Digitaria is seeking an entrepreneurial User Experience Director to lead our UX team.
The Experience Director is responsible for leading the User Experience team, including copywriters, and all employees who deal with content strategy, creative implementation data providers. The UX Director works collaboratively with creative, technology and strategy teams to create compelling, insight-driven digital experiences. The UX Director is expected to manage all UX designers, and guide the team into creating, developing and sharing innovative user-oriented design processes to develop lasting experience routes.
Lead the development of the information structure and content strategy of transactional, informational, and user-friendly websites.
Identify target audiences' needs, tasks, and goals and use as fuel for the user experience fire.
Translate business requirements into meaningful interactive experiences
Lead immersive user research, concept testing, and usability testing
Develop user personas and scenarios to clarify results of user research and focus the team's design efforts on the needs of key users
Lead team in collaborative development of prototypes for demonstration of concepts to clients
Develop and document detailed user experience specifications for highly interactive interfaces
Drive User Experience thought leadership in both the company and the industry
Skills and Requirements:
7-10 years' experience as an information architect, interaction designer, or experience designer(or similar role)
Personal Attributes:The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities:
Ability to effectively operate with high energy, flexibility and a sense of humor in a constantly evolving business environment.
Ability to build relationships, both with clients and internal team members.
Excellent listener with the ability to discern relevant information and articulate it appropriately to others.
Strong analytical skills and creative problem solving abilities.
A strong work ethic and career orientation; wants to learn, develop and attain new skill sets and improve.
Values others and acts with integrity and respect.
Ability to confront challenges or problems directly and honestly; must be able to handle difficult situations and conversations with grace.
Ability to facilitate.
Ability to think and act appropriately “on their feet.”
Has the ability to handle numerous assignments at once; is organized and thorough with professional follow through.
Displays professional “polish”; executive presence and confidence.
Digitaria provides competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and 401k. This position is located in our Minneapolis Office.
Digitaria - 19 months ago