Design Strategy Lead - Consumer Card & Bank Experience Design
Primary Address McLean, Virginia
OverviewLocations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, VirginiaDesign Strategy Lead - Consumer Card & Bank Experience Design
The Consumer Card and Bank Experience Design team at Capital One is at the forefront of enriching our customers’ digital and physical experiences. We’re passionate about creating seamless customer experiences across credit card products, bank accounts, and all other Capital One touchpoints. We champion a thriving environment of collaboration, authenticity, and healthy critique, in which we honor diversity of thought, create a culture of belonging, and elevate one another. If you’re an innovator and storyteller who embraces an environment where you can experiment, learn, and change banking for good, we’d love to hear from you.
About the Role:
We are currently seeking a UX Design Strategy Lead to join our team. We are passionate about advocating for user needs and delivering world-class products that redefine our customers’ day-to-day financial activities. The ideal candidate for this role has a strong UX background, and is a strategic thinker with people management experience. This person will manage other designers while working to bring one of our award-winning and industry-leading products to the next level for our customers.
What You’ll Do:
As a leader and maker, you’ll be asked to handle responsibilities, including:
Strategy & Planning
Collaborating with technology, product, and business teams to uncover customer and business needs, then translating them into engaging, simple, and intuitive design solutions and understandable concepts that evolve and enhance the product interface and experience
Engaging in portfolio prioritization to help set the strategy and product road map for the team
Managing through shifting priorities to provide clear direction and input on product prioritization and support early product definition
Advocating for the customer through human-centered design methods, including: discovery, research, whiteboard sessions, and user testing
Championing prioritization of design centered product enhancements grounded in research and analysis
Working with partners and teams across various geographies
Embracing and advocating for an experience mindset - this is as important to the work as the results
Leading & Developing Teams
Guiding junior designers in strategy, research, alignment, analysis, design critiques, and design execution tasks
Navigating conflict resolution within your team as well as within projects, teams and partner relationships
Discovering & Delivering
Supporting early product definition by working with partners to facilitate discovery sessions that uncover customer pain points and opportunities
Demonstrating familiarity with design tools to deliver concepts and enable successful collaboration across teams
Driving end-to-end product design by:
Working with researchers to understand customer needs and define opportunities through usability and empathy studies and analyzing data trends
Framing problems, defining insights, and designing new methodologies/practices to serve customer needs
Creating process and user flows, wireframes, journey maps, and interaction models, resulting in low to high fidelity prototypes
Planning and facilitating workshops with internal and external stakeholders to align with business needs
Designing within existing — and creating new — standards to contribute to our internal design system, best practices, and guidelines
Storytelling through business acumen and presenting visual concepts to various stakeholders
Creating high fidelity design assets for acceptance, development, and delivery to market in partnership with technology colleagues
At least 5 years of (UX) User Experience and (UI) User Interface Design Strategy experience
At least 3 years of experience partnering with Product teams
At least 3 years of experience managing designers
Experience with design strategy for native mobile apps for iOS and Android devices
Experience in planning and conducting qualitative and quantitative user research
Experience in financial education, especially on credit spending and credit score
Experience leading the end-to-end UX design process, from problem discovery and definition, to ideation, validation, and iteration.
Experience in leading design collaborations and ideations across teams and job functions.
Portfolio of projecting highlighting products released successfully to market
Experience working with Product teams ito define product vision, strategy, roadmap, and success metrics.
Experience working with Engineering teams
Comfortable working with a variety of business partners
Familiarity with design and prototyping tools, such as Sketch and Figma
Familiarity with working in an established design system
At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.
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For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Careers@capitalone.com
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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).
How We Hire
We take finding great coworkers pretty seriously.
Step 1 Apply
It only takes a few minutes to complete our application and assessment.
Step 2 Screen and Schedule
If your application is a good match you’ll hear from one of our recruiters to set up a screening interview.
Step 3 Interview(s)
Now’s your chance to learn about the job, show us who you are, share why you would be a great addition to the team and determine if Capital One is the place for you.
Step 4 Decision
The team will discuss — if it’s a good fit for us and you, we’ll make it official!
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Your wellbeing is our priority
Our benefits and total compensation package is designed for the whole person. Caring for both you and your family.
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
You have options and we have the tools to help you decide which health plans best fit your needs.
Save Money, Make Money
Secure your present, plan for your future and reduce expenses along the way.
Time, Family and Advice
Options for your time, opportunities for your family, and advice along the way. It’s time to BeWell.
Here’s how the team fits together. We’re big on growth and knowing who and how coworkers can best support you.
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