Location: New York, NY
SecondMarket is looking for an Interaction Designer that has proven success with shipped consumer web products to join our product team.
This is an exciting opportunity for anyone passionate about interaction design and building innovative products. You will be a key member in a small, very talented group of software product development professionals. You will be responsible for defining and validating the complete customer experience and ensuring that the product that gets built will meet the needs of the target users. You will work very closely with the product manager and the lead developer to come up with the detailed product specification.
Responsible for design through the entire product lifecycle, from initial explorations to final design deliverables
Work closely with product managers to determine features and priorities
Working with engineers to deliver polished final product
Translating usability and field research findings into design improvements
Help coordinate usability labs and other forms of user research and use feedback to create improvements
Degree in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Interaction Design or related field or equivalent work experience
3+ years working as an UX/UI designer in a software product and/or web development environment required
Fluent with wireframing and design tools such as InDesign, Illustrator, Omnigraffle, etc
Experience with usability testing and interpreting results to improve product iteratively
Able to understand complex products and generate an efficient and elegant UI for the user
Interest in making the entire product better, not just the UI
Experience working closely with product managers and engineering teams
Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills
Demonstrated experience designing and shipping live sites
Proven ability to create effective user interfaces for large-scale consumer internet products
Experience with ethnographic user research methods such as Contextual Inquiry
Understanding of Agile/SCRUM methodologies
Knowledge of Service Design
Proficiency in related skills (e.g., DHTML, Usability Testing, Graphic Design, Prototyping)
Competitive Base Salary
Annual Bonus Structure
SecondMarket is the leading marketplace for alternative investments. It has become the online destination for building your investor network, discovering interesting investment opportunities, and transacting in assets such as private venture-backed companies and private community banks, fixed income products, public equity and bankruptcy claims. SecondMarket simplifies secondary market activity by connecting buyers and sellers and providing world-class market and operations expertise.
Since 2004, SecondMarket has brought together more than 100,000 individuals and institutions and completed billions of dollars in alternative investment transactions. SecondMarket is backed by premier long-term investors, including: FirstMark Capital, The Social+Capital Partnership, Li Ka-shing Foundation, Temasek Holdings, New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Silicon Valley Bank. SecondMarket is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA, MSRB and SIPC and a registered alternative trading system (ATS) for private company stock. For more information, please visit www.SecondMarket.com.
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