How to empower the business user by mobilizing the enterprise?

Eikos Partners on mobile design and applications. Find out how to make app design beautiful and useful for financial institutions, and mobilize the enterprise.

Forbes - How to make app design beautiful and useful

Everyone in finance faces dozens, perhaps hundreds, of them every working day, but usually without a second thought, unless they are really awful.

They are the user interfaces on desktops, tablets and phones. Designing them well requires people who can combine a knowledge of data, computers and design.

Mike Lee, a principal in user experience design at Eikos Partners, a leading New York financial services consulting firm, said a designer needs to have an eye for art in the first place. When he is evaluating a designer he looks at five things — layout, spacing, color, their use of size and their style.

UI developer with experience in UX design in financial markets

Job description

We are looking for a motivated self-starter, with a proven capacity to “get stuff done”, to join our team as a UI developer. This position will work with members of our team to deliver the UI components of leading edge solutions to the financial industry in the areas of electronic trading, risk, liquidity, trade management and surfacing enterprise data with primary focus on mobile platforms. Experience in UX design in financial markets is not required. This is an opportunity for someone without financial industry experience to be able to broaden their knowledge. Experience in UX design in financial markets is not required. We are a firm where creativity, and the ability to deliver intuitive solutions to the business problem, is recognized. The position is for either full time employee, or subcontractor. We pay competitively.

Are you an IT architect with experience in financial services?

Job description

We are looking for a motivated self-starter, with a proven capacity to “get stuff done”, to join our team as a developer/architect. This position will work with members of our team, potentially interacting directly with client business, and business IT on leading edge solutions to the financial industry in the areas of electronic trading, risk, liquidity, trade management and surfacing enterprise data to mobile platforms. We are a firm where creativity, and the ability to deliver intuitive solutions to the business problem, is recognized. This person is expected to take ownership for solutions or key parts of them, as well as being comfortable working within a team. Position is for either full time employee, or subcontractor. We pay competitively.
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