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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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UX Designer II (Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121)


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Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.


We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.


This role will provide thought leadership in the designs of processes and technical solutions from a business and user perspective. Very focused on the look, feel, and usability of all solutions. Will provide direction in all User Interface components. Secondarily, the role includes working on marketing campaigns providing Art Direction and creating illustrations by working within brand guidelines. This position will interface with business process and technical resources, and will be actively involved in agile development cycles. This is a global role, and will actively support solutions in North America, South America, Europe and Indonesia.

  • Provides UI design assets by utilizing our User Experience strategy and design system best practices and principals. Provides User Interface recommendations and coordinates recommendations with agile track leads. Facilitates and plans user research activities. Creates and manage components within the design system including influencing best practices.
  • Designs, develops, and reviews user centric and process solutions including information architectures, requirements, specifications, navigation design, flows, wireframes. Includes creating and updating design standards documentation to align with modern UX principles.
  • Works with communications and marketing teams to provide art direction (illustration) and design for MIS Marketing Campaigns.
  • Interfaces with other process and technology development teams for project and system support.
  • Perform other duties as requested



  • High School Diploma or GED AND ten (10) years of Visual Design, User Experience, User Interface related work experience; OR
  • Associate’s degree AND seven (7) years of Visual Design, User Experience, User Interface related work experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree AND five (5) years of Visual Design, User Experience, User Interface related work experience


  • Take a human-centered approach developing new products and applications for Freeport
  • Conduct user research to discover insights, define user personas for digital tools, and map user journeys
  • Develop new concepts, storyboards, detailed interaction designs, screen flows, wireframes and prototypes to clearly articulate solutions
  • Participate & conceptualize at a high level about product strategy and vision — not just visual ideas but what should we build and why.
  • Create distinctive digital experiences
  • Actively collaborate as part of an agile team to ensure designs are feasible and implemented accurately
  • Conduct concept and usability testing to iteratively validate and improve design solutions
  • Execute product design for a range of applications that are responsive across form factors (e.g., web, mobile, tablet, etc.) and scale across platforms (e.g., iOS, Android, etc.)
  • Scale designs efficiently across multiple product deployments
  • Track user experience metrics and reports on the success of UX improvements, including analytics
  • Properly perform quality assurance (QA) design work within coded environments to ensure optimal user experience meets the expectations of user stories
  • Ability to understand complex design systems and contribute to the iterative growth of components and layouts
  • Conceptualizes and implements high-quality marketing designs / illustrations for features and functionality managed and deployed by Freeport MIS
  • Executes design and layout solutions with a high level of proficiency and artistry, including icons, color schemes, interface features and transitions
  • Attends and/or leads meetings facilitated by business area or project initiator to understand the goals and objectives throughout the stages of a project. Presents assignments to business area managers/leaders and peers as needed.


  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hart hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable state laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

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