Executive Creative Director - (Senior Director, Us...

Executive Creative Director - (Senior Director, User Experience - WEC)

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Marketing and Customer Insights
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD279910

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About the Team

Our team builds products to enhance the lives of millions of Americans. We create richly compelling digital experiences for customers – whether they are at home, in our stores, or on the go. We build the tools our Home Office Merchants need to select the very best products to help our customers live better. We also make the services and systems our 1.2 million employees need to do their jobs in our stores and throughout our entire supply chain.

The Executive Creative Director plays a critical role across all of these areas by leading the Design Platform team. The Design Platform team includes our Design Language System team, Design Research team, and Content Strategy team. Through leadership of the Design Platform team, the ECD will influence the design vision across the entire spectrum of Walmart US. You’ll get to deliver human-centred solutions for every activity that makes Walmart the Fortune #1 company in the world. By innovating on the world’s biggest stage, you will have the chance to shape the future of retail and beyond. If you are motivated by complex, purposeful challenges, being Executive Creative Director at Walmart could be the fit you’ve been looking for. 

You’ll sweep us off our feet if you have...

  • Deep experience with Design Language Systems and a clear understanding of brand and systems thinking.
  • Excellent visual design skills and a keen understanding of trends in the marketplace – in and out of retail.
  • Fluency with the goals and values of Design Research and Content Strategy.
  • Ability to communicate concepts to audiences of all levels of understanding.
  • Track record of deploying digital tools and services in a fast-moving and changing environment – one that celebrates rapid prototyping and experimentation.
  • Experience leading product design process and building strong cross-functional partnerships.
  • Ability to produce great work in short timeframes, multitask across different projects and platforms, and adapt to the ever-changing priorities of the business.
  • Champion of a design philosophy that is inclusive of all people.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Leading the Design Platform team in a way that respects and nurtures each of its three discipline areas while crafting a unified strategic vision.
  • Facilitating creative problem-solving across cross-functional partners, particularly engineering, to drive best-in-class thinking from all parts of the organization and seamlessly integrating competitive organizational goals.
  • Driving and holding others accountable to create experiences that celebrate and empower customers and associates.
  • Proactively soliciting, leveraging, and sharing design research, competitive research, data, and analytics to create full-featured and strategic products.
  • Fostering a maker mindset so teams can iterate and experiment collaboratively in order to challenge the status quo, drive new thinking, and improve processes for creating future-forward product experiences.
  • Thinking holistically – about the customers using our products, a cohesive design system, and end-to-end experiences.
  • Switching gears from deep design thinking to rapid-fire execution.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Fine Arts, or related field and 7 years’ experience in design or related field OR 9 years’ experience in design or related field. 3 years' experience building and leading high performing teams. 5 years' experience leading cross-functional teams.

Perks and Benefits

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

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About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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