IMC Digital Innovations (IMC_di) is a division of International Market Centers (IMC), the world's largest operator of premier showroom space for furniture, gift, home dcor, rug, and apparel industries. Launched in January, 2020, IMC_di will build and market the de-facto e-commerce digital platform for the Gift, Home Dcor, Apparel and Furniture industries. Our industry changing platform will include a global marketplace, a full suite of integrated marketing and sales automation software and smart showroom tools to enable in-showroom scanning, data capture and sales tools. With bold people and bold ambitions, and by investing as much as $100 million, we will change and grow the industries we serve.
International Market Centers owns and operates nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta.
IMC's mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furniture, gift, home dcor, rug, and apparel industries. For more information on IMC, visit . IMC is a Blackstone and Fireside Investments portfolio company.
The UX/UI Designer will ultimately help design and develop a connected suite of world-class B2B e-commerce applications that serve vendors/makers and retail buyers in the Gift, Home Dcor, Home Furnishings and Apparel industries. The UX/UI Designer is a key member of a dynamic, close-knit, highly productive team working on software design and development. The UX/UI Designer will work together with other designers and with technologists as part of Agile/Scrum teams delivering innovative products, new features, enhancements and maintenance work.
The ideal candidate is passionate about design, has UX/UI experience with e-commerce software, has exceptional communication skills, enjoys working on a variety of platforms and projects and has a keen eye for detail. The candidate should possess a growth mindset and can work effectively as part of a cross-functional team in a fun, entrepreneurial organization and also work independently to design industry-changing products.
DESIGN/TECHNICAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum three years of UX/UI experience and exceptional portfolio including web and mobile applications.
Experience implementing responsive and mobile design.
Experience with cross-browser development principles.
Experience with Adobe range of products including Sketch, InVision, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Zeplin and Omni
Experience with HTML5 & CSS3.
Experience with various libraries or frameworks such Vue, Angular and/or others.
Some knowledge of Usability Factors in Human Computer Interaction.
Desirable, but not required:
Bachelors degree in design, HC
I or related fields preferred
Experience with user research and usability testing
Understanding of software engineering methodologies, frameworks and tools including Agile/Scrum (or similar) methodologies
Some experience with troubleshooting code such as HTML, CSS and comparable technologies
Experience with visual modeling tools including UML
Highly empathetic, user-centered and advocates for the customer
Organizes time effectively while identifying barriers to progress, proposing solutions and setting priorities.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work within a team environment.
Presentation skills and ability to discuss and explain design concepts
Works independently but equally effective working within cross-functional and Agile/Scrum teams
Passionate, detail oriented and self motivated
Creative thinking, problem solving, and decision making
Takes initiative and is a self-starter that is comfortable in entrepreneurial settings
Can work and collaborate effectively with others working remotely
Able to ramp-up quickly and ideally as e-commerce in B2C or B2B industries
Strong written, presentation, and documentation skills
Each of the items listed is considered an essential function of the position. However, the duties, responsibilities and requirements presented in this job description are intended to be broad based and high level and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all roles or responsibilities for the position. The Company reserves the right to alter the duties and responsibilities of the position.
It is Company policy to comply with Federal and State Equal Employment Laws.