UX Manager

Information TechnologyHybrid Remote, Overland Park, Kansas


Description

Company Overview

Shamrock Trading Corporation is the parent company for a family of brands in transportation services, finance and technology. Headquartered in Overland Park, KS, Shamrock has consistently been named “Best Places to Work” by the Kansas City Business Journal. We also have offices in Chicago, Dallas, Laredo, Midland, Nashville, Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale.

With an average annual revenue growth of 25% since 1986, Shamrock’s success is attributed to three key factors: hiring the best people, cultivating long-term relationships with our customers and continually evolving in the marketplace.


Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, direction, and mentorship for a team of UX professionals with diverse experience and capabilities
  • Provide direction and support in the areas of research, strategy, design, and collaboration across a diverse line of products
  • Ability to collaborate with various departments to research, prototype, design, present and create highly usable interaction solutions
  • Define and maintain User Experience design and systems
  • Clearly communicate and drive product visions and strategy to stakeholders and executives
  • Responsible for overall team performance and resource allocation
  • Guide and mentor team members to grow their design skills and level of contributions
  • Facilitate overall product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for digital and print products
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core and new functions and features 


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or equivalent work experience 
  • 8 to 10 years of UX experience in business application design, development, installation, and modification in an IT environment
  • Ability to lead and grow a team
  • Experience with design, development, and implementation of new computing architectures  
  • Strong skills in overall user interface design of web and mobile systems 
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with stakeholders and other technical staff 
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies, subsystem and usability and accessibility concerns 
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design 
  • Proficient with design tools such as Figma and InVision app for designing and prototyping solutions
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to stakeholders and executives
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design

Benefits Package

At Shamrock we hire bright, ambitious people and give them the tools they need to be successful. By investing in training and development, we hope to become a long-term career for employees, where there are always opportunities for advancement. Shamrock also offers a premier set of benefits for employees and their families:  

  • Medical: Fully-paid healthcare, dental and vision premiums for employees and eligible dependents 
  • Financial: Generous company 401(k) contributions and employee stock ownership after one year 
  • Wellness: Onsite gym, jogging trail and discounted membership to nearby fitness center 
  • Work-Life Balance: Competitive PTO and paid leave options 

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