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At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.
Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.
The Wells Fargo Experience Design (XD) team designs experiences that people love and confidently engage to improve their financial lives. We work closely with Technology and Product Management to ensure we are problem-driven (versus solution) and customer-first. While we have individual expertise across product design, research, content strategy and operations, we all operate as empowered leaders with strong design rationale. As a team, we care about each other yet believe in radical candor, want to have fun while we work, and are obsessed with what's most important to our 30+ million customers and incorporating their voices into every decision!
The Chief of Staff assists the Head of Design to ensure the design team is executing at its full potential and having impact against customer and business goals. You'll ensure a high bar for quality by emphasizing a disciplined approach to the design craft, methods, and practices. You will be expected to address issues which span cross team, platform and business units to ensure efforts are coordinated against a unified customer experience in collaboration with senior UX designers. You'll anticipate resourcing needs ensuring the right level of expertise is applied to the right problem at the right time. In the absence of the head of design, you're able to provide direction to the team with confidence.
Collaborate with design SVP in assessing and developing strategies for the team to be generative in their design approach while maintaining velocity.
Support the design team in the development of a UX playbook which will ensure consistency in approach
Act as a bridge between the Design team and the Engineering, Product Management, and Marketing teams by making sure interdependencies are understood and planned for "cross enterprise" initiatives
Identify team needs with regard to process, tools, documentation, asset management, etc.
Point out connections and reconcile possible collisions between different product offerings, features, and platforms.
Collaborate closely with senior designers to define, document, and operationalize process and identity improvements
Provide senior stakeholders with visibility and updates of current projects, resource use, team performance, and product/campaign health
Implement or drive changes to make sure designers are working at optimum efficiency
Collaborate with internal business partners throughout various departments
Evaluate and implement new tools with designers, researchers, and cross-functional partners to solve for our growing need to collaborate globally
Define and keep up-to-date documentation of how the Design team works as well as how to work with all disciplines of the team
Onboard new contractors and FTEs into the team by providing them with the "how" we work specifically within our team
Other Desired Qualifications
3+ years of experience managing workflow and operations for design agencies, or design program management within large-scale operations
Experience in the 4 phases of design: Discover, Define, Design, Build
Experience working with both product and marketing design teams
Basic understanding of qualitative and quantitative research best practices
Thorough understanding of the creative development processes
Experience managing the operations for a mid to large size UX design team
Deep experience working with creative/design teams, understanding how to integrate process with creative minds
Experience with agile development and methodologies
Know online and mobile technologies and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions
A driving passion for creating products that resonate on an emotional level with customers
Ability to understand complex programs, scope and prioritize projects, define schedules
Solve hairy problems and work with a high degree of initiative and autonomy
The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.
NC-Charlotte: Min: $91,000 Mid: $130,000
CA-SF-Financial District: Min: $109,200 Mid: $156,000
NC-Charlotte: 401 S Tryon St
CA-SF-Financial District: 550 California St
All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.
Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.