UX Designer

New York, NY 10011

Employment Type: Direct Hire Area of Specialty: UX Designer Job Number: 7737

Job Description


The Designer, will assist in creating and ensuring a high quality, on-brand shopping experience for the  customer in our markets. In this role you will develop and scale new online experiences for our key marketing messages and shopping experiences with a focus on mobile

As a UX Designer you must inspire and inform the customer as well as the internal team. You will enhance our digital experiences, develop new interaction models and ensure the best possible responsive experience across all devices. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
 
PRODUCT

  • Design new site features and enhancements to support business and creative brand needs for our global eCommerce experience

  • Improve user experience gaps throughout our digital properties for seasonal messaging

  • Create design solutions that are customer centric and that can adapt/scale for global audience needs

  • Document and deliver detailed responsive design templates and specifications

  • Collaborate closely with product managers and technology partners for implementation

  • Review developer builds/demos and conduct UAT to ensure quality and accuracy

  • Align with the creative teams to ensure consistent branding and merchandising

  • Lead design presentations and be responsible for approvals and project timelines

  • Help create, maintain and adhere to digital design guidelines

  • Research regional best practices and develop UX recommendations

  • Create UX flows, wireframes and animations/prototypes as needed to support development
 
 
 
EDUCATION & PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED

  • Bachelor’ s Degree (Graphic Design or similar preferred)

  • Mac O/S

  • 3-5 years professional experience (E-commerce and/or digital product)

  • Proficiency with Sketch and InVision

  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe CS: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

  • After Effects, and/or motion graphics knowledge preferred

  • Animation and/or prototyping skills to demonstrate flows and interaction
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DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

  • E-commerce expert – deep desire to understand and improve shopping behaviors online.

  • Clean design aesthetic

  • Deep understanding of the category and passion for style, fashion and culture

  • Online fluency (websites, blogs, desktop to mobile) and the curiosity to learn more

  • Knowledge of trends and best-practices in the design landscape

  • Strong communication skills and collaborative personality

  • Highly organized, with meticulous attention to details and deadlines

  • Ability to multi-task, adapt and change course easily

  • Flexibility to balance editorial and business needs

  • Self-motivated, resourceful and works with a positive attitude

  • Represent, nurture and sustain the company culture and values:

• We show up with honesty + kindness

• We work with passion + humility

• We act with integrity + compassion

• We lead with excellence + humor

 

Meet Your Recruiter

Jackie Connors
CEO

Jackie Connors co-founded The Connors Group in June, 2001 and has been pivotal in building this premier IT staffing organization that serves clients in the areas of executive search, staff placements and consulting services. Jackie has over 20 years experience placing IT professionals, with the past seven years focused on information technology and eCommerce executives within the retail and apparel markets.

Jackie believes that building solid relationships with clients and candidates is the key to success. She always takes the time to listen, because she is truly interested in the needs of her clients and candidates. That's also how she has built her in-depth market knowledge and extensive network of contacts.

Prior to founding The Connors Group, Jackie was a Managing Partner at Jesse Garon Associates, where she became an expert in developing high-production recruitment strategies. Her methods utilize strategic sourcing as well as extensive networking to qualify and assess information technology and upper level management candidates. She is creative in her approach, which yields her clients the results they are looking for.

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