UI/UX Designer

Atlanta / Palo Alto / Remote
Product & Design
Full Time
Walker & Company Brands is an e-commerce company that is completely reinventing the way consumers learn about, purchase and enjoy health and beauty products. We’re starting with a focus on the $50 billion personal care segment. Personal care manufacturers and traditional retailers are neither building brands nor merchandising experiences which cater to the uniquely differentiated needs of black and latino consumers --- two of America’s fastest growing and most culturally influential demographic groups.

We're inventing a new class of commerce company that will build beloved consumer brands, will win on customer experience, and will win on technology.

Role Description:
We are looking for a thoughtful and experienced UI / UX Designer to help create great user experiences over web, mobile and touch. The ideal candidate is curious, passionate and has an eye for detail.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Work closely with Creative Director, Product Manager and Engineering team to turn user needs and business goals into compelling experiences
    • Think strategically and understand all aspects of product, brand and user
    • Execute on designs from conception to final hand-off to product and engineering
    • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows and site maps to communicate interaction and design ideas
    • Work within existing design language and brand guidelines to develop a consistency across mediums

MUST HAVES:

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills. You must be able to articulate your rationale behind design decisions
    • Two or more years of professional experience in software or web design (and a strong portfolio that reflects this)
    • Strong visual design skills. Ability to work within established visual frameworks and patterns
    • Strong working knowledge of the latest design tools
    • You’re in it for the long-haul and excited by a fast-paced, startup environment and the dynamic environment and flexibility that it requires
    • You've shown and proven to colleagues that “great company culture” shouldn’t be a buzz phrase and that it builds great companies. Show us

NICE TO HAVES:

    • Experience with HTML/CSS/responsive web, j-query or other languages
    • Experience in motion design and video editing
    • Experience in brand and communication design
    • Experience working with quantitative data to inform design decisions
    • Qualitative user research experience

Why work at Walker & Company Brands?

    • It's an opportunity to join a small, agile company chasing a large, underserved market opportunity.
    • Great exposure to building vertically-integrated e-commerce brands.
    • More benefits! Amazing health and dental plans for individuals and dependents (we pay 100% of the premium costs), commuter plans, generous vacation and personal days as needed.
    • We dream big. We love to compete. We like to have fun. Feel free to reference check us on that.