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Senior UX/UI Designer

VanderHouwen

Job ID: 52774

Senior UX/UI Designer
Our client is hiring a Senior UX/UI Designer to help drive digital transformation within the Technical Product Management (TPM) organization. In this role, you will own aspects of the User Experience, User Interfaces, and Visual Design for specific products within the Digital Demand Sensing workstream for the Global Supply Chain. Additionally, you will help drive next-generation, analytics-driven technology solutions, and platforms that will bring visionary designs for our internal employees to better serve our consumers in an ever-changing global marketplace through machine learning and advanced analytics.

Specializing in human-centered design, your role will be to create accessible, intuitive, and easy-to-use products that transform how internal teammates strategically interact with real-time data, driving key decisions that ultimately impact marketplace performance. As your product team works to bring life new end-to-end solutions you will come to understand the roles, workflows and toolsets of planners, allocators, merchandisers, your primary and secondary personas, and how they work together to seamlessly serve the consumer. You will anticipate what our users need, advocate for them, and ensure that the final product meets their needs while delighting them. In the end, your designs will deliver a product that feels natural and is enjoyable to use while delivering stakeholder value. 

Responsibilities:
Evangelize the human-centered design processes and specific methodologies.
Lead creative sessions to gather ideas and focus the team on converging toward testable solutions.
Collaborate across a matrixed team to understand key needs.
Perform usability testing and identify friction points in user-journeys and provide resolution options through various design options.
Partner with cross-functional team of product managers, business users, and engineers to define and prioritize features supporting business priorities and outcomes.
Drive wireframing and prototyping to test interactions, designs, and user flows to continually improve the efficiency of the system.
Design mockups, storyboards, wireframes, user-flows, and high-fidelity solutions.
Ability to effectively document and hand-off design files to engineers.
Follow-through with engineers when designs are handed off.
Have a passion to measure KPIs in order to continually improve the user experience.
Experience working in Agile software-development process.
Be able to create and craft end to end design experiences from doing the high level UX research and discovery to high fidelity pixel perfect design mock-ups in Figma for a high quality delivery.

Skills:
A track record of shipping great design.
Excellent communication skills to engage with users, engineers, product partners, and stakeholders at all levels.
Excellent collaboration and relationship management skills.
Highly developed empathy, curiosity, and imagination.
Ability to thrive in ambiguity, a fast-paced environment and take initiative.
Experience working within a team to build and maintain a Design System.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a portfolio of exceptional work across digital products and user experience applications. Your portfolio tells a cohesive user-story while caring for the details.
5+ years of direct UX/UI experience.
Experience working on large-scale projects.
Bachelor's degree in design, advertising, art direction, or a related field.
Experience with modern design productivity, workflow, and research tools (Figma, Jira, Slack, Miro, Asana, Adobe C, Google Analytics, Hotjar, Crazy Egg, Pendo, etc.).
Experience working with Agile software-development processes.

Nice to haves:
Experience designing for Enterprise applications.
Experience in UX facilitation and leading Design Thinking workshops.
Experience with front-end development HTML/CSS, JS/REACT/VUE, etc.
Industry experience in retail, supply-chain operations, financial or demand planning.
Strong interaction design skills.


Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.