Staples LEAD UI/UX DESIGNER in Brooklyn, New York
Makr is a design product for next-generation makers. Available on iOS and Web, Makr provides users with powerful tools to create branding and custom products such as logos, printed cards and labels, and swag. The Makr team is a small and mighty group of design and tech obsessed individuals based in a co-working space in Brooklyn.
Makr is currently seeking a Lead UI/UX Designer to join our team.
At Makr, you will have the opportunity to apply your extraordinary talent in directing a team in creative problem solving and design execution. You are a confident and passionate leader who is able to design and drive conceptual thinking, while managing many projects simultaneously. In addition to being an exceptional designer, you are able to mentor and lead other designers.
You will be directly responsible for creative product designs for all Makr business functions, including our web and mobile products. Through your leadership, you will align creative execution with business strategy, user experience and technology. Your ability to execute compelling designs and understand business objectives, while maintaining an eye on the brand presentation & customer experience across all digital touch-points will be essential. Your ability to partner and maintain strong relationships with all team members – including Product and Development will ensure collaborative and integrated solutions.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: * Lead user experience and user interface design for Makr digital products, which includes:• Creating and maintaining all user experience documentation (site maps, user flow documentation, wireframes, etc) * Creating customer-focused designs for both native, iOS apps and responsive/adaptive web engaging responsive/adaptive for all screen sizes * Leading grass roots usability studies or user testing * Designing and prototyping interfaces that are modern and fresh * Leading the team on new and evolving UI/UX practices, such as Material Design * Provide design support, and drive creative ideation and new ideas across the business * Partner with the Business and Technology team leaders * Stay abreast of evolving Industry, Device, and emerging Trends & Technologies * Develop leadership skills through mentoring and training other designers * Mentor other designers - manage their performance and career development * Own small, medium and large projects across the business
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
Title: LEAD UI/UX DESIGNER
Requisition ID: 1022058