Job Details

Junior Product Designer

Location NEW YORK, New York, United States
Category Technology - Saks
Job Opened November 15th, 2021
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 2100071M
Job Type Full Time
Remote No

job description

Who We Are: 

Saks is a world-renowned luxury ecommerce destination. The company’s unique approach combines a focus on the digital customer experience with a strong connection to a network of extraordinary stores that extends that seamless experience into the real world. 

On its website and app, Saks offers an unparalleled selection of curated merchandise  across fashion for women and men, beauty, jewelry, home décor and more. In addition to the shopping experience, customers come to Saks for inspiring editorial content, access to digital stylists, lifestyle experiences and other world-class services. The company is currently in the midst of a dramatic expansion, driven by significant enhancements to its platforms and offerings, with the goal of becoming the preeminent destination for luxury internationally.


 

Role Summary: 

We are looking for a well rounded Jr. Product Designer to help define the customer experience across our digital platforms. From ideation to implementation, the Junior Product Designer will work under the supervision of a Senior Product Designer, Product Manager, and developers to bring the ideal design solution to fruition. You possess excellent visual and user interface design skills, as well as user-centered design principles. While exercising a keen eye for detail, you are able to communicate highly complex issues and translate them into clean, and user centered solutions. You will be responsible for researching, designing, and prototyping user experiences based on product requirements.

 

Key Qualifications: 

  • Create user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and final deliverables based on requirements.
  • Cultivate a deep understanding of Saks’ existing product experience across platforms as well as our design system to ensure future iterations are executed with a cohesive experience. 
  • Work closely and collaboratively with UX Researchers, Product Managers, Engineers and various business stakeholders to fulfill the overall product/feature vision. 
  • Build out multi-version comps for user testing and iterate based on learnings.
  • QA developed features for visual perfection, and provide detailed feedback to engineering towards revisions. 
  • Maintain and support design systems and shared design libraries.


 

Role Description: 

  • Bachelor's degree in design or related discipline.
  • 1-2 years of experience as a product designer or similar role.
  • Fluency in best practices for mobile and tablet design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
  • Highly collaborative.
  • Experience designing for various screen sizes and fully responsive web experiences. 
  • Ability to translate features across various platforms leveraging native functionality (web, iOS and Android)
  • Experience designing or contributing to design systems.
  • A strong portfolio which demonstrates problem-solving in the various phases of user-centered design across desktop and mobile.
  • High-Level proficiency in Figma and Sketch
  • Excellent in person and remote communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills – including the ability to communicate design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and disciplines.

 

 

Your Life and Career at Saks:

  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate. 
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance 
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental). 
  • An amazing employee discount 

Thank you for your interest with Saks. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination prior to beginning employment.     

Saks provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Saks complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Saks welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.