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Sr. UX / UI Designer - Remote opportunity

Date: Mar 2, 2021

Location: Davidson, NC, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

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Requisition ID : 5810 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Marketing                                             

Work Location :  Davidson, NC (CSC) 

State or Province : North Carolina (US-NC)     

Potential Work Location : United States : New York : Long Island || United States : New York : Melville || United States : North Carolina : Charlotte || United States : North Carolina : Davidson 

 

JOB TITLE: Sr.  UX / UI Designer  - Remote


BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY:
The MSC Direct Digital team is looking for an experienced Sr. UX / UI Designer to drive the customer experience initiatives for its digital products. We are looking for a smart and innovative design thinker who is self-sufficient and thrives in ambiguity, has experience gathering requirements, and can create deliverables for business & technical teams to understand and implement. We are specifically looking for someone with very strong visual presentation and design skills to be able to communicate concepts in modern, clean & elegant ways.
The position involves conducting regular user research, analyzing user data, collecting requirements from business, product and technical teams, preparing and presenting UX and visual design concepts, wireframes and clickable prototypes and work with developers to execute on the design and UX vision. You’re passionate about design and have an attention to detail making great products. You have worked in environments rapidly prototyping concepts and testing with users to validate ideas. You’re comfortable giving and receiving feedback, presenting your work. You have an understanding of User Experience best practices and an interest in new and emerging technology and tools to create better products more efficiently. In this role, you have user-centered design thinking and extensive experience collaborating closely with customers, business, and technology teams to design, develop, and enhance user experiences.

 

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Collaborates with customers, partners, peers and stakeholders to understand opportunities, identify key customer experience issues, collect product & business requirements, define the scope of work, create user flows, wireframes and sketches to communicate UX concepts
* Analyzes usage data and actively gains insights into user behavior and needs
* Creates stunning visual designs and prototypes to communicate hi-fidelity concepts to business & technical stakeholders, as well as validate with customers and end-users
* Quickly iterate on deliverables based on inputs from customers, business stakeholders and team members
* Collaborates with the respective engineering / development partners to assist in how to best bring your designs to life creating an industry-topping customer experience
* Researches industry best practices and stay up to date on latest UX/UI developments
* Helps build a strong design culture within the organization, be the ambassador for amazing design and establish yourself through your stunning work as a go-to person for design problem solving
* Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose.
* Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required

 

*INDICATES ESSENTIAL DUTIES
To perform this job successfully an associate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, experience level and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Computer Interaction related technical field or equivalent practical experience required.
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant UX (User Experience) and/or visual design experience
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp new technology and complex workflows
  • Outstanding communication skills: written, verbal and visual
  • Ability to interact with Engineers and Business on technical topics to identify best possible solutions
  • Proficiency in Sketch and/or Figma and Invision; proficiency in visual presentation software such as Microsoft PPT, Keynote, Google Slides, or other
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience of an Agile software development lifecycle
  • Only candidates with a strong interactive/online portfolio that demonstrates clean, elegant and modern visual design will be invited for interviews
  • Ability to produce front-end (HTML/CSS/JS) code (preferred)
  • Knowledge of animation software such as Principle for Mac (preferred)
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering very clean, modern and elegant hi-fidelity visual design

 

SKILLS:

  • Very strong visual design skills to effectively communicate UX/UI ( User Experience / User Interface )concepts to different stakeholders and ability to create pixel-perfect designs that are ready for developers to implement
  • Expert-level skills using design tools like Sketch, Adobe CS and Figma
  • Ability to quickly prototype hi-fidelity design solutions using tools like Invision
  • Ability work off ambiguous or conflicting requirements
  • Proven ability to elegantly articulate and defend design decisions to execs, management, engineers and other stakeholders
  • Collaborating with business, product & development teams to define scope, requirements and deliverables
  • Proven track record of working and delivering in an Agile/SCRUM environment
  • Proven track record of delivering high quality designs, comps and mockups under tight deadlines
  •  Excellent written and oral communication skills.

 

Compensation starting at $74,270.00 and up commensurate with experience

Benefits may include: paid time away including holidays and parental leave, medical and dental plans, retirement savings plans with company-match, disability and life insurance, tuition reimbursement program, recognition and service award programs, wellness and workplace flexibility programs, stock purchase plan, and product discounts (Benefits may vary by location).”

 

 

 

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law.                    

                                                                  


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