Principal UX Product Designer - Midvale

Company: Overstock
Location: Midvale , Utah, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.DEC.2018


Who We Are: We are located just minutes away from Salt Lake City, Utah and several world-class ski resorts, and within hours of five nation...


Who We Are:

We are located just minutes away from Salt Lake City, Utah and several world-class ski resorts, and within hours of five national parks. Overstock is an original resident of "Silicon Slopes", one of the fastest growing technology hubs in the country. We're a passionate group of collaborative problem solvers and creative innovators, working on cutting-edge technology like our award-winning retail app (with amazing AR functionality) and leading blockchain and machine learning technologies. Our team embodies unique values and diverse perspectives, making Overstock a hidden treasure in the tech industry.

Our Mission:

Overstock's mission is to use, build, and find cutting-edge technology that helps connect people with products and services in new and unexpected ways. Our website offers millions of brand name products at discount prices to inspire people to make their dream homes a reality.

Job Responsibilities

  • Establish and evolve the shopping experience's ux/ui design system
  • Engage with the team in collaborate design reviews to provide constructive direction to design projects particularly when a designer needs to be reined in
  • Foster a culture of design criticism
  • Advocate our design system with stakeholders outside of the design team
  • Work with the rest of UX leadership to ensure the team is delivering high quality, standardized work
  • Surface areas of the site that need design improvements
  • Work with designers who are building new website components to ensure consistency with existing system
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.
  • Follow legal policies as directed.
  • Job Requirements

  • 7+ years experience as a UX Designer
  • Experience with visual design
  • Portfolio demonstrating work experience and relevant, user-centered design solutions.
  • Ability to drive the direction of a ux design system across a large team
  • Strong awareness of common usability methods and principles.
  • A clean sense of design aesthetics, and a natural inclination towards simplification over complication.
  • Familiarity with Sketch, Invision, and Adobe Suite.
  • Experience working with common UX methodologies such as IA (Information Architecture) and JTBD (Jobs to be done), journey mapping, and user flows.
  • Excitement about conversational user-centric marketing and up-to-date on current trends.
  • Leadership experience preferred
  • Skills

    Proficient in:

  • UX design
  • Visual design
  • Sketch
  • Adobe CC
  • Invision
  • ​Zeplin
  • Education

    BS in Visual Design, Cognitive science, or related field.

    What We Offer:

  • LEED Gold Certified 19-acre Campus & Global HQ
  • Onsite Daycare Center
  • 401k (6% match)
  • Onsite Health Clinic
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership development Program, & Mentorship Program
  • Onsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainers
  • Onsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice Bar
  • Indoor Bike Storage
  • Summer Party at Lagoon, Utah's largest theme park
  • Employee Fall Concert (Past performers include: Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg and Jason Mraz)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Onsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafe
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • Onsite salon services, massages, & auto-detail services
  • Discounts on ski passes, cell phone plans
  • Overstock Women's Network (OWN)
  • *Benefits vary based on location, position, tenure, and employee election

    What We Value:

  • Wellness & Balance
  • Sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Innovation - Discussed on Medium, Digital Trends, and Digital Commerce 360.
  • Physical Requirements:

    This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

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