Experience Designer

Job Description

Job Number: 1953878BR
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
Job Category: Retail
Shift: Daytime
Region: 000 : Corporate
Address Line 1: 7900 Legacy Drive
City: Plano
State: Texas
Zip Code: 75024

Position Summary

The Experience Designer will define, design, and deliver delightful and elegant experiences that enable our customers to discover, create, and purchase print solutions across our digital and in-store channels. This role is responsible for activities ranging across the UX/UI spectrum. This role will bring a “Design Thinking” mentality and passion for solving customer problems and driving business value. You hold human desirability, technical feasibility, and business viability in equal weight on a design project. Drawing on experience to build relationships with product, business, and technology stakeholders; work and influence in a cross-functional context; and leverage research and data to inform the design of the experience. The Experience Designer will be collaborative and thrive in an environment of giving and receiving constructive feedback. An Experience Designer will have a portfolio that highlights how the have followed the design process of research, learning, testing and iteration to successfully deliver best-in-class experiences that customers love.

General Duties and Responsibilities

(This is a representative list of the general duties the position may be asked to perform, and is not intended to be all-inclusive)
Participate in customer research, synthesis, ideation, design, and testing of digital and in-store experiences, adopting and promoting a test-and-learn approach to interaction and visual design.
Collaborate and brainstorm with cross-functional teams, including CX, product, business, marketing, and IT, to understand, identify, and synthesize complex business requirements and customer needs.
Translate customer research and big data into journey maps, service-design blueprints, and other artifacts that define our strategy, vision, and roadmap.
Creatively solve problems by designing digital and in-store experiences beginning with low-fidelity concepts, user flows, wireframes and mockups and iterating to detailed, high-fidelity end products – from strategy to release, as well as post-launch monitoring, enhancements, and iteration -- maintaining a vision throughout the process, and always keeping the customer’s needs at the forefront.
Build prototypes (paper/digital/etc.) and assist in conducting testing to validate designs and usability through customer feedback.
Produce ready-to-implement visual designs, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand technical limitations, ensure designs are implemented correctly and give feedback.
Participate in our Agile environment, including contributing to relevant ceremonies and processes.
Participate in design critiques by presenting your work, capturing feedback, and giving constructive feedback on teammates’ work.
Develop clear and persuasive stories about your work, including data, research, and design concepts, that you share with a wide range of audiences, including business partners and stakeholders.
Inspire and bring new ideas to the team through knowing as much as you can about the people you are designing for and staying current on the latest design trends, techniques, and technologies.
Monitor changes across competitors and other e-commerce and retail leaders to ensure we maintain an innovative experience that keeps pace with customer expectations.
Work within established design and brand guidelines, and collaborate with team members to ensure consistency across designs.
All other duties as needed or required

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in user experience-related fields of design (creative, iteration, experience, visual, etc.), HCI, or similar or equivalent experience
4+ years experience in interactive and visual design – from paper prototypes to finished product -- across consumer-facing websites, mobile applications and retail stores
2+ years experience in e-commerce. Experience with designing for retail/in-store preferred
Portfolio of work samples demonstrating ability to create memorable customer experiences across a range of touchpoints, including problems you helped solve for, your contributions, and impact to the customer
Demonstrated experience using standard design and prototyping tools, including Sketch and InVision
Strong working knowledge of web front-end technologies (e.g., HTML/CSS/JavaScript)
Experience working on cross-functional teams and synthesizing feedback and input from CX, product, business, IT, marketing
Experience presenting to and advising senior management; able to comfortably and confidently present to all levels within the organization in both written and verbal communication
For new hires, must meet all FedEx Office employment qualifications in force at time of hiring
For current FedEx Office team members, must meet hiring criteria for the position and transfer requirements as outlined in the Team Member Handbook

Essential Functions

Ability to travel as required in order to meet with customers, vendors, other team members, and/or other business necessities
Ability, on a consistent basis, to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time
Ability, on a consistent basis, to read and interpret documents and instructions from customers, vendors, and other team members
Ability, on a consistent basis, to communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other team members
Ability, on a consistent basis, to perform work activities requiring cooperation and instruction
Ability, on a consistent basis, to function in a fast-paced environment, under substantial pressure
Ability, on a consistent basis, to work within the appropriate level of independence
Ability, on a consistent basis, to report regularly to work and maintain established business hours in order to support the FedEx Office business; regular attendance and/or reporting could include regular attendance at a physical location and/or maintaining established business hours depending on the scope and nature of the position

Quality Driven Management (QDM)

(Quality Driven Management strives to deliver market-leading customer experience, business excellence, and financial return through a Quality-oriented culture and day-to-day application of Quality science.)

  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Works with management to reduce company costs/wastes, and to optimize profitability in areas of responsibility
  • Applies Quality concepts presented at training during daily activities
  • Supports FedEx Office Quality initiatives

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

FedEx Office will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act. FedEx Office encourages all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, to apply for any open position.

America’s military veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a position with FedEx Office, please email us at HR.BrassRingHelp@fedex.com.