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Title:  Senior UX Architect


Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company:  Univar Solutions Inc.
Requisition ID:  23887


Our vision is to be the #1 destination for content in commerce in our industry. Our expanding Global User Experience owns a vital part of this mission: creating effortless experiences that help us acquire new customers and grow with existing customers through our digital channels.


We’re looking for a Senior UX Architect to join our growing Global User Experience team at Univar Solutions. We are part of a fast-paced innovative digital team that works like a start-up within a Fortune 500 company. We work across exciting industries such as pharmaceuticals, beauty care, food, and breweries while supporting corporate initiatives around sustainability and women in STEM. If you’re looking for a high-visibility opportunity where you can make your mark on the future eCommerce experience for a $8 billion company, this just might be the role for you.  


Reporting to the Product Design Manager, the Senior UX Architect will: 

  • Create user flows, sitemaps, customer journeys, taxonomies, and content strategies that organize information in a digestible manner
  • Craft intuitive navigation and robust searching systems to support easy findability of content
  • Evaluate traffic patterns and work with UX research to gather insights that inform user-centric organization and structure of content within our products
  • Partner with cross functional team members to identify, validate and recommend appropriate UX activities to solve business and customer challenges
  • Work end-to-end through the whole design process from initial sketches and concepts to detailed designs ready for development, judging the right level of fidelity needed along the way
  • Lead one or more design workstreams and facilitate cross functional workshops
  • Contribute to our design system with standardizations for data information display, categorization, navigation and other design components
  • Actively seek out feedback from users, stakeholders, and cross functional team members on UX concepts and deliverables 

You are a good fit for this role because:

  • You are a seasoned designer who has shipped products that have solved significant business and industry problems while delighting users with intuitive experiences
  • You are a self-starter who embraces challenges and always looks to find solutions that drive successful outcomes for our business, customers, and employees
  • You are ego-free with a positive attitude, collaborative approach, and eager to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Intuitively balance when to compromise to get the essential work done on time and when to push for the ideal process

Desired experience:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience 
  • An exceptional portfolio demonstrating your experience and approach in solving complex design and architecture problems
  • A customer-focused approach and experience leveraging qualitative & quantitative user research methodologies and insights to drive design decisions.   
  • Strong writing and communication skills  
  • Proficient in Sketch, Figma, XD, Invision, and other design tools 


At Univar Solutions, sustainability is more than an aspiration – it’s core to how we conduct business. We bring together ambitious goals, operational excellence, technology and collaboration to minimize environmental impact and improve sustainability in all we do. 


Check this out: Our journey to a more sustainable future - leading the way in environmental, social and commercial sustainability


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, unlimited PTO and much more.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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