UX Interactive Lead Designer - Victoria's Secret - NYC or Columbus, OH

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New York, NY, United States
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Job ID: 44764

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Lead UX/UI visual design for one of 7 small cross-functional VS Digital Platform product teams. Each teams objective is to drive innovation and performance optimization for an area of victoriassecret.com. Intimately understand the inner workings of the product, competitive space and the customer. Work on a monthly release schedule, utilizing an Agile/Lean UX methodology to identify, develop, and iterate customer-facing enhancements.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Visual & Functional Enhancements

Innovate & propose functional solutions to enhance the customer experience
Understand the enhancement objective to iterate for solution
Lead Design Studio exercises to generate ideas collectively
Design final UI leveraging VS standards and best practices
Collaborate with development team on technical recommendations
Navigate the site often to understand the site and uncover areas of opportunity
Create wireframes as needed

Front End Build QA

Leverage tools efficiently to communicate enhancement specification & capture defects (JIRA, Confluence, etc.)
Work side-by-side with a Front End Web Development to build and validate all visual/functional enhancements
Ensure visual & interactive integrity of front-end build
Validate all UI states have been implemented to specifications & standards

Usability & Test Support

Be a key contributor in interview questions, comps & prototypes for usability sessions
Create layouts, low-fi concepts, motion tests, and/or prototypes for GOOB and/or formal usability sessions
Explore variations in micro interactions for optimal clarity throughout the experience
Observe usability sessions & focus on extracting key learns to optimize the experience
Use best practices for preparing & interpreting usability observations

Competitive Patterning

Participate in structured patterning exercises to Identify best-in-class functionality from the competition
Read reports from sites that aggregate findings based on larger usability sessions
Continued competitive awareness for product best-in-class.

Presentation Support

Prepare decks as needed for better communication of a concept
Partner with various creative leads to organize layouts and deliver for executive presentation

QUALIFICATIONS

Sophisticated sense of visual design/style
Passionate advocate of for usability & user experience
UI visual design and interaction design expertise
Proven ability to translate complex design challenges into clear, customer-friendly experiences
Working understanding of ecommerce and usability best practices
Collaborative, inclusive and flexible team member
Resourceful self-starter who gets things done
Highly organized with extreme attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Positive, constructive approach

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Bachelors Degree (Design / Interactive) or equivalent design experience
5-7 years Web visual design experience
Mastery of appropriate tools & technology
Advanced Photoshop
Working knowledge of Illustrator
Understanding of the capabilities and best practices relating to the use of front-end Web technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Proven talent in graphic and interactive design
Retail/fashion brand or agency experience desired; ecommerce experience ideal
Experience delivering on business and creative goals through design
Design for tablet & mobile UI

LOCATION/TRAVEL

New York City (with travel to Columbus) or Columbus based
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About Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret is the best lingerie brand in the world and dominates the global marketplace. There is no close second. Our name has become synonymous with all things feminine and sexy-from lingerie and sleepwear, to beauty products, to swim, sport and beyond. Whether shopping our stores, catalogue or website, or watching the Victoria's Secret Angels on the runway of the world's biggest fashion show, Victoria's Secret brings fantasy to life. We're innovative and have evolved and stayed relevant for 35+ years because of our fundamental belief that the customer rules!

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