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Design Director, Retail Core Engine

Walmart


Location:
San Bruno, CA 94066
Date:
02/01/2018
2018-02-012018-03-18
Walmart
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943059BRReq ID:943059BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.Job Title:Design Director, Retail Core EnginePosition Summary:As the Design Director for the Retail Core Engine team, you will design groundbreaking products and tools for Walmarts US eCommerce Business. Youll be working with a brilliant team during one of the most transformative moments in the retail industry.



About the Retail Core Engine:

Our team builds the technologies that empower shoppers to have an experience that is best in class across a multitude of devices, product categories and fulfillment options. As the Design Director of our team, youll have a once in a lifetime opportunity to impact the behavior of thousands of internal team members and hundreds of millions of consumers.



As the backbone of Walmarts US eCommerce Retail Business, youll be designing tools and experiences that impact:

Thousands of Suppliers who rely on our technology to improve their performance

Millions of customers who shop on Walmarts US-Ecommerce Properties (Walmart.com, Jet.com, Hayneedle, Modcloth, Moosejaw, Bonobos, Shoes.com)

A diverse set of leaders who represent the best in their fields

All aspects of the lifecycle that powers a multi-billion dollar business partner experience, supply chain, product catalog, search, tooling, consumer experience

Influence the direction of a company only constrained by your vision and passion to executeCity:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:Position Description

Its all about our internal team member's user experience from ideation, exploring experience design concepts, to prototyping and testing. You will build a team of UX/UI experts including strategists, researchers, architects and designers who build best-in-class tools and experiences. Its deeply exciting and rewarding to see our products in our fellow team members' hands.



The Director of Design for Category Tools establishes and drives the overall strategy for design and execution of our internal tools, which are used by hundreds of Category Leaders to drive the customer experience that touches millions of users daily. This is a senior-level role with significant responsibility, creativity, technical expertise, and business sense required.



In This Role, You Will:

Recruit and develop outstanding talent, by coaching, managing and mentoring a team of designers

Lead an org that works collaboratively as equal owners with Product Management and Engineering to create amazing user experiences that delight clients

Form your team from the ground up

Establish and communicate effective design processes through a deep understanding of user-centered design techniques coupled with practical experience in how a design team should collaborate cross-functionally for maximum effectiveness delivering solutions

Juggle many objectives, as a consistent champion for our team members

Lead strong teams through dynamic, complex demands, including multiple projects with dependencies on other internal teams

Apply and further develop your experience in developing new approaches to design tailored to the mission at hand, including agile and lean product development methodologies

Advocate for our team members and integrate User Research into the product development process

Manage and approve prototypes, specification documentation and style guides

Provide overall direction for designMinimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Psychology, Information Science, Design, Communications, English, Writing, or related field and 7 years user experience design or related field OR 11 years experience in user experience design or related field

A portfolio of work demonstrating experience creating human-centered design solutions and showing your ability to turn ideas into a strong and differentiated vision

2 years of supervisory experienceAdditional Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree in Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Architecture, Business, or related field

8 years experience in software design or related field

6 years experience in eCommerce, SaaS or related field

2 years experience developing internal user experience solutions with agile methodology

2 years experience crafting internal user experience solutions for internal tool development using modern technologies

Ideally versed in both online and integrated retail environments

#LI-SY1Category:User Experience and Design (UX/UI) Division:Walmart.comDivision Summary:The Walmart.com team is here to provide amazing digital and physical experiences for our customers with seamless access to products and services they want. Marketplace allows us to present an even wider array of vendor products on Walmart.com and beyond. Behind the scenes, e-commerce experts are focused on category growth, program management, business development, and seller onboarding. We continuously strive to deliver incredible selection, ease, and e-commerce innovation to customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce
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