Job Opening for UI/UX Designer

Full Time

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

As a key team member, your role involves gathering, analyzing, and assessing user needs. You’ll be tasked with crafting exceptional application designs that prioritize user experience. Collaborating closely with product teams and brands, you’ll spearhead the creation of cutting-edge omnichannel retail services. Your mission is to harmonize business objectives, user expectations, and technological capabilities to deliver tangible value for both customers and the company.

Plan and execute new design concepts.
Enhance current user interface designs for optimal performance.
Engage with clients to grasp their business objectives and targets.
Formulate both technical and business requirements.
Integrate creativity with a comprehensive understanding of design principles.
Ensure the inclusion of relevant user research throughout the design phases.
Clearly communicate actionable insights derived from user research.
Continuously involve customers in the design evolution.
Facilitate effective Omni-channel experience design.
Deliver designated experience design assets within established timelines.

Essential Skills for Success:
Proficiency in clear communication, capable of engaging with both C-level executives and frontline staff.
Exceptional presentation abilities to effectively convey ideas and insights.
Strong analytical prowess, adept at handling numerical data and deriving meaningful conclusions.
Expertise in conducting UI/UX workshops, fostering collaboration and innovation.
Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to mentor and develop team members across various levels of an organization.
Fluency in design software such as Sketch, Figma, or XD, coupled with knowledge of responsive design principles, graphic design, interaction design, and animation.
Competence in planning, executing, and analyzing user research, generating valuable insights.
Persuasive communication skills to influence stakeholders and drive decision-making.
Proficiency in synthesizing requirements into design artifacts and articulating design decisions effectively.
Effective stakeholder management to ensure alignment and support for design initiatives.
Statistical analysis skills are beneficial, though not mandatory.
A strong customer-centric approach, adept at translating customer needs into actionable solutions.
In summary, success in this role demands a blend of communication finesse, analytical acumen, leadership capabilities, design proficiency, and a deep understanding of user needs and stakeholder dynamics.

Qualifications for Success:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
Minimum of 6 years of experience in a senior or lead UI/UX position.
At least 2 years of exposure to omnichannel retail, particularly focused on e-commerce.
Proficiency in MS Office suite.
Alignment with Al-Futtaim’s cultural values.
Proven track record as a team leader, adept at motivating and guiding teams to achieve both business and personal goals.
Thrives in fast-paced environments, driven by a sense of urgency to accomplish tasks.
Expertise in managing commercial metrics and understanding the business implications of decisions, as well as competitive dynamics.
Exceptional interpersonal and motivational abilities.
Demonstrated resilience, determination, and a relentless pursuit of success.
Passionate about their work, displaying a proactive and positive attitude.
Collaborative team player capable of working effectively across departments.
Strong negotiation, influence, and relationship-building skills, both internally and externally.
Results-driven mindset, capable of driving the implementation of innovative ideas and initiatives.