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Senior User Interface Designer

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013 LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

Grainger is a global leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions. Our 18,000 employees are driven to serve customers and the community in exceptional ways focusing on delivering the highest level of service. The Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions. Grainger's employees serve customers more than 115,000 times every day through multiple channels. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll be able to develop your talents, and make a difference. Grainger is a Fortune 500 company and a perennial member of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies list.

 

Purpose

The Senior User Interface Designer role will work directly with internal team members to design and evolve our digital internal tools that feed 1.5 million products to Grainger’s digital and future publications. This role will partner with UX designers, developers, and product managers, to deliver high-fidelity visual design compositions that adheres to our evolving internal design system standards and ensure coded output is executed to pixel perfection.

 

Responsibilities

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to production deployment.
  • Execution and maintenance of the Grainger’s design system, style guides and pattern libraries for all of Grainger’s internal tools
  • Collaborate with product and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for product direction, and execution of the visual design language
  • Enhance existing designs based on user feedback and web analytics
  • Present design work to the user experience team, product team, and senior leadership for review, discussion, and feedback
  • Enhance the team knowledge of best design practices and trends in digital and brand design
  • Help identify and communicate style guide concepts and guidelines to the team
  • Partner with Frontend development teams to ensure that common components implemented as intended

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication, Visual Design, Product Design, or related field
  •  5-7+ years of experience in User Experience design, User Interface design, web design, web development
  •  Experience in software design, visual communication, page layout, and usability principles to achieve user-centered design
  • Strong proficiency in Sketch, Figma, UX and component libraries
  • Deep knowledge of HTML, and CSS
  • Demonstrated success in using web analytics data to inform design decisions
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience implementing W3C accessibility design standards

 

Impact

This position directly impacts the appearance and functionality of Grainger’s internal tools by synthesizing user feedback and data, business objectives, design best practices, and technical capabilities.

 

 

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status