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[JOB] Visual Design Lead, Morgan Stanley

Visual Design Lead

Position Number: 116052 Department: 36790 – Investment Platforms
Location: USA – NY – New York Education: Bachelors Degree
Building: 787 Seventh Ave [NY7AV] Experience: 10-15
Position Category: Wealth Management Job Level: Vice President
Position Type: Full-Time



Position Description
Morgan Stanley, a global leader in wealth management, provides access to a wide range of products and services to individuals, businesses and institutions, including brokerage and investment advisory services, financial and wealth planning, credit and lending, cash management, annuities and insurance, retirement and trust services. For further information about Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, please visit .

Position Summary:
As part of the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management’s Investment Products and Services group, the Visual Design Lead is responsible for the creation of stunning visual design for web, desktop, and mobile applications across the firm that support the needs of our clients and financial advisors. Key platforms supported by our team include:

Key platforms supported by our team include:
• 3D Desktop: a robust data- and transaction-oriented desktop application that supports all aspects of client management and branch operations
• 3D Mobile: a iPad optimized app for viewing client financial data
• 3D Resources: an internal content portal used by the entire firm
• Center for Investment Excellence: a research and partnership portal
• Morgan Stanley  Online: an online investment and banking application for our wealth management clients
• Morgan Stanley Online for mobile devices (iPhone, Android, iPad)
• Various social initiatives, including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
• Financial Advisor marketing websites

Skills Required
Minimum 10 years of industry experience in a well-established user experience design role with emphasis on user interface and interaction design for complex, data-driven websites, desktop applications, and mobile apps.  Financial services experience a plus.

– Manage multiple projects, designers, and consultants
– Hands-on design of complex, pixel-perfect interfaces and data visualizations
– Close collaboration with other members of the UX team, as well as key business and technology stakeholders
– Champion existing visual design patterns and extend and document emerging patterns
– Create visual specs, redlines and maintain style guides
– Conduct visual design quality assurance and user acceptance testing

– Experience in: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Microsoft Office
– Excellent attention to detail and impeccable standards of delivery
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously while ensuring deadlines are met
– Ability to manage junior designers and consultants