Senior UI/UX Designer

| Greater NYC Area

About Rent the Runway:

At Rent the Runway, our mission is to make women feel empowered and self-confident every single day by combining best in class technology, logistics, and customer service. Since our launch in 2009, we’ve developed proprietary technology, a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation, stores of the future, a viral brand, relationships with hundreds of fashion designers - and we are passionate about continuing to innovate our customer experience. We have pioneered the closet in the cloud and believe that every person globally will soon have a subscription to fashion. We are proud to be both a profitable and fast-growing business, with 11 million members of our community who believe that rental is the future.

Position Overview:

We are looking for an experienced Senior UI/UX Designer to join our growing Design team. The ideal candidate is someone who is extremely passionate about developing design solutions driven by real customer data, and strives to turn these insights into best-in-class experiences across web and native app interfaces. You will not only have a mastery of interface design, but also think about design in systematic ways. You will work collaboratively with other UI and UX designers, marketing managers, product managers, engineers, and other key stakeholders and be a strategic partner to the Lead UI Designer.

Your work will help to inspire various teams across the organization by demonstrating what is possible before it is built. As the Senior UI/UX Designer, you will execute elegant, intuitive designs that build on UX flows as well as advance product, creative, and business strategies. The ideal candidate is a resourceful self-starter with a passion for visual design, a deep interest in interactivity and front-end animation, a love of typography and composition, and previous experience using technology and user research to improve design solutions. Our designers are strategic thinkers and problem solvers who are always searching for ways to enhance the experience of using Rent the Runway. Finally, you are a strong listener to your creative and cross-functional peers, and a strong communicator both in terms of the concepts and designs you seek to push forward as well as the ways in which you are looking to do so.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply conceptual thinking and creativity to complex design problems from conception to production for site, app, email and other marketing initiatives
  • Create high-fidelity designs, demonstrating functional thinking, visual communication, and pixel perfect execution
  • Manage and track asset handoff to product and engineers and production process for all designs
  • Responsible for visual QA
  • demonstrate brand consistency across all platforms and devices while also pushing the aesthetic to be as modern and elegant as possible
  • Partner with other creative team members to unite the visual style consistency across the brand
  • Thoughtfully and professionally communicate your design logic and rationale both internally with your creative peers as well as cross-functionally, to further your objectives in a collaborative and personable way
  • Identify aspects of the site/app that can be improved and justify your perspective with data as well as industry best practices
  • Execute innovative creative ideas to advance Rent the Runway’s brand vision
  • Bring positive energy and freshness to your daily collaboration with the product, tech and marketing teams to execute digital projects across all platforms
  • Exude the desire to be challenged and inspired by new ways of thinking

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7+ years of hands-on experience creating digital experiences
  • Well organized, solutions-oriented, with a desire to work in pixel-perfect detail
  • Love for typography, grid-based design, and design systems
  • Understanding of the UX process and design principles
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborative team player with an interest in learning and listening to others
  • Ability to present and pitch user-focused solutions to stakeholders
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, hardworking with a positive attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Fluency in Sketch and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to prototype in InVision, Principle, and/or Figma is a plus
  • Foundational understanding of front end development as well as established and emerging web technologies
  • Past experience working in e-commerce, fashion, and/or a startup a plus, but not required

Benefits:

At Rent the Runway, we’re committed to the happiness and wellbeing of our employees, and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Generous Paid Time Off including vacation, paid bereavement, and family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves and their family
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of continuous service - Unplug, recharge, and have some fun!
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA and dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first and we’ve got you covered
  • Industry leading 401k match - an investment in your future
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Location

345 Hudson Street , New York , NY 10014

What are Rent the Runway Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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