UX Designer

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The Team: The User Experience Team is a small but influential group of UX designers creating financial products for customers around the globe. We provide product design, prototyping and facilitation services for S&P Global Market Intelligence desktop and mobile products. We support a unified design system to enable our product teams to ship a consistent user experience. We strive to create an environment where thoughtful design is a major contributor to the success of our products. 

The Grade: 11 (for internal use only)

The Impact: The world of finance is fast-paced and intensive. Our users need tools designed to let them to soar—find things quickly and easily; perform their work fluidly, in a way that matches how they think and speak about work; collaborate with others seamlessly. There are enormous opportunities for this role to greatly impact the working life, and business success, of thousands of financial professionals and hundreds of firms, through thoughtful UX research and design.


The user experience designer works with the creative team to produce great designs for native apps and responsive websites. The user experience designer can internalize and extend a digital product’s visual language and interactive model for each project, taking into consideration not only how it looks but how it works and will be used.

Essential Functions

  • Creates visual designs to meet brand and business requirements.
  • Supports the user experience director or lead in documentation and design of functional user experience through sketches and/or wireframes and building prototypes.
  • Works with client and technical team to collect and disposition requirements throughout the life of the project.
  • Design communication and documentation through annotated wireframe creation.
  • Interactive prototyping
  • Usability testing

Additional Responsibilities

  • Appreciates and offers critical feedback. Seeks it out in reviews with customers, peers, stakeholders and research.
  • Contributes knowledge to our company intranet.
  • Works well with fellow team members.
  • Demonstrates dedication to helping S&P Global meet commitments to our customers and stakeholders.
  • Keeps current on the trends in technology and business as it applies to your particular job.
  • Increases learning in the technology platforms pertaining to current projects/clients. May be required to work some evenings and weekends to meet project milestones.
  • Addition duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned and/or change at any time with or without notice. 

Work Environment
 S&P Global offices at 55 Water St. New York, NY

Minimal travel may be required and is contingent upon the needs of the company.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of UX experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Project Management skills – not necessary to be a certified project manager, but someone with a sense of urgency when required, and a head for scheduling and planning.
  • Knowledge of usability testing
  • Digital product design sensibility
  • Comfort with one or more UI prototyping tools and flexibility to adopt a new one
  • Understanding of web and mobile technologies (CSS, HTML5, JavaScript)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in HCI, Design or a related field
  • Financial Technology (FinTech) knowledge or experience
  • Skilled using Sketch, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite and prototyping tools like InVision

About S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk.

Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit, S&P Global Market Intelligence.

To all recruitment agencies: S&P Global does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward such resumes to any S&P Global employee, office location or website. S&P Global will not be responsible for any fees related such resumes.

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

This program/position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

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UX Designer