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Nike Converse, Senior UX Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

What you bring to Converse:

  • 6+ years of experience leading and managing UX designteams - creating user-centered designs for ecommerce products.

  • A portfolio of work showcasing how content, design andinterface work together to create great digital experiences.

  • Proven record of shipping quality software.

  • A conceptual problem solver and master of userexperience with the ability to produce exceptional design work.

  • A high level of proficiency creating prototypes withinVision and other web-based prototyping tools.

  • Experience with web-based usability testing tools.

  • Background leading collaboration sessions with varioustypes of specialists and those with differing levels of exposure to UXworking methodologies.

  • Understanding of underlying technology is vital. Youdon't have to be a developer, but you understand what makes things work.

  • In-depth understanding of Sketch, and Adobe CreativeSuite.

  • Bonus points for experience bringing designs to lifethrough animation; i.e. Principle, Flash, After Effects

  • Able to function independently and in a teamenvironment

  • Outstanding teammate and positive demeanor.

  • Brings a strong mentorship and leadership to team.

  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and processexcellence.

We’re looking for a highly hardworking Senior User Experience Designer to join our digital team.

The Senior UX Designer is responsible for our global digital experience design system and serves as our UX design team leader. This key leadership position has broad responsibilities including overall design direction, hands-on design responsibilities and mentorship of UX design team members. The ideal candidate will be an upbeat self-starter with a forward-thinking aptitude for creating simple, appealing and useable experiences across multiple phases of a digital product lifecycle while developing and leading a high-performance UX design team.

You will lead innovative problem solving, collaborative team environments, and demonstrate skills and strategy to design multiple projects of differing size and scope. You are driven by curiosity and passionate about user-centered experience design and able to handle both high-level vision and detail-focused execution. You will also have knack for leading teams in design workshops and critiques while being proud to mentor a design team. You will bring elite expertise in UX design for e-commerce and bring a streamlined experience to life. You will be curious about global usability and conscientious to user personas. You will strategically innovate design that inspires change while testing and solutioning for the now.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Sr. UX Design;

  • Drive strategic design solutions and decisions toevolve the overall user experience guided by UX methodologies and strategy

  • Oversee agency partnerships that will bring the UXstrategy and vision to life

  • Anticipate user driven problems and solutions on aglobal level while working closely with and across teams of engineers,product managers, strategists and fellow creatives to deliver exceptional,core e-commerce solutions.

  • Produce high quality user experience design throughhybrid wireframe and visual designs, flow diagrams, storyboards, site mapsand prototypes.

  • Partner with internal brand design teams on thecreation of new storytelling experiences.

  • Collaborate with team members on user research,customer testing, and iterative feedback loops.

  • Rapidly iterate on design prototypes and workingapplications.

Global UX Leadership:

  • Work cross-functionally with Content Strategy, SEO,Digital Design, Analytics, Experience Optimization, Product Management andDevelopment teams to enhancement existing and bring new digital commerceexperiences to market.

  • Partner closely with geo-based business teams tounderstand and address market-specific needs and opportunities around theglobe.

  • Actively partner with business partners in Brand andMedia to create consumer and brand-right experiences that supportmarketing and commercial goals, globally.

  • Drive user advised design decisions aligning internaland external senior partners behind a common delivery plan and ensuretimely reporting of progress through low/high fidelityprototypes/designs/mock-ups for internal review, workshops andbrainstorming

  • Proactively develop, lead and manage relationships withkey partners, and cross-functional team members.

  • Identify, prioritize and implement journey improvementsto support the customer shopping experience through our global e-commercefunnel

  • Lead a highly engaged team across the business withexchanged opinions of the desired journey experience, shares standardmethodologies and work ethic to ensure the delivery of the desiredcustomer experience.

  • Help to define, evolve, and disseminate ConverseDigital UX Design standards to other teams throughout the organization.

Your Approach:

  • Curious |Be a constant student of standard methodologies and emerging trends in UX.Consumer technology developments inspire and energize you.

  • Open and collaborative | YOU are a specialist, but WE win as a team – you mustbe comfortable with ambiguity and thrive in a cross-disciplineenvironment.

  • Ego-less |We all wear all the hats that need wearing – from high level thinking toin-the-trenches work, your flexibility, positivity and focus on resultsmakes the team successful.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.