Principal Financial Group Sr. UI/UX Designer - #222142 in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Area: ITBusiness Area: Individual LifeLocation: IA - Des MoinesCareer Category: Experienced ProfessionalFull/Part Time: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary: RegularDate Posted: 2018-10-26

Principal is looking for a Senior UX/UI Designer to support the US Insurance Solutions marketing team. We want someone who:

  • Can lead the whole UX design process – research, analysis, design, and testing. A passion for research is a plus.

  • Thinks beyond the screen. How do our products and processes interact with users’ devices, their jobs, and their lives.

  • Turns qualitative and quantitative data into design insights.

  • Brings vague ideas into focus through research, testing, and iteration.

  • Communicates well. You should be able to build trust and consensus with business partners, stakeholders, and project team.

  • Is an influencer, a leader, and a teacher. You’ll be a key player in fostering a UX culture and growing the UX discipline.


Wondering what a Senior UX/UI Designer might be doing on any given day?

  • Planning and conducting user research (some travel may be required)

  • Presenting research findings to project teams, business stakeholders, and other interested parties

  • Designing information architecture, user flows, wireframes, and prototypes

  • Facilitating usability testing with end users

  • Collaborating with other UX designers, as well as other disciplines


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required

  • 7+ years of experience in a UX-related job required

  • Experience with prototyping or design tools such as HTML, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, or Invision required

  • Prefer candidates with a portfolio that demonstrates their UX problem solving

  • Certification as a Certified User Analyst (CUA) or Certified User Experience Analyst (CXA) a plus

Additional Information

What’s next? Innovation at its finest.

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Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not able to consider candidates who would need sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.) However, we’d hope you continue to keep us in mind for other potential opportunities in the future.

Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.