Senior UX Designer, Design Systems

San Francisco, CA
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Luisiana Cruz

Job Description:

LENGTH: 6-9 months 
INTERVIEW PROCESS: 45 minute phone screen, 1 hour in-person group interview with ~ 5 people where candidate needs to walk through work done on previous projects. 


Job Description/Responsibilities: Our Client is looking for a UX Designer for our “Stitch” Design System team which delivers web and native iOS atomic elements for product teams across our organization, supporting all our brands. The team translates brand style guides and UX-defined components to re-usable assets in the form of Sketch libraries and re-usable code then documents it for all subscribers on our internal Design System site. 

 Describe the project they will be working on: Design Systems 
 Size of the Team: 7 in Design Systems, 25 in UX functional group 
 What are the Top 3-5 Skills needed to perform this role/job?: visual design, documentation, spec’ing, prototyping, site design 
 Additional Desired Skills: a. Design system experience b. Product design c. Front end development, or working knowledge of web or OiS d. Knowledge of existing design systems such as those created by Google, Walmart, Intuit, SalesForce, Ebay, Yahoo. • Type of background you are looking for (education, # yrs experience, etc.): o Minimum of 5 years of professional UX Visual Design experience o Strong Visual Design and skills, demonstrable experience with User Experience design specifically. • Software skills required: Expert in Sketch, Invision and prototyping tools such as, Axure, Flinto, or Principal 
 Any traits that would make a candidate NOT a good fit for the role/what you DON’T want to see on resume?: marketing or graphic designer. this is not for advertising, need someone who has experience as a UX Visual Designer 
 What does a typical day look like for this contractor?: meet with team at standup, share progress over the last day. Review work in development, meet with interaction designer to discuss current priorities and plan. Sit down and focus on design deliverables. Prepare design files to walk through with the cross-functional team or UX directors for feedback or approval. 

Client Description:

Our Client is an Fortune 500 Apparel Retailer that has grown from a single store to a global business throughout its 46 year run!

Talent placed here are given the autonomy to be hands-on decision makers from day one. The company's leadership assumes a supportive role and applies a collaborative management style, offering the guidance and insight to help transform your suggestions into strategies.

This is an environment where co-workers are constantly challenging each other to learn and grow in their roles every day, which energizes the office, and creates forward motion, both on a personal level, and as a company. They’re experimenting with their digital reach, using tech as a catalyst for industry change - both online and in stores. With such robust focus and investment on innovation, employees have the opportunity to directly contribute to the changing landscape of the retail world!

The company culture here is one of relaxed, inclusive community with an ever-present focus on learning and development - both for the individual team member as well as the projects and initiatives that are driving the company forward. And, with tons of cool volunteering opportunities and initiatives, employees have the chance to become influential community leaders as they work for positive change.