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Senior Experience Designer (remote friendly)

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 165 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?

  • Think through sophisticated features and flows, balance user needs and business needs, and make the complex feel simple.

  • Work under the guidance of a more senior UX designer, while still having ownership over his or her work.

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

  • Understand established design patterns, and know when to follow them and when to break them.

  • Understand how to use qualitative and quantitative research insights to inform design decisions, and how to design an MVP with a longer term vision in mind.

  • Responsible for establishing a systematic interaction design language across systems and platforms, and will help define and drive the future of Northwestern Mutual product experience.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • 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, such as Figma, Sketch, Mural, and anything else needed to get the job done.

  • A strong online portfolio available for viewing.


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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.