Creative Technologist / UX Engineer

About Clear Street:
At Clear Street , we are disrupting the institutional brokerage and clearing market by modernizing archaic industry segments with brand new technology. We’re changing the way institutional investors interact with the markets; offering an alternative to working with big banks. Our cloud-based API technology will empower clients to clear, settle, and finance trading activity while accessing real-time risk and position information. Our platform is built on an incredibly modern tech-stack, by pragmatic engineers focused on building intuitive and frictionless user experiences. Our tech-infused suite of customer experience-oriented prime service offerings will increase our clients’ efficiency and provide real-time insights they’ve never previously experienced.

The Team:
Our Design team is focused on unearthing our users’ needs, both internal and external. They are design generalists working closely with a cross-functional team to help create usable and delightful experiences. Clear Street’s designers have varied backgrounds, hailing from agencies, start-ups, and financial institutions. They take on projects from research and napkin sketches to final pixel-perfect designs and testing.

You Will:
Establish core creative and engineering standards and help promote standards across all mediums
Experiment, break things, learn, and drive our experience forward
Independently and collaboratively solve UI/UX design problems
You don’t mind getting your hands dirty in the backend where necessary and can play the role of designer with ease
Produce interactive prototypes to assist in user research and feature development
Apply animations and micro-interactions to our various platforms

Requirements:
You have 3+ years of relevant experience and must provide a link to your portfolio (and password if applicable)
You have experience in UI development; working closely with designers
You have a strong understanding of web standards, browser performance, accessibility, SEO, responsive design, and best practices
You have experience developing design systems
You have a mastery of HTML and CSS
You are knowledgeable and comfortable with how React hooks into the front-end

Nice to have:
Proficient in web technologies: React, JavaScript, modern package bundlers/task runners and testing tools