At MassMutual, we’re passionate about helping millions of people find financial freedom and this passion has driven our approach to developing highly interactive digital experiences for our customers. The Digital Experience team, part of MassMutual’s Customer Experience organization, is comprised of collaborative, cross-functional, product centric groups who like to have fun, challenge each other, and are energized to create innovative solutions that exceed the changing needs of our customers.
To help us achieve our mission, we are hiring a Senior Visual Designer to join our team.
What great looks like in this role
Passionate designer with in-depth understanding of interaction design and how to use visual design to bring digital experiences in different platforms to life.
With an advanced proficiency with the latest tools and curious about new developments, this designer will work independently on a variety of projects extending established design direction and brand.
Great collaborator well-versed with Agile methodologies and how design best fits in such frameworks who thrives on feedback while influencing new design design directions.
Objectives of this role:
Create innovative solutions for different platforms
Be flexible with design direction to get to MVP while learning and iterating
Build out style guides
Daily and monthly responsibilities
Analyzes competitor brands and design direction using established frameworks
Enhances UX designs
Can work on different phases of design from conceptual design studies to detailed comps in robust specifications
Performs detailed quality assurance on design implementations
Engages continuously with development teams and ensures their success
Develops presentation materials
Skills and qualifications
Minimum 4 years experience
Authorized to work in the USA with or without sponsorship
Bachelor’s degree is required
Exposed to a variety of design problems with deep knowledge in 2-3 types (e.g. workflow, ecommerce, account experience)
Skilled in the creation of detailed visual design comps and identifying elements
People-focused design mentality. Constantly looking to hone design instinct through user feedback. Supports minimum viable product development process with rapid prototyping and iterative design techniques.
Passionate for learning new software design technologies and trends.
Experience developing digital pattern libraries/style guides to communicate consistent, cross-platform design.
Robust understanding of different platform’s form factor
Embraces change and ambiguity as an opportunity for design to lead product development with new features and user goals.
Has worked with animation and 3D-rendering tools
Familiarity with data visualization and ability to build out using established approach
Comfortable working through the different stages of design, from conceptual to detailed
Proven record of mentoring junior designers