Senior Designer (Bentonville or CA)

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 01/11/2022

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

*Location of job can be Bentonville, AR or California*

About the team

This venture is a multi-billion-dollar opportunity, rooted in leveraging existing Walmart assets, building new capabilities, innovating business models, and laying the groundwork for a sizeable new business.   We are seeking an experienced Senior Designer to work collaboratively toward a compelling MVP, keeping the user experience at the forefront.  A strong UX designer, and forward thinker, this position calls for an entrepreneurial mindset and a passion for solving business problems with innovative solutions.

About the role

It's an exciting time to join us as this team is in its early stages, offering the chance to be part of our cultural, strategic, and operational development.  You'll have the opportunity to shape the User Experience, work closely with the Business, Product and Technology teams, and contribute to an initial product that has the capacity to impact the future of retail. You’ll have the chance to be an intrapreneur and build something truly impactful from the ground up—all while being backed by the strength of Walmart and having access to the assets of the world's largest omnichannel retailer.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Driving the creation of designs, prototypes, and specifications that will advance the team’s strategic and operational objectives. 
  • Synthesizing ideas from multiple sources and across industries and geographies to identify UX needs / opportunities (including quantitative consumer insights, qualitative customer research, customer satisfaction indices, future trends and forecasts, and competitive landscape).
  • Participating in efforts to understand and address the root causes of customer behavior changes, including usability and brainstorming sessions.
  • Creating user experience tools, documentation, and processes by maintaining holistic viewpoint when tackling project decisions and defining scalable solutions frameworks.
  • Balancing creativity with the heritage and design assets of Walmart; embracing best practices.
  • Developing detailed design documentation and specifications required to implement design; reviewing project product requirements document to ensure correct translation of design and providing quality assurance feedback to Product and Engineering teams.
  • Working cross-functionally and building strong working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Helping to build an inclusive team environment.
  • Acting with urgency.

We’re looking for a Senior Designer who is…

  • An innovative thinker and creator.
  • Able to bring design thinking to life.  
  • A great communicator, with strong presentation skills.
  • Able to translate design vision into cohesive, high usability, scalable, multi-channel customer experiences.
  • An empathetic advocate for customers, utilizing user-centered design best practices, and proactively anticipating requirements.
  • Able to partner collaboratively and prioritize effectively with peers (Business, Product, Engineering).
  • Experience in rapid prototyping.
  • Experience in B2B design and user experience (small and medium business, and/or enterprise).
  • Focused on adaptability, and continuous learning and improvement of user experience tools, and discovery and development processes for creativity, speed and efficiency.

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.

Benefits & Perks: 

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 

Walmart, Inc. 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. 

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.

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 2 years design experience OR Masters Degree and 1 year design experience OR 4 years design experience.
1 year experience designing front-end user experience solutions for mobile applications on major smartphone platforms (for example, Android, iOS). 

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 (for example, AJAX, Ruby on Rails, strong HTML/CSS skills), Developing user experience solutions with agile methodology, eCommerce, Software Design

Primary Location...

111 S Main St, Bentonville, AR 72712-5960, United States of America

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