UI/Front End/Graphic Designer

Company Description:

The Greater Houston Retailers Cooperative Association, Inc. is one of the leading independent convenience store cooperatives in the nation. GHRA provides many benefits and values to its members. GHRA operates a full service warehouse and distribution center supplying goods and services to the convenience store industry

Job Description

UI/Front End/Graphic Designer

Reports to the IT Director

Primary Responsibility:

Mold the look and feel of several different software interfaces into easy-to-use products for GHRA members, vendors and employees.

Essential Functions:

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images

Experience and Skills:

  • Must have a strong dedication to customer service
  • Proven work experience as a UI/Front End/Graphic Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of design projects (please specify which were college projects and which were actual implementations)
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Wireframe.cc, Adobe XD, Sketch and InVision)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Team spirit and a good attitude
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Project prioritization and management skills
  • Good time-management skills Duties may require non-routine analysis, research and follow- through

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 3 to 5 years related experience or equivalent combination
  • Professional certifications as appropriate
  • Knowledge of current trends in development
  • Experience with standard software applications, including MS Office, Windows. May require database management skills with ability to produce reports. Ability to manipulate, analyze and interpret data

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires little physical effort.
  • May be standing or sitting for extend period of times
  • Occasional light travel
  • Extended period of time working in front of computer monitor
  • Some days of prolonged walking
  • Ability to work under stress during peak workload periods
  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements

Additional Information:

Number of Openings:     1

Starting Date:                    Immediate

Interested applicants are request to submit their resume to Careers@ghraonline.com.

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change