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UX Manager
Portland, OR
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Post Date: 02/13/19 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
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Logistics done differently.

XPO Logistics, a leader in the transportation and logistics industry, is looking for a highly-skilled professional who knows how to get the best out of their team. As the UX Engineering Manager, you will be a key leader on our product team and will influence product strategy, organize UX standards, mentor the design team, and lead product prototyping and UX design work. You will also work with the UX Design and Engineering leadership teams to drive and lead our user experience, research, and design practice. If you're looking for a growth opportunity and a better lifestyle, join us at XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Ensure user focus throughout the product design process, i.e., design solutions meet business goals and are user-centric
  • Set the UX design direction for our portfolio of products
  • Define design strategy, UX architecture, style guides, and usability patterns to drive efficiency and consistency into our user experience across all the internal brand clients
  • Organize and delegate requests for design support to the design team; manage and mentor a team of 4 or more designers
  • Contribute to the design of useful, usable, and desirable user interfaces in a team environment; champion ongoing improvements by considering market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings
  • Drive conceptual diagrams, wireframes, UI mockups, and prototypes
  • Work with product owners to develop and implement new product ideas; coordinate design efforts with our U.S. brands

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • 5 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Advanced degree in Graphic Design, Interface, Information, Interaction Design, Design Planning, Communications, Marketing, Humanities, Social Sciences, or Human-Centered Design
  • Demonstrated understanding of delivering substantial business value through innovative design solutions
  • Experience managing several projects simultaneously
  • 2 years of experience as the manager or lead of a design team
  • Strong prototyping skills
  • Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator, and web and mobile user interfaces
  • Excellent problem-framing skills and diagrammatic sensibility with a strong orientation toward modeling
  • Visualization skills or the ability to leverage design resources to visually articulate models
  • Strong sense of process and the ability to innovate in process, tools, and conventions
  • Ability to work collaboratively on multidisciplinary teams

Be part of something big. #LI-ED1

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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