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R181040 Posted 04/19/2024

Senior Associate, UI Designer (Premium Design Team)

McLean, Virginia | New York, New York | Richmond, Virginia | Chicago, Illinois
  • Category Design
  • Experience Sr. Associate
  • Primary Address McLean, Virginia


Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Associate, UI Designer (Premium Design Team)

We are looking for a Senior Associate, UI/UX Designer, to join our Premium Design Studio where we are designing credit card and lifestyle rewards experiences for our company’s most sought after and discerning customers. We reimagine typically complex experiences by providing simplicity and amplifying joy to enable our customers to unlock more value from their credit card spend. While doing this we are also on the forefront of redefining the visual design language that resonates with this discerning customer base and become a new industry standard for craft and aesthetics.

What You’ll Do: 

You’ll be asked to handle a variety of responsibilities, including: 

Discovery & Delivery:

Participate in end-to-end product design by:

  • Supporting early product definition by working with partners to participate in discovery sessions that uncover customer pain points and opportunities, and define clear problem/ opportunity areas

  • Demonstrating expertise with design and prototyping tools (Figma specifically) to deliver cutting edge interactive concepts and enable successful collaboration across team

  • Creating storyboards,  interaction models, prototypes, and narrative demos resulting in low to high fidelity prototypes

  • Designing within existing - and creating new - standards to contribute to our internal design system, best practices, and guidelines for interaction + visual design for different devices (tablets, wearables, mobile, etc.) and platforms (such as web, Android, iOS, etc.)

  • Creating high fidelity design assets for acceptance, development, and delivery to market in partnership with technology colleagues

  • Supporting effective storytelling and presentation of visual concepts to various stakeholders

  • Confidently communicating decision-making and the ideas of the team to a broad audience of internal stakeholders, including presenting your creative work to company leadership

  • Contributing to multiple high-stakes projects and deadlines efficiently and effectively within a fast-paced product environment

  • Partnering closely with other designers to define and refine how our brand and interactions can be used to bring clarity, humanity, and inspiration to key moments in our digital customer experiences

Collaboration & Connection

  • Collaborating with design, 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 

  • Collaborating closely and systematically with a diverse set of partners- across design, product, tech among others

  • Advocating for the customer through human centered design methods, including: discovery, research, ideation, whiteboard sessions, and user testing

  • Supporting design-led worksessions to engage and build alignment across different partners and teams

  • Proactively offer recommendations and solutions by championing prioritization of design centered product enhancements grounded in research, analysis and business feasibility

  • Connecting with design community peers in service of learning, sharing, and teaching

  • 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

  • Participating in hiring by reviewing resumes, conducting interviews and attending consensus

Candidates should have a portfolio of work that demonstrates an intermediate level of understanding of Interaction and Visual Design in web or mobile experiences.

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of commercial experience in UI/UX design, product design, or interaction design role

  • At least 1 year of experience working with design and prototyping tools, specifically Figma 

  • At least 1 year of experience designing for iOS and Android mobile device experiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with Product and Tech partners

  • Previous experience working in creative agencies or for a premiere clientele

  • Familiarity working with and contributing to internal toolkits, frameworks, and design systems

  • Experience collaborating cross functionally between product design, engineering, and to ensure that brand experiences in product ship efficiently and with a high standard of quality

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $114,700 - $130,900 for Sr. Associate, Design

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate’s offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days.

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 (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable 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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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).

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