AVP, Product Design
Does the idea of designing and implementing exceptional, modern digital products in a startup lab environment excite you?
As part of the Venture Labs, you will be capturing, translating, and actualizing the labs’ product design needs and vision into reality. The Venture Labs is the incubator and accelerator team at LPL Financial, operating as a startup of startups, inside a Fortune 500 company. We are responsible for creating the next generation of services to help our financial advisors better serve their clients.
We are looking for a Product Designer that will turn ideas into functional and appealing products for our clients. As a product designer, you will ensure all elements of the experience are desirable, easy to use, and stay up to date with best practices and emerging trends. You will own the end-to-end user experience, using your full range of product design, service design, and exceptional visual design skills.
In a post-covid world, you are welcome to join us in our San Diego offices or work remotely anywhere in the US, your choice!
Conduct UX research to uncover user needs, pain points and new product/service opportunities.
Craft and lead design workshops to solve some of the industry’s most complex problems and help set the service/product direction.
Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers.
Produce high-quality design solutions through high fidelity wireframes, flow diagrams, storyboards, site maps, and prototypes.
Conduct user testing activities to analyze and predict user behavior.
Iterate designs based on user feedback from both qualitative and quantitative design research.
Develop mockups and interactive prototypes that clearly illustrate how the product functions and what it looks like.
Define and evolve designs while maintaining a design system.
Collaborate closely with developers and engineers to document designs and support during development stages.
Prepare and present design solutions to internal teams and key stakeholders.
A bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of product design experience for digital products or services.
Proven work experience as a Product Designer, UX/UI Designer, Service Designer or similar role.
Portfolio of professional UX/UI design projects for both web & mobile platforms.
Working knowledge of design technologies and software: Sketch, InVision, Adobe XD, Miro, Visio, Figma and Adobe Creative Suite.
Experience with HTML and CSS (SCSS) is a plus, but not a requirement.
Strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders.
Ability to operate with a high degree of autonomy.
Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to pivot design direction as needed.
What’s in it for you?
Work remotely from anywhere in the US!
Generous paid time off, along with company holidays and employee birthdays
A comprehensive benefit package (Health, dental, vision, and well-being benefits)
A profit-sharing 401(k) retirement plan with the potential for company matching
Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
Discretionary, performance, and referral bonuses
Paid volunteer time off
Tuition assistance and merit scholarship for college-bound students
At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.
We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.
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Information on Interviews:
LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lplfinancial.com email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum. During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card. Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.