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UX Design Director

Location:
Boston or Portsmouth
Job Terms:
Temp-to-Perm
Start date:
04/22/2019
Posted By:
Luisiana Cruz
Date:
04/16/2019

Job Description:

Our agency client is currently looking for a steller UX Director to join their agency!

 We will only look at candidates who can commute to our office in Boston, MA or Portsmouth, NH.

YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • Leading, managing, or providing senior experience design leadership on large and/or highly complex client engagements while ensuring profitable and high- quality output
  • Leading or collaborating with visual experience designers, content strategists, developers and clients throughout a project lifecycle
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with senior management level of clients and clearly presenting your rationale to those people
  • Acting in a long-term account directorship role to a set of primary clients
  • Planning and expertly facilitating collaborative design workshops with clients
  • Selecting and utilizing appropriate UX methodologies for a project such as, but not limited to, heuristic evaluations, content/IA analysis, user research tactics, collaborative workshops and user testing options
  • Providing mentorship and coaching to other team members in area of expertise.
  • Contributing to process improvement and idea generation within a Mad*Pow business practice area
  • Demonstrating mastery of a given subject area by interpreting trends, identifying opportunities for the company, and collaborating with a wide cross section of internal employees on best practices
  • Participating in discourse of professional community for their area of expertise

 

Experience and Skills

 

  • 8+ years relevant experience user experience design roles
  • In-depth understanding of current trends in experience design, including research-inspired design, lean approaches, responsive processes, etc.
  • Expert understanding of experience design best practices and principles such as, but not limited to, accessibility, performance and usability considerations
  • Familiarity with designing within a rapid iterative process, including various ways to prototype ideas for client approval
  • Ability to explain and articulate the connection from research to design decisions through storytelling and effective client presentations
  • Interest in and ability to smoothly facilitate client meetings and collaborative working sessions.
  • Highly collaborative and eager to participate, able to effectively manage both yours and other’s time alongside project deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Keen understanding of how to work in a professional services environment that focuses on providing value for clients
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