Contractors’ Warehouse —
Senior User Experience Designer

Location
Houston, TX

Category
E-Commerce

Type
Corporate

Job ID
154261


Bonus Eligible

401(k) Company Matching

Employee Stock Purchase Program

COVID PRECAUTIONS


Health and temperature checks at all locations

Associates are required to wear a mask

Required social distancing measures throughout buildings

Increased cleaning frequency and enhanced sanitation efforts
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree program or equivalent in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
1 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following disciplines: user research, interaction design, information architecture, visual design; exposure to and interest in growing in the others
  • Experience translating user needs into visual assets
  • Experience analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data and presenting findings and recommendations
  • Experience with rapid prototyping and visualization
  • Experience leveraging research and usability strategy deliverables such as discovery findings, mental models, scenarios, user journey maps, personas, debrief documentation, screeners, testing plans, task lists, low and high fidelity prototypes, annotated wireframes, and/or clickable prototypes
  • Experience with approaches to translating findings into tangible designs such as heuristic reviews, usability testing, competitive product analysis, web metrics data, field research, quantitative surveys, user interviews, and persona development
  • Experience with rapid prototyping and visualization tools such as Axure, iRise, Balsamiq, Omnigraffle, Visio, Adobe CC, and UXPin
  • Experience with visual software tools such as Adobe illustrator, Photoshop, and Fireworks
  • Proficiency in using style guides, iconography, and/or typography
  • Experience working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional modern software design and development team


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Balances Stakeholders: Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
  • Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
  • Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations
POSITION PURPOSE
Sr. User Experience Designers work hand in hand, often pairing, with other members of product teams to bring products to life.
The Sr. User Experience Designer is responsible for designing intuitive, quality products through collaboration with end users and modern software development teams. Sr. Designers work directly with end users to collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data through formal research. This information is used to inform product-related hypotheses, recommendations, and ultimately user stories in the product backlog.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

40% – Planning & Analysis:

  • Communicates with key user and operational groups to understand business needs
  • Elicits ideas and assists team members with gaining shared understanding, and aligns the product team and stakeholders
  • Presents design concepts, user needs, and design rationale to multidisciplinary teams, as well as to key stakeholders and business partners

60% – Delivery & Execution:

  • Analyzes user experience data and provides recommendations to address business needs
  • Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to design solutions
  • Creates designs such that information is easy to find, consume, and understand
  • Communicates ideas and designs to end user and product team members
  • Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)


NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the User Experience Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Conditions could produce mild discomfort on occasion.
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Pay Range

Benefits

Paid parental leave to bond with your new addition

401(K) savings plan with company match

Merit increases and performance bonuses

On-the-spot recognition and rewards for a job well done

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