Wild Alaskan Company’s mission is to accelerate humanity’s transition to sustainable food systems by fostering meaningful, interconnected relationships between human beings, wild seafood and the planet.
We deliver wild-caught, sustainable seafood to households across the United States. Powered by our custom-built eCommerce platform and three generations of history and expertise in the Alaskan fishing industry, we constantly strive to meet our promise of a top-notch product and experience. And we do it all in a fully-remote environment that is fast-paced, challenging, and fun.
Description of Role.
You are a skilled UX designer and hacker at heart who is constantly learning, improving and unlocking solutions creatively. You have the ability to thrive in ambiguity and are adept at pivoting when priorities shift.
This is a new position at Wild Alaskan Company, and you will collaborate closely with the digital product team. By contributing to the process development and execution of product design, you’ll play a pivotal role in the growth of Wild Alaskan’s business. You will partner cross-functionally with technical and nontechnical stakeholders and understand how your designs impact their workflow and the business.
Help build and continuously improve a product design process that’s highly collaborative and inclusive through your experience of various strategic tools: from user research to virtual white-boarding sessions to fully-equipped prototypes and everything in between
Bring design from start to launch through conducting customer interview, using design software and making the designs real by collaborating with engineering and contributing to codebase with HTML CSS & JS
Help lead a user research process that’s appropriately tailored to the complexity of the corresponding initiative
Create sketches, wireframes and high fidelity prototypes that reflect product requirements and meet the user’s needs
Work closely with creative, growth & lifecycle, product, data science & analytics and engineering teams to suss out quick-win UX improvements across all purchase and engagement funnels
Be a proactive collaborator who listens to team ideas, offering their own and synthesizing conversations into strategic product directions
Develop and maintain design component library and UX copy guidelines, adhering the company to standards for a consistent user experience
Coach, mentor and provide feedback to product designers across various work streams to consistently deliver designs that are on spec
Collaborate closely with engineering to deliver designs that are consistently executable and scalable through working knowledge of CSS and HTML
Stay up to date with the newest technologies and methodologies, and seize opportunities to advance the product design stack + frameworks in order to improve the product design process
Stay up to date with broader creative and content team strategies and find opportunities to Invite collaboration into digital product design process
Evangelize design thinking across the organization in multiple forums, including monthly all-hands and cross-functional sessions
Attend the product weekly and contribute to the continuous improvement around how the creative team communicates and operates
Ensure all user journeys remain cohesive and delightful
Other duties and special projects as assigned
Hands-on product design experience
Significant experience working with design teams (UI/UX, user researchers, UX writers, etc.)
Hands-on user research experience
2+ years of hands-on UI and UX experience
eCommerce subscription design experience
Ability to make design accessible to non-designers
Can quickly adapt to and apply feedback
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional projects
Ability to juggle multiple initiatives at once
Open-minded, empathetic and flexible to different styles of working
Excited to work in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
Well-versed in design tools like Figma
Front-end development and/or site analytics experience
Nice to Haves
High-degree of comfort with A/B testing platforms
Passion for sustainability
Experience with Asana
Familiarity with landing page software, like Webflow
To apply for this position, please also submit your web site or portfolio of recent work.
At Wild Alaskan, we believe diversity of backgrounds and perspectives makes us stronger. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant. We’re committed to creating a work environment that fosters growth, celebrates diversity and fundamentally makes all teammates feel welcome, accepted, nurtured and respected.
The starting salary range for this position is $100,000 - $155,000, commensurate with skills and experience. Wild Alaskan’s benefits package includes health, vision, and dental insurance, a 401k, PTO, safe/sick time, vacation, parental leave and more, as well as a delicious box of free fish every month.
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