E*TRADE Financial Senior Visual Designer in New York, New York


ETRADE is a leading financial services company and a pioneer in the online brokerage industry. Having executed the first-ever electronic trade by an individual investor more than 30 years ago, the company has long been at the forefront of the digital revolution, offering easy-to-use solutions for individual investors and stock participants. Founded on the principle of innovation and determined to level the playing field for individual investors, ETRADE delivers digital platforms, tools, and professional assistance to help investors and traders meet their near-and long-term investing goals. The Company provides these services both online and through its network of customer service representatives and financial consultants - over the phone at two national branches and in-person at 30 E*TRADE branches.

About the Design Team

The Design team at E*TRADE is a multi-disciplinary group focused on constantly reinventing convenience for our customers. As a company, we strive to give more independence in their financial lives and the Design team plays a strategic role in delivering that promise. We relentlessly pursue designing experiences that are modern, easy to use, easy to comprehend, meaningful, and gorgeous! To help achieve our objectives we are seeking a passionate, proactive and talented Senior Visual Designer to join our Design team in New York.

As we undergo a company-wide transformation that brings us back to our legacy as the original FinTech brand, now is a very exciting time to be a designer at E*TRADE. Each designer is charged with being an agent of change, disrupting the status quo and shaping our next chapter!

About the role

The Senior Visual Designer will join our Design Operations team and will work collaboratively with Marketing to conceptualize, design and test experiences for the E*TRADE public site. The role will require effective partnership with product management, engineering, data analytics, and design language.


  • Design end-to-end customer journeys for desktop and mobile web

  • Be actively involved in shaping design solutions and concepts

  • Contribute effectively to our design language and help evolve our visual vocabulary and pattern library

  • Collaborate with engineers and QA to ensure design quality at each step of the development process

  • Present designs and concepts to product managers, engineers and other stakeholders

  • Provide inspiration, indirect leadership and assistance to other designers including but not limited to User Experience, Visual Design and designer tools

  • Advocate for Design Thinking in order to create and iterate on new and current feature set

Technical skills needed

  • Mastery of color, typography, and visual hierarchy

  • Mastery in data visualization and structured data design

  • Experience working with complex design systems

  • Experience applying Accessibility best practices (WCAG)

  • Advanced understanding of Web technologies and their impact on UI design

  • Thorough knowledge of user-centered design principles and approach

  • Experience in A/B testing and informing designs with data

  • Experience working in the full lifecycle of Lean/Agile delivery model

  • Mastery in Sketch, Photoshop, InVision, and Keynote

Soft skills needed

  • Passion for designing digital products and experiences

  • Pride in the work delivered and tremendous attention to details

  • Go the extra mile to deliver on time and to high quality standards

  • Great judgment, positive energy and curious about the business context

  • Self-disciplined, self-motivating, and self-improving

  • Effectively communicate and present complex conceptual thinking visually and verbally


  • 8+ years in UX or Design required

  • College or University degree required in Art & Design, human factors or related field (Master's degree preferred)

  • Digital portfolio for review


We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit https://etradecareers.com/why-work-at-etrade/employee-benefits to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Category: Innovation

Location: New York, NY

Job ID: IRC129992

Posted Date: October 11, 2017