Lead UI/UX Designer @ Yami - Brea, CA 92821

Job Overview

a year ago

Lead UI/UX Designer

Yami - Brea, CA 92821

About Yami: Founded in 2013, Yami’s mission is to bring the world closer for everyone to experience and enjoy. We make it easy to discover exciting flavors and trending products from Asia. Named Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing start-up on the ”Inc. 500 List.”, we’re committed to connecting people with authentic food, beauty, home, and wellness experiences through our e-commerce platform, iOS, and Android apps. Benefits & Compensation: 401(k) matching Health insurance Vision insurance Paid time off (PTO): vacation, sick, and holidays On-site gym and game rooms Employee discount Coffee and snacks Job Summary: This is an exciting opportunity to shape and hone the design and user experience for one of the fastest-growing startups in the e-commerce space. We are looking for an experienced UI/UX leader to build compelling, intuitive, and user-centered digital experiences to delight and encourage users to become loyal customers. You will be the primary lead, visionary, advocate, and evangelist of Yami’s English user experiences across all platforms. The ideal candidate will be a passionate product designer, adept in balancing the nuances of user flows, product requirements, and UX practices with a love of the details that bring thoughtful, well-crafted designs to life. We will look to you for strategic design thinking and best-in-class execution, a passion for collaboration, a curious mind, and an enthusiastic approach to making a great customer experience. This role will work closely with Product, Retail, Marketing, and Engineering across all platforms to offer creative ways to delight users. Job Responsibilities: Lead the visual direction of Yami’s English experiences across all platforms. Design user-friendly, intuitive, and engaging digital experiences through site maps, information architecture, user flows, wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, and clickable prototypes. Drive business conversion through rapid UI/UX enhancements and A/B testing Maintain and expand brand style guides and visual design systems. Defend design decisions in addition to being open to feedback and constructive criticism. Conduct UX research (including card sorting, interviews, surveys, task analysis, and usability testing) and draw insights. Collaborate with cross-functional teams including engineering, product, marketing, retail, and business intelligence in order to have a complete understanding of user requirements and business goals Required Qualifications: BS/BA in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), computer science, or related discipline Professional experience of 4+ years working in user experience design across multiple platforms Experience with a data-informed approach to UI/UX, including qualitative (user testing, user research, FullStory) and quantitative (A/B testing, analytics, information architecture) data. Deep understanding of UX best practices, responsive web design, mobile experiences, web standards, accessibility best practices, etc. Strong portfolio with engaging, diverse designs in the digital space, demonstrating a passion for design A strong understanding of interactivity, accessibility, design systems, and the fundamentals of typography, hierarchy, and layout Track record of designing e-commerce flows, features, and functionalities that maximizes user experience, conversion rate and revenue Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical, and problem-solving skills Motivated, detail-oriented, organized, and accountable, with the ability to work both independently and in highly collaborative settings Strategic problem-solving skills and the capacity to distill complex information into meaningful concepts, ideas, and designs Proficient in industry-standard design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Sketch, Marvel, Invision, or equivalent programs; and other visual design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite. Demonstrated experience designing and shipping end-to-end products with complicated flows, multiple scenarios, and edge cases Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) matching Employee discount Health insurance Paid time off Referral program Vision insurance Schedule: Monday to Friday Ability to commute/relocate: Brea, CA 92821: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Application Question(s): Will you now, or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status)? Are you comfortable working in an office setting? Experience: UI: 1 year (Preferred) UX: 4 years (Required) Work Location: One location

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