Sr. UX Designer, Design Systems (REMOTE)

Date: Nov 9, 2022

Location: Remote, US

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

We are a highly strategic, data-driven team looking to grow our UX Design sqUAd! Our ideal Sr. UX Designer, Design Systems is obsessed with pixel-perfection and has a deep understanding of scalable, component-based atomic design solutions and UX best practices. This is a critical role that will take designs and equip our team and partners with a toolkit that enables productivity at scale with speed, confidence and precision.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Audit existing design libraries and combine/reinvent with a strategic and scalable approach
  • Identify opportunities across our existing digital ecosystems to reduce UX & UI redundancy
  • Collaborate with brand partners to create compliant and consistent color, iconography, typography elements and guidelines consistent with global Under Armour brand standards
  • Establish naming conventions and organizational frameworks for all levels of atomic design
  • Combine fragmented and sometimes disparate design elements into a shared component ecosystem
  • Establish necessary frameworks, documentation, workflows and toolkits to activate, maintain and evangelize the importance of system design on behalf of our users and the team
  • Work closely with design, engineering and product partners to deliver end-to-end scalable, responsive and cross-platform components and guidelines
  • Help steward our commitment to accessibility
  • Build and grow a system that enables a cohesive digital experience while elevating the Under Armour brand
  • Autonomously define and plan milestones to drive efficiency and productivity across teams
  • Compile and present to peers, partners and stakeholders in a clear and actionable way

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • A beautiful portfolio that demonstrates experience templatizing and codifying accessible, pixel-perfect, cross-platform designs at scale
  • Must have extensive understanding and hands-on experience with atomic design best practices 
  • Deep knowledge of native HIG and Material design standards
  • Fluency in a variety design crafts (UX, UI, Design Systems, Prototyping) 
  • Experience designing for and working with CMS software (e.g. CloudCMS, Contentful, AEM, Storybook)
  • Expert proficiency in industry standard design tools (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Invision, Adobe Creative Suite, Zeplin)
  • Deep understanding of WCAG standards and inclusive design practices
  • Strategic design thinking, processes and design system related work experience that influenced business outcomes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience articulating design strategy 
  • Experience designing components for Desktop, Mobile Web and Native App environments
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Detail-oriented and data-driven
  • Experience partnering with cross-functional disciplines to achieve a common goal
  • Continually strive to exceed expectations
  • Autonomous self-starter
  • Passionate about user-centered design 
  • Respond professionally to feedback
  • Passion for sports and fitness is a bonus!
     

Education And / Or Experience

  • 4+ years of UX design experience with at least 2 of those dedicated to design system work

Other Requirements

  • Program Experience: Figma, Sketch, Invision, Adobe Creative Suite, Zeplin)
  • Deep understanding of WCAG standards and inclusive design practices

Salary and Relocation

  • No Relocation Provided
  • Base Compensation Range: $91,000 - $125,000

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 

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