Designer Lead - User Experience (UX)

Designer Lead - User Experience (UX)

  • Location RESTON, VA
  • Career Area Software Development and Engineering
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD558122

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the Team

Our team sits in the Digital Citizenship Technology group at Walmart and builds products to enhance the lives of millions of Americans. We create compelling digital experiences for customers, whether they are at home, in the store or on the go. We build the tools that our consumers can use to act upon their Privacy rights at Walmart, Sam’s Club, FlipKart as well as other acquisition Brands globally. Primary work location is Reston VA. Applicants will be evaluated based on experience, online samples, and interview and references.

What you'll do...

A User Experience Lead in our team at Walmart research, plans, architects the user experience design for websites, mobile apps, Intranets, and Web applications. This person leads the creation of digital products made from a user’s perspective.

A user experience lead devises interaction strategy in sync with user goals and clients’ business goals, develops navigation and structure, designs wireframes or interactive prototypes, organizes content, and tirelessly advocates for the needs and goals of real users. This person will make strategic and tactical UX decisions related to design and usability as well as features and functions.

The UX lead with also perform usability assessments and tests of interactive systems. The best candidate will possess outstanding creativity, a highly detailed nature, and the ability to help define and solve complex user interface problems.

Job Responsibilities:

Conceive, Plan and Lead the development of high-end, effective digital products.

Create or assist with information architecture and UX design for complex interactive projects. Define digital strategies. Produce site maps, wireframes, prototypes and UX requirements documentation.

Become a zealous “user” advocate

Work to become an expert in the field of user experience design and people-centered digital products.

Communicate externally and internally

Facilitate internal team communication, bridging the gap between visual design, functional development, and content. Communicate the value of these disciplines to clients. Grow to lead client engagements from a UX perspective.

  • Mastery of the interactive Development Process - Thorough knowledge and experience planning, documenting and leading interactive projects (Web, Mobile App, Intranet, Web App). Immersed in UX best practices.
  • A Designer’s Eye – Must be able to translate complex concepts and interactions into visually coherent wireframes or prototypes. This is a strongly creative position.
  • Passion – Strong affinity for the digital lifestyle and zealous drive to make interactive technology better for real people.
  • Software Skills - Strong proficiency/expertise in:
    • InDesign
    • Sketch
    • Invision
    • React Framework
    • Interactive Prototyping Tools

Desired Soft Skills:

  • Client Interaction - An outgoing personality and ability to interact excellently with clients.
  • Detail-oriented - You must be highly organized to be an excellent Information Architect.
  • Creativity - Possess problem-solving skills, an investigative mentality and a proactive nature.
  • Independence - The ability to make things happen with limited direction. Excellent proactive attitude, take-charge personality and “can-do” demeanor.
  • Stewardship - Be committed to delivering solutions on time and within budget.

Desired Technical Skills:

  • Strongly familiar with standard coding languages for interactive products (E.g., HTML/CSS, PHP, ASP.NET and CMS products). Ability to code is a plus but not required.

About Global Tech 

Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption. 

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor Degree and 4 years design experience OR Masters Degree and 3 years design experience OR 6 years design experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Primary Location...

10790 PARKRIDGE DR. SUITE 200, RESTON, VA 20191, United States of America

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?

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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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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