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Senior Product Designer

Company: Safeway
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAlbertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300stores. The Albertsons Companies family of brands includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism, diversity, spirit, and friendliness of our people, we have locations across the U.S.The User Experience -- Shop Experience Department has an opening for a Sr. UX Product Design Strategy Architect. This position is located in Pleasanton, California.Position PurposeThe Senior Product Designer works with UX management and the business at large to define and design product user experience that enables the customers of our 18 banner brands under the Albertson's Companies to seamlessly and easily shop across channels and help our brands deliver the best customer service from product discovery through delivery. The position is a key individual contributor for the department, playing a key role in developing the multi-year experience roadmap for customer-facing features and functionalities for the universe of Albertson's Digital properties that drive customer and business value to the company.Strong candidates should possess a proven track record of delivery, working and influencing in a cross-functional context, and using data to drive decision-making. The Senior Product Designer will draw on his/her experience to build relationships and maximize the quality of his/her individual output.The ideal candidate will have a customer first mentality as well as grounding in design thinking as a way to change our business. A deep understanding of customer research, knowledge gathering, ideation, prototyping, design process and concept visualization/prototyping are baseline for this role.This position reports to the Director of User Experience.KeyResponsibilities:Craft the strategic vision for the product experience by creating concepts and prototypes that drive strategic alignmentCollaborate with Product Management to define best-in-class customer experience, approach, and vision for key customer facing initiatives Lead and own end-to-end design process of product features and iterations, drive design requirements Independently identify opportunities where research can inspire, optimize or evaluate the design Structure customer research in partnership with the UX research teamDevelop insight-driven design with clear POV to make strong recommendationsDeliver design solutions that drive competitivenessAutonomously leads and motivates cross-functional teams throughout the entire life cycle of product developmentDefine and measure metrics to track customer satisfaction specific to leading initiativesChampion design thinking philosophy throughout the organizationIf necessary, coordinates with outside vendors to ensure their work is delivered on time and on scopeQualifications:Education/Experience: 7years relevant professional experience required, BS/BA degree required, Graduate studies preferredCommunication Skills: Must be able to clearly communicate, sell, persuade at all levels of management, up, down and across organizationDesign Specific Skills: 7years of experience in one or more of the following areas: user experience, information architecture, or creative designInternet and retail experience strongly preferred 1-2 years of experience managing direct reportsStrong analytical, prioritization and negotiating skillsUsability and customer-focused design experience requiredPassionate about building great user experiences and solving customer and business problemsReasoning Ability: The most successful candidates will be not only self-starting, but opportunity identifying and able to put a plan together to achieve success in collaboration but minimal supervision from UX leadershipDecision Making: Is this individual the final authority on what the user experience sees as important in terms of vision delivery at a product/feature level. This role will participate in the clear and consistent delivery of a unified experience cross channel/device and, advisory responsibility over evaluation of high value work and the process governing the work.Supervisory Responsibility:This is an individual contributor role but will have to coordinate other with design resources as needed on projects.Reporting Responsibility:This position reports directly to the Director of User Experience Work Hours: Full time, flexible, in office, with satellite offices and stores, and as needed About usAlbertsons Companies is at the forefront of the revolution in retail. With a fixation on innovation and building culture, our team is rallying our company around a unique vision: forging a retail winner that is admired for national strength, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a team that has passion for food and delivering great service.Albertsons Culture PrinciplesCompassion:We always treat each other with kindness and respectTeam: We always support and recognize each otherInclusive: We always value everyone's perspectiveLearning: We always strive to grow and develop ourselves and othersCompetitive: We always act with integrity to win over the customerOwnership: We always take actions to drive our successPhysical Environment:Work may be performed in a temperature-controlled environment.Must sit, stand, or walk for extended periods of time.May spend long periods of time at desk or computer terminal.Will use keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment during the course of normal workday.Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties.Work day is fast paced; some evening and weekend work may be required.How to Apply:Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting Diversity is fundamental at Albertsons Companies. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. A diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.The Albertsons Companies policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, or any other legally protected status.We support a drug-free workplace -- some positions require applicants offered a position to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERJobSummaryCompany:Safeway Inc-001Job Title: Senior Product DesignerSDL2017

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