Job Description


Junior Product Designer

Category: Corporate Office
Location: 5501 Headquarters Dr
Plano Texas 75024

Junior Product Designer 

(Plano, In-Office) 

 

Join our dynamic team as a Junior Product Designer, where you will have the opportunity to contribute to innovative solutions across the E-commerce and Retail sectors. This role offers a unique chance to impact the design and functionality of our expansive product suite, including web platforms, native apps, and internal tools. 

 

This role demands a proactive collaborator to contribute to the enhancement of our range of products, including web platforms, native apps, and internal tools. By employing a broad spectrum of product design and research techniques, this person will craft meaningful experiences that resonate with users. The ideal candidate is someone fueled by a passion for design, committed to continuous learning, and equipped with exceptional problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail. 

 

About Upbound/Acima 

Upbound Group, Inc. (effective February 27, 2023: NASDAQ: UPBD) is an omni-channel platform company committed to elevating financial opportunity for all through innovative, inclusive, and technology-driven financial solutions that address the evolving needs and aspirations of consumers. The Company’s customer-facing operating units include industry-leading brands such as Rent-A-Center and Acima that facilitate consumer transactions across a wide range of store-based and digital retail channels, including over 2,400 company branded retail units across the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Upbound Group, Inc. is headquartered in Plano, Texas. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in UX design and research initiatives to enhance user satisfaction and engagement across our digital platforms. 
  • Participate in various stages of the design process from ideation through to execution, under guidance. 
  • Support senior designers in conducting user research and usability testing to inform design decisions. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including data science, product management, operations, and engineering, to develop cohesive design strategies. 
  • Contribute to the design of scalable and high-converting user experiences. 
  • Prepare and present design ideas and drafts to senior designers and stakeholders, integrating feedback to refine designs. 

 

Minimum Experience & Qualifications: 

  • 1-3 years of experience in a design role, such as UX/UI designer, interaction designer, or similar. 
  • Bachelor's degree in design, HCI, or a related field, or significant coursework in design. 
  • Demonstrable experience in creating user-centric design solutions with a strong portfolio. 
  • Basic proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Adobe XD, Sketch, etc. 
  • Familiarity with best practices in web and mobile design. 
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present ideas effectively to diverse audiences. 
  • A keen eye for detail and strong problem-solving skills. 
  • Content design or UX research experience a plus 

 

Benefits: 

  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Comprehensive health benefits - Medical/Dental/Vision 
  • Health savings account (HSA) with company contribution 
  • 401(k) match (6%/3%) 
  • Discretionary time off 
  • Free snacks and drinks and frequent company lunches 
  • On-site gym 
  • College tuition reimbursement Program (STEAM) 
  • A dynamic, innovative working environment with opportunities for personal and professional growth. 
  • Get in on the ground floor of a new and dynamic design team 

 

Join us to be at the forefront of digital innovation in the retail, e-commerce, and fintech sectors, where your work will directly impact the future of financial accessibility and consumer experiences. 

 

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