The world of finance is evolving, and fintech is at the heart of that change; powering everything from trading algorithms to banking applications. While it’s understandable to assume that everyone who works in fintech has a financial background, there are a variety of roles within the sector that attract individuals with creative skills.
Aine Ekoh is a UX Product Designer at JPMorgan Chase, where she collaborates across teams to develop and update digital products. She recently sat down with Dorenda Johnson, Industry Engagement Network Manager at 2U, Inc., for a virtual discussion about Aine’s journey into fintech as a UX designer and tips for students interested in joining the field.
Below, we’ll cover questions about what it’s like to be a UX designer in the fintech industry and how you can position yourself to be a competitive candidate for similar roles.