Director of Experience Design Direct Hire MA

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Job ID: 16008 Direct Hire MA

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Director of User Experience

Our client is an award winning digital agency with technology in their DNA. As they continue to win more strategic work, they’re looking for a Director of User Experience to join their team.

This role is ideal for someone looking to lead a team of designers on UX projects while remaining hands on. The right person is a strategic thinker who leads by example and is comfortable leading engagements.

In return, our client offers a great work environment in Boston steps from the Orange Line. Compensation is competitive. Apply today!

Responsibilities:

  • Ongoing management, mentorship and training of the user experience team

  • Serve as UX lead on client engagements, translating business needs into user experience solutions

  • Champion user research, user testing and other quantitative and qualitative measures

  • Make strategic and tactical design recommendations based on usability findings and best practices

  • Facilitate on-site & off-site design workshops that gain consensus and inform design.

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of user experience design for software, web, and/or mobile. 3+ years managing user-centered design teams.

  • Strong knowledge of interaction design and methodology

  • Extensive experience with user interface design patterns and standard UCD methodologies across multiple platforms

  • Strong working knowledge of design tools (Axure, Sketch, etc.)

  • Familiarity with current web development technologies and standards

  • Strong presentation, advocacy and communication skills

  • Detail-oriented and highly developed organizational skills including the ability to prioritize tasks

  • Ability to manage, delegate & multi-task towards deadlines

  • Advocate for collaboration and internal cross-pollination with designers, technology & management

  • Strong presentation and communication skills