Associate Designer

Associate Designer

  • Location RESTON, VA
  • Career Area UX Design
  • Job Function User Experience and Design (UX/UI)
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 982603BR

What you'll do at

Ready to show off your design skills to a larger audience? Imagine designing a product that will be used by associates and customers across the globe. At Walmart, you can have that opportunity! We design crucial enterprise applications for our 2.3 million associates globally, and we are looking for designers to join our team.

We need your user experience and user interface (UX/UI) expertise to design apps for a diverse set of employees, from merchants and pharmacists to truck drivers and store employees stocking shelves. You will help the design team to empathize with our associates. The right designer will be able to make an impact on our enterprise applications at scale through new product launches and incremental product improvements.

What you'll do:

Think visually:
• Translate concepts into customer flows, journey maps, and wireframes
• Design and deliver wireframes, mockups, and prototypes for multiple devices and interfaces
• Inspire and bring new ideas to the team through staying in the know of current design trends
• Design for big data and find solutions that to improve the daily lives of our associates
• Participate in design critiques by presenting your work, capturing feedback, and giving constructive feedback on your peer’s work
• Work within WM established design guidelines and collaborate with team members to ensure consistency across designs
• Provide mentorship to less experienced designers
• Understand technical limitations
• Produce handoff ready work for tech team, including producing redlines and capturing assets
• Work with tech team to ensure designs are being implemented correctly and give feedback
• Prepare and present work to team, partners, and leadership

Think conceptually:
• Apply a user-centered approach to requirements and interdependencies to develop engaging interfaces
• Meet with key business and tech partners to collect requirements
• Collaborate and brainstorm with team to understand, identify, and take on complex business requirements and user needs

Think empathetically:
• Conduct user research and facilitate interviews and testing to find end user’s issues and needs
• Analyze and interpret your research to inform your designs
Looking for someone who
• Is excited to be part of a fun and close-knit team, always learning and collaborating with other designers to deliver a cohesive associate centered experience
• Is an excellent teammate
• Has a sense of humor
• Enjoys coffee / breakfast hangouts and team outings
• Wants to be involved in design community within and outside of WM
• Is passionate and creative

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s Degree in Engineering, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Design, Writing, or related field OR 4 years experience in web design, user interface design, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

• 1 year experience delivering logical and engaging interfaces for Android, iOS and responsive web
• Familiarity with industry tools such as Sketch, InVision and Zeplin to develop and communicate experiences
• Basic knowledge of Agile development process
• Basic understanding of HTML/CSS
• Basic understanding of Material Design
• Basic understanding of brand guidelines

About Walmart Labs

Walmart Labs is the technology arm of Walmart reimagining retail for our 260 million daily shoppers. Our teams of engineers, designers, and product leaders are experimenting for a smarter future—where online and in-store shopping is an interconnected, consistent, and customer-first experience.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Exclusive Discounts

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