinking and inspiration to the team as a whole
    Cultural Influencer:
  • Contribute to the organization's positive and collaborative atmosphere with a demonstrated enthusiasm and commitment to growth as the business requires it
  • Keep up to date on current topics in the field to inspire and inform client work and organizational culture
  • Enable others in the organization to be more informed about the field of interaction design, design research, design strategy by sharing information on key topics and events

If this sounds like you:

Apply and we'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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