Senior UX Designer - Major Fashion Label

San Francisco, CA, USA

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Senior UX Visual Designer

Would you like the opportunity as a Senior UX Designer working with a lot of new trends in UX and with multiple UX platforms (digital, in-store, etc.) for a major global fashion brand?

Title: Senior UX Visual Designer

Urgency: High

Ideal Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 6 month contract with potential for extension/perm conversion

Description:

The Senior UX Visual Designer will work primarily on the Loyalty work-stream, integrating with the e-commerce platform and physical store experience (i.e. signage and applications for store employees). Strong capabilities in Visual Design specific to User Experience are essential; the designer will be responsible for creating visual design layouts, low fidelity prototypes and possibly some printed material such as signage. The designer will report into the UX Creative Director and work closely with a cross-functional team in a fast-paced Agile environment.

 

Requirements:

Minimum of 6 years of professional UX Visual Design experience.

Strong Visual Design and Graphic Design skills, demonstrable experience with User Experience design specifically.

Expert in Sketch and Zeplin.

Proficient in prototyping tools such as InVision, Axure, Flinto, or Principal.

Basic familiarity with HTML and CSS, enough to understand if your designs can be built. More experience hands-on with HTML and CSS is always a plus but you are not expected to code.

E-commerce experience is a plus but not required.

Experience working side-by-side with developers to implement a digital product. Accountability to review and sign-off on the work implemented by the developer, ensuring it matches the designs created and/or managing the discussion with the team and UX Directors on deviations based on input during the development process.

 

Bonus Skills:

Extensive e-commerce experience

Previous experience with transactional applications including loyalty, payment, CRM, SAAS, etc.

Experience with research and testing of designs or prototypes to inform the direction of the solution to be implemented. Leveraging testing to validate assumptions.

Experience working with a Design System such as those created by Google, Walmart, Intuit, SalesForce, Ebay, Yahoo.

Knowledge or understanding of Atomic Design.

 

Portfolio:

Should include examples of work plus communication describing the project goal as well as the processes involved in generating the solution. Any information regarding research, testing, and thought process is good to see but not required, I will be asking about that in the interview process so they will need to be able to speak to it.

 

Difference between good and great candidate:

Capable of understanding the business need and the user need and translating both into an elegant solution that solves for both parties, and an understanding of how to learn the user need (rather than inferring or using personal bias).

Capable of both advocating for the user while understanding where to compromise to meet business goals.

Able to understand the short term and long term goals of a project and has patience to work with the cross functional team and a large set of stakeholders over a longer period of time (1yr + possibly) on short term wins to enable long term wins.

Strong communication and presentation skills to various stakeholders from peers to brand marketing partners, to VP and up.

Team player who is comfortable with daily stand ups and actively engaged in regular meetings to define the solution together. Not concerned with what the individual creates and delivers as much as what the outcome is of the team in which she or he works and if it met the goal.

Active participation contributing to a Design System, Pattern Library, Living Style guide, or Component Library.

If you are interested please would love to hear from you!

 

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