User Experience Designer

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Temporary, Full time
  • Société Générale - UK
  • 26 Jun 17

User Experience Designer

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Description of the Business Line or Department

As the world becomes more digital, no one can ignore that successful banking is also about maintaining strong client relationships in the digital space. With that in mind, Societe Generale CIB has and continues to invest in a number of initiatives across various business lines and set up a number of design principles developed to build a seamless client experience across the group services.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

The role is to support the Digital Office within the Investment Banking division in the following:
• Working closely with UX designers, Product Owners and IT teams to capture business requirements into visual workflows in terms of user journeys
• Coordinate co-creation workshops with Product Owners, End Users and IT teams
• Create iterative high-fidelity and low-fidelity prototypes

Summary of responsibilities

• Capture business requirements into visual workflows in terms of user journeys
• Participate in co-creation workshops with Business Line stakeholders, End Users and IT teams
• Create iterative high-fidelity and low-fidelity prototypes
• Write clear HCI specifications
• Coordinate UX-UI changes or feedbacks with ITEC and all key stakeholders based on user testing
• Perform UI design reviews and conducting functional testing
• Provide regular progress updates
• Share with the UX team to build synergies and increase re-use
• Manage specific projects around UX/UI
• Perform industry benchmarks



• Expertise in user interface design principles, interaction design guidelines and responsive grids
• High level of proficiency in digital design programs including but not limited to Adobe CC, with expert skills in Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign
• Expertise in developing personae and scenarios
• Prototyping using tools such as Invision
• Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
• Knowledge of browser compatibility issues and solutions
• Strong verbal communication and written skills
• Evidence of innovative approach
• Strong team spirit
• Fluent in English required, French highly desirable

Work Experience

• Previous internship in digital start-ups or creative agencies
• Any experience working for investment banking highly appreciated


• BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field or equivalent practical experience


Fluent in English required, French highly desirable

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.