Design Director, Product / UX

Location: New York City, New York
Date Posted: 06-26-2017
Head of Product Design and UX
 
Moving is a universal headache – Help make it easier!
 
Our client, a well-funded, growing start-up building a B2B2C platform to simplify the process of moving, is seeking a Director level designer to build a team, establish best practices and processes, and lead product design initiatives.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • In an Agile environment, design products according to user-centered best-in-class design standards.  Use date and rapid testing to iterate on designs.
  • Lead hiring for Product / UX teams
  • Partnering with Product and Engineering, establish a user-focused development process
  • Researching, wireframing, sketching, and prototyping, user experiences for digital products.
  • Review existing product features in the framework of best UX practices and strategically plan new products
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • 8+ years of UX design experience for products (B2B & B2C) and cross-device design
  • Experience hiring, inspiring and managing teams
  • Competency in multiple UX functions – research, interaction architecture and visual design
  • Experience working with multifunctional teams and a knowledge of design-related technologies and tools
  • A portfolio of work that articulates an understanding of task-oriented workflows, client-centered design and research methodologies, usability and accessibility concerns
  • A passion for exceptional user-centered design
  • The ability to not just lead, but inspire
 
 
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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