UI/UX Designer at Talagent

Posted on: 02/17/2021

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**About us** Talagent is building a next-generation risk analytics platform for the global investment community. By harnessing the growing ecosystem of risk data, factor analysis, and advanced scenario modeling capabilities we provide investors with unprecedented access to investment risk analysis. Our technology empowers investors to implement risk principles across their organization. Rick Bookstaber, co-founder of Talagent, began developing Talagent’s core methodology at the US Treasury in response to the 2008 financial crisis. In 2015, he became the Chief Risk Officer at the University of California pension fund in order to apply the same technology to manage market risk and portfolio asset allocation. Today Rick and his team are passionately engaged in providing the global investment community with unprecedented sophistication for investment risk analytics. Talagent is located on Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado. **About the role** We’re looking for a designer to craft user-flows and wireframes that improve the relationship between a financial advisor and their client. Your role is to give form to the product features through principled design. We’re looking for candidates who have excellent technical craft, a strong and broad understanding of usability, and the ability to reshape unintuitive concepts. This role requires strong attention to detail and an understanding of application development. This is a contract role that may become full time and permanent. **What you’ll do** * Craft precise user flows and wireframes that simplify complicated concepts * Solicit feedback and engage with interdisciplinary stakeholders to iteratively refine designs * Develop and contribute to an elegant UI/UX strategy of shared components, data visualizations, and interaction patterns * Communicate design intent and facilitate hand-off of final design assets, visual specifications, and UI/UX requirements * Advance an expert and strong perspective of customer benefit, usability, and design rationale * Lead with a hypothesis-driven framework * Manage responsibilities, time, and expectations appropriately **What you’ll bring** * Excellent interaction and graphic design craftsmanship * Deep expertise around usability, accessibility, and data visualization * Experience facilitating research and testing design concepts * Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills * Mastery of design tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, and InVision * University degree in relevant design field or equivalent experience in responsive web * Bonus: Experience designing for financial applications **Benefits** * Competitive compensation * Retirement plan (401K) * Fully paid health insurance (including dental and vision) * Equity in the form of stock options * Opportunity to attend conferences, community events, or academic events * A commitment to your technical and professional growth * Opportunity for growth, advancement, and learning Talagent is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. We believe that a culture of inclusion, safety, and freedom of thought is beneficial to our company, our employees, and our product. We view diversity as a necessary part of innovation and success as a company. We strive for a workplace that allows each employee to bring their full, authentic selves to the table.