About the Company

Founded in 2014, Rhone is clothing made for the pursuit of progress. Engineered for an active lifestyle, Rhone fills the void between big box retailers and high-end yoga brands, delivering best in class products specifically for men. Currently, Rhone has seven retail stores with locations in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and California. Rhone is also sold in all Equinox locations, at Nordstrom, Dillard’s, Peloton Studios and more than 350 gyms and specialty stores across the country. Rhone is also a proud partner of Stitch Fix


About the role:

We are looking for a user-centric, data-driven UX designer who will play a key part in defining and shaping digital solutions by delivering innovative designs in support of web & mobile experiences. 

You will work closely with creative, digital product management, product & merchandising, and technology to enhance the entire digital customer experience end-to-end.  You will help develop sprints (as a member of the sprint team), create wireframes and prototypes, write user tests and conduct user research, and design the user interface (mobile and desktop). 


At Rhone we are passionate about our work.  You’ll find colleagues who are gritty, authentic, and highly collaborative. 


What you’ll do:

  • Analyze UX problems and create on-brand design solutions that meet measurable business requirements and goals

  • Develop and maintain detailed information architecture and design specifications for digital style guide

  • Rapidly and iteratively create interaction flows, wireframes, and visual design mockups throughout the design process

  • Strategize and collaborate with the brand & creative team, digital product & ecomm team, business stakeholders, and development teams to form user experience solutions

  • Represents the voice of the customer - based on customer research, analytic data, user experience best practices, and eCommerce industry expertise

  • Own user research to guide product design decisions (contextual inquiry, usability testing, competitive analysis, etc.) and analyze research findings and refines design approaches based on research results

  • Conducts brainstorm sessions and workshops for gathering UX insights and direction

  • Collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced and ambitious environment, breaking down complex briefs into simple, compelling ideas and highly-engaging designs, while improving the overall brand visual aesthetic across .com

  • Collaborate with Customer Care and Retail teams to identify points of friction and provide recommendations to improve the shopping experience

  • Participates in regular reviews with work partners to share design direction and gather feedback

  • Effectively manages multiple projects varying in size and complexity

  • Prioritize time and tasks as needed to meet deadlines 

  • Ability to lead projects without significant manager oversight.

  • Work with dev scrum teams to ensure pixel-perfect execution designs

What you’ll bring:

  • Portfolio of work demonstrating breadth and depth in UX and visual design  including approach and process

  • Experience with ecommerce, preferably on brand or agency side, preferably in the apparel industry

  • 3-5 years of experience in user interface design, information architecture, interaction design, human factors, and other related UX disciplines

  • Strong interaction design skills, careful focus to detail and a concrete understanding of user centered design principles

  • Experience defining and monitoring success through site analytics/metrics

  • Proven ability to diplomatically advocate for the user, communicate informed design rationale and value

  • Relentless desire for creative innovation, balanced with business needs and customer expectations

  • Understanding of web standards and the latest mobile technologies, image optimization, and cross-browser compatibility

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills including the ability to present design concepts clearly and persuasively

  • Experience with design tools such as Figma

  • Understanding of Agile software development practices

  • A desire to have fun while creating value for our customers!


Preferred

  • Proficiency in HTML/CSS/.js coding

  • Proficiency in Figma 

  • Familiarity with front end .js frameworks, such as Vue.js

  • Strong background in developing e-commerce solutions

  • Deep experience in Agile/Scrum methodologies


Position Type:  Full Time

Reports to: Art Director