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PromoteIQ (a division of Microsoft Advertising) provides intelligent vendor marketing solutions for the next generation of e-commerce. Our platform helps retailers implement, automate, and scale their brand-funded digital vendor marketing programs. We sit at the intersection of marketing and e-commerce and have a singular mission of empowering retailers and brands to maximize their e-commerce performance.
We embody a strong startup culture that values diversity, collaboration and craftsmanship - and above all else, results. Our bias towards execution balances critical thinking, root analysis and pragmatic problem solving. We expect a lot from one another and value our thoughtful and intellectually curious company culture.
Who Were Looking For
PromoteIQ is looking for a multi-faceted User Experience Designer to join our fast-paced product team. As a UX designer, you will be responsible for delivering high-caliber user experiences spanning user research, usability testing, wireframe development, hi-fi prototyping, and driving the expansion of our design system. The ideal candidate is customer-obsessed and highly motivated in developing frictionless tools that help retailers and advertisers achieve their marketing goals.
You should have a comprehensive understanding of the current state of web technology and best practices, with a critical awareness of implications on user-centered design and functionality. You are detail-oriented, comfortable working on highly technical teams, skilled in using data to make decisions and able to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
Be an UX advocate incorporating best practices when designing key interactions and workflows, while working closely with developers to see your design through to deployment
Relentlessly simplify and distill complex processes into intuitive and elegant UIs; Drive ROI by identifying the most high-impact opportunities for design improvement and aligning user needs with PromoteIQ business goals
Plan and conduct user research to inform your work. Utilize qualitative and quantitative methods, and share your findings
Contributions to our Product Design System / Component Library; Contribute to / drive UX team-led initiatives
Communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization
Conduct usability studies with internal and external users
Research and present competitive user experiences to product team
Manage design assets for engineering
Help organization meet Microsofts accessibility standards
Minimum of 3+ years of experience creating wireframes for desktop web applications
Minimum of 3+ years of experience working in Agile delivery environments that is fast-spaced, iterative, and focused on execution
Experience designing for a B2B SaaS product, digital advertising solutions or enterprise products
A portfolio or work samples that showcase a range of end-to-end design solutions along with measurable results
Experience with rapid prototyping tools such as Figma and/or Sketch, as well as Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator
Desire to work in a collaborative, start-up style environment
Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams, finding value in receiving constructive feedback and synthesizing insights from business leaders, product management, and engineering
Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills including the ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization
Leadership skills that enable you to drive projects independently and successfully, and gain stakeholder confidence
Curiosity and motivation to dig into the details in order to fully understand and improve upon a very technical, complex, and constantly evolving problem space
Understanding of HTML / CSS
Experience designing Enterprise, B2B SaaS products, or digital advertising solutions
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