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UX UI Designer | Al-Futtaim Digital Retail | Dubai

Date: 07-Jun-2022

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 137301 

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. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day

 

Overview of the role

 

To collect, research, investigate and evaluate user requirements. Responsibility for delivering an outstanding user experience providing an exceptional and intuitive application design. Facilitate the design of industry leading omnichannel retail services with various product teams & brands. You will marry business needs, user needs & technology to help deliver services that drives measurable value for our customers & the business

 

What you will do

 

  • Plan and implement new designs
  • Optimize existing user interface designs
  • Communicate with clients to understand their business goals and objectives
  • Develop technical and business requirements
  • Combine creativity with an awareness of the design elements
  • Responsible for including appropriate user research activities at each stage of design
  • Responsible for providing & communicating actionable findings clearly from user research activities
  • Responsible for continuously including customers in the design process
  • Responsible for effective facilitation of omnichannel experience design
  • Responsible for delivering the appropriate experience design artefacts within schedule

 

Required skills to be successful

 

  • Must be fluent in Sketch/Figma/XD or similar design software, must be familiar with responsive design best practices, graphic and visual design, interaction design and animation
  • Ability to plan, create artifact’s for & facilitate user research
  • Strong persuasive skills
  • Ability to synthesise requirements into a design artefacts and articulate design choices
  • Stakeholder management skills are must
  • Statistical analysis skills are a welcome bonus
  • A high level of customer focus and the ability to synthesis customers’ needs into actionable findings

 

What equips you for the role

 

  • 6+ years’ experience in a mid/lead UI/UX role
  • At least 2 years exposure to Omnichannel retail with a focus on e-commerce
  • Able to communicate clearly at C-level & on the ground
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Strong UI/UX workshop facilitation skills
  • Leadership ability, with a proven track record of managing and developing people through an organisation

 

About Al-Futtaim Retail

Al-Futtaim Retail has established itself as one of the leaders in Retail across the Middle East, Africa & Asia over the past 30 years. We have developed partnerships with some of the biggest and most respected Brands in the world including IKEA, ACE and Toys R Us in the Middle East and the Inditex Group of Brands (Zara, Mango, Bershka and P&B) across Asia. We are also one of the largest Global partners of Marks and Spencer’s in both regions with over 75 stores offering both fashion & food options.
 
Most recently we have been responsible for bringing brands to the Middle East for the first time with the exciting launches of Watsons and B&Q and we aim to continue to be agile and adaptive to our markets with new launches and further development. For this to be possible we aim to recruit the best talent from all backgrounds who will continue to challenge and develop our diverse workforce which includes over 100 nationalities across 12 countries. Join us today and make a difference…