Senior UX Design Specialist

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Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do – and that’s more than some cliche people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people – with interests, families, friends, dreams and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

When using an app or website, do you always think to yourself, “if only they’d done ‘X’, this experience would be so much better,” or “this would be very successful if it had a more creative interface?” When you’re solving a design problem does your mind immediately go to a wireframe before it goes to a fully fleshed-out comp? Ally is looking for you! An astute and hardworking Experience Designer who gets excited over progressive disclosure, flawlessly placed breadcrumbs, and the beauty of a finely tuned form. Overall, you have an understanding of responsive design, digital interface, grids, interactions, hierarchy, consistency, and making the user the center of every experience.

Ideally you consider yourself a creative with design training. But more importantly, you just get pumped about giving users the best possible experience.

The Work Itself

Collaborate with project teams across HR, technology, and business lines to define strategy, as well as site architecture and navigation

  • Iterate in creative sketch sessions with UX and clients—taking wires from low fidelity to high fidelity
  • Develop use case scenarios, flow diagrams, site maps, wireframes, high-level functional specifications, task analyses based on personas and research, and integrating these into product design
  • Work closely with usability engineering, visual design, content, product marketing, and product development to create the user experience that meets customer objectives and business needs
  • Assist with user research plan and partner interviews to understand requirements and facilitate change for the sake of the ultimate user experience when needed
  • Manage multiple projects and competing priorities
  • Ensure existing Ally UX style guide and standards are applied or considered for all concepts
  • Various other duties as assigned

The Skills You Bring

  • Bachelor degree in design, user experience, information architecture, marketing, information systems, related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Portfolio required
  • Familiarity with Axure (or equivalent tool)
  • Proficiency in Sketch, InVision, and Adobe CC
  • Mobile-first design mindset with demonstrated capability and experience

How We’ll Have Your Back

Ally’s compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

  • Starting PayThe starting pay for this role is $70,000 per year/hour. In addition, this role is eligible for an annual bonus program with a target of 7% of annual base pay, based on individual and corporate performance. This is the starting pay for this role. Actual offers to be negotiated based on applicant’s qualifications and experience.
  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and child care discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.

Who We Are

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on “Doing it Right” and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com.

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at . Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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