Product Designer

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About Sysco LABS:
Sysco LABS is a technology-focused division within Sysco, dedicated to reimagining foodservice through innovation. An extension of Sysco's commitment to deliver exceptional products and services to the foodservice industry, Sysco LABS uses customer and market intelligence, data-driven insights and agile technology development to rethink the entire foodservice ecosystem.
Our innovation will improve everything from the ordering process, inventory, pricing and automation to the in-restaurant customer experience. Operating with the mindset of a startup and backed by the authoritative expertise of an industry leader, Sysco LABS' mission is to improve the Sysco customer experience and consistently deliver cost savings and new innovations through technology.
Sysco LABS is growing fast, and we're searching for a creative and passionate Product Designer to join our team in Austin. Are you excited to innovate on a remarkable user experience and products that are already changing foodservice? If so, Sysco LABS is an excellent place for you to work, to experiment, and to learn.
About the Role:

As a Product Designer, you will reimagine and craft a design that makes a difference to the customer experience. You will partner with product managers, researchers and designers to refine customer experiences. You will improve usability and expand on style guides. You will pursue various UX problems to find a solution.
Additionally, you will:
  • Execute design projects across the entire product lifecycle and multiple product launches.
  • Define and articulate a strategic direction for product experiences.
  • Collaborate with product designers, managers, and researchers to drive design vision and strategy.
  • Represent the design team as a subject matter expert across cross-functional teams.
  • Take initiative to brainstorm initial design concepts with cross-functional teams to bring product requirements to life.
  • Participate in user-based research throughout the design process.
  • Work openly and stay flexible enough to incorporate constructive feedback from user tests, designers and other partners.
  • Be autonomous and take full ownership your work, and you take responsibility for every last detail, every step of the way.
What you'll bring to the table:
  • 3+ years of industry experience in product design
  • You are proficient in Sketch, Invision, Principle, Zeplin or comparable tools.
  • BS/MS in Visual Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Industrial Design, or related field
  • You have design experience for mobile, tablet and web products.
  • You have knowledge of delivering wireframes, prototypes and dev-ready high-fidelity designs.
  • You are able to thrive in a collaborative professional environment and are self-motivated to execute and deliver on multiple projects.
  • You have a portfolio that clearly demonstrates successful interaction design projects.
  • You constantly seek new tools and skills which make you a better designer.

Perks at Sysco LABS:
  • Competitive base & bonus packages
  • Fun, casual, fast-paced work environment filled with talented colleagues
  • Brand-new high-tech office space located in the heart of East 6 th St, (walking distance to the MetroRail )
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Flexible work environment that encourages work/life balance
  • Fully stocked break room & weekly catered lunch
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits and company 401(k) program
At Sysco LABS you will be part of a team that values trust, learning, and working together to solve problems. Your efforts will help to build groundbreaking experiences for our customers. Come join us!
We embrace diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • FigmaDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Our company is right in the heart of trendy East Austin, with plenty of coffee shops, restaurants and gyms within a short walking distance.

An Insider's view of Sysco LABS

What's something quirky about your company?

It’s not a secret: we love food at Sysco LABS. Gather around the table to indulge yourself in in-depth discussions about the latest and greatest restaurants around town. Catch a meeting in one of our conference rooms named after a few of our favorite dishes – Are we meeting in Brisket or Waffles? See you in Queso!

Victoria

Product Designer

What does your typical day look like?

My days consist of a lot of team involvement and engagement. I meet with my teammates to see what people need, plan what’s coming up, help find solutions to blockers, and ideate ways to make our processes better. Somedays I feel like I am collecting continuous feedback from everyone and working to find out the best possible improvements.

Allyson

Data Operations Specialist

What are some things you learned at the company?

I have learned so much working at Sysco LABS! I have had the opportunity to advance my skillset in a variety of areas – some personal highlights are effective stakeholder communication, event tracking implementation, dashboard creation, and offering meaningful recommendations based on the data. I have also loved getting to learn about the process o

Jacqueline

Senior Product Data Analyst

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for Labs is to fundamentally shift the way that food gets to the plates of restaurant customers. We have the ability to shift the way that Sysco does business and to have our impact felt every day. To me, it’s so important for the work to have a tangible impact , so we seek people who have that same passion for driving change.

Matthew

Vice President, Commercial Technology

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

One of my career goals is leveraging the latest technology to make people's lives easier. Since joining Labs, I've had the opportunity to build services from scratch that help millions of customers find exactly what they need. It’s very fulfilling knowing how much of an impact your work has.

Andy

Software Engineer

What are Sysco LABS Perks + Benefits

Sysco LABS Benefits Overview

At Sysco LABS you will be part of a team that values trust, learning, and working together to solve problems. Your efforts will help to build groundbreaking experiences for our customers. We embrace diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
We offer competitive base & bonus packages, fun, casual, fast-paced work environment filled with talented colleagues. We have a generous PTO policy, flexible work environment that encourages work/life balance, fully stocked break room & weekly catered lunch. Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits and company 401(k) program.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Tuesday.
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Sysco Labs offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Sysco Labs hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications
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