Sr. Product Designer

American Century Investments

Background & Purpose:

As Sr. Product Designer, you will report to the Director of Product Design and play a crucial role in helping transform all American Century customer facing websites, native applications and interactive experiences. This is a very exciting opportunity for someone who wants to get in at the beginning of a major evolution in the company's history! You are the catalyst for change in how we concept, design, test, launch and evangelize our digital experiences. We seek a Sr. Designer who uses customer centric data and shown industry standard methodologies to develop new and innovative design ideas.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Work on a range of digital initiatives from interactive advertising landing pages, new digital product launches, transactional portals and portfolio management tools for both responsive web and native app
  • Play a key role in crafting our UI standards within a design system (platform) consisting of reusable UI patterns and components
  • Be an evangelist for the group, help define UX best-practices and collaborate with key partners including IT, Product Owners, Marketing and Editorial
  • Help support a strong UX culture, be customer centric in your approach, use data to make design decisions
  • Work closely with UI/creative developers to build functional prototypes quickly

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 10-12 years digital product and UX/UI design experience with proven examples crafting for major brands plus a portfolio showcasing creative design with responsive web, mobile, tablet app design
  • Preferred experience as design lead for large-scale digital transformation
  • Experience with native app (iOS + Android) design, standards and limitations
  • Solid knowledge of micro interaction design, motion graphics and UI development languages such as React, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Specialist in tools such as: Sketch, Principal, Zeplin, Prototyping (InVisIon, Framer, or Figma etc.)
  • Specialist on design processes, including design thinking, lean UX and agile methodologies
  • BA/BFA degree in digital or media design related field

Job Location: Can be remote or based in New York, NY or Kansas CIty, Missouri.


American Century Investments is a leading global asset manager with over 60 years of experience helping investors achieve their financial goals. Serving a broad client base including financial advisors, institutions and individual investors, we offer a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.

Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.

We are committed to providinginstitutional-quality,actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global growth equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.

Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends-or more than $1.5 billion since 2000-to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 550-person, non-profit biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute's work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.

Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, we also have offices located in New York; London; Hong Kong; Sydney; El Segundo, CA (Los Angeles area); and Mountain View, CA (Silicon Valley).

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EOE Policy Statement: American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.

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