Senior Visual/Brand Designer

Job post summary
Location Americas
Team UX and Design

About the role

The wider UX team at Shopify is hands-on and obsessed with enabling commerce at a global scale.  With over 450 product designers, content designers, researchers, and developers working across the company, this team has a special role in building understanding and empathy for merchants. We believe in testing, iteration, and in giving people the room to experiment and grow.

Responsibilities ​​​​​​

  • Improve the effectiveness of the entire team by sharing insights, new tools, and best practices
  • Champion projects to ensure that they are progressing at a high quality
  • Adjust quickly to shifting approaches, situations, and priorities.
  • Evolve the user experience of Shopify marketing properties
  • Optimize the effectiveness of our marketing properties & activations
  • Champion projects to ensure that they are progressing at a high quality
  • Improve the effectiveness of the entire team by sharing insights, new tools, and best practices

Qualifications

  • A keen eye for good design and attention to detail.
  • A soft spot for the end user - advocating for them in all areas of your work is core to what you do.
  • An understanding that great experiences come from collaborative decision-making with front-end developers, engineers, researchers, content strategists, and other disciplines.
  • The desire to drive creative through an end-to-end UX process, including research, ideation, iteration, and validation.
  • Proficiency with design & prototyping tools (Figma, Photoshop, etc), as well as knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • A passion for solving design problems while wearing multiple hats and owning all facets of design (content strategy, wire-framing, art direction, and interaction design).
  • You live at the intersection of marketing and user experience and understand how to take users on a complete journey from discovery to adoption and success.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with a data-informed approach to design -- you’ve used tools and resources needed to measure the success of design decisions (A/B testing tools, Google Analytics, etc.).
  • Passion for unpacking and solving complex problems.
     

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

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