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Senior Manager UX Design



Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Senior UX Manager

About the Team

Join our award-winning design team and help us shape the future of retail. Our mission is to bring dignity and access to all through design excellence to all regardless of zip code or bank account. We design richly compelling experiences that improve the daily lives of millions of customers – whether they are at home, in our stores, or on the go. We also craft world-class experiences that enable our merchants, suppliers, sellers and 2.1 million in-store associates to deliver great value to our customers on a daily basis.

This opportunity is in Bentonville, Arkansas where we are expanding our awesome design community in our new, state-of-the-art campus.

As a Senior UX Manager, you will lead a team to articulate the strategy and design for our omni-channel commerce products and experiences. You will bring together our retail and consumer services for our customers as they interact with us online, in our apps or visiting our stores. This work will allow you to innovate and directly impact the millions of customers we serve every day. Our goal is to create a hyper-personalized experience that is so indispensable our customers can’t live without it. Ultimately, giving millions of households and families the chance to save money and live better.

You’ll set the vision for the best customer experience and create a space for cross-functional colleagues to collaborate. You will use your knowledge of the Design Thinking process to collaborate with partner teams, facilitate conversations, create concepts, run design sprints, and build rapid prototypes to leverage the collective creativity. You’ll employ your great strengths in storytelling to present your vision and product design rationale in a compelling, convincing manner to the wider team. While working with partners to determine a shared plan forward that balances business and technology considerations, you will create and champion an experience that is highly engaging and usable and deliver pixel-perfect detailed design with your team.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if you have...

  • Excellent visual and interaction design skills and a keen understanding of trends in and out of retail.

  • An ability to communicate concepts in a clear and compelling way to audiences of all levels of understanding and levels of seniority.

  • A demonstrable understanding of ecommerce and deep experience building experiences that drive revenue.

  • A strong design aesthetic that brings together brand expressions and systems thinking. You practice universal design and believe in inclusion.

  • Deep experience with business requirement gathering, end-to-journey mapping, facilitating sessions like Design Sprints, conducting competitive analysis, and leading rapid concepting and prototyping.

  • Comfort with ambiguity along with an ability to motive teams and partners.

  • Ability to consume deep strategic data and insights to produce meaningful experiences for customers and members.

  • A demonstrable track record working cross-functionally with shipping successful products in a fast-paced environment. You thrive in an ever-changing environment.

  • A strategic mindset and a system thinking approach to taking the complex and make it simple.

  • Find joy in leading by doing. You inspire, coach, and contribute to our team culture.

  • A self-starter mindset who is well organized and always looking to improve things.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Designing at the highest level of craft for a broad population of Walmart customers.

  • Facilitating creative problem-solving across cross-functional partners to drive best-in-class thinking from all parts of the organization and seamlessly integrating competitive organizational goals.

  • Proactively soliciting, leveraging, and sharing design research, competitive research, data, and analytics to create full-featured and strategic products.

  • Owning and driving a program of work and collaborating seamlessly with cross-functional partners.

  • Recruiting the best design talent and mentoring our growing team team.

  • Thinking holistically so that we build true end-to-end experiences.

  • Multitasking across different projects and adapting to changing priorities.

  • Championing the Design Thinking philosophy throughout the business.

  • Communicating effectively with kindness and empathy.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Degree in HCI, Information Architecture, Digital Design, or similar and 7+ years of experience in product design.

  • Have a fantastic portfolio of elegant design solutions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

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.

Perks and Benefits

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.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $110,000.00-$220,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in UI/UX design, graphic design, visual communication, product design, computer science, information technology, or related area and 5 years’ experience in UI/UX, interactive and visual design, electronics art, multimedia design, or related area. Option 2: 7 years’ experience in UI/UX, interactive and visual design, electronics art, multimedia design, or related area.
2 years’ supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Design certification (for example, IDEOU - Foundations in Design Thinking Certificate), Driving product development in a user experience area, Master's degree in UI/UX Design, Interactive and Visual Design, Product Design, or related area, Related industry experience (for example, retail, supply chain, eCommerce, healthcare), UI/UX, Interactive and Visual Design, Electronics Art, Multimedia Design, or related area, We value candidates with a background in creating inclusive digital experiences, demonstrating knowledge in implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards, assistive technologies, and integrating digital accessibility seamlessly. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of accessibility best practices and join us as we continue to create accessible products and services following Walmart’s accessibility standards and guidelines for supporting an inclusive culture. Masters: Architecture, Masters: Artificial Intelligence, Masters: Business, Masters: Cognitive Science, Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...

702 Sw 8Th St, Bentonville, AR 72716, United States of America