Sr. UX/UI Design Specialist
Nestle Purina PetCare
As a Senior UX/UI Design Specialist, you demonstrate expert understanding of the UX landscape, a love for product design and the ability to provide UX/UI Design leadership when building products within digital environments like .coms, apps, responsive & adaptive designs, voice and other connected devices. With the swift pace of technical adoption, it is critical to be able to rapidly evaluate and optimize our products to keep up. To help meet this challenge, our Senior UX/UI design specialists carry the responsibility of bringing expertise, utilizing consumer empathy and data, to critical problem solving for best-in-class user experience design for our digital products.
- Be owner of the design standards and encourage its use
- Be an influential voice for UX/UI for cross-functional teams. Be a leading voice in consumer-centric problem solving.
- Influence the experience the consumer is going through not just the element in which you are designing. Thinking strategically and more holistically with your team.
- Collaborate with team, including Product Owners and development, to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience using wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
- Identify user needs and business requirements as inputs to design, facilitate user empathy mapping principles for cross-functional teams
- Rapidly iterate on design prototypes and working applications executing all visual design stages from concept to wireframe and UI hand off for development.
- Build professional, dynamic and detail-oriented design systems for products and or groups of products.
- Speak the language of developers and understand development critical paths to success and incorporate these in UX planning process.
- Provide design support during development and execution; assist with QA to ensure designs are implemented accurately and with the highest standard including CSS integrity, fonts, user interaction and task completion rate success metrics.
- Leverage data and consumer insights along with priorities in KPIs and signals to support and validate UX approach.
- Act as the main point of contact for all technical related questions, support and consulting requests regarding design.
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST INCLUDE IN YOUR RESUME AN ONLINE PORTFOLIO OF YOUR WORK. PORTFOLIO MUST INCLUDE DESIGN SYSTEM AND APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT WORK.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
- 5 or more years of experience working in UX or Digital Design required.
- Experience with UX tools and digital prototyping required.
- Strong working knowledge sketch and/or Figma required and Adobe suite tools experience preferred.
- Experience in agile team flow and UX design for small and large projects preferred.
- Experience with IoT (Internet of Things) products preferred.
- Experience in graphic design, UX research and designing mobile applications preferred.
- Strong decision making and judgment skills. Ability to make logical, pragmatic and structured decisions based on consumer data.
- Working knowledge of HTML and CSS.
- Working knowledge and work-related experience with Lean Kanban or Agile Scrum workflows.
- Ability to set design standards for other teams at varying degree of competency.
- Ability to work autonomously, well organized.
- Ability to work within tight deadlines.
- Pragmatic and open minded. Team oriented, you “lead” and “share” project, not “own.”
- Passionate about technology and the digital product landscape.
- Ability to influence with integrity with your full team and stakeholders.
- Ability to leverage data in driving UX decisions and use data to back-up design theory.
- Ability to think strategically across the full consumer experience and preemptively call out consumer friction points.
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