Lead UI Designer: e - commerce

Menlo Park, CA
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Debra Powell

Job Description:

Our client, an innovative e-commerce company is seeking a Lead UI/Visual Designer for their team.


This is a direct hire role and is open to candidates who would like to relo to the SF Bay area.



•          Leading and creating the definition of UI/visual design throughout the product lifecycle, from initial explorations to final deliverables.

•          Translating conceptual ideas into compelling experiences and dynamic UI/visual presentations, turning usability findings into design improvements.

•          Collaborate with Product, UX and Engineering through requirements, design and implementation stages.

•          Closely collaborate with the business teams to solve complex issues, like interaction models and data visualization


•          Bachelor’s degree in Advertising or Design, or a minimum of 8 years’ experience in design

•          A minimum of 5 years of Visual design, UI layout, & typography experience, preferably in the e-commerce space

•          Extensive working knowledge of core graphic design tools and conceptual familiarity with current Web technologies and trends.

•          Strong online portfolio.


•          Master’s degree

•          Start-up experience

•          Strong analytical skills – ability to understand the constraints of a design problem and identify the tradeoffs.

•          Strong empathic skills – understanding how and why an interface succeeds or fails.

•          Ability to take the intel, analytics, and pull the story together

•          Strong presentation skills/Ability to influence

•          Passion for opportunities our company has to offer its customers, retailers & partners

•          Outstanding communications, relationship building, and collaboration skills.

•          Strategic thinking with ability to develop and implement actionable plans to drive business results

•          Proven ability to partner and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

•          Demonstrated project management skills

•          Strong analytical skills (ability to understand the constraints of a design problem and identify the tradeoffs)