Design Strategy Manager

Employer
Capital One
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Posted
May 14, 2022
Closes
Jun 13, 2022
Ref
R129853
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
West Creek 2 (12072), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Design Strategy Manager

The Design team at Capital One is at the forefront of enriching our customers' digital and physical experiences. We champion a thriving environment of collaboration, authenticity and healthy critique, in which we honor diversity of thought, create a culture of belonging, and elevate one another.

We are currently seeking a Design Strategist Manager to join our team. We are passionate about human centered design methods advocating for user needs and delivering world-class products that redefine our customers day-to-day financial activities. If you're an innovator and storyteller who embraces an environment where you can experiment, learn, and change banking for good, we would love to hear from you.

What You'll Do:

You'll be asked to handle a variety of responsibilities, including:

Collaboration & Connection
  • Collaborating with technology, product, and business teams to uncover customer and business needs - then translating them into intuitive and engaging digital experiences
  • Participating in translating complex ideas into understandable concepts that evolve and enhance the product experience
  • Advocating for the customer through human centered design methodologies (like design research, workflows, process diagrams, service blueprinting, collaborative work session design and facilitation) to strategically define ideal banking experiences across in-person and digital touchpoints
  • Championing prioritization of design-centered product enhancements grounded in research and analysis, such as design thinking and service design methodologies
  • Connecting with design community peers by learning, sharing, and teaching


Discovery & Delivery
  • Supporting early product definition by working with partners to participate in discovery sessions that uncover customer pain points and opportunities
  • Demonstrated interest and aptitude in information architecture


  • Participate in end-to-end product and experience by:


    • Working with researchers to understand customer needs and define opportunities through usability and empathy studies
    • Blueprinting existing and new digital and in-person experiences, identifying opportunities and solutions for improvement and experimentation
    • Creating process and user flows, journey maps and interaction models
    • Creating new - standards to contribute to our internal design system, best practices, and guidelines
    • Supporting effective storytelling and presentation of visual concepts to various stakeholders


Basic Qualifications

  • At least 6 years of experience in service design, design strategy, human-centered design, design thinking tools and methods, or related field
  • Bachelor's degree or military experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree, trainings, or certifications in Design Strategy, HCI, or related design fields
  • Designing for cross-channel experiences
  • Comfortable working with Product and Tech partners
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience in design strategy for data-heavy experiences and/or complex enterprise systems
  • Strong knowledge of product design processes
  • Familiarity with design and prototyping tools, such as: Figma, Sketch, Invision and/or Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiarity with working in an established design system
  • Experience piloting services, and operationalizing pilots into resilient service experiences

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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