Job Description

DESCRIPTION

The User Experience & Interface (UX/UI) Designer of the Digital team will be a well-rounded design thinker, grounded in logic, structure and process. They will be an advocate for the customer, and possess a penchant for visual and emotional solutions and an interest in experimentation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Design Research (40%)

- Work with Associate Director of UI/UX and stakeholders to define new site features
- Proactively engage with internal or external users to validate product design decisions
- Assess site usability
- Regularly perform competitive analysis
- Keep up on design trend, and present relevant findings
- Collect qualitative and quantitative data from usability tests, website analytics, and business analytics
- Leverage data to produce actionable reports and make value-driven design decisions
- Research user data tools, and provides recommendations with pros and cons for software or hardware
- Research extensions, plugins, and frameworks, and provides recommendations with pros and cons
- Create test plans for new site features and current site features
- Report tests and site data to key stakeholders and designers

UX & UI Design (40%)

- Develop user personas for new site features, layouts, hierarchies, and experiences
- Flowchart user journeys through the website shopping funnel
- Create user stories for new site experiences
- Create, review, and modify wireframes and designs
- Create interactive prototypes for more complex experiences
- Create specifications, acceptance criteria, annotations, or animations for user interactions, features, and experiences
- Create and/or update style guides and pattern libraries to provide consistency with color, icons, buttons, and other aspects related to the general look and feel of the website
- Provide constructive feedback and criticism, complete with data when possible, on others’ designs and prototypes
- Assist in the implementation or development of new features and experiences
- Assist in updating site content using a content management system

Project Management (10%)

- Work with Associate Director of UI/UX, an agile team of engineers, visual designers, content/marketing strategists, and other resources as needed to develop project scopes for new site features
- Lead brainstorming and cross-product team collaboration sessions
- Act as a product manager and owner for new site features
- Create roadmaps for digital product and feature lifecycles

Other duties as assigned (10%)

SKILLS

The ideal candidate:
- Has a process for discovering new digital products, features, and experiences, identifying stakeholders, creating requirements, developing roadmaps, and owning execution
- Is comfortable with Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud, InVision, Hotjar, Google Optimize, Google - Analytics, and Microsoft Office365
- Has a strong knowledge of front-end languages (HTML, CSS & JavaScript) and how design decisions translate to code
- Has experience building pages with both WYSIWIG and code in an ecommerce platform (Magento experience is a huge plus)
- Is successful working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
- Has the ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities, and flexible during times of change
- Has excellent communication and presentation skills, including communication with team members, cross-department partners, the executive team and other internal and external stakeholders
- Has the ability to read and react to different audiences, and adjust communication style effectively
- Is strategic, entrepreneurial, optimistic, action-oriented and decisive
- Has the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

- 3+ years of direct work experience in UI design, UX design, or product design; Ecommerce industry with a focus on mobile or responsive design highly preferred
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings
- Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with team members in other locations (up to 5% of time may be required for company travel)

ZAGG Brands

At ZAGG Inc, we strive to deliver products known for their smart designs and innovative solutions. We embrace challenges and refuse to be deterred by obstacles. We aspire to create value for our customers, business partners and investors.

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