Designer Lead - Sam's Club Technology
Dallas County, TX
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy. Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.
What you'll do...
What youll doat Sams Club
At Sams Club, were committed to being the membership you love the most.
The Sam's Club Experience Design team crafts compelling experiences wherever we meet our membersand associatesfromour clubs, to their businesses, and to their homes. We creativelydeliver impactfor the web, apps, in-club experiences and associate-facing tools.
As aLead Product Designer,we need your expertise to make an impact in highly strategic and important initiatives within the Experience Design team. Specifically, your
assignment is to help the team to deeply empathize with the customer, liaise across partners in Business, Product, and Engineering and dedicate their collective creativity and execution to delivering experiences that bring delight to our customers, meeting them where they are. Ultimately, your passion to serve and a growth mindset will make you a valuable member of this cross-functional team, owning and crafting effective designs from top to bottom.
How youll spend your days
Lead in the creation of business, consumer,and associate product experiences
Think holisticallyandbroadly about the people using our products, a cohesive design system, and end to end experiences
Mentor and guide junior designers and seek out and welcome feedback from senior leaders
Solve complex problems and work with others with the same passion, to collaborate and merge solutions into a larger structure and create a cohesive design ecosystem.
Switch gears from deep design thinking to rapid-fire execution
Why youre a great fit
Youre probably stronger on one side than the other, but you haveasolidblend of interaction and visual design skillsand aneye for pixel-perfect detail
You can craft experiences for any channel or platformand have robust, demonstrable experience in doing so
When you look atSams Club, you see multiple easy waystomake the experience morebeautiful anddelightful for our customers and associates,and you're excited to tell us about them
You have a constant drive to stay up-to-date with the latest industry news and developments
You express your design point of view and openly advocate for another team members design
Youre a creative problem solver who leans into collaboration to create delightful experiences
Youthrive on collaboration be itwithother designers, business partners, product owners orengineering
You have an impressiveproduct design portfolio that demonstrates how you design to solve for both business requirements and customer needs
You understand how to support and guide less experienced designers to learn and grow in the field
Track record of deploying user interface standards and conventions,functional communication flows anddynamic,engaginginterfaces
Deep understandingof design theory and concepts to create effective visual communication with hierarchy and balance (typography, color, space, contrast)
The ability tocreatedesign templates and patternsthat mesh with the broader design system
Ability to produce great work in short timeframes, multi-task across different projects and platforms and adapt to the ever-changingnatureof thebusiness and technological landscape
Excellent presentation, communication, and negotiation skillsat the executive level
Experience with business requirement gathering, site assessment, competitive analysis, and secondary research
Inclusive design philosophy with a strong editorial sense. You gather feedback judiciously but know when to adjust and when to follow your initial vision
Youre asystemsthinker withthe ability to communicate concepts to audiences of all levels of understanding
Bonus points for
Complimentary skills in your Product Designer arsenal:prototyping (withFlinto, Framer, Marvel, Principle or similar), user research, motion design, illustration
Experience designing compelling experiences for large, customer-facing properties
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor Degree and 4 years design experience OR Masters Degree and 3 years design experience OR 6 years design experience.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.