Product UX/UI Designer

Product UX/UI Designer

Job Type: Full Time / Exempt (Salaried)

Location: Vancouver, WA / Hybrid or Remote

This position is not eligible for sponsorship or approved for third party recruiters.

Crafts Group is a dynamic and rapidly growing group of companies in the crafting sector, and we are searching for an experienced Product Designer UX/UI to join our team. If you are a professional who is enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and values community, creativity, and all things handmade, we invite you to explore joining our team!

The Challenge and The Opportunity

We’re in search of an experienced Product Designer with a knack for UX/UI to join our team. In this role, you’ll be instrumental in crafting visually stunning and user-friendly web pages that captivate our audience. Working closely with our four brand marketing teams and web developers, you’ll transform user needs and business goals into innovative design solutions.

This role thrives on collaboration, so we’re seeking candidates who not only excel at delivering top-notch user-centered design solutions based on qualitative and quantitative data, but also have the ability to inspire and guide others throughout the process. Some of your responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop intuitive, user-friendly interfaces for web applications and websites.
  • Create wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to articulate design concepts.
  • Conduct user research and usability testing to refine designs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements and priorities.
  • Ensure design coherence across various platforms and devices.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in UX/UI design.

The Team

Our team consists of over 160 members located across the United States. With a shared commitment and passion for innovation, we value user-friendly designs and outstanding quality. Education, training, and inspiration are key, as we strive to offer our customers the best tools and products to support their creative pursuits. Every day, our team is dedicated to designing, creating, manufacturing, and delivering products to our enthusiastic makers worldwide.

The Company

Crafts Group, a Premier Needle Arts (PNA) company, is responsible for managing a portfolio of four well-known consumer brands. Our approach is hands-on, and our priority is to provide fabrics, threads, yarns, and tools that align with our customers’ preferences while maintaining exceptional quality. Our products are available through various channels, including our dedicated consumer websites, Amazon, wholesale distributors, local retail partners, and consumer shows. Crafts Group is headquartered in Vancouver, WA, just north of Portland, and is part of the Blue Point Capital Partners family. Learn more about us here:

Connecting Threads

KnitPicks

Superior Threads

Crochet.com

As an equal opportunity employer, Crafts Group and Premier Needle Arts are dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment where each individual is empowered to reach their full potential. We are committed to creating an inclusive atmosphere for all employees. Join us in inspiring a love for creativity among our customers.

Requirements

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Demonstrated expertise as a Product Designer or UI/UX Designer.
  • Impressive portfolio showcasing your design prowess and process.
  • Proficiency in design tools like Sketch, Adobe XD, Figma, or similar.
  • Thorough understanding of user-centered design principles.
  • Solid grasp of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies is advantageous.
  • Bachelor’s degree in design, HCI, or related field preferred.

Benefits

Compensation

The pay rate for this position will be based on the selected candidate’s skills, experience, and geographic location or metropolitan area. Candidates from different locations within the United States may receive varying wage offers. Additionally, this position is eligible for bonus opportunities and a comprehensive bonus package.

Starting Pay Range

$84,300 to $97,500 in Vancouver, WA

$83,300 to $97,800 in Columbus, OH

$87,900 to $98,800 in Murray, UT

$86,000 to $98,100 in North Smithfield, RI

Benefits

  • Multiple medical, dental and vision plan options after 30 days (with company contributions to the premium costs).
  • Healthcare Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts.
  • Company-paid Life, AD&D, Short Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and worldwide travel assistance benefits.
  • Voluntary life and income replacement plans.
  • Robust Employee Assistance Program that includes counseling, legal, financial and health advocacy services.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match.
  • Generous paid time off and holiday pay policies.
  • Employee discounts at all Premier Needle Arts companies!!