Alice + Olivia is hiring an

UX/UI Designer

Full-Time

Position Summary

 Alice + Olivia is seeking a UX & UI designer to lead e-commerce and product design at a time of digital transformation at the global retailer. The UX/UI Designer is a proven problem solver with a keen design aesthetic and love of all things fashion. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator with a strong analytical design mind, a technical background, and the ability to effectively present and advocate for ideas. This person will work closely with Engineers and e-commerce team to design products that are simple yet great for users, focusing on interaction and visual design. He/she understands the value of listening carefully and learning from users and co-workers alike. The UX & UI Designer knows how to get things done and is an effective collaborator, working cross functionally with e-commerce teams, data and analytics teams and creative services.

Role Priorities

  • Collaborate effectively with product managers, designers, engineers, and business owners
  • Help drive the product roadmap
  • Develop and implement UI standards and style guide to be implemented across all digital touchpoints
  • Manage external vendors, third-party SIs as part of .com replatform project leading up to and following launch
  • Assist in user research, user testing, market research to gain solid understandings of brand personas
  • Create user flow, site maps, wireframes and execute visual designs, design from concept to delivery
  • Generate detailed design specs and work closely with engineers to ensure final product is to the highest fidelity and standard

Performance Requirements

  • Be passionate about creating a world-class experience that serves and delights our users
  • Discern between solutions that provide real user value, and ones that do not
  • Help colleagues succeed by creating a collaborative environment

Essential Skills, Experience and Educational Requirements

  • 5+ years UX design experience for both desktop and mobile
  • Experience in interaction design, visual design, information architecture, and a solid understanding of UX best practices
  • A critical thinker and problem solver
  • Proven experience connecting product goals to business goals
  • Keen diplomacy aptitude based on listening, negotiating and collaborating with a cross functional team
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and excitement around shaping the strategic thought of the company
  • Experience working with Agile Scrum workflow

Required Competencies 

Excellent Communicator

  • Demonstrates ability to build and foster productive working relationships with internal/external clients and customers. Communicates effectively and persuasively with cross-functional teams

Consumer First Mindset

  • Engage customers by effectively delivering compelling and innovative designs that attribute to the overall success of the site

 Innovative

  • Expert knowledge of core design tools and familiarity with current Web & mobile technologies

Resilient

  • Thrive in a fast paced environment, welcoming challenges. Adapts to change with ease and composure.

 

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