Position Director of User Experience - Boston, MA
Location Massachusetts
Starts interviews start immediately - Q1 hire
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client is a cloud-based SaaS platform that is disrupting the restaurant industry. They have built a powerful and easy to use Android tablet based Point of Sale system helping restaurants operate more efficiently and connect with their customer base in a new and innovative way. They are looking for a passionate and proven User Experience Leader to manage, grow, and mentor a team of UX designers, architects & visual designers. Someone who can inspire and motivate members of the team to constantly improve our user experience and design.

• Oversee and provide thought leadership in the development of product focused UX: usefulness, usability, IA, user journeys, edge casing, visual design, and branding

• Inspire a team of UX Designers and manage their career growth and trajectory

• Lead the effort to update UI throughout multiple product lines

• Define and integrate best practices and standards related to UX / IA across all products

• Collaborate with product and technology teams to create and develop new business opportunities through thoughtful UX and IA

• Evangelize new interface guidelines and design patterns

• Articulate business case for design improvements, and measure/quantify success

• Recruit, nurture and retain best-in-class talent

• Work alongside team in documenting designs, workflows, site architectures, interaction, user journeys, sitemaps, process/screen flows, and wireframes

About You:

• 7+ years of relevant work experience in product design, UX strategy, experience/interaction design, and visual design

• 5+ years building and leading high performing user-centered design teams

• A strong passion for managing and mentoring designers

• Deep understanding of user-centered design methods and best practices

• Expert knowledge of design tools such as Sketch, PhotoShop, Illustrator

• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, "scrappy", agile environment, while also leading process improvement efforts

• Ideal candidates would come from a start-up environment and will have a portfolio that features best-in-class work that is simple, easy-to-use, an innovative.

• This client prides themselves on hiring the best and brightest in the industry and are looking for creative thinkers with a fresh perspective. If you are ready to join this rapidly growing team, please send your portfolio.

*****Please note this client is not offering relocation and will only look at local candidates or people willing to move on their own*****

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