Senior UI/UX Designer - eCommerce



Senior UI/UX Designer - eCommerce

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE /† Toronto,†Ontario †-†Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely†


Job Description

Our client is an innovative e-commerce shop that is looking to disrupt and fix the cross-border marketplace. They provide the best prices with tiny shipping costs and are able to get you products at the best prices by cutting out the middleman and connecting you with the factories directly.

They are hiring and growing enormously, consistently doubling year over year. They are also backed by the same folks that are behind Tesla, SpaceX and Wish.com. They are building out their foundational team to launch the company into the next phase of growth, and are looking to continuously improve and reshape the online shopping experience for every day consumers.

About the Role

The UI/UX Designer will be our client's first internal Product Design hire (they already have a team of amazing creatives working on their product listings & consumer product experience) and is a huge opportunity for the right candidate to create their design systems from the ground up and be part of the formation of a new design and product management team. They are looking for an experienced designer to work with with a cross-functional team to take ownership across our consumer facing and internal / back office products. Over time as they continue to grow, future design hires will help focus this role and allow you to specialize on areas where you thrive and excel wether that is purely UX & consumer based research, consumer focused UI and the flagship site's visual design or help with their internal tools and back office product design.

You'll be building on the existing branding and UI work done by external agencies and work with the CTO and Head of Product to help across the growth, consumer and backend engineering teams. A successful candidate will be hands-on and motivated to work across design disciplines and can help the company as product design leadership as they grow.

What you'll do:

UX Design & Growth Experimentation: Work with the growth team to help bring forth e-commerce UX best practices in building & running experiments that can drive customer acquisition, retention, and overall satisfaction.
Visual Design: Help implement beautiful aesthetic designs that match their brand objectives across mobile & web digital products (consumer buying experience to how our sellers interact with our marketplace, and the company's own internal tools)
User Research, Usability, Accessibility: Be the design advocate internally for their customers, and take on research projects, bring forward accessibility requirements for the team to work against, and ensure they are designing with usability in mind with every change we make.
Design Systems: Help the company build an internal product style guide: Help streamline their product -> design -> engineering workflow by driving the buildout of an internal visual design language we can centre our experiments & changes from. Standardized components and libraries will allow them to increase their velocity in experimentation to better serve our customers!


Special Perks:

- Remote Position
- Competitive Base Salary + Equity in a rapidly growing tech startup
- Creative Freedom and Autonomy
- Collaboration with other very talented engineers


Must Have Skills:

Required Skills

- 5+ years of experience in Product Design (ideally in eCommerce or B2C consumer products)
- Strong understanding of eCommerce UX best practices
- Mobile-first mindset and ability to design responsive interfaces & interactions across devices and screen sizes
- Great written communication skills to articulate UX and design decisions across a distributed team and to executives
- Strategic mindset and the ability to formulate strong points of view that advocate for the user, balancing business needs and data metrics with the userís experience


Details:

Starting: ASAP







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