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User Experience Manager

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Date: 30-Aug-2021

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, GB

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Discovery is at the centre of everything we do. Wherever you find us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can probably find it in our stores. We are part of the TJX Family which includes TK Maxx, and Homesense in Europe and the UK and across the rest of the world you will find us as TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Winners.With variety comes plenty of surprises—our environment is ever-changing, and that’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. Are you ready to Discover Different?

 

 

JOB ROLE
The UX Manager will establish and manage TJX Europe’s Ecommerce UX team. They are responsible for all UX/UI design on our digital platforms and partners closely with the Product Development, Creative and Business teams to ensure all designs align with customer needs, as well as omnichannel and brand guidelines. They will define and implement best practice UX design and research principles.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the planning and delivery of UX projects across TJXE’s digital platforms
  • Define and implement best UX practices and processes across the UX team
  • Partner closely with the Brand team to ensure quality & consistency of UX and UI throughout the omni-channel journey
  • Share best-practice digital experience knowledge and tools with business partners.
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships across key business areas including Digital Product Development, Creative, Marketing and Ecommerce
  • Plan and lead internal workshops and support team members with planning theirs
  • Establish UX research processes and ways of working within the overall development framework.
  • Conduct user research and synthesize feedback; 
  • Scoping, planning and executing of design research.
  • Collaborating with Insight team to identify and source suitable research participants.
  • Synthesizing and communicating research findings.
  • Produce and test UX design proposals and prototypes:
  • Extracting insight from research findings to inform UX design proposals.
  • Developing personas, user scenarios and user journeys.
  • Producing wireframes to support feature development.
  • Producing and testing prototypes across devices.
  • Producing coherent, well-defined information structures.
  • Keep abreast of competitor behaviour and market trends.  Review competitor websites, social channels and industry news.
  • Manage and develop the UX and UI Designers.  Motivate the team, drive personal development and continuous improvement
  • Build off-price awareness in self and others by seeking out opportunities to learn from peers and partners in other functions
  • Responsible for developing the onsite accessibility strategy, partnering closely with the Site Optimisation team to define and deliver changes to support the strategy.


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE 

  • 4-6 Yrs Experience in UX design and research
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Experience in retail industry preferable
  • Understanding of interaction design principles
  • Knowledge of industry tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, Zeplin and similar
  • Broad knowledge of user research methodologies and practices
  • Experience of Agile web development processes
  • Understanding of business metrics and the ability to translate company goals and objectives into digital experiences

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Excellent influencing, relationship building and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively; work well with a team and have a pro-active, ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Excellent planning and re-prioritising across tasks and team output as required
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Enthusiastic, with a passion for the work, building relationships and our organisation 
  • Prioritising own workload and self-efficient, results oriented
  • Creative and analytical approach.
  • Problem solving design thinker
  • User-centric mindset
     

Come and Discover Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding the greatest deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.

 

We care about our culture, but we also prioritise the important things like competitive salaries, solid benefits and plenty of room to grow in your role. It’s our way of empowering you to make your career here.
                          
We consider all applicants for employment without regard to age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and/or sexual orientation. 

 


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