Design Director, Product / UX / Visual

Location: New York City, New York
Date Posted: 06-16-2017
DESIGN DIRECTOR  - PRODUCT / UX / VISUAL
 
Change how small businesses thrive
 
Our client, a mission–driven tech company innovating on how businesses and entrepreneurs acquire the essential funding to fuel growth, is seeking an action-oriented Design Director (product, visual, UX).  In this role, you will use your skills as a designer and visionary to ensure their products are user-friendly and intuitive despite their complexity!  You will establish best-in-class design standards, strategize on future product offerings and mentor and grow your team of designers.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Scale design practice and processes.  Manage and lead by example.  Nurture talent and career growth of
  • Define the company’s vision and standards of design
  • Oversee product roadmap and set goals and timelines for execution of design projects
  • As the Design SME, work collaboratively with Product and Engineering cross-functionally to insure seamless and accurate planning and product channels
  • Build team - recruit, evaluate and hire new product and visual designers.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 8+ years of experience in product and visual design with hands-on experience launching
  • 2+ years experience managing, hiring and inspiring talent
  • Experience leading multifunctional teams through design sprints and brain-storming sessions with the goal of developing product strategy
  • Strong prototyping skills
  • An ability to solve problems conceptually in collaboration with broader team, including engineers, product managers, and data analysts
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the creative process including typical time and resources needed to produce quality work on time with efficiency, and to specification
  • Experience conducting UX research and usability tests
  • Exceptional communication skills, a passion for user-centered design and a desire to be a leader an environment that is dedicated to building to building best-in-class products
 
 
 
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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