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Manager, UI/UX Design

Tapestry

New York, NY, US

Explore the possibilities across our global house of brands.

Defined by inclusivity rather than exclusivity, Tapestry embraces the exploration of individuality and invests in helping you grow personally and professionally. Every individual in our global house has the opportunity to make an impact, learn and be part of our growing and unique story.

At Tapestry, we have the freedom to express ourselves and run with our best ideas across Coach, Kate Spade New York, and Stuart Weitzman. We share a profound belief in both our individual and collective potential, and know that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.

Manager, UI/UX Design, Data Labs

 

The Data Labs group at Tapestry is the center of excellence for data science and deep learning. Through the application of machine learning algorithms and intuitive web applications and APIs, Data Labs is transforming the way Tapestry employees interact with our customers globally.

 

Primary Purpose: This Manager position will serve as the UI/UX Design lead for Tapestry’s Data Labs group, enabling the success of our people, our company and our brands through the design of human-centric data-powered applications. The Manager will report to the Director of Product & Engineering for Data Labs, and participate in the development and delivery of intuitive, machine-learning powered web applications for all of Tapestry’s global brands.

 

A successful candidate in this role will leverage their experiences to:

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards and process flows
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how applications appear and function
  • Lead product design review processes in partnership with product management 
  • Create a scalable set of design standards and strategies to be used across the team and company
  • Partner with brand stakeholders to conduct usability testing and user feedback sessions
  • Apply modern design-led thinking best practices to Data Labs products

 

 

Qualified candidates will have:

  • 3+ years of UI design experience with proven track record of product adoption
  • Minimum 2 years of UX design experience
  • Experience designing web-based applications and/or mobile applications
  • Experience leading user research workflows and requirements gathering processes
  • Expert knowledge of design tools (e.g. Sketch, InVision, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.)
  • A portfolio of past design projects demonstrating the above

 

Other preferred qualifications include:

  • Working knowledge of React.js and Javascript
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Interest in and/or experience with machine learning applications

 

 

Our Competencies for All Employees

  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
  • Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Our Competencies for All People Managers

  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
  • Managerial Courage: Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-JW1 Visit Tapestry, Inc. at http://www.tapestry.com/

Req ID:  61903


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