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Associate Director for Wealth, Investing & Retirement BAC Experience Design

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we’re guided by a common purpose: to help make financial lives better by connecting clients and communities to the resources they need to be successful. Bank of America’s Experience Design team includes interaction designers, graphic designers, researchers, strategic designers, design program managers, content strategists, design technologists and other creative professionals. The team is constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to find ways all our digital platforms can empower customers to reach their financial goals in more customized, intuitive, innovative, engaging, secure, and time-saving ways.

To achieve our purpose, we align teams to core customer journey’s in relation to product and platform. The Wealth, Investing and Retirement (WIRe) team has a deep understanding of how our clients engage with our products and services across the wealth spectrum. We translate needs into products that are simple, elegant and powerful, delivering the future of one bank, on one platform.

As an Associate Director you will

  • Manage teams, across a platform or portfolio, coaching, directing and unblocking as needed, to produce great work that delights clients and achieves business goals.
  • Proactively seek out strategic partnerships across organizations at every level, build strong relationships with product, technology and business associates.
  • Ensure a portfolio of design work is delivered on time and on budget while achieving the objectives and goals set by executive leadership.
  • Evangelize and evolve our XD practice, culture, and craft, lead design meetings and actively participate in critiques.
  • Advocate for Design Systems while simultaneously thinking beyond one design solution and one technical platform, seeking reusability where efficiency matters and variability when differentiation drives value.
  • Regularly and actively engage team members in career management conversions, charting a path and providing tools to develop skills as well as create new growth opportunities.
  • Hold each team member to the highest level of quality and professionalism

You’re a person who has (required skills)

  • 10+ years of design experience with a impactful portfolio of designs
  • 3+ years of work experience as lead/senior designer in the financial wealth and investing product and service space.
  • Demonstrated ability to make complex financial data meaningful and impactful.
  • Expert in user human-centered design methodologies and rapid ideation processes like Lean UX, Design Sprints, and Fail-Fast.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including exceptional listening and consultative capabilities and writing skills
  • Strong organizational and influencing skills across teams, ability to engage stakeholders, to understand change readiness, manage differences and create buy-in

You’re a person who

  • Is an enthusiastic, highly motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic and an intense focus on achieving results. A “roll-up your sleeves” doer.
  • Collaborates effectively to get things done, building and nurturing strong relationships.
  • Is exceptional at problem-solving, issue resolution, and time management.
  • Demonstrates strong listening, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Is a continuous learner who adapts quickly and positively to change.
  • Commits to delivery dates and delivers on time.

You’ll be better prepared if you have (desired skills)

  • Master’s degree in design or Bachelors with compensating experience.
  • Financial industry, digital agency, or similar experience preferred.
  • Multi-program and project management experience.

We’re a culture that

  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to build and advance their careers. 
  • Along with taking care of our clients we want to be a great place for people to work, and we strive to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect to and meet the diverse needs of our clients around the world.
  • Provides continuous training and developmental opportunities to help employees achieve their goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology and ways of working.  We always put our clients first to meet their evolving needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting communities around the world by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Job Band:

H4

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we’re guided by a common purpose: to help make financial lives better by connecting clients and communities to the resources they need to be successful. Bank of America’s Experience Design team includes interaction designers, graphic designers, researchers, strategic designers, design program managers, content strategists, design technologists and other creative professionals. The team is constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to find ways all our digital platforms can empower customers to reach their financial goals in more customized, intuitive, innovative, engaging, secure, and time-saving ways.

To achieve our purpose, we align teams to core customer journey’s in relation to product and platform. The Wealth, Investing and Retirement (WIRe) team has a deep understanding of how our clients engage with our products and services across the wealth spectrum. We translate needs into products that are simple, elegant and powerful, delivering the future of one bank, on one platform.

As an Associate Director you will

  • Manage teams, across a platform or portfolio, coaching, directing and unblocking as needed, to produce great work that delights clients and achieves business goals.
  • Proactively seek out strategic partnerships across organizations at every level, build strong relationships with product, technology and business associates.
  • Ensure a portfolio of design work is delivered on time and on budget while achieving the objectives and goals set by executive leadership.
  • Evangelize and evolve our XD practice, culture, and craft, lead design meetings and actively participate in critiques.
  • Advocate for Design Systems while simultaneously thinking beyond one design solution and one technical platform, seeking reusability where efficiency matters and variability when differentiation drives value.
  • Regularly and actively engage team members in career management conversions, charting a path and providing tools to develop skills as well as create new growth opportunities.
  • Hold each team member to the highest level of quality and professionalism

You’re a person who has (required skills)

  • 10+ years of design experience with a impactful portfolio of designs
  • 3+ years of work experience as lead/senior designer in the financial wealth and investing product and service space.
  • Demonstrated ability to make complex financial data meaningful and impactful.
  • Expert in user human-centered design methodologies and rapid ideation processes like Lean UX, Design Sprints, and Fail-Fast.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including exceptional listening and consultative capabilities and writing skills
  • Strong organizational and influencing skills across teams, ability to engage stakeholders, to understand change readiness, manage differences and create buy-in

You’re a person who

  • Is an enthusiastic, highly motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic and an intense focus on achieving results. A “roll-up your sleeves” doer.
  • Collaborates effectively to get things done, building and nurturing strong relationships.
  • Is exceptional at problem-solving, issue resolution, and time management.
  • Demonstrates strong listening, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Is a continuous learner who adapts quickly and positively to change.
  • Commits to delivery dates and delivers on time.

You’ll be better prepared if you have (desired skills)

  • Master’s degree in design or Bachelors with compensating experience.
  • Financial industry, digital agency, or similar experience preferred.
  • Multi-program and project management experience.

We’re a culture that

  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to build and advance their careers. 
  • Along with taking care of our clients we want to be a great place for people to work, and we strive to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect to and meet the diverse needs of our clients around the world.
  • Provides continuous training and developmental opportunities to help employees achieve their goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology and ways of working.  We always put our clients first to meet their evolving needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting communities around the world by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21067976

Band: H4

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Jami Britt

Referral Bonus:

0