User Experience Manager in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty?  If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family...the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products!  

We are looking for a User Experience (UX) Manager who will grow at our corporate office in Marysville, Ohio.

The UX Manager will be responsible for identifying the best methods and processes for creating the optimal product user experience on SMG websites, email templates, and mobile applications.  This individual will have no direct reports and will report into the Director of eCommerce.

In this role you will:

  • Drive the ecommerce UX and have the ability to translate user and business needs into compelling and effective experiences;
  • Collaborate with developers, designers, writers, and strategists to meet stakeholder requirements;
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of UX design and research, including information architecture, interaction design, and content strategy;
  • Articulate UX solutions within user journeys, story maps, empathy maps, wireframes, and prototypes;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Apple Human Interface Guidelines (HIG) and Google Material Design guidelines;
  • Analyze and extrapolate actionable findings from qualitative and quantitative research data, including analytics and user testing data;
  • Organize and facilitate workshops, brainstorms, and ideation exercises.
  • Create and support design systems and pattern libraries;
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of web, CRM and app ecosystems, with an aptitude for troubleshooting and problem-solving;
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies.

The perfect person will have:

  • 5 years or greater of UX design and research experience;
  • Proven work experience as a UX designer and researcher on an ecommerce site;
  • Design thinking and gamestorming experience;
  • Familiar with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1;
  • Service design experience;
  • Flexible in working with cross-functional team of designers, developers, editors, and content creators;
  • Exceptional communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Exhibited capacity to convey working arrangements on variety of assignments under tight due dates;
  • Familiarity with AxureRP, Adobe XD, OmniGraffle, Visio, Marvel and Sketch.

Some other nice to have’s:

  • Bachelor's Degree or advanced degree in HCI, human factors, graphic design, or related fields;
  • Content Management System work experience; e.g. Drupal, Magento, Acquia, etc.;
  • Familiarity with markup languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.
  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
  • Generous vacation day policy.
  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.