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UX Designer

The Mom Project San Francisco ,CA
  • Posted: 13 days ago
  • Contractor
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 

Company Industry: Retail

Opportunity: The Mom Project is helping to source candidates for the above client who is looking for a UX Designer
Commitment Level:  40 hours per week, on-site, contract through December 2020

 

 

 

Our Customer is an American worldwide clothing and accessories retailer, founded in 1969. Over the last 50 years, the company has grown from a single store to a global fashion business with seven brands. Their clothes are available in 90 countries worldwide through over 3,100 company-operated stores, almost 400 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites and is still growing.

 

We are seeking a UX Designer on a contract basis who will be an integral part of the success and growth of the Omnichannel experience and evolve our Customer’s digital experiences from the ground up. We are looking to add a broad-thinking, experienced Visual Designer to our team. With a range of interesting design and technology challenges that cross the boundaries of online and in-store.

 

As a Visual Designer, you are an expert with the skills to design for experiences across any device with a screen, be that mobile, tablet, desktop, or wearable. You partner well equally with Interaction Designers and Product Managers as you do with Software Engineers and Consumer Insights Researchers. HTML, CSS, and JavaScript may not be built into your DNA but you have a basic comfort level with these languages. You live and breathe design standards, have a healthy respect for infusing brand into the UI and if you’re not versed in UX pattern libraries, they have piqued your interest at least a few times.

 

What You’ll Do:
• Assigned to the Design System Team, co-own Stitch, our Design System, along with the Design System Lead, the UX Creative Director, Front End Developers, and brand partners.
• Participate in conversations starting in early concept development, providing input on components as they are being developed and helping to form the nuances of the final design and implementation.
• Produce thorough explorations of possible system solutions to complex content and interaction problems on the e-commerce platform and with the brand marketing and content teams.
• Champion solutions that are intuitive, powerful and delightful
• Expand the existing Design System based on business and user needs and co-own the education, governance and evangelism of the system.
• Work collaboratively with interaction design, product management, user research, engineering, and brand creative partners
• Pair daily, in person, if possible, with the Design System Developers on experiments, strategy, governance, and implementation details.
• Eloquently communicate design decisions to stakeholders of all levels
• Advocate for the user as much as for the business
• Serve as a trusted advisor to the individual brand teams, maintaining a two-way conversation by helping them improve the usability of their site content while also constantly discussing brand infusion into our core experiences

 

Must Haves:
• 7 years' total experience
• An online portfolio which demonstrates a minimum of 5 years’ experience designing engaging user experiences for the desktop, mobile, and any other digital experience
• Fluency in visual design and interaction principles and ability to sweat the details
• Experience designing for eCommerce or SaaS (web and native a plus)
• Hands-on experience designing responsive sites
• Knowledge of the software development process and ability to communicate well with software development teams
• Nimble, self-driven and balance multiple projects with aggressive development cycles
• Experience with the following tools: Sketch, Invision, Axure, Adobe CS, GitHub, other prototyping tools
• Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and design for accessibility

 

Education: BA/BS degree in Graphic Design, User Experience, Human Factors or related field

 

Hours & Location:
M-F, 40 hours/week. This position is located onsite at our Customer’s San Francisco office. 

There is no remote capability for this role.

 

Now for the Perks!
Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life (including spouse & child), 401k, STD/LTD, AD&D, and Commuter Benefits program.

Company Description
The Mom Project is the career destination for moms. Through our digital marketplace and community, we connect professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. The Mom Project is changing the way women work and redefining career structures by providing women with opportunities that are in balance with their personal goals.

The Mom Project

The Mom Project is the career destination for moms. Through our digital marketplace and community, we connect professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. The Mom Project is changing the way women work and redefining career structures by providing women with opportunities that are in balance with their personal goals.

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