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Associate User Experience Design

*Only accepting Los Angeles/Southern California applications.

*This is a contract to full-time employment position.


About Zehner

Based in Los Angeles, Zehner is a full-service creative digital agency specializing in e-commerce for fashion & lifestyle brands. Services include digital & brand strategy, user experience design, technology selection & implementation, marketing, and post launch managed services. Our mission is to help our clients achieve their core business and ROI goals by crafting an engaging digital brand narrative. Founded in 2007, Zehner is a strategic ShopifyPlus partner, along with our key partnerships with both Magento and Mobify. Our company culture is extremely important to us, and held together by our core values of: Relationships, Creativity, Exploration, Dedication, and Results. We embody the West Coast lifestyle in everything we do, and we’re proud of it. Notable clients include: Rachel Zoe, Kendall & Kylie, Universal Music Group, Outerknown, Shabby Chic, Teeki Yoga Pants, JC Penney etc.

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The Position

As a User Experience Design Associate at Zehner, you will be responsible for designing products for our clients’ brands that meet usability objectives and user requirements. The product design should also display simple and elegant solutions for complex usability challenges. The ideal candidate would want to embrace these challenges and get a feel for working with a medium-sized, very fast paced, fun agency. You will present your ideas to design and engineering teams, senior executives, and clients. The ideal user experience designer will oversee the design process from ideation to the final production and iteration process. The ideal candidate cannot be shy and presentation skills are a must.

Your application should include a link to your online portfolio that demonstrates your process while you think through a problem, briefly explain your role and responsibilities.


The ideal candidate is someone who can demonstrate and embrace the following:

  • Minimum 1 year of professional, working design experience.
  • Has high interest in web and mobile design, particularly having knowledge in the e-commerce for fashion and lifestyle.
  • Be able to lead stakeholder interviews, create user testing scripts and other research associated.
  • Eager to dive deeper and can recognize design opportunities.
  • Experience collaborating through a rapid, agile and iterative process.
  • Creating UX deliverables: wireframes, functional specifications, sitemaps, user journeys, flows, personas, site audits, etc.
  • Have experience with wireframing and prototyping tools for UI/UX such as Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, Sketch and InVision, Zeplin.
  • You must demonstrate strong visual design skills - typography, color, grid, hierarchy and other related design principles applied to create user interfaces.
  • Help conduct usability testing to determine how designs are accepted by end users.
  • Validate designs with customers and stakeholders in order to drive iterative improvements.
  • Work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong time management skills with a demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and complete work within allocated time frames.

*Double* points if you have:

  • Experience utilizing website analytics tools to inform decisions.
  • Experience with e-commerce design.
  • Familiarity with SEO techniques.
  • Development skills in HTML5/ CSS3 is a plus.
  •  Formal graphic design background

Note: No self-proclaimed ninjas, wizards, or warlocks need apply.


As a Member Of The Zehner Team You Will Receive

  • Be part of great, collaborative, creative team
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Competitive Benefits Package including 100% company paid Health, Dental, Vision, LT Disability, Parking, and Life Insurance
  • Casual work environment
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