UX Designer

Northwood, Ohio, United Statesthyssenkrupp OnlineMetals, LLC


Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:No specification
Job field:IT
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2024/06/28
Job number:JR101379
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https://jobs.thyssenkrupp.com/en/job/UX-Designer-Northwood?id=JR101379

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Job Summary

As a HYBRID (NOT REMOTE) - UX Designer at Online Metals, you will play a pivotal role in crafting exceptional user experiences for our online retail platform. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, you will utilize your expertise in user-centered design principles to enhance usability, accessibility, and overall customer experience. From wireframing to prototyping, your creativity and analytical skills will drive the optimization of our ecommerce website, ensuring seamless navigation and conversion pathways for our users. UX Designers are also responsible for conducting research to uncover insights that drive improvements while leveraging a variety of qualitative and quantitative research methods, you will delve into the needs, behaviors, and preferences of our customers to inform strategic decision-making and optimize the end-to-end shopping journey.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

1. Collaborate with product managers, developers, and other stakeholders to understand business objectives and user needs.

2. Translate business requirements and user needs into intuitive and engaging user interfaces for the ecommerce website.

3. Create wireframes, prototypes, and mockups to visualize and communicate design concepts effectively.

4. Conduct user research, usability testing, and analysis to gather insights and validate design decisions.

5. Iterate designs based on feedback, data-driven insights, and emerging trends in ecommerce UX/UI design.

6. Ensure consistency in design elements, interactions, and user flows across different pages and devices.

7. Advocate for user-centric design principles and best practices within the organization.

8. Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitor experiences to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement.

9. Collaborate with developers to ensure the feasibility and implementation of design solutions within technical constraints.

10. Participate in design reviews, brainstorming sessions, and cross-functional workshops to foster collaboration and ideation.

11. Design and execute qualitative and quantitative research studies to understand customer needs, behaviors, and pain points throughout the ecommerce shopping journey.

12. Conduct usability tests, interviews, surveys, and heuristic evaluations to gather actionable insights and feedback from our customer base.

13. Analyze research findings and data to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement in the ecommerce user experience.

14. Utilize tools and methodologies such as journey mapping, personas, and empathy mapping to deepen understanding of the customer experience.

15. Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) related to customer satisfaction, conversion rates, and engagement metrics to track the impact of UX improvements.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) as a UX/UI designer with a focus on ecommerce websites or digital products.
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, Figma, or similar software.
  • Strong understanding of user-centered design principles, information architecture, and interaction design.
  • Experience conducting user research, usability testing, and applying insights to inform design decisions.
  • Solid portfolio showcasing examples of ecommerce website designs, wireframes, prototypes, and user flows.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate design concepts and rationale to stakeholders.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with frontend development technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards and best practices in ecommerce design is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with design software (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Marvel, InVision) and graphics editing tools (e.g. Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Proven work experience as a Front-end developer
  • Familiarity with design techniques (e.g. prototyping), markup languages, browser testing and debugging
  • Understanding of visual foundations (Shape, Colors, Type, grid and layout)
  • Understanding of layout aesthetics
  • Teamwork skills
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Time management and multitasking abilities.
  • Creativity skills and problem-solving aptitude
  • Experience with at least HTML, CSS. JavaScript and jQuery a p

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Job Compensation

$60,000 - $85,000

Benefits Overview

We offer competitive company benefits to eligible positions, such as:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Voluntary Wellness Programs
  • 401(k) and RRSP programs with Company Match 
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • And more!

Benefits may vary based on job, country, union role, and/or company segment. Please work with your recruiter or tk representative for applicable benefits information.

Disclaimer

This is to notify the general public that some individuals/entities are using the thyssenkrupp (“TK”) name, trademark, domain name, and logo without authorization. They are posing as employees, representatives, or agents of TK and its associated/group companies. These individuals/entities are fraudulently offering jobs online through texts, websites, telephone calls, emails, or by issuing fake offer letters. They are also soliciting jobseekers to deposit money in certain bank accounts or providing jobseekers with fraudulent checks to obtain banking information.  


TK does not ask, solicit, or accept any monies in any form from candidates, job applicants, or potential jobseekers, who have applied to or wish to apply to TK, whether online or otherwise as a pre-employment requirement. TK bears no responsibility for money being deposited/withdrawn therefrom in response to such fake offers.


TK does not:


1.    Send job offers from free email services like Gmail, Rediffmail, Yahoo mail, etc.;
2.    Request payment of any kind from prospective jobseekers or candidates for employment;
3.    Authorize anyone to collect money or agree to any monetary arrangement in return for a job at TK;
4.    Send checks to job seekers; or
5.    Make job offers through third parties. In the event TK uses professional recruitment services through a third party, offers are always made directly by TK and not by any third parties.

PLEASE NOTE: 


1.    TK strongly recommends that potential jobseekers do not respond to such fake solicitations, in any manner;
2.    TK will not be responsible to anyone acting on an employment offer that is not directly made by TK;
3.    Anyone making an employment offer in return for money is not authorized by TK; and
4.    TK reserves the right to take legal action, including criminal action, against such individuals/entities.


TK follows a formal recruitment process through its own HR department and applications are evaluated by its HR department through pre-defined processes. Please visit our official careers website at https://jobs.thyssenkrupp.com/en to view authentic job openings at TK. 


If you receive any unauthorized, suspicious, or fraudulent offers or interview calls, please email us at tkmna.employee.care@thyssenkrupp-materials.com.


We shall not accept any liability towards the representation made in any fraudulent communication or its consequences, and such fraudulent communication shall not be treated as any kind of offer or representation by TK or its group companies and affiliates.
 

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

Diversity promotes appreciation of all the individual strengths and differences in the workforce; it is a driver and an expression of our corporate culture.

We feel companies that give equal support to all employees regardless age, disability, ethnicity, gender/gender identity or sexual orientation enjoy important competitive advantages and are more efficient. So we can harness diversity to the benefit of employees and the company. What's more, greater diversity leads to greater innovation in the company.

thyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc. and the affiliated group companies and business units including Copper and Brass Sales, Engineered Plastics, Ken-Mac Metals, OnlineMetals, thyssenkrupp Steel Services, thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services, and thyssenkrupp Materials de Mexico. Also including thyssenkrupp Materials Trading NA, LLC and thyssenkrupp Materials, LLC (Aerospace) are equal opportunity employers.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly.

Company

With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as one-stop-shop – from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials – and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes “just-in-time” or “just-in-sequence. Copper and Brass Divison Sales is a distributor and processor of aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass, bronze and more quality materials serving markets across North America, including Canada and Mexico. By providing customers with what they want, when they need it, Copper and Brass Sales is able to help them succeed in today’s challenging global business environment. The company’s focus on the Aerospace, Automotive, Electrical, Medical and Oil & Gas Industries allows them to offer these market segments expertise specific to their needs. The daily commitment of its employees to provide premium service focused on the customer first has earned Copper and Brass Sales the position of a respected leader in the nonferrous metals industry for over 80 years.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

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