Sr. UX/UI Designer

LOCATIONS: Louisville, Remote, United States

KFC has instituted a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for health and safety reasons. KFC requires that corporate employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and be able to show proof of vaccination upon starting with the company as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Compensation Range (varies based upon experience): $98,400 - $115,00 plus bonus potential

Job Responsibilities

  • Be able to apply creative problem solving and strategic thinking to complex design problems.
  • Produce high-quality design deliverables to communicate solutions and facilitate discussions.
  • Define interactions and visual specifications for developer handoff.
  • Design and lead user testing and usability research to delivery insights and actionable results.
  • Must be a strong communicator, effectively presenting designs, UX rationale, trade-offs, and be receptive to feedback.
  • Work closely with product owners and engineering leads in the development of features, gathering feedback, and iterating quickly.
  • Collaborate with design partners, research, product management, marketing, engineering, and leveraging these partnerships to deliver a diverse perspective on our digital properties.
  • Provide thought leadership based upon best practices, competitive analysis and customer demands.
  • Proven ability to lead, influence, inspire, and nurture teams and partnerships.
  • Passion for design and the ability to effectively share your point of view and expertise with members of the team.
  • Understand technical requirements and how changes impact real-life customers.
  • Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and be open to change.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and thorough with the ability to multi-task.
  • Provide and receive mentorship to and from other members of the team.
  • Other duties as required.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Human-Computer Interaction or a related field or have equivalent work experience.
  • 6+ years as UX designer, interactive designer, instructional designer, UI designer or similar role.
  • A portfolio of work demonstrating your design process and thinking.
  • Mastery of creative and prototyping tools (Sketch, Figma, Adobe CC, etc).
  • Familiarity with establishing, maintaining, and utilizing patterns within a design system.
  • Strong understanding of industry standards, UX best practices, and design heuristics.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment preferred but not required.
  • Strong understanding of accessibility and applying those principles in design.
  • Accountable and self-disciplined with a “Get Stuff Done” approach to their work.
  • Must be fully vaccinated, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law. Proof of vaccination required.


KFC Corporation, based in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the few brands in America that can boast about having a rich, 60-year history of success and innovation. In fact, KFC is the world's most popular chicken restaurant chain and a division of Yum! Brands, the world’s largest restaurant company.

Yum! Brands, Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, has over 45,000 restaurants in more than 135 countries and territories and is one of the Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders in North America. In 2018, Yum! Brands was recognized as part of the inaugural Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index.The company’s restaurant brands –KFC,Pizza HutandTaco Bell– are global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories.

More important than our size is our commitment to breakthrough innovation and the success of our employees. We're proud of the unique culture we've built, one where everyone can be their best self, make a difference and have fun! We believe in our people, trust in their positive intentions, encourage ideas from everyone, and have actively developed a workforce that is diverse in style and background.


KFC Corporation has instituted a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for health and safety reasons. KFC Corporationrequires that corporate employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and be able to show proof of vaccination upon starting with the company as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

Benefits at Yum!

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