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Job Title: Design Team Lead (Remote)

Company: Webstaurant Store, Inc.

As a Design Team Lead, you will help design interfaces for our various platforms and services. The work you do will help shape the products and tools used on WebstaurantStore.com and will positively impact the experience of the thousands of customers that visit our site each day.

Check out some of our design team's recent work on Instagram: @webstaurantdesign

As a WebstaurantStore remote employee, you'll enjoy the same training and support to be successful in your position as employees at our physical corporate locations. We stay connected through video meetings, training sessions, and collaborative forums, and provide opportunities for you to connect with other employees from across the country both professionally and personally.

To qualify for remote work, candidates must have:

  • Access to a reliable and secure high-speed internet connection. Cable or fiber internet connections (at least 25mbps download/10mbps upload) are preferred, as satellite connections often cannot support the technologies used by WebstaurantStore to perform day-to-day tasks.
  • Access to a home router and modem.
  • A dedicated home office space that is noise and distraction-free. The space should have strong wireless connection or a wired Ethernet connection (wired connection is preferred, if possible).
  • A valid, physical address (apartment, suite, etc.); PO Boxes are not supported; as a physical address is required for you to receive your computer equipment.
  • The desire and ability to work and communicate with other team members via chat, webcam, etc.
  • Legal residents of one of the following states: (AL, AZ, AR, DE, FL, GA, KS, KY, MD, MI, MS, NV, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, WI or WY). H-1B Visa Sponsorship Not Available, W2 only.

Please include these in your application:

  • A portfolio, preferably online
  • Your resume
  • 1-2 paragraph summary of your favorite project from any of your work
  • A short paragraph on why you believe that you will flourish and grow at WebstaurantStore


You have:

  • Partnered with product owners to help define information architecture and tell the right stories
  • 5+ years of relevant web design experience—ideally at a tech-forward, product-driven company; or a portfolio to match someone with that level of experience
  • Designed with an understanding of the formal principles of design: typography, layout, balance and proportions
  • The ability to navigate and understand a componentized Pattern Library, and think within that library to help extrapolate and extend its shared patterns and behaviors
  • Worked within scrum/agile methodologies
  • Experience designing e-commerce websites, and experiences
  • Designed with very broadly defined, loose concepts, and sometimes on narrowly defined, tactical deliverables
  • Expertise in UI, UX, or visual design
  • Helped level up the design and quality of a design team by bringing inspired ideas to the table and guiding those ideas through to fruition with attention to detail
  • Reviewed and approved work to ensure design assets are polished and ready for implementation handoff or final delivery
  • Ensured that work follows established patterns, and best practices are followed within a team

Your daily job looks like:

  • Take provided requirements, and shape work alongside your Design Manager
  • Create tasks for your team
  • Explain work, process and decisions to stakeholders
  • Work closely with designers, developers, and engineers
  • Run, and perform team design reviews; approving designs

What’s in it for you:

  • We will help you focus on what you do best and give you the opportunities to grow into the role that you will be most successful in. An annual education reimbursement will help you on your journey.
  • Flexible work schedule. Work the hours that make sense for you.
  • Work remote, semi-remote, or work in the office. How do you work best?
  • Dog friendly office. Bring your best friend with you.
  • Take a break during the day, and use the onsite fitness center

Benefits:

  • Annual bonuses
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) up to a 10% employee contribution
  • Paid time off
  • Paid maternity leave

What does our hiring process look like:

  • A phone interview with a Team Manager to chat about the company, position, and most importantly, learn more about you. Our goal is to see if we're a match.
  • If we feel that you could be a match, we will contact you to schedule the next interview, or let you know if we feel that you aren't a good fit.
  • The next interview will involve all Team Managers, and the VP of Design. We could ask you general questions about design to test your understanding of design principles, or have you review a case study on your portfolio. Additionally, we will be reviewing your communication skills, and how well you align with our core values.
  • Last, we will either make you an offer, or let you know if we feel that you aren't a good fit.

If you are ready to be a part of our team, please include these in your application:

  • A portfolio, preferably online
  • Your resume
  • 1-2 paragraph summary of your favorite project from any of your work
  • A short paragraph on why you believe that you will flourish and grow at WebstaurantStore