Director of UX /Product Design

Location: Boston, MA
Date Posted: 04-27-2018
 Director of UX / Product Design

Lead a team of dedicated designers and researchers building domain-leading B2B2C, SaaS software.

Our client, a leading Boston tech company is seeking a Director of UX / Product Design.  In this role, you will lead a team of designers working alongside product and engineering teams building customizable business management platforms (mobile & responsive) that make complex processes simple and intuitive!

This role is part of the product leadership team and very client facing! Use your passion, drive, and love of good design, to grow a team and make a measurable impact on a company’s success!

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and provide thought leadership in all areas of UX (user journeys, IA, visual design, and usability) as well as branding
  • Hire, mentor and inspire a team (7 & growing) of product designers and user researchers
  • Lead process improvement efforts
  • Communicate product design vision to a wide variety of key stakeholders
  • Define and integrate best practices and standards related to UX across products including new interface guidelines and design patterns
  • Be client facing and create and develop new business opportunities through thoughtful UX and IA
  • Articulate business cases for design improvements 
  • Lead by example, at times working alongside the team in documenting designs, workflows, site architectures, interaction, user journeys, sitemaps, process/screen flows, and wireframes
Qualifications
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in product design, UX strategy, experience/interaction design, and visual design.
  • Enterprise, B2B product design experience
  • 3-5 years in a leadership, Director level, position
  • A track record of progressive success in a best-in-class design environment
  • Passion, confidence, and the ability to articulate the value of design
  • Expert knowledge of popular design tools and latest design trends
  • Experience leading a team in an Agile environment
  • BA/BS or MA/MS in design related field
Lois Siegel
Director of Recruiting
UX Hires
111 John Street, Suite 450, New York NY 10038
o: 646 863 5008 ext 506    c: 917 783 4487
e: lois@uxhires.com
 
 
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