Enterprise UX Designer
Seeking an experienced product-minded UX designer passionate about user-centered collaborative design and eager to solve complex business problems through enhancing enterprise software.
About Language Dept.
Language Dept. is a strategy-focused design practice moving teams and ideas forward. We work across industries, in the space of change—change for our clients as they meet their next growth challenges, and change for their communities as they engage with their mission. From health and wellness, to productivity tools, to architecture, design, and smart cities, what bonds our work is our clients’ belief in design to raise the standard for human experience. Learn more
The success of our practice hinges on how well we collaborate internally and externally, so we look for collaborators who share our values in their work.
Does this sound like you?
Curious You seek to understand the audience behind every project and chase the answers to your questions.
Insightful You listen openly and ask questions that are both conceptual and practical. You see connections in both the larger picture and the details.
Systematic You can take on complex creative issues and find ways to explain and implement solutions from concept to execution.
Adaptive You are a continuous learner. You believe that part of being a creative professional is expanding your perspective along with your skill set.
Collaborative You believe in the power of combined skills, collective experiences and diverse perspectives. You know that bending to hear others leads to designs that are more inclusive.
We are seeking a UX Designer to join our embedded design team working on a Fintech CRM integration. You will be joining a team mid-phase with 3 other designers and a UX copywriter.
Work on a collaborative team helping a global finance client reach their tech integration and user adoption goals for their first two product release cycles.
Bring a consumer-grade approach to simplifying complex business tasks.
Design experiences for optimized productivity and clean data inputs to power machine learning.
This position is a full-time, remote 6-month engagement starting April 2021 with opportunity for continuation. Applicants must live in a timezone +/- 2 hrs to ET. Language Dept. is New York based and all client meetings are scheduled in ET timezone; 8am meetings are common. We do not provide visa sponsorship; applicants must be authorized to work in the US.
As a Designer on this project, you can expect to…
Identify gaps and opportunities in the user experience of customer service and sales representatives.
Design solutions that range from configuration recommendations to API integrations to custom designed ground-up features.
Create journey maps, user flows, and low-to-high-fidelity designs to think and communicate ideas that impact the end-to-end user experience.
Work collaboratively with both Language Dept. design team and cross-functional client team (including tech, product, service, and sales) to meet user expectations and business goals.
Iterate quickly in response to user testing to keep pace with two-week development sprints.
Work within an atomic design system and iterative product development cycle to scale features and users over time.
Contribute to client-specific, product style guide documenting brand presence and recommended design patterns throughout user experience to be used as a guide and living library for future releases.
We’d love to talk more if you have…
2+ years experience in product design
Designed for a CRM system like D365, Salesforce, or other service and sales platforms
A strong UX/UI product portfolio showing experience designing for enterprise software with a systematic and a consumer-facing approach
Proficiency in working with and maintaining complex design systems
Experience working collaboratively and communicating effectively with cross-functional product and engineering teams
Proficiency in Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Zeplin, Invision and other current design tools
A passion for creating and contributing to systems, an attention to and love of details, and excellent organizational and time management skills
A desire to contribute to a collaborative environment through giving and growing from constructive feedback
Bonus points if you have…
Experience within Fintech or Sales
Working knowledge of Dynamics 365, Microsoft Fluent design system, or Microsoft Power Platform
Experience designing data visualizations for dashboard-style reporting
Experience running and reporting on user-testing studies
Compensation & Benefits:
This is a contract position with future opportunity for extension or permanent position with benefits.
Language Dept. believes an equitable and inclusive work environment and a diverse, empowered team are the foundation to inclusive design solutions. Language Dept. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented minorities in tech to apply. Language Dept. is a certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE).
How to apply
Please email a letter of interest and qualifications with your CV and link to portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll follow up within 2 days to confirm your application is received. Applicants meeting criteria will have a screening interview with a Language Dept. Principal, followed by a group interview with the team.