Remote Director of Product Design

Location Kansas City, MO (Fully remote)
Starts July 2022
Duration Direct Hire
Status Direct Hire
Rate $180,000K + 20% Bonus
Our Financial Client is seeking a Direct-Hire Director of Product Design to be a design leader who is not afraid to test new insights, someone who can blend business strategy and customer insight data with industry UX/UI standard methodologies!

As Director of Product Design, you will be responsible for leading the transformation of all client facing digital touchpoints.

Director of Product Design Responsibilities:
- You have the opportunity to bring innovation to an industry that needs transforming
- Under your leadership American Century will set the bar high for outstanding digital experience forcing competitors to take notice
- This role is perfect for a player/coach. Someone who loves to design but also enjoys mentoring a top notch in-house UX/UI team
- Lead all aspects of contractor hiring to augment staff when required
- Develop a strong culture around several disciplines youll oversee, UX, UI (visual design), user research, and prototyping
- Manage all aspects of digital design for brand advertising and marketing campaigns, responsive websites, new native apps, and internal and external products related to financial - Own our design standards. Lead the creation of a design system (platform) consisting of reusable UI patterns and components, as well as documentation outlining UX/UI and development best-practices for better performance and brand consistency
- Work closely with UI developers to build functional prototypes and production ready components quickly, thus a strong knowledge of how design and technology meet is a must

Director of Product Design Qualifications & Experience:
- 12+ years digital product, UX/UI design experience with proven examples leading teams through large-scale transformations for major brands websites and native apps
- Must have examples of design systems you have helped shape. Also have ability to talk about the incremental strategic approach of scaling components across multiple platforms
- Excellent problem solver with strong collaboration skills and ability to lead strategic conversations with senior leadership
- Ability to prioritize work and distribute tasks to the design team and understand when to augment staff externally
- Knowledge of interaction design, motion and UI development languages, including JavaScript, CSS, and React preferably, but not required
- Partner in the review of new tools, technologies and platforms that impact the presentation layer of our digital experiences, as well as tools that help your team be more productive, e.g. Figma, Miro etc..
- Knowledgeable in design processes, including design thinking, lean UX and agile methodologies

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: jackie.kuhl@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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