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Sr Associate, Design - Financial Services

**Business Title:** Sr Associate, Design - Financial Services

**Requisition Number:** 58204 - 31

**Function:** Advisory

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** IL

**City:** Chicago

**Description:**

Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Sr Associate in Transformation Delivery for our Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

+ Design engaging web digital experiences that exceed users' expectations and achieve desired business outcomes

+ Translate user insights and business requirements into seamless workflows, information architecture, wireframes and user interface designs and data visualizations

+ Participate in Design Research efforts to ensure solutions are rooted in real-world user needs and deliver necessary functionality in ways that delight and drive adoption

+ Present and defend the value of the team 's design solution to stakeholders through storytelling in a way that inspires confidence and drives approval

+ Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of Strategists, Designers, Developers and Delivery Managers, as well as client and internal stakeholders

+ Contribute to our community of Experience Designers, providing expertise and ensuring our methods and approach stays at the forefront of our practice

Qualifications:

+ Minimum three years of recent experience in User Experience Design in a professional services environment and exposure or experience to creating digital experiences within financial services including but not limited to banking, insurance and/or capital markets

+ Bachelor's degree or industry experience in Graphic Design, UX Design or a related field from an accredited college or university

+ Professional level proficiency in current execution tools and processes such as Adobe Creative Cloud Sketch, Figma and InVision, Lean, Design Thinking and working with in Agile teams

+ Strong Design portfolio and a passion for demonstrating problem solving through User Experience with impeccable attention to detail

+ Passionate, hard-working and collaborative, with the ability to remain flexible and optimistic in difficult situations

+ Excellent storytelling skills (oral, written, and visual communication) with the ability to inspire, educate, persuade and receive feedback in a professional manner

+ Willing and able to travel to client and KPMG locations as needed

+ Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

**GL:** 5

**GF:** 15304

Sr Associate, Design - Financial Services

Full time
Chicago, IL

Published on 04/12/2021

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