7041 - CarMax Shockoe - 140 Virginia Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23219
CarMax, the way your career should be!
As a Visual System Designer, you’ll flex your typography, color, iconography, and animation design muscles to bring to life the Design Language that is the foundation for CarMax’s brand-defining and industry-leading digital properties. You’ll sweat the little details, focusing on every pixel to deliver new UI atoms, molecules and organisms that contribute to a much bigger whole. Your work will enable and empower Product Teams across the organization to deliver customer experiences that are cohesive, recognizable, and reinforce the brand. You’ll rely on user-centered design principles to produce high-quality visuals—from concept to execution. You’ll work closely with fellow designers to constantly refine the CarMax design language, and create innovative, great-looking products that people love to use.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sketch, ideate, and generate new concepts based on self-driven research, Product Team input, and stakeholder direction
Establish a high-output workflow that is deadline-driven, with meticulous attention to detail that enables seamless handoffs to the teams you support
Communicate effectively in a cross-functional product development team and present ideas and designs effectively
Be an ambassador for the Design Language, partnering with Product Teams at every opportunity to enable adoption, seek input, and solicit contribution
Contribute to the UI Kit and Component Libraries that make it possible for Product Teams to build using the CarMax Design Language
Mentor and train junior members of the design team on industry and CarMax best practices
Develop and implement processes that strengthen the adoption and development of the design language
Experience designing intricate and cohesive visual design systems that contribute to a unified user experience across multiple customer touchpoints
Good listener, and experienced with brainstorming techniques that help build consensus among a large, diverse group of stakeholders
Collaborative and team oriented work approach
Solid understanding of user-centered design processes and ability to balance customer needs with business goals and metrics in developing solutions
Ability to convert ideas quickly into design artifacts
Experience with design tools that help translate ideas into working products, including, but not limited to: Sketch, Axure, Principal/Flinto, Framer, and InVision
Experience designing and prototyping native app and web solutions for a range of screen sizes/resolutions: mobile, tablet, desktop, etc.
Ability to perform design critiques and supply objective feedback to others
Able to train and mentor others in design methodologies and best practices
Experience with Agile development processes
E-commerce experience a plus
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
5+ years experience within the fields of product, interaction and visual design
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical work experience
Exceptional verbal, written, and listening skills are needed to (a) effectively work across teams, (b) listen and understand conflicting points of view on complex matters, (c) navigate through potential contentious situations that periodically occur in a system development process, and (d) communicate complex ideas.
No out of the ordinary physical demands.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is inside a central heat and air-conditioned office building. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
CarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity experience customers want and deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars are bought and sold has helped us become the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, with over 200 locations nationwide.
Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in their community. We are recognized for our commitment to training and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®.
CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application .
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