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Senior UI Designer (Design Systems)

Singapore, Central Singapore, SingaporeProduct and Design

Job description

Nice to Meet You! We are Ascenda

Ascenda provides the rewards infrastructure for leading financial services brands across the world.


Our clients include the world’s largest banks, top tier card issuers and fintechs who utilise our rewards infrastructure to power their earn & burn rewards programs. These include American Express, CapitalOne, HSBC, Brex, Virgin Money, SMBC, ICBC, Bradesco, ANZ, HDFC and Top 10 financial services brands in many other countries.


With a best-in-class technology suite and the world’s broadest rewards content marketplace, we are the engine behind winning premium rewards propositions for financial services all around the globe.


Our clients are spread across continents, and we serve over 1 billion customers globally. No matter where you are in the world, you’ll recognize our footprint!


We believe that nothing should stand in the way of companies who strive to drive growth via compelling and effortless rewards propositions that their customers love.


Welcome to the future of customer growth. Join us as we shape the future of rewards in financial services!


Join us as Senior UI Designer (Design System) in Singapore

We are seeking a talented and experienced Senior UI Designer, with 2-3 years of professional experience, to join our Design System team. This pivotal role involves collaborating with designers, product managers, and developers to create functional, scalable, and aesthetically pleasing UI components. As a Senior UI Designer at Ascenda, you will be instrumental in shaping the visual aspects of our products, maintaining a cohesive and efficient design process across Ascenda's products.


Key responsibilities

  • Design and develop functional, scalable UI components that maintain consistency across all Ascenda products.

  • Designing with accessibility in mind to ensure that UI designs are accessible to a diverse range of users, including those with disabilities.

  • Enhance the efficiency of the design process, allowing for quicker and more effective creation of UI journeys.

  • Document design guidelines, components, and interactions to provide a comprehensive reference for the team.

  • Work with product managers and designers to understand detailed requirements and developers for handing over design specifications.

  • Present and defend designs to peers and stakeholders, articulating design choices and their impact on user experience and accessibility.

  • Stay updated with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies, with a focus on accessibility standards and best practices.

Job requirements

What you bring to the table

  • A portfolio demonstrating strong visual design skills and experience in design systems or component libraries.

  • Understanding of UI design principles and responsive design, ensuring designs are accessible and inclusive.

  • Experience in design systems, including creating and managing libraries of reusable UI components.

  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders and team members.

  • Proficiency in design tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, Figma, or similar.

  • Experience in designing for SaaS platforms, especially in the B2B sector.

  • Creative problem-solving abilities with a focus on innovative design solutions.

  • Bonus: Knowledge or understanding of basic or foundational front-end web development, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.


What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Computer Science, or related field.

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience as a UI Designer or related role.

  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio.

  • Experience with creating low and high fidelity design systems.

  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction.

  • Ability to present designs and persuade stakeholders.

  • Up-to-date knowledge of UI trends, techniques, and technologies.


Character & work ethic:

  • A creator at heart with great design aesthetics, an eye for detail, and the ability to translate research into impactful design.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

  • The ability to work both independently and collaborate as part of a team, handling multiple projects simultaneously.

  • A fast learner with a “get things done” attitude.

  • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills and ability to manage conflicting requirements from different stakeholders.

  • Passion for staying updated with industry trends.

  • Always coming up with innovations and improvements, and driving these forward with great independence.


What matters at Ascenda:

We are passionate, we keep things simple, we focus on results, we work together & we innovate!

We have a rewarding working place that provides a:

  • High growth environment & exponential career development

  • Mobile & flexible work environment

  • Competitive compensation

  • Travel perks & Employee rewards


Ascenda is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We thank you for your understanding that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Singapore, Central Singapore, Singapore
Product and Design

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Singapore, Central Singapore, Singapore
Product and Design

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