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Full-time Director of UX

at ChaiOne in Houston, TX

The Director of UX is ChaiOne’s advocate for creating great human-centered digital experiences. This leadership role drives ChaiOne’s innovation and user experience strategies for our clients including excellence in finished design.

Essential Functions

1. Lead UX Researchers and Interaction Designers.

2. Provide mentorship and development to maintain and grow staff knowledge.

3. Provide leadership in skills necessary for completion of web and mobile design tasks.

4. Develop and execute ChaiOne user experience thought leadership process.

5. Develop, execute, and evolve leadership pipeline and employee development strategy.

6. Provide executive direction on client management and business development.

7. Develop and grow ChaiOne design and innovation consulting practice.

8. Build design staff for execution of user experience, visual and product design activities.

9. Direct efforts aimed at improving current products and generating ideas for new products and services.

10. Work with senior management team to identify and explore future business opportunities.

11. Provide leadership and direction to cross-functional team members on site strategies to ensure cohesion between business goals and site direction.

12. Create and execute strategy to deliver key insights, trends, and recommendations for business growth.

13. Driving accuracy in project estimates as a contributor to design excellence as well as mid course corrections to hit quality, margin targets.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does have supervisory responsibility and is responsible for one or more direct and indirect reports.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time exempt position. General hours are 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Travel

Travel up to 25% may be expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

1. At least 7 years of experience directing the creative strategy, execution, and standards for an online user experience.

2. At least 7 years of experience directing the information architecture, user interface design, and visual design for web or mobile initiatives.

3. Experience working with marketing, branding, and technologies teams as a lead or in a team collaboration environment.

4. Experience working with and training staff on the use of key UX prototyping tools: Proto.io, Adobe XD, Sketch, Briefs

5. Experience working with and training staff on the use of key design tools:Adobe Illustrator, Adobe XD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Sketch, and the like.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Why do you want to work with us?

ChaiOne is a tight-knit group of creative, talented, and entertaining people. Here are a few reasons that we know you'd love it here:

We offer a flexible, social work environment.
You'll work alongside some of the best creative minds in the business.
Great benefits: bonus plan, 401(k) with match, paid conference days, health, vision, dental insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, and life insurance.
A culture like no other - birthday celebrations, champagne toasts, and events galore!


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Published on 27-02-2017