sr. Manager, UX Design

UNDER ARMOUR
Oregon, USA
Posted 3 days ago
Full time

Job description

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can't imagine living without.

Position Summary

***If applying to this position, please submit both a resume and link to your digital portfolio (along with any access information needed)***

We are looking for a Senior Manager, UX Design to join Under Armour Global Ecommerce and help us create the next generation of commerce experiences. Our growing team of passionate designers, engineers, and product owners live and breathe technology. You relate to Under Armour's brand mission - Under Armour Makes You Better - and this is your chance to become part of a challenging and exciting team focused on making everyone everywhere better.

The Senior Manager, UX Design will lead and manage a team of product designers and senior product designers to create best-in-class experiences for web, mobile web, and native app products. The role will work closely with other team leaders in product, engineering, marketing, merchandising, delivery, strategy, omnichannel, and other key stakeholders on a variety of projects in a fast-paced and positive environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with global leadership to establish a long range UX digital experience vision, plan and actionable work products
  • Lead the product design process and work closely with leadership across teams to create experiences that improve the user experience and achieve business goals
  • Establish an experience design Center of Excellence along with regular collaboration sessions with global counterparts
  • Act as representative of Ecommerce Experience in planning and strategy sessions in UA strategy sessions
  • Manage team resourcing, ensuring designers are paired with projects that play to their strengths, challenge them, and allow for growth
  • Mentor designers toward top performance and help them track toward long-term career goals
  • Lead design critiques, encourage diversity of ideas, and foster a healthy collaborative team culture
  • Lead the exploration of new, innovative design solutions and patterns
  • Use qualitative and quantitative data to inform designs and solutions (e.g. web metrics, a/b test results, third party research, consumer profiles, etc.)
  • Collaborate and develop documentation as needed to guide engineering, marketing, customer support, and content creation through the implementation of engaging, high-quality user experiences
  • Identify, plan, and facilitate user research, insight analysis, and other feedback mechanisms to deliver insights and actionable results
  • Consider global requirements for your work (e.g. longer text in translations, cultural considerations, etc.
  • Leverage existing style guides and patterns to create and maintain a holistic design system and pattern library
  • Work closely with Developers, Engineers, Strategists, Copywriters and Product Teams to create consistent, clean and organized designs
  • Manage more junior production designers to ensure quality
  • Attention to usability, consistency and ADA compliance across all deliverables

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

You are passionate about advocating for the user within complex, challenging projects. You are self-managing, organized, and can handle the challenges that come with highly dynamic and fast-paced environments, while also having the patience required for complex, long-term projects. You bring to the team the following:

  • 7-10 years of experience executing product design for web, iOS, and/or Android within Agile environments
  • Experience leading and/or mentoring a team of UX designers
  • An eye for best-in-class UI and understanding of how to build and manage a design language system
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate design concepts to a variety of audiences
  • Proficient with a variety of design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, InVision, and Adobe
  • Strong communication skills (in person, over Webex, in email, in documentation)
  • Strong collaborator and a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes designers, content strategists, copy writers, product owners, project managers, and engineers
  • A strong voice advocating for experience design best practices within the company
  • Best-in-class project deliverables (personas, user journeys, wireframes, rationale, assets, comps, etc.)
  • Proven understanding of eCommerce, mobile, and digital retail best-practices are a must
  • Strong understanding of and experience designing for ADA compliance

Education And / Or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Understanding of design systems and pattern libraries
  • 10+ years of product management experience (preferably in Ecommerce)
  • Leadership/Managing a team of 4-6 UX Designers

Other Requirements

  • Location: Remote

Relocation

  • No relocation provided
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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