Capital One UX/UI Designer, Ecosystem Design in Tysons Corner, Virginia

7900 Westpark Drive (12131), United States of America, Tysons, Virginia

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

UX/UI Designer, Ecosystem Design

As a User Experience Designer on the Ecosystem Design team, you will work closely with other designers, strategists, developers, system architects, product managers, and business stakeholders to practice human-centered software design.

About the role:

Designers at Capital One have a passion for solving complex problems. They are human-centered in their approach to design and feel comfortable advocating for user needs. They are curious and demonstrate a passion for learning. They are capable of generating ideas and prototyping concepts that are anchored in research insights, subject knowledge, technology requirements, and business goals. They have an exuberant passion for the power of strategic design and an “anything is possible” mindset. They take pride in their work and yet they have a humble approach. They are able to contribute as a designer from end-to-end on projects, which means they are comfortable as researchers, data scientists, strategists, and designers. They employ design thinking methods to uncover insights that help inform design decisions. They are excellent communicators and feel comfortable presenting their design decisions in front of colleagues and stakeholders.

In this role, you will be working closely with Product and Tech partners to strategize, design, and develop internal products that will integrate across our ecosystem. Your background in human-centered design will make you an advocate for our internal users as you iterate and test your concepts in a highly collaborative team environment.

A typical day in the life of a UX Designer at Capital One:

  • C ollaborate with tech leads, product managers, developers, system architects, and design teams on research activities, strategy sessions, ideation, design, and testing of new product concepts

  • Build empathy and be an advocate for our customers through participation in human-centered research and design

  • Translate user needs, style guides, and requirements into elegant solutions for complex problems

  • Meet with and have collaborative conversations with people across the org who come at experience design from different angles--like Risk, AI, Brand, Developer Platform, Tools, and more

  • Leverage analytics tools to measure success, present opportunities, and support decision-making

  • Utilize Lean and Agile methodologies

  • Present research findings and design concepts to designers, product and tech partners

  • Be a leader and mentor; you’ll challenge, grow and mentor designers and contribute to fostering a collaborative team spirit

Basic qualifications

  • At least 2 years of experience with user experience design or at least 2 years of experience with user interface design

  • At least 2 years of experience with Adobe Creative Suite

  • At least 2 years of experience using Sketch

Preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Design related field

  • 4+ years of user experience or user interface design

  • Experience with HTML, CSS, or Javascript

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