Assoc Director, Ux Apply In Rockville

Published 2019-06-11
Expires 2019-09-11
ID #23151971
Assoc Director, Ux Apply In Rockville
United-states, Maryland, Rockville,
Published June 11, 2019

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Occupation: Assoc director, ux

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Essential Job FunctionsThe Associate Director will envision and establish the next-generation of User Experience.The Associate Director will collaborate with senior management, product management, engineering and other design partners to establish a future-forward vision for both the User Experience Design group and the products they support. This highly visible role requires exceptional relationship management skills and the ability to create and implement strategic and tactical UX processes across the enterprise.The Associate Director will be a voice in the company who advocates and evangelizes design thinking, human centered design principles. This person will inherit a team of designers but will be responsible for growing, developing, and strategically positioning the team and individuals for growth. This role is created to be more of a strategic leader than a people manager and will be responsible for the group's strategic evolution and knows how to navigate an enterprise.This role will act as a player-coach who is capable as an individual contributor UX designer, but has knowledge and interest as a UX leader. Establish and execute UX-centric initiatives with Enterprise-level impact Develop cross departmental relationships across the enterprise to increase the use-value of user-centered design principles Influence and evangelize a Design Thinking culture and human centered design principles Champion the importance of UX research through data validation/informed decisions and UCD principles that align goals of the user and the business Apply a future-thinking passion for user experience design and UI design to guide product cohesion through further development and adoption of the design system/library to create consistent UX Lead and mentor UI/UX designers for professional/personal goals Translate business strategy as it relates to UX principles Leads and directs group conversations, whether about UX or UX-adjacent topics. Experience leading and executing design thinking workshops Consistently considers the holistic user experience and product overlaps in their work and is a strong practitioner across multiple deliverables. Identifies design system gaps and inconsistencies and creates solutions that will align with the design team's overall direction and socialize this with the team. Education/Experience Requirements Bachelor's degree in Interactive Design, User Experience Design, Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, or related discipline 10+ years of related experience or equivalent training and/or work, with a minimum of 5 years leading design strategy and growing teams. Proven experience with iterative design and creative processes for both application / product and website design. Strong user experience knowledge: proficient ability to think critically and solve business problems in new and creative ways. Strong experience creating industry leading visual design by utilizing design systems, style guides, UI kits, and screen comps for websites, mobile applications, and interactive products. Proven experience establishing effective UX design processes and facilitating it's adoption throughout the organization Proven experience leveraging user research and analytics to inform design strategy and to measure impact and effectiveness of design solutions Proven experience working successfully within multidisciplinary teams or collaborative environments on challenging projects and presenting solutions effectively. Proven effectiveness pitching work and selling creative visions. Experience with mobile design and 508 Compliance is a plus.

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