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UX Director

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EXCITING permanent career opportunity for a UX Director in Dallas, TX. Our client is looking for a strategic and collaborative UX Director with extensive experience in direct-to-consumer, e-commerce online/mobile products. The right person will have a track record of success with high volume subscription-based e-commerce products, work well cross-functionally, meet business needs through innovative design solutions, and understand how to attract customers and keep them engaged.​ Qualified candidates may apply online or email escherm@aquent.com your resume and salary expectations. Samples are also required. (URLs of online products or e-commerce work you've designed/directed.)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Responsible for delivering quality creative web assets while fulfilling creative needs from multiple internal stakeholders. 
  • Translate business goals into strong design elements that can deliver on key business metrics, elevate site design and enable a strong user experience. 
  • Develop and maintain consistent brand and marketing creative that are applied across all consumer touch points (in particular mobile). 
  • Build relationships with external agency partners for creative needs and responsible for leading and directing agency partners. 
  • Responsible for maintaining knowledge of current emerging trends for interactive, mobile, advertising, design and visual communications, online consumer behavior, and technological advances. 
  • Effectively lead, manage and develop the internal creative team and hands-on with design responsibilities as needed. 
  • Ensures assigned projects are scheduled, assigned and delivered on time with accuracy and precision. 
  • Maintains exemplary rapport with internal clients and delivers above and beyond the level of expectation. 
  • Creates and maintains related technical process documentation. 

Qualifications 

  • Proven track record of design experience working with consumer products and associated online marketing campaigns. 
  • Expert knowledge in e-commerce digital marketing, specifically towards testing/optimization methodology. 
  • E-commerce experience across multiple devices (i.e. tablet, mobile, etc.), mobile design experience is critical to this role. 
  • Experience working with product/business partners to translate business and brand goals into creative executions that have demonstrated financial/user experience impact. 
  • Expert knowledge of creative workflow’s and proven experience establishing best practices with creative agencies and production vendors. 
  • Ability to speak to design decisions in a critique-based environment and to senior-level leadership. 
  • Ability to identify issues and trends such as responsive web design, cross-browser compatibility, mobile standards, design patterns, reusable and scalable modules and components, etc. 
  • Leadership experience in managing, mentoring and inspiring a team of creative talent. 
  • Exercises independent judgment and discretion in overall design efforts. 
  • Experience in design for digital, e-commerce, mobile, email and video. 
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography & limitations of the web. 
  • Expert knowledge on design software including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, etc.). 
  • Understanding of AJAX, JS, HTML5, CSS3 and other relevant front-end technologies. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. 

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