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Home Depot User Experience Designer in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The User Experience Designer works hand in hand, often pairing, with other members of product teams to bring products to life.

The User Experience Designer is responsible for designing intuitive, quality products through collaboration with end users and modern software development teams. User Experience Designers work directly with end users to collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data through formal research. This information is used to inform product-related hypotheses, recommendations, and ultimately user stories in the product backlog.

As a User Experience Designer you will be part of a team with more experienced team members to help build and grow your skills.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

20% - Planning & Analysis:

Communicates with key user and operational groups to understand business needs

Elicits ideas and assists team members with gaining shared understanding, and aligns the product team and stakeholders

Presents design concepts, user needs, and design rationale to multidisciplinary teams, as well as to key stakeholders and business partners

80% - Delivery & Execution:

Analyzes user experience data and provides recommendations to address business needs

Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met

Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to design solutions

Creates designs such that information is easy to find, consume, and understand

Communicates ideas and designs to end user and product team members

Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the User Experience Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Conditions could produce mild discomfort on occasion.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

0-1 years of relevant work experience

Experience in one or more of the following disciplines: user research, interaction design, information architecture, visual design; exposure to and interest in growing in the others

Experience translating user needs into visual assets

Familiarity with analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data and presenting findings and recommendations

Familiarity with rapid prototyping and visualization

Familiarity with research and usability strategy deliverables such as discovery findings, mental models, scenarios, user journey maps, personas, debrief documentation, screeners, testing plans, task lists, low and high fidelity prototypes, annotated wireframes, and/or clickable prototypes

Familiarity with approaches to translating findings into tangible designs such as heuristic reviews, usability testing, competitive product analysis, web metrics data, field research, quantitative surveys, user interviews, and persona development

Exposure to rapid prototyping and visualization tools such as Axure, iRise, Balsamiq, Omnigraffle, Visio, Adobe CC, and UXPin

Exposure to visual software tools such as Adobe illustrator, Photoshop, and Fireworks

Exposure to style guides, iconography, and/or typography.

Interest in working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design and development team

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions

Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people

Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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