Principal Designer (Senior Manager II, Product Design) - Sam's Club

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 11/03/2021

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

What you’ll do at Sam’s Club....

At Sam’s Club, we’re committed to being the membership you love the most.

The Sam's Club Experience Design team crafts compelling experiences wherever we meet our members and associates—from our clubs, to their businesses, and to their homes. We creatively deliver impact for the web, apps, in-club experiences and associate-facing tools.

As a Senior Manager II, we need your expertise to make an impact in highly strategic and important initiatives within the Experience Design team. Specifically, your assignment is to lead the team to deeply empathize with the customer, liaise across partners in Business, Product, and Engineering and dedicate their collective creativity and execution to delivering experiences that bring delight to our customers, meeting them where they are. Ultimately, your passion to serve and a growth mindset will make you a valuable leader in this cross-functional team.

How you’ll spend your days:

  • Driving experience strategy and innovation through oversight of the creation of business, consumer, and associate product experiences. 

  • Thinking holistically and systematically – about the people using our products, a cohesive design system, and end to end experiences

  • Solving complex problems and working with others with the same passion by formulating project needs and measures of success

  • Switch gears from deep design thinking to rapid-fire execution

  • Growing and building design team to support the growing demands of the operation, recruiting and developing extraordinary talent, by coaching, managing and mentoring a team of designers

Why you’re a great fit:

  • You’re probably stronger on one side than the other, but you have a solid blend of interaction and visual design skills and an eye for pixel-perfect detail

  • You have a constant drive to stay up-to-date with the latest industry news and developments

  • You express your design point of view and openly advocate for another team member’s design

  • You’re a creative problem solver who leans into collaboration to create delightful experiences

  • You have an impressive product design portfolio that demonstrates how you design to solve for both business requirements and customer needs

  • You have a demonstrated history of building high-performing teams in  

Skills you’ll have:

  • You’re a systems thinker with the ability to communicate concepts to audiences of all levels of understanding.

  • You have an inclusive design philosophy with a strong editorial sense. You gather feedback judiciously but know when to adjust and when to follow your initial vision.

  • You champion a process and culture that embraces design thinking and agile methods.

  • You have established and communicated effective design processes through a strong understanding of user-centered design techniques coupled with practical experience in how a design team should collaborate cross-functionally for maximum effectiveness delivering solutions.

  • You juggle many objectives, as a consistent champion for the customer.

  • You can lead strong teams through rapidly evolving, complex demands, including multiple projects with dependencies on other internal teams.

  • You apply and further develop your experience in developing new approaches to design based on industry best practices, including agile and lean product development methodologies.

  • You drive multi-channel user experience strategy and innovation with successful delivery of product roadmaps

  • You understand how to gain strategic alignment within and across the organization, at all levels

  • You can identify the need for analysis of customer behavior changes (for example, spikes in sales revenues, traffic, abandonment, engagement)

  • You will manage and approve prototypes, specification documentation and style guides and provide overall direction for design

Bonus points for:

  • Complimentary skills in your Product Designer arsenal: prototyping (with Figma, Flinto, Framer, Marvel, Principle or similar), user research, motion design, illustration

  • Experience designing compelling experiences for large, customer-facing properties

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree and 4 years of related experience OR

  • Masters Degree and 3 years of related experience OR

  • 6 years of design experience
     

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6 years' experience designing for multiple platforms and operating systems

  • 6 years' experience gathering business requirements, site assessments, competitive analysis, and secondary research

  • 6 years' experience partnering with cross-functional teams to launch new products and improve existing product features

  • 4 years’ experience utilizing strategic product thinking and vision

  • 4 years’ experience directing a cross-functional team through the product design process to launch

  • 2 years’ experience building and leading high-performing teams

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Perks and Benefits

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Sam's Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

  • Bachelor Degree AND 6 years design experience OR
  • Masters Degree AND 5 years design experience OR
  • 8 years design experience and supervisory/managerial experience

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

  • Designing front-end user experience solutions for consumer software development using modern web technologies such as responsive design and iOS and Android design best practices
  • Designing front-end user experience solutions for service-oriented (SOA) architectures
  • Developing user experience solutions with agile methodology, eCommerce, Software Design
  • Masters: Architecture
  • Masters: Artificial Intelligence
  • Masters: Business
  • Masters: Cognitive Science
  • Masters: Computer Science

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Bachelor Degree and 6 years design experience OR Masters Degree and 5 years design experience OR 8 years design experience. 

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Bachelor Degree and 6 years design experience OR Masters Degree and 5 years design experience OR 8 years design experience. 

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Designing front-end user experience solutions for consumer software development using modern web technologies such as responsive design and iOS and Android design best practices., Designing front-end user experience solutions for service-oriented (SOA) architectures, Developing user experience solutions with agile methodology, eCommerce, Software Design

Masters: Architecture, Masters: Artificial Intelligence, Masters: Business, Masters: Cognitive Science, Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...

2101 SE SIMPLE SAVINGS DR, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-4304, United States of America

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