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Senior Product Design Manager - Enjoy

Wayfair
4 Copley Place - Floor 7
Boston, MA 02116

Senior Product Designer Manager - Enjoy

As a Senior Product Design Manager for the Enjoy team, youll be responsible for leading a team of designers in assisting customers after theyve purchased products from Wayfair. We need your help in ensuring that once a customer purchases an item, they receive the necessary communication about their delivery, receive the product in a timely manner and if there are any issues, can use Wayfairs online tools to come to a resolution. As the manager of your team, youll have the opportunity to grow the careers of young talent and learn from an intelligent and ambitious group of product managers, engineers, researchers and analysts. You should have experience working directly with Product Managers and Engineers to prioritize, specify, and deliver user experiences.

As a member of Wayfair Design, youll join a diverse, multidisciplinary team of world-class designers who are hard at work transforming the experience of shopping for your home. Our design practice is collaborative, data-driven, and fast-paced. We are looking for a design practitioner who can help us take our experience to the next level, bringing deep expertise in UX design and a strategic mindset for how to scale and differentiate a market-leading e-commerce experience. You should be versed in research methodology and current with design trends.

At Wayfair, we have established our leadership position in the market through a fierce passion for helping users find the best products for their homes. Our success has created a tangible opportunity to shape the future of e-commerce, and your work will have deep and meaningful impact.

Design Responsibilities

  • Craft intuitive and shippable product experiences, leveraging Wayfair UX design standards and industry best practices.
  • Produce design deliverables utilizing the Sketch app, Invision and/or other prototyping tools:
    • Detailed site maps, user flows/task flows, user journeys, page flows, taxonomies/folksonomies, paths to purchase, etc.
    • Wireframes, annotations, and prototypes that represent interaction recommendations
    • Detailed visuals / mockups
  • Lead cross-functional design reviews for all necessary deliverables

Enjoy Responsibilities

  • Provide design guidance across several streams of work including customer assurance, accelerated services, self-service, and online help.
  • Comfortable designing across a variety of different channels - email, web, SMS while ensuring consistency with design, tone and voice.
  • Determine where there is overlap in terms of interactions and messaging between the different work streams and provide design recommendations on how to ensure cohesion between each one.
  • Help empower the customer with the necessary information to come to a resolution with their issue or problem. This means helping to shape the necessary platforms to aid customer regardless of their situation. This includes online tools, live chat and AI technologies to assist customers.

Management Responsibilities

  • Working with the Associate Director of Product Design for Enjoy and Purchase, oversee a team of direct reports, managing their day to day activities and overall performance. Over time, help expand the team as new initiatives and technologies begin to emerge.
  • Provide scoping for sprint work and inform the roadmaps for their workstreams
  • Closely collaborating with designers, researchers, project managers, engineers, analysts and Q/A
  • Defining the user experience for all work streams from both a design and content perspective.

User Research Responsibilities

  • Evaluate competitor and industry websites to provide a meaningful analysis of the findings
  • Prioritize, plan and help conduct user research, including the following techniques: user interviews, usability testing, task analysis, contextual inquiry, card sorting

General Responsibilities

  • Produce design deliverables utilizing the Sketch and InVision apps.
  • Support and influence product planning and prioritization.
  • Be extremely familiar with user experience design, product management, engineering, and agile development environments and be able to turn complex use cases into intuitive and shippable product experiences.
  • Establish design acceptance criteria for the product, and ensure that the implementation meets design standards.
  • Play a leadership role in resolving unclear direction or unknown variables
  • The ability to engage in strategy discussions. Weigh tradeoffs between business, technical, and customer needs.
  • Mentor designers with less experience to improve their skillset.

Role Requirements

  • 5+ years of Product Design experience for consumers and consumer brandsa big plus if you have experience in e-commerce
  • Communication and presentation skills. The ability to clearly present work, and articulate the rationale for the decisions that led to it
  • Facilitation and listening skills. The ability to maintain undivided attention and appreciate interpersonal differences. An openness to opinions that challenge beliefs, and be a willingness to evolve based on new information.
  • The confidence and self-motivation to drive forward projects that will improve our users experience.
  • Expert proficiency in Sketch, Invision, and other design tools.
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS. Hands-on skills a plus.
  • An online portfolio that demonstrates an unfailing advocacy for the user, highlighting: e-commerce design work, mobile design work, analytical decision-making, and strategic thinking.
  • Strong visual design capabilities and understanding of basic design principles
Category: UX & Design
Full-time

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