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(CAN) GT- Senior Designer – Inclusive Design Strategist

Walmart Canada

Mississauga, ON,CANADA

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Our team collaborates with Walmart International, which has over 5,900 retail units operating outside of the United States under 55 banners in 26 countries including Africa, Argentina, Canada, Central America, Chile, China, India, Japan, and Mexico, to name a few.



Imagine working in an environment where one line of text can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people, and put a smile on their face. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ UX’ers, software engineers, data scientists, and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates.

To others, innovation looks like an app, service or some code – but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption.

What you'll do...

In this role, you will be part of and support the execution of the Accessibility/Inclusive Design program at Walmart International. You will work closely with the Accessibility/Inclusive Design Leader, cross-functional teams and key stakeholders to ensure we maximize our opportunities for Inclusive Design. In Walmart International, we strive to meet the bar set by our markets and to best serve our customers and Associates in those markets.

You will -

Lead efforts to ensure that our experiences are designed with inclusion in mind.

Provide guidance and direction on inclusive design practices to the team.

Collaborate with UX Research in conducting qualitative and quantitative discovery to unlock potential areas of opportunities and inclusive insights.

Work with product teams to conduct design reviews, identify and resolve accessibility barriers, and drive inclusive design outcomes.

Facilitate workshops and training sessions on inclusive design.

Advocate for accessibility and inclusive design throughout the organization to drive accessibility program maturity.

What you'll bring:

3-5 years’ experience working in a similar role in a complex dynamic organization, with a demonstrated track record of designing inclusive and accessible products and services.

Educational background and degree in Inclusive Design, Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, or Interaction Design preferred.

Experience conducting user research, such as usability testing and accessibility testing, and synthesizing findings into design recommendations.

Strong understanding of accessibility guidelines and inclusive design best practices, including Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.

Deep knowledge of global accessibility standards, trends, best practices, and requirements. General awareness of Section 508, ADA, AODA, and EN 301 549.

Experience designing for assistive technologies and contributing to design systems for digital products.

Experience driving organizational change through advocacy and coaching.

Ability to work collaboratively with agile, cross-functional teams, including user experience designers, content strategists, accessibility testers, and developers.

Knowledge of accessibility assessment, inspection & evaluation tools; inclusive language and research tools.

Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate complex ideas to a variety of stakeholders.

Passion for inclusive design and a commitment to creating products and services that are accessible to everyone, regardless of ability or background.

About Walmart Global Tech
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people and put a smile on their face. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.3 million associates. To others, innovation looks like an app, service, or some code, but Walmart has always been about people. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. Being human-led is our true disruption. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.

Flexible, hybrid work

We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.


Benefits:
Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Age – 16 or older

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.

Primary Location…
1940 Argentia Rd, Mississauga, ON L5N 1P9, Canada

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