Senior UX Designer, International Growth

Shopify is hiring a remote Senior UX Designer, International Growth. This is a full-time position that can be done remotely anywhere within India. Shopify – Best eCommerce platform made for you.

Shopify’s International Growth team’s mission is to make commerce better for everyone… everywhere! Making Shopify better for merchants around the world brings deeply interesting UX challenges across behaviours, language, currency & trade, and ultimately, culture. We’re on the lookout for people who are excited to work on hard problems at a global scale in a friendly and collaborative environment. If this sounds familiar, we’d love to hear from you.
About this role:
As a Senior User Experience Designer at Shopify India, you will have a special role in building understanding and empathy for merchants in India and wider Asia-Pacific. You will help us build real connections with merchants, and bring these insights into product teams across Shopify globally. You will work with a multidisciplinary UX team of UX designers, content strategists, user researchers, and front-end developers to deliver the best possible experience for our merchants around the world.
Shopify is now Digital by Default. However, this role does require you to be based in the Asia-Pacific region, and preferably in the India timezone, so that it is easier for you to collaborate closely with your colleagues and connect with Shopify merchants in the region.

You’ll need to have:

    • Experience designing and shipping product experiences for international audiences, with a focus on India.
    • Previous experience owning and executing on UX designs through collaborative decision making with product managers, front-end developers, engineers, researchers, and other disciplines
    • A passion for building tailored experiences across a diverse set of languages and cultures
    • A deep understanding of the end-to-end iterative UX process, including personas, scenarios, wireframing, content modelling, prototyping, user research, and design systems
    • A love for solving complex product problems with simple design solutions
    • Experience working and collaborating with remote team members
    • Extraordinary UI design abilities that can be demonstrated through current projects

Projects you will work on:

    • Ensuring our platform considers regional merchant needs across language, culture, and local commerce behaviours
    • Working with other teams at Shopify to build a deep understanding and consideration of merchant needs around the world.
    • Evolving the look and feel of Shopify to be relevant in priority markets as we scale; with the discipline to think locally and act globally
    • Advocating for good user experience across our platform by representing our merchants in product strategy and roadmap discussions
    • Contributing to our growing design system of patterns in an effort to cultivate a cohesive look, feel, and user experience across the entire Shopify platform
    • Sharing and reviewing your designs based on peer feedback, user research, testing, and merchant feedback
At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.
We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we truly value your time. Once your application is received, we will strive to provide an update within 2 weeks.

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