Hy-Vee Food Stores Design System Lead - Full Time in West Des Moines, Iowa
Design System Lead
We’re looking for geniuses. Dreamers. Inventors. Innovators. People with the will to get stuff done. Doers who’ll rip an idea out of thin air. Make it a reality. Own it. And amaze their peers. Sound like you? Welcome home.
As a Design System Lead, you will be accountable for the success of our Design System and Design System team, from discovery through vision, iteration and socialization, to roadmap planning, delivery, documentation and training.
Be the point person for an overhaul of our design system
Lead a cross-functional effort focused on crafting, evolving and maintaining UI/UX patterns, components, documentation and guidelines that help designers, developers and writers build cohesive end-to-end experiences that our customers love
Create a culture of collaboration, sharing and trust between teams working on a wide range of products
Make inclusive design and accessibility a key part of the design system
Evolve our visual language in partnership with our brand
Lead cross functional prioritization, production planning, and execution
Facilitate the definition of business, design and accessibility requirements for each component
Partner with designers to explore options, create and test prototypes for usability
Plan and facilitate design reviews, workshops, demos and retrospectives
Coordinate approvals with design leadership and business stakeholders
Build a design system roadmap and tactical execution plan, with quarterly milestone
Organize, track and provide visibility into current activities, team utilization and priorities
Be a champion for the design system, helping to socialize it and increase adoption across the organization
Extensive experience as a product designer, user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, front end engineer or similar role
High proficiency in modern design tools to explore and communicate interaction, visual and motion design concepts
Previous experience building and implementing a design system with reusable design patterns, documentation and components.
Ability to shift from big picture to tactical easily
Strong communication skills, written and verbal
Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills
Resilient and levelheaded when dealing with change, ambiguity, challenges and adversity
Proficient in Atlassian Confluence + JIRA, Google Drive, G Suite apps, Microsoft Office and Slack
Proactive in seeking opportunities to improve personal skills and experience
About Hy-Vee, Inc. Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 265 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $10 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 1- Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 85,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit www.hy-vee.com.
Visit https://innovate.hy-vee.com to apply today and learn about all the exciting things our IT organization does!