Visual Designer

London Stock Exchange Group Buffalo, NY
The Yield Book is a premier fixed income analytics system currently used by 82 of the top 100 fixed income money managers in the U.S., as well top-tier broker dealers' sales, trading and research professionals.

We're currently working on the next generation of our system, and we're looking for an experienced visual designer to join our product/design team. The ideal candidate is proactive and detail oriented, is comfortable in a fast-paced environment, can think outside the box to solve unique design challenges, and prioritizes usability over flashiness.

For more information please visit http://www.yieldbook.com/

Requirements

* Bachelor's degree in a design-related field, or equivalent experience

* Demonstrable experience in designing interfaces for enterprise software applications

* Demonstrable experience in designing interactive charts, tables, and other data visualizations

* Excellent understanding of typography, color theory, iconography, and information design

* Expert proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator

* Experience using style guides and pattern libraries, including modifying designs to support evolving requirements

Demonstrated ability to…

* Conceptualize page-level and application-wide information hierarchies

* Understand user needs and business requirements necessary to produce effective designs

* Communicate with business stakeholders, present work and defend design decisions

* Collaboratively work with software developers and other team members

Basic knowledge/understanding of…

* Interaction design and information architecture

* Interactive form design, including progressive disclosure

* Common web technologies – what's possible, what's easy, what's difficult

* HTML & CSS (how it works, not necessarily writing code)

* Responsive/adaptive layouts

* Accessibility considerations

Pluses

* Financial services experience

* Proficiency with Axure

* Experience working in an Agile software development process

* Experience producing and curating style guides and pattern libraries

* Mobile experience

Please include a portfolio link or PDF attachment

People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our colleagues thrive personally and professionally through our shared values of Integrity, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence are at the core of our culture. We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We are always looking at ways to become more agile so we meet the needs of our teams and customers. We believe that an inclusive collaborative workplace is pivotal to our success and supports the potential and growth of all colleagues at LSEG.

A career with London Stock Exchange Group offers you the opportunity to be at the centre of the financial community. As well as competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits, we maximise each employee's potential through personal development plans, training, coaching and mentoring.