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Director of UX and Creative Apps

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This is a truly unique opportunity to lead the UX/creative for this growing company. Have agency experience but tired of the lack of work-life balance? Look no further.

This is a very exciting, cutting edge industry that has been in business for several years and continues to grow into on-trend technology deliverables. With your help, this company will continue to evolve and be known as the leaders in their space. Exceptional, fun, "decked out" environment.

As the Director of UX and Applications, you will lead a core team of creatives and application specialists to define and deliver world class visual communication solutions to enterprise as well as smaller clients. You will be a strong idea person, engaging with an impressive customer list to help them explore what is possible, and pitching world-class services across industries and geographies. Your vision will drive the output of the creative and application services team.

You should have an inherent interest in all things digital, be hyper-focused on delivering the best user experience in the industry, and be aware of advances in the visual communications arena. You will have experience building a services business, including close partnership with Sales as well as Operations. You will be unusually comfortable speaking in front of stakeholders at all levels. In this most important role, you will be responsible for ensuring that the solutions captivate the imagination of your clients and their customers, that creative energy and innovation are fostered across the team, that the high quality of your work remains in the forefront, and that the team thrives under your leadership.

This position requires someone that has enterprise software UX experience, who can lead big initiatives, has built and managed teams and who can work well with clients’ senior teams to brainstorm solutions. The director will work with the VP of Professional Services and other internal users to define and drive high value service offerings to market for their customers.

You will:

- Be the leader for the creative and application services teams, driving continual innovation among the team, mentoring team members and achieving excellence in all results
- Be the expert in user experience, best practices, and industry trends
- Demonstrate the ability to take an abstract requests and develop a best in class UX/UI approach
- Own the development and presentation of UX and application service offerings.
- Define new UX and application services offerings that address customer needs for visual communications
- Participate in the sales process along with the business development team to help communicate and sell the offerings
- Drive strategic and innovative conversations with customers and prospects

You should have:

- Strong client facing communication skills, including experience being a member of a business development team
- Strong UX design skills
- Demonstrated ability to define and roll out new service offerings
- Ability to identify fundamental software design patterns
- Strong understanding of web software technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
- Experience creating graphical assets
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work in a team environment and be a strong team player
- Extensive experience with Adobe design products (Photoshop, Illustrator), as well as other prototyping tools
- Experience partnering with department leaders to ensure proper standards are realized for all application solutions delivered
- Ability to evolve and develop the UX and application services business with new offerings and capabilities
- Awareness of and ability to communicate team successes both internally and externally
- Experience engaging in and leading services conversations for new business presentations
- Experience providing evaluation, mentorship, and counsel to direct reports as you will determine assignments, promotions, incentives applicable to team members
- Monitoring overall quality of the team’s output and provide direction and leadership
- Significant digital deliverables experience (Kiosks, signage and related desired)
- Outstanding problem solving ability

Required skills:

- UX design for enterprise software
- Bachelor of Science in Arts/Technology or equivalent experience
- At least 4 years’ experience managing teams
- Experience in an ad agency working on digital deliverables in a UX environment

Please reply with a resume and link to portfolio along with a brief summary that highlights your relevant experience

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