Senior UX Engineer

Hong Kong
Our mission
We’re blowing the world of investing wide open. We believe everyone deserves the same access to world-class investing as the big guys. Whether you are new to investing or you are an experienced trader, we have the solution for you. Our mission is to use technology to make growing your money simpler, smarter and more affordable. We put the customer in the center of everything we do.
Our company
Launched in 2012, 8 Securities is Asia’s leading mobile investing service with licensed offices in Hong Kong and Tokyo. The company has a history of innovation, having launched Asia's very first robo-advisor and $0 commission stock trading apps. The apps are available in the App Store and in the Google Play store in English; Traditional and Simplified Chinese; and Japanese. In October 2017, IDC listed 8 Securities on its Asia Fast Fintech 101 list and also labeled the company as one of the 10 fastest growing fintechs in Hong Kong. 8 Securities was founded by Mathias Helleu and Mikaal Abdulla. Prior to starting the company, they led E*TRADE's international business across 14 countries. Since launching in 2012, 8 Securities has raised $US 60 million in capital. And recently received an USD 25 million investment from Nomura.
75% of our customers are Millennials in their 20s and 30s. The average age is 29.
Our team
Our team is dynamic, diverse and bound by a passion for great technology and products. We welcome new ideas, we debate, we take risks and we move forward together. As a team we have a direct impact on the future of 8 Securities and the industry as a whole. We live and breath agile development which supports the fluid nature of our business. We believe in mentoring and continuous improvement.
The 8 app
We have re-invented the trading experience to be simple, mobile first, fast and fun. Our aim was to create the shortest path between a trading ideas and the trades execution. 8 is Asia's first membership pricing for unlimited trading. As an extra bonus, we also calculate your investment scores to assist you in understanding and managing the risk and diversification of your stock portfolio. The 8 app is smart trading on the go. We have quadrupled our customer base in the past year.

Your role

Take ownership of our customer experience across our range of products

Be a design ambassador and advocate design best practices and a design-driven culture in the company

Take forensic/analytical view on our existing and new products to make sure we deliver the best customer experience

Work with all stakeholders involved in the process across functions (IT, product, operations, compliance, sales and marketing)

Your skills  

You are a native speaker of the design language – colour theory, typography, layout, grid systems, positive/negative spaces, etc...

You can conceptualise ideas and user experience with wireframes, e.g. Balsamiq/pencil & paper

 You are able to produce Hi-Def Mockups with the latest tools, preferably Sketch/Adobe XD

You are then comfortable with bringing these concepts into reality with working prototypes (HTML, CSS, SCSS, javascript)

Big plus

Experience in mobile app UX development ●  Knowledge in/willing to learn more about ES6 JS/Nodejs/Reactjs/React Native frameworks ●  A sense of humour