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E*TRADE | Jersey City, NJ
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More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.

Our Summer Associate Program offers a unique experience for current University Students. We provide a three day enterprise wide in-depth orientation program with your peers to learn about E*TRADE's business and infrastructure. Post the orientation, you will join E*TRADE's design team and work collaboratively to conceptualize, design and test experiences across desktop and mobile. This team goes beyond creating visually striking, functional solutions for E*TRADE employees, customers, and clients. The team is laser-focused on bringing its design vision to life by creating a unified, mobile-friendly, and evergreen E*TRADE digital experience. We welcome summer associates who are passionate about disrupting the industry and seek to be at the forefront of the digital revolution.


* Collaborate with product owners to identify customer pain points, help define value propositions and creating a seamless user interface for a delightful experience
* Work with team to concept, ideate and prototype design solutions
* Participate in user research to gain insights and test your proposed solutions
* Contribute effectively to our Design Language and help evolve our visual vocabulary and pattern library
* Collaborate with engineers and QA to ensure design quality at each step of the development process


* Jersey City, NJ


* Currently pursuing a BS or BA degree in Art & Design, human factors or related field.
* Rising Junior or Rising Senior
* GPA: 3.0 or above
* Experience in UX/UI, User Research or Visual Design required
* Familiarity with front-end development and how to solve for responsive
* Prototyping skills needed using top industry standard software (i.e. Sketch, Flinto, Codepen, InVision, etc)
* Great command of color, typography, and visual hierarchy
* Great command of data visualization and structured data
* Comfortable with mapping complex systems (i.e. user-flows, customer journeys, service blueprint, etc.)
* Experience applying Accessibility best practices (WCAG)
* Good understanding of Web technologies and their impact on UI design
* Knowledge of user-centered design principles and approach


* Experience in A/B testing and informing designs with data
* Interest in digital trends and any market disruptors in technology
* Passion for designing digital products and experiences
* Pride in the work delivered and tremendous attention to details
* Go the extra mile to deliver on time and to high quality standards
* Great judgment, positive energy and curious about the business context
* Self-disciplined, self-motivating, and self-improving
* Effectively communicate and present complex conceptual thinking visually and verbally

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit https://www.etradecareers.com/why-work-at-etrade/employee-benefits/ to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


E*TRADE Financial Corporation (E*TRADE), is a financial services company, that provides online brokerage and related products and services primarily to individual retail investors, under the brand E*TRADE Financial. The Company's products and services include investor-focused banking primarily sweep deposits and savings products and asset gathering. The Company's subsidiaries include, E*TRADE Bank, which provides investor-focused banking services to retail customers nationwide and deposit accounts insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); E*TRADE Capital Markets, LLC (ETCM), which is a registered broker-dealer and market-maker; E*TRADE Clearing LLC, which is the clearing firm for the Company's brokerage subsidiaries and is a wholly-owned operating subsidiary of E*TRADE Bank, and E*TRADE Securities LLC, which is a registered broker-dealer and the primary provider of brokerage services to the customers. (Source: 10-K)