7 hours
2018-08-162018-09-15

UX DESIGNER - BLACK LOCUS (117325)

Home Depot, Inc.
Austin, TX
  • Job Code
    305062
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UX DESIGNER - BLACK LOCUS (117325)

TX - Austin

  • Date Posted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Merchandising
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE

The UX Product Designer is responsible for advocation for the end user experience throughout the development process. The UX Product Designer is a core member of the product and development team working directly with engineers and product managers to develop and deliver a product. Specifically, the Product Designer is responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews, and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, wireframes, and prototypes. Additionally, responsibilities include shepherding the design through the implementation and QA phases of the project by providing specifications and designs for user stories as well as answering questions and signing off on UX aspects of acceptance criteria.
Based on partnership and requirements from a PM, the UX will also design the overall functionality of the product and iterate upon it by driving usability testing and collecting user feedback.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

60% - User Research, Scenario and Use Case Development, Personal Development, Prototyping, Usability Testing
40% - Shepherding designs through the agile sprint development process. Creating and updating design specifications based on user story requirements, answering questions during the sprint, sign off on acceptance criteria.

NATURE AND SCOPE

This position reports to Director Product Management.
This position has 0 direct reports.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. 
Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:
Less than 10%


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
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 all of the time is spent sitting in the same position or standing/walking or there is some requirement to lift or handle material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20 pounds). 

Preferred Qualifications:
Education or relevant work experience in Design, UX or similar field.  Strong leadership and self-starter mentality. Excellent verbal and written communications skills.  Experience in conceptualizing, outlining, and executing discovery research. 
Translating research into architecture/sitemaps, wireframes, workflows, and prototypes.
Ability to inventively design within the constraints of product requirements.
Drive usability testing and collecting user feedback.
Harness user feedback to pivot and integrate on design solutions.
Experience shepherding design and UX through the agile process.
Strong customer service. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:

Background and experience in Agile methodologies and work environment.
Background and experience in UX Research, Design and Testing Prototyping abilities with UX tools such as Sketch, Invision, Axure, PhotoShop (HTML, Jquery, CSS is a plus)






We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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