We’re a team of hands on design leaders specialising in financial services and we’ve spent the past few years literally living on the trading floor (thank you Mifid II), bringing ideas to life in the form of pixel perfect interactive prototypes, cutting through the bureaucracy of compliance, brand, regulation and dealing with the colourful personalities of senior stakeholders globally from both technology and business.
During this time we’ve come to understand the diverse mind-sets of front office sales, traders and portfolio managers as well as how external clients interact with institutions via various channels to access a diverse universe of products and services.
Our core offering is designing best in class trading platform experiences. Be it traditional institutional platform makeovers or greenfield crypto startups. Our team work with you to extract requirements and turn them into pixel perfect high fidelity clickable interactive prototypes.
We’ve designed experiences for FX, FXO, equities, commodities, rates, crypto, clearing house portals, dark and light pool liquidity discovery as well as portfolio analytics, back-testing and trade signal dashboards.
UX led product design is now more popular than ever before. I founded UXD Financial because I recognised that although there is a wealth of talented product design resource available today, design resource with detailed financial product knowledge and actual trading platform design experience is scarce. I see institutions handing over millions to consultancies that talk a good talk because they’ve hired an ex-derivatives trader as a sales person but end up landing a team of junior designers on site and take it as a domain learning opportunity on the clients time.
Then they end up delivereing a set of template stock personas explaining to the business what they sort of already knew.. Sound familiar?
Instead, wouldn’t it be great to have access to design resource where you don’t have to spend hours trying to explain the difference between a spot and a swap? Or a team that has spent time researching the best platforms in the market and can bring ideas to the table that wow your stakeholders rather than just a re-skin of what you have already have?
Do you need to secure that upcoming budget and convince your senior sponsors of a platform makeover or a new product offering? Let us work with you to create an interactive vision showcasing your ideas in a POC (Proof of Concept) to wow your stakeholders and get that “great demo, when can we have it and how much budget do you need?” reaction.
We’ll leave the fund performance and alpha to you guys – unfortunately we can’t help in that area.. We can however work with your existing marketing team to support product marketing campaigns and produce collateral in the form of factsheets, KIID’s, fund marketing websites from manager and company credentials to showing interactive fund performance and attribution.
Alternatively, let us take the burden of marketing off your hands to leave you to do what you do best and outperform the market!
Partnered with the UK’s most recognised interaction labs – we offer a full end to end user experience testing service with access to the latest technology and techniques in capturing user feedback and behaviour.
Our resourcing arm provides an immediate solution for clients that simply require experienced onsite resource in order to scale up their existing delivery as opposed to full a consulting team - “just give me the soldiers, we already have a design team and strategy”.
Our design DNA allows us to recognise and source high calibre, on-client site talent with the added value of oversight from our leadership team. We cover design, business analysis and front end development resourcing.
Founder & Head of UX
Senior UX/UI Architect
Senior Brand Designer
Project Management Office
Is your charting clunky or your trade ticket tedious? Want more than a doughnut chart representing your portfolio analytics or having difficulty fishing out that trade you want to roll forward from paging though thousands of rows in your blotter?
Get in touch, we’d love to help you realise a market first, best in class next generation trading platform for your organisation and promise that your trade ticket will not end up looking like a hotel booking form :)