Director of UX
Vertisystem Inc. - San Luis Obispo, CA

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Location San Luis Obispo CA Duration FullTime POSITION SUMMARY The Client is a SaaS company located on the beautiful Central Coast CA is looking for a Director of User Experience to join its evergrowing Product Development team This person will lead a team of user experience professionals championing a consistent UX vision across programs and throughout the organization The Director of User Experience collaborates with product strategy product management and development teams as the chief user advocate throughout the software development life cycle Ideal candidates bring years of experience building and leading design teams managing complex software projects and ultimately delivering great user experiences to a wide audience MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS · 8+ years of user experience and digital design · 5+ years of experience building and leading successful design andor UX teams Bachelor of Science in design HCI or related fields or equivalent experience Proven ability to instill experience design as a core value within a software development organization’s culture Expert facilitation brainstorming and collaboration skills with expert user experience orientation and exceptional people skills Deep knowledge of tools used by UX designers and researchers and when to use them appropriately Thorough knowledge of the software development lifecycle and experience with Agile Scrum ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This is a representative list of the general duties the position may be asked to perform and is not intended to be allinclusive Manage a team of UX designers including hiring and developing design talent Educate and promote UX best practices to the Product Development group and entire organization This includes facilitating and presenting design talks studios critiques and hack days leading The Client as a UX driven company Manage the The Client design library making final decisions on content submissions and conformance in development team projects Collaborate with Senior Management to help develop priorities for the organization Coordinate and provide direction for UX assignments and activities across multiple projects and strategic initiatives Maintains and continually improves processes for how UX professionals collaborate with development teams and Product Owners during the development lifecycle Sets direction for gathering and analyzing usability research on projects Define and measure metrics to track user satisfaction both overall and specific to strategic development initiatives Ensures the UX team is delivering highquality and timely research design and usability testing Attract develop and retain top UX design talent SCOPE OF SUPERVISION This position plays a key role in recruiting supervising evaluating mentoring and if necessary dismissing the people on the UX Team Actual hiring and budgetary authority belongs to the Chief Product Officer Although the Director of User Experience position can operate successfully with little direct supervision all operational changes particularly those relating to job function changes raises service level goals and anything budget related must be agreed upon by the Chief Product Officer Regards Mitesh Shah Vertisystem Inc Email miteshvertisystemcom mailtoswapnavertisystemcom Phone (415)8529542 Fax (510) 4741440 wwwvertisystemcom httpwwwvertisystemcom user experience,UX,HCI,
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VertiSystem is a professional services company, supporting the gaming as well as other industries. We are dedicated to delivering...