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Senior Visual Designer
About Us
Tuft & Needle is a digitally-native sleep brand. We offer high quality products for the bedroom at a fair price while providing an award-winning customer experience. Founded by an engineer and marketer from Silicon Valley, we’re a company that has iterative design and development at its core. We believe the user experience should drive development and technology should rarely dictate functionality. At the end of the day, we’re a group of nice people who work hard and value transparency, growth, and doing right by our customers. Come help us shape the future of our brand.
About the Role
Above all, we win as a team. We hire people who like working collaboratively and don’t mind getting out of their comfort zones. The majority of your role will be creating engaging and usable digital experiences for our customers throughout their shopping journey. Projects will range from product and landing pages to complex e-commerce features. You will also have the opportunity to occasionally work on heavier UX problems as well as some print projects.  
Essential Functions

Translating business requirements and user needs into design solutions that are engaging, valuable and usable
Working with project teams to distill goals, constraints and risks into well thought-out project plans
Helping to build and maintain our brand guidelines and UI pattern library as our brand and interfaces evolve over time
Art directing product pages, marketing initiatives, email campaigns, and other aesthetic- and performance-driven interfaces
Occasionally art directing and executing printed product collateral and retail needs
Collaborating with the content and multi-media teams to create integrated, engaging content for your designs
Leading brainstorming/wireframing sessions that use design thinking practices to ideate with multi-disciplinary teams
Creating mood boards, style tiles, wireframes, and comps to explore solutions and clearly communicate the recommended user experience to the project team
Designing intuitive and elegant web-based interfaces for all screen sizes
Maintaining graphic standards and branding throughout all design solutions
Helping to conduct and interpret user research and testing for your designs
Strategizing with the team on better flows and processes for existing systems
Providing clear, candid, and constructive feedback to team members
Being an ambassador for human-centered design and a champion for the user
Working on multiple projects in parallel while staying organized and meeting tight deadlines

You have experience...

Creating beautiful, engaging, usable designs
Providing art direction for digital projects
Leading brainstorming/wireframing/story-carding sessions
Building prototypes and conducting and interpreting user research and testing
Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams
Working with e-commerce (nice to have)
Working for a product company (nice to have)

You can demonstrate...

Advanced visual design skills, including typography, color theory, and illustration
Solid UX design skills, ranging from user research to high-fidelity comps
Solid UI animation skills and comfort working with modern prototyping tools
Complex problem-solving skills
Advocacy for the user
A bias toward testing and a curiosity for what you don’t know
Flexibility (high-fidelity and low-fidelity, changing objectives and scope, etc)
Comfort working at a quick yet sustainable pace
An ability to manage large projects while staying organized and focused
An ability to give and receive constructive feedback
An ability to listen and ask good questions
The confidence and initiative to speak up and address problems that you see within our products, processes, and teams
Familiarity with Google analytics (nice to have)
Basic coding skills (HAML/SASS

Employer Profile

Tuft and Needle
Phoenix, AZ
Date Submitted:
Thu, Sep 13th, 2018
Sat, Oct 13th, 2018
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