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Experience Designer

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

Our Mission:

Northwestern Mutual has 160 years of history providing financial security to millions of people. Continuing that tradition means changing to meet the needs of our clients and financial advisors. We are a strong, innovative, and growing company that invests in people who care and make a positive impact. The Design team leads the way by creating human, simple, and engaging products to help people plan, track, and protect their financial goals.

What's the role?

We are leading a major digital transformation, and our designers can expect to play a critical part in driving our organization’s total success by applying researched-derived insights through applied critical & creative process, and detailed & principled design.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Analyzing tough problems and thinking though design challenges in a systematic way.

  • Working under the guidance of a more senior UX designer, while still having ownership over own work

  • Following an iterative design process to wireframe, prototype, and validate design ideas

  • Producing work that follows UX best practices, internal guidelines, and also brings fresh ideas to the table

  • Collaborating with other designers, product owners, and technologists, and contribute to the larger design team through research, presentations, and internal projects

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

An Experience   Designer   will   have the following experience & skills:

  • Experience completing most UX deliverables

  • A self-starter who is user-focused, detailed, and solutions-oriented

  • Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of user-centered design, visual design, brand development, and how products are put together

  • An extreme passion for understanding the user, and a strong communicator of the user's perspective throughout the design process

  • An understanding that UX is more than just UI, but includes all user-centered design activities from research, concepting, flows, sitemaps wireframes, prototypes, annotations, and more

  • Working knowledge of design and prototyping tools

  • Advanced working knowledge of Figma

  • A strong online portfolio available for viewing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a regulated industry like financial/banking, insurance, and/or healthcare


Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client’s interests at the center of all we do. Get started now!

W e are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.