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Junior UX/UI Designer

New York, New York
Operations Risk Management

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Job Description

About American Express GIM


The American Express Global Information Management team is dedicated to helping drive the future of the business by building and evolving enterprise-wide decision-driving data products and platforms that are built on a strong data science practice, user experience focus and our closed loop data within a secure and safe environment. The UX & Design team is a core driver of the user-centric vision for this product ecosystem. We are headquartered in New York City and strongly believe in driving the success of the people we hire.


What you’ll be doing

  • Working alongside and supporting lead designers on the team across various digital data products, leveraging our end-to-end design process including user research, ideation, and testing
  • Forming strong relationships with our product and technology partners in order to facilitate collaboration on defining and solving problems and user needs across these data products
  • Getting to know, via research, the key personas behind our products and their nuanced relationships with data in their daily jobs – connecting these insights to your design decisions while also learning more about the data science and machine learning spaces
  • Ideating ranges of solutions during the design process, from sketching through wireframing to visual design
  • Constantly testing your designs and assumptions with users while balancing our team’s calling to incrementally deliver product improvements, promoting and practicing a lean and iterative approach to product design
  • Working with the other designers on the team to drive forward fundamentals of our team practice, including our design language system and our design process
  • Actively communicating with all of our partners, articulating design rationale and decisions, and evangelizing for the design team




  • Eagerness to collaborate with and learn from our lead designers while becoming an active voice in our team forums
  • A desire to truly understand your colleagues, our users, and our stakeholders in order to drive more effective design
  • Experience with UX activities including basic forms of generative user research, user needs exploration/mapping, and ideation via sketching and wireframing
  • A solid command of visual design principles and facets including hierarchy, balance, grid/layout systems, color, and typography
  • BS Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Human Computer Interaction, or similar
  • 1-2 years working experience whether at agencies or in internal design teams
  • Experience with Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop 

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

ReqID: 18001735
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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