UI/UX Associate Director, Data Science

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 18 Oct 18

UI/UX Associate Director, Data Science

JobDescription :
The Team: The Data science team is a newly formed applied research team within S&P Global Ratings that will be responsible for building and executing a bold vision around using Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Data Science, knowledge engineering, and human computer interfaces for augmenting various business processes.

The Impact: This role will have a significant impact on the success of our data science projects ranging from choosing which projects should be undertaken, to delivering highest quality solution, ultimately enabling our business processes and products with AI and Data Science solutions.

What's in it for you: This is a high visibility leadership role with an opportunity to make a very meaningful impact on the future direction of the company. You will define new opportunities for business impact and will work closely with other senior leaders to work on the entire pipeline from ideation to production to user adoption.

Responsibilities: As the UI/UX Designer for all Data Science related projects, you will be responsible for understanding the internal and external users into all design concepts with a goal of delivering intuitive, easy to use, and sticky experiences. You will need to demonstrate thought leadership to envision and design a desired endstate for customer's digital interactions. You need to have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and an ability to be highly productive within cross functional teams. Other responsibilities include:

  • Establish a product strategy centered on systems thinking and human-centered design
  • Create rapid prototypes for presentation, testing and piloting products
  • Regularly conduct user research around new features and products
  • Produce storyboards, user and work flow documentation & use case scenarios
  • Lead all parts of the design process including user research, concept development, prototyping, working with developers, and design stewardship
  • Collaborate across research, engineering, design and project management workstreams to understand retiquirements, opportunities, and limitatios

Requirements & Qualifications:
  • 5-7 years in user experience research
  • 3+ years experience in web design
  • 3+ years experience in web development
  • Substantive experience conducting research and iterative user testing
  • Knowledge of cutting-edge design conventions, frameworks, and best practices
  • Expert in mobile/responsive design and UI principles
  • Expertise in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch
  • Ability to embrace change and hyper-growth and provide solutions to adapt accordingly
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, presentation skills, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Independent, self-starter, team player, cooperative attitude