Legg Mason

UI/UX Designer / Developer - Web

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Global Information Business Solutions
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Position Overview

Legg Mason is seeking a talented UI / UX Designer/Developer for our beautiful offices in Stamford, CT.


This role is for a talented Web UI /UX Visual Designer / Developer, who is passionate about building dynamic user interfaces and experiences that are out-of-the-box, engaging, functional and revolutionary.   The right candidate will be part of a collaborative team creating new UI business solution ideas and interactive visual concepts, as well producing UX requirements, visual designs, and production-ready high-fidelity web prototypes for various existing client projects.

Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

  • A well-rounded UX/UI professional who connects the dots between business needs, innovation and good design.
  • Strong vision to develop intuitive, usable, and engaging visual designs for Native / Hybrid mobile platforms such as iOS and Android.
  • Obsessed with good user-centered design practices and have an eye for detail.
  • Passionate about understanding (and keeping the team and clients in formed about) current and emerging UX/UI trends.
  • Participate in brainstorming and sketching exercises that determine the direction for designs.
  • Fluent in designing and building web apps for single – and cross-form factor environments. (smartphone, tablet, PC)
  • Create wireframes for a set of detailed business requirements.
  • Document the user flow for how a client executes a task over multiple screens.
  • Collaborate closely with partners from visual design on proper layouts for design.
  • Help establish and document patterns with partners from technology and visual design.
  • Hands on expert with CSS Grids, Flexbox, HTML5, Webpack, serverside JS and different run-times.
  • Solid skill with JavaScript, including jQuery and jQuery Mobile, with ability to build complex interactions and custom UI widgets.
  • Ability to build page renderings and interactions for UI display charts and graphs using JavaScript, HTML and CSS.
  • Expert skill in building and testing cross-browser web user interfaces.
  • Excellent communications skills, and ability to present work to interactive audiences.

Ideal Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters desired, with Major field of study in Graphic Design, Computer Science, Human Factors, Web Design, Information Systems or Visual Arts
  • At least 5 years of total experience designing transactional products (i.e., e-commerce, banking, etc.) and large-scale business to business (B2B)/ business to consumer (B2C) websites or mobile products.
  • Solid experience designing FaaS, Baas based mobile solutions using platforms such as React Native, ionic, Google firebase.
  • Solid experience in mobile/web UI Navigation frameworks. Thorough understanding of complexities between different mobile OS’s such as iOS and Android.
  • Experience in the application of human-centered design principles
  • Mobile-first mindset with demonstrated capability/experience with designing for touch
  • Demonstrated ability developing and executing creative ideas through the creation of wireframes and low-fidelity prototypes.
  • Expert knowledge of one or more of the following technologies: Adobe bridge, InDesign, Sketch, Invision etc.
  • Must have an online portfolio or samples of recent work (i.e., mockups, prototypes, specifications, guidelines)
  • Solutions oriented with the ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to changing requirements and conditions.
  • Experience designing solutions in the Financial Services sector is desirable
  • Experience working in an Agile environment is desirable.
  • Ability to work in the U.S. without sponsorship from Legg Mason.

Company Overview

Financial Guard is an affiliate of Legg Mason (Ticker: LM), a publicly-traded asset management firm. We are an innovative technology group with a mission to change the way that investment advice is provided.  Our technology is at the leading edge of some of the most significant advancements in the financial services industry.  


Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, profit-sharing, extensive paid time off, employee stock purchase plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, and much more. Learn more about our amazing culture #LifeAtLeggMason and our benefits package here.


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