job summary: This client is seeking a fully remote Senior User-Experience (UX) Designer who will be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews, and surveys, and translating this into user journeys, sitemaps, wireframes, and prototypes. You will work in close collaboration with the eCommerce product teams to deliver the user-centered visual design approach for their .com that will ultimately align with the company's strategic initiatives. In this role, you will also work cross-functionally (from product to engineering) to translate the business needs into inviting and well-crafted visual experiences & campaigns that delight our customer base. Additionally, this UX Designer will work alongside design partners to nurture and develop processes that aim to streamline UX design delivery and maintain a high customer experience, as well as consistency of their digital brand standard. Not only that, you will be expected to facilitate design discussions and develop fresh and creative ideas to help shape the practice vision.This role will further require the UX designer to take part in intensive research while also working on active projects, so managing the workload and building out new prototypes on top of that is a must have. One will again be expected to meet with developers to discuss if the current work in flight is meeting existing requirements, as well. Requirements/Competencies: Expertise delivering high impact approaches to digital products (Ecommerce experience is a big plus)Understands how modern digital tech is used with design. (HTML 5, CSS, React JS... development is not a requirement but a plus)Expertise using a variety of UX tools for design and research gathering; UXPin, digital whiteboarding, Jira, Video conferencing, Adobe etc... Expertise in conducting user research and appropriate studies in tools such as/comparable to UserTesting or UserZoom. UX designers will need experience in tracking user traffic, vetting out user interfaces to ultimately conceptualize, and providing read outs that will provide ammunition when presenting your formulated strategy to stakeholders. Qualtrics or FullStory knowledge is not required.Quickly able to iterate on design solutions intelligently.Clearly and effectively communicate design processes, thoughts , and solutions.Values the need for their career growth and seeks ways to learn and continuously improve. Able to measure outcomes and guide design work to ensure the team is well-positioned with strategyNaturally looks for opportunities to unify customer experiences across products, platforms, and domainsAbility to work with multiple team partners and quickly grasp a clear understanding of the strategic goals to quickly facilitate and provide a UX Direction.Uses critical thinking - Understanding of the issues related to the decision-making process; ability to analyze situations fully and accurately and reach productive decisions.Persuasion and collaboration - Nurtures and builds effective partnerships with cross-functional teams to achieve results; team player, comfortable working on multiple teams/projects simultaneously and independently, as needed.Team members look to you for modern and best practices when it comes to UX, research, visual design, patterns, systems thinking, or customer-centric approaches to work.Advocate for the business and customer - meet product stakeholders' vision, while not losing sight of the user-centered design approach.Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.Solid grasp of accessibility guidelines and able to apply those methods to design location: Atlanta, Georgia job type: Permanent salary: $120,000 - 140,000 per year work hours: 9am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Identify opportunities using research and data insights - bring those forward to the product team to devise elegant solutions to solve these challenges.Committed to learning and knowing our end-user - Not only the functional needs but also emotional needs.Work with engineering, product management, data, and digital marketing to create holistic end-to-end experiences across the Aarons.com domain.Advocate for our diverse customer base with hard data and in-depth research to help meet their unique needsUsing storytelling, facilitation, and customer insights help create empathy for our customers that guide product teams toward the right approaches.Raise the quality bar for design through your design work, mentorship, facilitation, and workshops - evangelize the UX practice across the organization.Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive and natural user experiences. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 4 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors (required) skills: UxUserTestingUserZoomDesign StrategyEcommerce Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. 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