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

**No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!**

Come join our team as a UX Lead! There’s a lot of exciting work in helping create a best-in-class intranet portal for our sales teams. From personalization and intelligence, to navigation and IA, and search optimization and content strategy, there’s opportunity to create instant value and drive concrete work. We are a team combining product, engineering, UX, and content all working on a product from start to finish. Apply today!

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create beautifully simple experiences and delightful moments of interaction while being a user-centered, innovative designer.

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

  • Create design work, as well as inspire and guide junior designers.

  • Help define and drive the future of the Northwestern Mutual product experience from awareness to long-term engagement, and for customers, the field, and the home office.


  • 4+ years experience designing interfaces for large-scale digital experiences and applications.

  • 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.

  • Extensive knowledge of best in class interaction design patterns across a variety of platforms, and the drive to push beyond and to create visionary work.

  • A love of good design craft and a sensitivity to the basic of graphic design.

  • A track record of working collaboratively with other designers, researchers, engineers, and product owners.

  • Work well in a hands-on role.

  • Experience using and employing design systems.

  • Working knowledge of design and prototyping tools, such as Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator, Invision and anything else needed to get the job done.

  • A strong online portfolio available for viewing.


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.

If you work or would be working in Colorado or outside of a Corporate location, please click here for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.


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.