Design System Manager - Banking - New York City

Job Title: Design System Manager - Banking - New York City
Location: New York City
Salary: $130,000
Contact Name: Alexandra Anderson
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Job Published: April 15, 2021 20:23

Job Description

Twenty is partnering with a banking client to identify a Design System Manager (direct hire) to evolve the design system for enterprise platforms (3D). In this role you will lead a centralized design system team, collaborating closely with engineers and product owners. You should have experience implementing a design system and its ongoing evolution based on usage, project needs and client feedback.


  • Partner closely with 3D UX leadership to create design consistency
  • Continue to evolve and refine a design language that resonates with end users
  • Establish, maintain and promote UI design guidelines
  • Promote inclusive design; designing for equity and accessibility (ensuring WCAG 2.0 Level AA compliance)
  • Form strong partnerships with engineering teams to create seamless designs  
  • Implement and maintain processes tools for UX/engineering team to utilize our design system
  • Review in-flight designs with UX leads for overall design solution simplicity; providing art direction from concept stage to final hand-off to engineering 


  • 5+ years’ experience as a key member of a design team, 2+ years as a Design System Manager
  • Experience leading UX strategy for multiple shipped digital products from research and concept design, to detailed design in an agile process
  • You have a strong understanding of usability, interaction design, visual design, software front-end development, and platform trends
  • Fluent in responsive design, mobile/tablet UX/UI
  • Experience working in banking or financial services or comparable industries; designing enterprise applications with dense information, heavy data visualizations and complex work-flows
  • Your portfolio should show clear examples of scaling a design system across a dozens of digital products

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