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Product Designer, Retail Design Systems

Company: Pinnacle Group
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

"COVID-19 considerations: All individuals working on-site must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19"
Schedule Notes:
Remote position through 2021 but must be able to work PST. Duration: Long term assignment; extensions approved quarter by quarter
Designer, Retail Design Systems
Reports to Retail Design Systems Lead
Summary Description
A Designer on the Retail Design Systems team works closely with creative and technical disciplines to create considered and elegant design systems supporting Retail e-commerce purchase flows, transactional email communications, and the Store App platform. This hands-on design role balances creativity and logic, and helps ensure a holistic approach is thoughtfully applied across platform typography, iconography, forms, and interface elements. The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of branding principles, style guides, and product design; an elegant design aesthetic, with exceptional attention to detail; Photoshop and Sketch expertise, with working knowledge of HTML and CSS, or iOS.
Responsibilities Systematic Designer * Audit current implementations, and identify potential areas for simplification and improved consistency. * Create holistic, elegant design systems with a high degree of polish and attention to detail. * Design with flexibility in mind, ensuring designs are accessible and adaptive to varying workflows, viewports, technologies, and locales. * Stress test designs across all possible variations, and refine as needed. * Create prototypes to convey states, transitions, and/or behaviors. * Prepare design files for final documentation. Ensure layout, typography, and specs are pixel perfect. * Communicate flexibilities and/or limitations to both designers and development, as needed. Collaborator * Work closely with the Retail Sr Art Director to understand design direction and priorities
.Collaborate with Art Directors and project teams to explore and iterate on design options. * Consult with technical disciplines to ensure designs work within given limitations, and files are prepared with all necessary information to support the design intent. * Promote thoughtful and
purposeful design, rather than an enforcement of rules. * Help define and/or improve how teams collaborate and leverage existing tools.
Presenter * Help determine the best medium and optimize design files for creative review - be it print, onscreen visuals, prototype, or code. * Help create presentation flows that establish and build on a foundation of design rationale. * Clearly articulate design rationale and any applicable limitations. * Participate in healthy debates to ensure design systems are as robust and considered as possible.
Qualities * Keen interest in strengthening brand identity through a balance of consistency and flexibility. * Proficiency in the formal elements of design, with a strong focus on typography, balance, and proportion. * Systematic thinker; able to anticipate the impact of design decisions well in advance of their application. * Excellent digital file structure and asset management skills. * Passion for pixel-perfection and order. Unparalleled attention to detail. * Ability to articulate ideas verbally and digitally; be clearly understood by creative, project management, and development staff. * Ability to deliver strong design rationale and supporting files in a tight timeframe. * Ability to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced, creative workplace.
Required Skills and Experience * A minimum of 3 years experience in product design (including web, mobile or app design), defining or extending design systems, and/or working within a brand's strict style guidelines. * Photoshop and Sketch expertise, including file organization and preparation of pixel-perfect files for design team use. * Clear communication and presentation skills that speak to both creative and technical audiences. * Experience in e-commerce, with a strong understanding of HTML and CSS; or app design, with a strong familiarity with iOS and Human Interface Guidelines. * Preferred: UX and/or UI experience. * Preferred: Acuity in iconography. * Preferred: Working knowledge of Principle. * Preferred: BA or BFA in Graphic
Design (or equivalent).PDN-96e80c03-1a80-4805-af48-290c0efb20e0

Keywords: Pinnacle Group, Sunnyvale , Product Designer, Retail Design Systems, Hospitality & Tourism , Sunnyvale, California

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