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Product Designer (Enterprise) - CTH - CPG/Retail (REMOTE)

Job title: Product Designer (Enterprise) - CTH - CPG/Retail (REMOTE)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Chicago, IL
Discipline: Creative
Remote: Yes
Reference: 404162
Contact name: Kimberley Pare
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a company growing RAPIDLY in the CPG and Retail space, is looking to add a Product Designers to their team on a contract to hire basis. Having experience in Enterprise environments will be a major PLUS!

Overview:

Our Enterprise Product Design team partners with Engineering, Product Management, Analytics, and business leaders across the company. We're building enterprise technology that allows both brand Consumers and Partners to succeed in large scale complex environments, solving important end-user problems in elegant, scalable, and measurable ways. As part of our Product Design team, the ideal candidate will bring a forward-thinking design aesthetic, demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices, and the drive to deliver results as part of a dynamic, cross-functional team.

Our Enterprise Product Design organization includes a variety of teams solving interesting and highly complex or nuanced problems

The Product Designer Will:

  • Earn trust: collaborate with product managers, developers, content strategists, user researchers, and other designers to define, discover, and deliver designs that achieve user needs, business goals, and are technically feasible to implement.
  • Operate off of "Customers first": utilize design thinking principles to work through all facets of the product design life cycle, from defining the right problem, to discovery for possible solutions and concept ideation, to delivering full-fidelity prototype designs. Enabling you to build engaging user experiences for multiple user groups that solve business objectives with purpose and simplicity.
  • Deliver results: Presenting viable solutions that accomplish best in a class user experience and solve for business needs. You will also articulate your design process, and decisions to internal stakeholders including senior leadership executives.
  • Operate at depth: Attending/actively participating in brainstorming, daily stand-ups, grooming, planning, and other team meetings. You may also hold workshops with your team to help shape, define, and align on how you solve problems together.
  • Debate openly: Advocating for the right solutions for the best experience, performing design reviews and providing feedback to software developers, product managers and other designers during the product development process.
  • Own your work: Within the team, deliver work that you are proud to have your name on. Foster internal culture and principles within the group while setting new standards in executional and operational excellence.

The Product Designer Must Have/Be:

  • Preferred use of FIGMA
  • The ideal candidate will have worked in user experience design groups in large, product-based organizations; they would also have experience working in a complex environment, with a proven ability to consider the impact of their decisions, past their own products.
  • Expertise in producing impactful deliverables and communicating their benefit and how they help solve a problem. An online portfolio that demonstrates an unfailing advocacy for the user, highlighting detailed site maps, task flows, user journeys, service blueprints, information architecture, wireframes, annotations, and prototypes that represent interactions and recommendations and shows us what your thought process is.
  • Strong skills in modern design principles, as well as experience with modern design tools like Figma.
  • A passion for building functional and engaging user experiences with a strong user-centered focus.
  • Ample experience collaborating across multiple stakeholder groups, communicating with diverse audiences, and balancing/negotiating priorities.
  • A total of 10+ years of experience in Product Design that includes leading large-scale initiatives and previous experience in enterprise is preferred.

If you are interested in and qualified for this position, please submit your resume and portfolio today!

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