At Abercrombie & Fitch, the UX Designer - Design System is responsible for contributing and evolving the design system for our experiences throughout the ecosystem for our global brands.
As part of A&F’s Digital Product Design & Research team, this highly visible and collaborative team member will translate design requests and patterns into design standards documented in the design system and corresponding tools or libraries.
Working with other designers, researchers, product managers, and developers, the UX Designer - Design System supports the design system from governance to implementation.
WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
Collaborating with cross-functional teams of designers, researchers, product managers, and developers to identify and extend design system functionality usability.
Engage throughout the design process to capture gap in knowledge or understanding of design system patterns, and accessibility standards.
Contribute and evolve design system resources for designers, including but not limited to design documentation, components, and tokens.
Use appropriate design system principles to influence and drive optimal design decisions and outcomes for our customers and associates that serve them.
Socialize design principles and standards with cross-functional teams and stakeholders with appropriate levels of fidelity and rationale.
Attend and participate in daily stand-up, grooming, planning, and sprint retrospective meetings. Actively engage in the design system governance process with cross functional stakeholders.
Actively participate and partner with peers and team leadership to evangelize and drive design system maturity across the team and company.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?
Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), or equivalent experience.
5+ years of digital product development, design system / style guide contribution or related work experience with corresponding portfolio.
Familiar in a variety of design and library tools such as Figma, Sketch, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite and expertise of digital technologies (e.g., web, Android, iOS, etc.)
Ability to build components and web content pages with Markdown, HTML and CSS. Experience with SASS a plus.
A strong understanding and experience working across multiple modern methods (Atomic Design, Design Thinking, Agile, Lean UX
Ability to work confidently in a highly-collaborative an iterative design process that includes giving, accepting, and responding to feedback and constructive critique
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) is a global retailer of five iconic, omnichannel lifestyle brands catering to the kid through millennial customer: Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Hollister, Gilly Hicks and Social Tourist. At A&F Co., we’re here for our associates, customers and communities on the journey to being and becoming who they are - and because no journey is the same, we strive to create an inclusive culture, where everyone is free to share ideas.
We lead with purpose and always put our people first, which is evidenced by our Great Place to Work™ Certification, as well as being a 2021 recipient of Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Retail, and named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign for 16 consecutive years. We’re proud to offer equitable compensation and benefits, [including flexibility and competitive Paid Time Off], as well as education and engagement events, including various Associate Resource Groups, volunteer opportunities and additional time off to give back to our global communities.
WHAT YOU'LL GET
As an Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) associate, you’ll be eligible to participate in a variety of benefit programs designed to fit you and your lifestyle. A&F is committed to providing simple, competitive, and comprehensive benefits that align with our Company’s culture and values, but most importantly - with you! We also provide competitive incentives to reward the commitment our associates have for moving our global business forward:
Incentive Bonus Program
Paid Time Off and Work From Anywhere Flexibility
Paid Volunteer Day per Year, allowing you to give back to your community
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Available
Life and Disability Insurance
Associate Assistance Program
Paid Parental and Adoption Leave
Access to Carrot to support your unique parenthood journey
Access to Headspace dedicated to creating healthier, happier lives from the inside out
401(K) Savings Plan with Company Match
Opportunities for Career Advancement, we believe in promoting from within
A Global Team of People Who'll Celebrate you for Being YOU
ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Notice (Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act): For employees based in Colorado, this position has a minimum starting base rate of $100,000 per year. Factors that may be used to determine your actual rate may include your specific skills, your years of experience, your work location, comparison to other employees in similar or related roles, or market demands. The starting rate may be modified in the future.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a portfolio of global lifestyle brands (Abercrombie & Fitch Co., abercrombie kids, Hollister, and Gilly Hicks) that share a commitment to offering products of enduring quality and exceptional comfort – allowing consumers around the world to express their own individuality and style. The company operates approximately 850 stores under these brands across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as the e-commerce sites www.abercrombie.com and www.hollisterco.com.