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VP, Design

Company: National Black MBA Association
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:The RoleAt Fidelity, we're committed to growth and innovation. FCAT (Fidelity Center for Applied Technology) serves as our core innovation catalyst, imagining new possibilities and driving exploration of new ideas and emerging technologies. We're seeking an experienced design leader to lead our small but impactful Core Design team at FCAT's Boston office. The Core Design team plays a pivotal role, covering research, product teams, internal and external web publishing, and the design and distribution of FCAT Research's annual Priorities Report. As part of FCAT Design, you'll collaborate with Design Research, Creative Development, User Experience Design, Strategy and Incubator Leaders.Ideal Candidates Will:

  • Demonstrate facilitative leadership skills
  • Exhibit empathy and passion in communication
  • Draw from a rich well of design influences
  • Collaborate effectively with technologists and product owners
  • Perform as a player/coach - leading, inspiring, and doing
  • Show a constant curiosity for uncovering technology, cultural, and design ideasPrimary Responsibilities:
    • Direct the Core Design team, maintaining high standards for graphic and communications excellence
    • Lead the creation of design systems in close partnership with FCAT's Creative Development team
    • Safeguard and evolve the FCAT brand
    • Collaborate on system-driven, innovative digital assets with the Creative Development teamThe Expertise You Bring
      • Attracting, inspiring, and retaining design talent
      • Simplifying complexity through clear communication
      • Building modern UX-focused digital properties
      • Influencing through elegant presentations and strategic thinking
      • Balancing creative confidence with collaboration
      • Cultivating curiosity in yourself and othersSkills You Bring
        • Strong interpersonal acumen
        • Systems thinking
        • Conflict resolution
        • Documenting and publishing design standards
        • Brand and creative direction
        • UX design with awareness of development
        • Early sketching, prototyping, and sharingThe Value You Deliver
          • Demonstrating the strategic impact of design
          • Showcasing FCAT's thought leadership and technical innovation
          • Cultivating a thriving design culture
          • Building trust through reliable, drama-free delivery
          • Exploring and integrating new ideas into FCAT's innovation portfolio
          • Empowering other FCAT teams and leadersCertifications:Company Overview Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money. Join Us At Fidelity, you'll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, we have been recognized by our employees as a top 10 Best Place to Work in 2024. And you don't need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you've always imagined. Fidelity's working model blends the best of working offsite with maximizing time together in person to meet associate and business needs. Currently, most hybrid roles require associates to work onsite all business days of one assigned week per four-week period (beginning in September 2024, the requirement will be two full assigned weeks). At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation, detailed in this document, and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine. We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to

Keywords: National Black MBA Association, Boston , VP, Design, Executive , Boston, Massachusetts

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