Our outdoors retail apparel client HQ in the Portland, OR area is seeking an outstanding user experience individual with 5+ years experience. This position will have experience turning high-level concepts into pixel-perfect UI renderings and prototypes across mobile and web experiences. The candidate will have solid experience at the front of visual design, architecting web and mobile application experiences and translating research/requirements into wireframes and user flows. The role will work closely with UX researchers, UX prototypers, product owners, engineers and other
design disciplines bringing the design concepts to life.
Requirements and Requests:
- Web Design skills is a MUST HAVE; specific to User Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred but experience will trump the education
- We want Web Designers – NOT Creative Designers who lean more towards Marketing.
- Must have previous HTML or CSS experience
- Ideally comes from a previous retail or apparel ecommerce background
- Tools Used: Sketch, OmniGraffle, Adobe XD
Effectively document and communicate the product design intent using various techniques—e.g. wireframes,
high-fidelity mock-ups, user work flows
Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of
devices and interfaces.
Lead design reviews and bring forward inspiring ideas to the team
Create user flows, wireframes, mockups and interactive prototypes as necessary to evaluate & define user
experiences and new features
Promote design guidelines, UX/UI best practices and standards throughout our website and products
Work with internal and external stakeholders to identify key ideas and concepts including user stories and
customer journeys for target customer types
Translate ideas and concepts into wireframes, mockups, and visual specifications for execution by
Generate feedback and iterate on design and experience decisions through internal and external feedback
sessions and usability testing
Identify and solve design challenges including developing and iterating on attractive designs, graphic
elements, and core assets
Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree from a top university or equivalent experience
Five or more years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience
designing complex solutions for complete digital environments.
Intellectual curiosity and structured thinking
Expertise in UX and prototyping software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Adobe XD and the like
HTML and CSS skills a plus
Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of
mobile-first and responsive design.
A solid grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies, subsystems, and usability and accessibility
Ability to iterate your designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design.
Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a
distributed model to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
Be willing to help teammates, share knowledge and experience with them, and learn from them.
Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase
knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.