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User Experience Lead

Req ID:  22082
Experience Level: Professional 
Other Location(s): N/A  
Relocation offered: Yes
Travel required: None

Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

The User Experience (UX) Lead is responsible for engaging with key stakeholders to gather and develop business requirements in order to enhance the features, functionalities, content and organizational structure of Capital Group’s web properties.  Responsibilities: 
  • Develops and presents user experience recommendations to key stakeholders for large-scale complex initiatives ensuring user experience solutions meet intended objectives. 
  • Leads research efforts to understand user needs such as heuristics, usability testing, focus groups, web analytics and competitor evaluations. 
  • Designs, develops and conducts usability testing scenarios to understand and validate user needs throughout the lifecycle of projects. 
  • Partners with business stakeholders and technical teams to understand and communicate technical capabilities of business requirements. 
  • Manages user experience deliverables including interaction requirements, user flows, wireframes, specifications and visual designs. 
  • Makes recommendations for improvements and application of best practices to enhance creative workflow.  
  • Manages creative process during projects to ensure efficiency, user experience consistency and coordination with system development and production processes. 
  • Ensures optimal site usability by continuously evaluating current user behavior and site design and structure. 
  • Researches new user interface ideas, emerging technologies and applications and incorporates into user experience practice and site design. 
 Qualifications: 
  • 5+ years of UX design experience and knowledge of the financial industry a plus. 
  • Meaningful experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and possess a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • Previous experience in Agile development environment highly desirable. 
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, interactive prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Knowledge of HTML, Java and other internet application technologies. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.

 

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.39 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 
 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

Company
Capital Group
Posted
08/20/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Los Angeles, CA 90071, US