Senior User Experience Designer, Business Foundations

Posted Date: Apr- 3-2019

Job ID: 11601

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: eCommerce / Online

City: Bellevue

State: Washington

Store: Eastgate Headquarters


What's cool about this job

REI is a different kind of company and we always have been. Eighty years ago, we were founded by a community of 23 friends connected by the shared belief that a life outdoors is a life well lived. Today, we have 6 million active members and are the largest consumer co-op in the United States. 

The Business Foundations team at REI is responsible for experiences that touch multiple, digital lines of business. Our designers work on customer-facing elements such as navigation and search, and also on internal tools that help our colleagues do their work more easily and efficiently. 

As a Senior UX Designer, you will use your skills to uncover business and user needs and design elegant solutions to solve them. You’ll be an advocate for customers and help the Co-op translate business objectives into products and services that break down barriers and enable life-changing experiences. You’ll collaborate with other designers, writers, researchers, developers, and product managers to inspire customers and awaken a lifelong love of the outdoors.

Bring your passion and expertise

Requirements:
  • 5+ years in user experience or closely-related fields
  • 3+ years experience in user research, including conducting usability tests
  • Deep understanding of user-centered design methods 
  • Strong knowledge of UX deliverables such as site maps, wireframes, flow charts, prototypes, functional specifications, and style guides
  • Strong knowledge of related disciplines such as information architecture, interaction design and brand communications
  • Previous experience designing enterprise tools preferred
  • Previous experience working with design systems preferred
  • Previous experience working via agile methodologies preferred
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams to promote open communication and teamwork 

Why you'll love it here

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 22 years in a row!  Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.  With more than 150 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 11,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more. REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 22 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 150 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 13,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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ARTICLE 23-A, Section 753
LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES

§753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.