• The Home Depot
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 3620 Knollwood Dr NW

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POSITION PURPOSE

The Staff User Experience Designer is responsible for designing intuitive, quality products through collaboration with end users and modern software development teams. The Staff User Experience Designer will act as a mentor and peer leader to other User Experience Designers to help them grow and develop. The Staff User Experience Designer will collaborate with the User Experience Designers to ensure a logical flow of the product.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

50% - Strategy & Planning:Communicates with key user and operational groups to understand business needs

Elicits ideas and assists team members with gaining shared understanding, and aligns the product team and stakeholders

Presents design concepts, user needs, and design rationale to multidisciplinary teams, as well as to key stakeholders and business partners

Guides more junior team members in strategy and alignment tasks

50% - Delivery & Execution:

Analyzes user experience data and provides recommendations to address business needs

Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met

Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to design solutions

Creates designs such that information is easy to find, consume, and understand

Communicates ideas and designs to end users and product team members

Guides more junior team members in analysis and execution tasks

Leads learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the User Experience Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Conditions could produce mild discomfort on occasion.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

3-6 years of relevant work experience

Proficiency in one or more of the following disciplines: user research, interaction design, information architecture, visual design; exposure to and interest in growing in the others

Proficiency in translating user needs into visual assets

Proficiency in analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data and presenting findings and recommendations

Proficiency in rapid prototyping and visualization

Proficiency in leveraging research and usability strategy deliverables such as discovery findings, mental models, scenarios, user journey maps, personas, debrief documentation, screeners, testing plans, task lists, low and high fidelity prototypes, annotated wireframes, and/or clickable prototypes

Proficiency in leveraging approaches to translating findings into tangible designs such as heuristic reviews, usability testing, competitive product analysis, web metrics data, field research, quantitative surveys, user interviews, and persona development

Proficiency in rapid prototyping and visualization tools such as Axure, iRise, Balsamiq, Omnigraffle, Visio, Adobe CC, and UXPin

Proficiency in visual software tools such as Adobe illustrator, Photoshop, and Fireworks

Proficiency in using, and experience in generating style guides, iconography, and/or typography

Experience guiding more junior team members through User Experience fundamentals in a professional setting

Proficiency in working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design and development team

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Balances Stakeholders: Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders

Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization s goals

Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions

Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people

Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems

Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement

Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels

Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, ui, ui designer, ui ux designer, user experience, user interface, ux, ux ui designer, wireframing

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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