DecksDirect | UX / UI Web Designer


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Type Of Work:
Plymouth, Minnesota office-based setting
Date Posted:
July 15, 2021


At DecksDirect, we’re focused on creating a world-class deck-shopping and deck-building experience for every client, every time. Period. But we also have a little fun along the way. We’re talking casual dress code (tees, hoodies, and hats), NERF™ gun battles, summertime barbeques, ping-pong, and the occasional Friday-afternoon brew. Within our down-to-earth setting, you’ll find a talented team that is friendly, seriously committed to excellence, and driven by a culture of rock-solid core values.

The UX/UI Web Designer plays a key role as a member of the Marketing Team in fulfilling the company’s mission - Help People Build Better Decks. The UX/UI Web Designer is accountable for developing, managing, and optimizing a highly engaging, informative eCommerce website on the Magento 2 platform through intuitive, on-brand user interfaces. The UX/UI Web Designer will have a strong understanding of the current state of e-Commerce and preferably some knowledge of the home improvement/building materials market or a DIY personality.

In addition to honing your team recreational skills, we’ll expect you to be accountable for the following:

•Creating website and digital assets
•Skills and expertise in software/programming languages such as HTML and Javascript
•Create visual content to engage and educate consumers about DecksDirect products
•Consistent, on-brand UX/UI experience for e-Commerce website
•Apply design standards, guidelines and best practices for e-Commerce website
•Visual design of online/e-Commerce creative elements

In between NERF™ gun battles you will contribute by doing what you do best:

•Collaborate with marketing team and contribute to the development of website design and content strategy to drive sales and build awareness of the products and DecksDirect brand
•Develop and deliver on-brand user experience for eCommerce website
•Establish, promote, and enforce design guidelines, best practices, and standards
•Manage and prioritize multiple assigned website design-related tasks at one time, each in different stages of production to ensure the successful delivery of projects while meeting timelines
•Produce and execute user-centered concepts (e.g., mockups, wireframes) designed to improve the overall digital experience, meet user needs, and satisfy business objectives at the page, component, and navigational level
•Ongoing development of functionality and design enhancements to improve UX for consumers, contractors, and internal team
•Maintain new design technologies and best practices within mobile and responsive design
•Learn content domains, visualize and simplify complex systems, and solve problems both analytically and creatively

A fun-loving attitude is a must, as are the following credentials:

•3+ years in a UX/UI Designer role working with web experiences e-Commerce asset development
•Must be well versed in design tools such as Sketch, Figma, Miro, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite
•3+ years of strong proficiency with eCommerce development platforms, Magento 2 experience preferred
•Understanding of interactive web technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript
•A strong portfolio of UX and UI work samples
•Bachelor’s Degree in creative-focused discipline, Communications, Marketing or related field (preferred)

Career Advantages
It’s not all fun and games around here. You’ll also enjoy:

•Monday - Friday Daytime Schedule (on site)
•Competitive base salary
•Health, dental, and vision insurance
•Retirement plan
•Three weeks of personal time off (PTO)

About Us

DecksDirect is an online retailer and distributor offering the nation’s largest in-stock selection of deck- and patio-building products. Founded in 2003, the company was created with the sole purpose of offering a smoother and better deck-building experience for everyone, from the first-time builder to the professional contractor. Headquartered in Minnesota, DecksDirect is a family-owned business featuring a growing team of deck experts with real industry experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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