UX Manager

Glenview, IL 60026 United States of America

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UX Manager



Anixter is a Fortune 500 company embracing digital transformation. We are a leading global distributor of Network and Security Solutions, Electrical and Electronic solutions and Utility Power Solution.
About Us
Anixter is a leading global distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical & Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions. We help build, connect, power and protect valuable assets and critical infrastructures. From enterprise networks to industrial MRO supply to video surveillance applications to electric power distribution, we offer full-line solutions, and intelligence, that create reliable, resilient systems that sustain businesses and communities. Through our unmatched global distribution network along with our supply chain and technical expertise, we help lower the cost, risk and complexity of our customers’ supply chains.
What’s “in store” for the role

·        Manage, mentor and inspire a team of experience designers, providing design direction and push the quality of the design work

·        Ensure user focus throughout the product design process. Push the boundaries of your team’s UX/UI/visual execution and try new ideas

·        Influence product strategy and lead your team in executing design work that is user-centric while ensuring business goals are met

·        Define design strategy, UX architecture, style guides, and usability patterns to drive efficiency and consistency into our user experience across all brand clients

·        Champion ongoing improvements by considering market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings

·        Build relationships with cross-functional team leads, work closely with product owners, developers & business analysts to develop and evangelize new product ideas

·        Coordinate design efforts within our international brands

·        Be effective in leading with inspiration and driving talent to reach there potential

The Required Ingredients

·        At least 7-9 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role

·        At least 2-3 years of experience as the manager of a design team

·        Experience with user testing techniques

·        A track record of leading design teams through successful product launches across iOS, Android, and desktop and mobile web

·        Strong information design experience with a solid foundation in UX design heuristics

·        Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience

What you should bring to the table

·        A strong portfolio that demonstrates systematic and creative design thinking as well as a deep understanding of UX/UI best practices is a requirement for application

·        Ability to drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently

·        Familiarity with the technical considerations needed when designing for browsers and mobile

·        Experience with design for mobile browsers, apps, touch-screen interfaces, and multiple screen sizes

·        Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Axure and Adobe XD

·        Success in creating innovative and user-friendly responsive websites and customer-facing features

·        Experience with agile/scrum

·        Experience with SAP Hybris

·        Experience with online commerce, shopping, and checkout

·        Experience applying Accessibility best practices (WCAG)

·        Excellent communication, presentation and persuasion skills; demonstrated success building buy-in for an innovative and bold strategic vision



Anixter Life
Anixter is forward thinking company with a strong heritage and recognizes who powers our progress - our people! Anixter supports all individuals to reach there potential by support teams and growth within the organization We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees that includes great choice of health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match, generous and flexible paid time off.







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