Shamrock Trading Corporation

  • User Interface & Experience Designer

    Job Locations US-KS-Overland Park
    Category
    Marketing
  • Company Overview

    Recognized as one of the Kansas City area’s best places to work, Shamrock Trading Corporation is a rapidly-growing provider of transportation logistics, financial services and international trade finance for businesses in the United States and other parts of the world. Shamrock’s subsidiaries include Ryan Transportation, RTS Financial, RTS International and RTS Carrier Services.

     

    Based in Kansas City, Shamrock has recently expanded to office locations in Nashville and greater Chicago.  

     

    Founded in 1986, Shamrock has posted an average of 25% sales growth for each year it has been in business. Based in a newly-opened office complex in Overland Park, Shamrock has more than doubled its workforce since 2013. All 500-plus Shamrock employees receive competitive salaries, a great benefits package and exciting career opportunities.

     

    In 2015, 2016 and 2017, The Kansas City Business Journal named Shamrock one of its “Best Places to Work.”

     

    Responsibilities

    • Translates concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences
    • Facilitate customer’s product visions by researching, conceiving, wire framing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for digital and print products
    • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces
    • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions
    • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features
    • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and integrate designs
    • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
    • Develop graphics and visual or audio images for product illustrations, logos, and websites
    • Design and develop templates for print material, presentations and other marketing materials  

    • Advise clients on strategies to reach a particular audience

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Graphics Design or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum of 3 years’ of UX experience in business application design, development, installation and modification in an IT environment
    • Experience with design, development, and implementation of new computing architectures
    • Strong skills in overall user interface design of web and mobile systems
    • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to act as technical lead on complex projects
    • Strong ability to accurately estimate project development activities
    • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with customers and other technical staff
    • A solid grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies, subsystem and usability and accessibility concerns
    • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design
    • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas and solutions to teams and clients
    • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design
    • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model to regularly deliver design solutions for approval

     

    Benefits Package

    People have always been the key to the success of Shamrock Trading Corporation. They give our companies an edge in the marketplace and help build long-term relationships with our customers. To make sure we attract and retain the best people, Shamrock provides a premiere set of benefits for our employees and their families.

    • Medical: Fully-paid health care, dental and vision premiums for employees and eligible dependents.
    • Financial: Generous company 401(k) contributions and employee stock ownership after one year of service.
    • Fitness: On-site fitness center and company-sponsored Fitbit® program.
    • Additional Benefits:
      • Company-paid long-term disability insurance.
      • Company-paid life insurance coverage.
      • Tax-saving flexible spending plan.
      • Annual accrual for vacation, personal days and holiday pay.
      • Complimentary AAA membership.

     

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