UX Designer - New York - 19963BR

Moody's (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. With over 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Moody's combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at moodys.com.
Moody’s Shared Services are the front line professionals including Finance, Technology, Legal, Compliance and Human Resources, that operationally support our business units. Exceptional Shared Services teams are vital to the international success of our business.


Moody’s ESG Solutions Group (MESGS) is a business unit of Moody’s Corporation serving the growing global demand for ESG and climate insights. The group leverages Moody’s data and expertise across ESG, climate risk, and sustainable finance, and aligns with Moody's Investors Service (MIS) and Moody's Analytics (MA) to deliver a comprehensive, integrated suite of ESG and climate risk solutions including ESG scores, analytics, Sustainability Ratings and Sustainable Finance Reviewer/certifier services. It houses V.E and 427, both affiliates of Moody’s.

Job Description

Moody’s is looking for a UX/Interaction Designer to join a team that is working on products and services delivering ESG insights to clients in the financial services. A successful candidate will be a detail-oriented, collaborative team player, comfortable with the complex, and adaptable in the face of change.

You should possess an appetite for designing for data and have a track record of transforming requirements into useful and usable solutions. Your role will be to help the team translate complexity into clarity, and you will be asked to design in terms of the ecosystem, and iterative evolution, rather than point-in-time perfection.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work collaboratively with product strategy and design leads, crafting and presenting user flows, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Supporting engineering teams throughout the product development cycle
  • Co-creating our design system and contributing to its evolution over time
  • Collaborating and adapting in a quickly shifting business environment, working effectively as a designer in a global and highly cross-functional organization



  • 3+ years of experience in design for web or desktop applications in financial services or another complex domain
  • Have a portfolio of work samples that demonstrate graphic skill, knowledge of design principles, and thorough, thoughtful design and user- or human-centered design process
  • Degree or work experience in Industrial Design, Architecture, HCI, or other design research field
  • Possess expert-level skill with design tools, with an openness to learning and working with unfamiliar applications
  • Have a strong desire to learn about and contribute to ESG-related applications for the financial services community, and interest in or experience conducting user research
  • Be able to work independently, but with a strong preference for collaboration and being part of a highly collegial team
  • Be able to multi-task and manage time, with a high standard of excellence and personal commitment
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody’s also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email accommodations@moodys.com. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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