The Sr. User Experience Designer / Information Architect will be responsible for developing native mobile app and cross channel user experience designs through individual contribution and participation in teams. Performance output will include deliverables such as heuristic reviews, journey maps, user flows, wireframes, interactive prototypes, design specifications, etc. The User Experience Designer will work with the User Experience group leadership, and on teams with delivery and program/project managers, internal business stakeholders, creative teams and developers.
The Walgreens User Experience practice is a core discipline of the Digital & Marketing division. We are a passionate, energetic, and committed team of designers, researchers, and experience architects tasked with shaping the evolving landscape of digital solutions supporting our brand alignment with business goals and customer needs. This role is critical in the requirements definition, analysis and solution design of customer-facing mobile app and in-store digital interactions.
- Drives customer advocacy by showing empathy for our customers and users of our software solutions, their needs and goals.
- Defines user requirements in response to business goals working with product management and technology partners.
- Actively participates in a cross-functional agile teams; representing User Experience alongside research, visual design, copywriting, product management, development and QA. Shares delivery accountability with agile teams.
- Creates prototypes, process flows, wireframes, and design specifications. Works with Business Analysts in the development of use cases required to document business rules and expected online customer behaviors.
- Participates in and analyzes user research and usability test results. Seeks out consumer data and web analytics when developing experience solutions.
- Participates in project reviews; collaborates with the User Experience group in the development of, promotion of, and compliance to, experience design standards.
- Participates in backlog grooming and sprint planning.
- Senior roles bring mentoring and coaching capabilities, team leadership, and identify new methods for practice development.
Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com and VisionDirect.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.
As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.
- Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years of experience in eCommerce or other customer-facing digital experiences.
- Experience interacting with creative teams, business owners and/or technical teams.
- Experience participating in, and defining, user experience processes and best practices.
- Experience with page design / wireframing programs, such as Axure and Adobe Creative Suite.
- Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).
- Master's Degree in Interactive Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or similar
- Working knowledge of Omniture / Adobe Analytics, or other web analytics program
- Experience with creation of interactive prototypes, e.g., Axure
- Interactive agency or consulting experience
- Portfolio demonstrating experience designing native mobile apps
- Expert knowledge of iOS Human Interface Guidelines and/or Android Material Design Guidelines
- Desire to learn, explore, and apply new design methodologies