Director III, UX Design at Huemen Design

Posted on: 01/14/2022

Location: Mountain View, CA (ON-SITE)

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Tags: ux

### Job description About the Role Huemen is seeking a Director, UI/UX Designer to be an integral part of the Huemen Design organization. The potential candidate should have 9 -12 years of relevant experience, of which 4-5 years includes leading direct reports.They will be assigned to multiple projects and will be responsible for integrating solutions from Product Design team, Digital Solution team and Marketing Services team to create memorable consumer experiences. The ideal candidate will oversee the daily activities of UI/UX designers of a cross-studio team located in 3 locations. They will be building and leading a team that is responsible for designing, developing & productizing holistic experiences grounded in User Centric Design Process. We are looking for an active, hands-on leader with the drive and ambition to help build a studio to its highest potential, support our business development team, understands best-in-class design and inspires it through the work they do and team they lead. Your Team Reporting to Director, Digital Design and MV Studio Head. This role will have 2 to 3 direct reports What You Will Do ¬∑User Interface design concepts ¬∑Data Gathering methods ‚Äď Cognitive walkthroughs, Contextual Inquiry, Focus groups, Persona creation, User Research and testing. ¬∑GUI design and application strategy experience with emphasis on information architecture and interaction design for software applications. ¬∑Experience working with project teams to help define the overall user experience strategy, create interaction models, architect effective solutions using wireframes solutions and prototypes ¬∑Analytical skills with the ability to identify and communicate clients‚Äô usability challenges. ¬∑Personally responsible to insure the highest quality of design direction, style and methodology ¬∑You are a constantly growing and learning to provide expert direction to the team, the clients, and as a thought leader to the industry ¬∑Identify and drive process improvements to meet project and team needs ¬∑Monitor and drive your team to best utilize the skillset to exceed client expectations and elevate client engagement ¬∑Promote a culture of innovation and teamworkbased in professionalism and quality ¬∑Inspire your creative team with the energy, passion, and thought leadership to build a long-term healthy organization ¬∑Effectively communicate, motivate, coach and develop design excellence ¬∑Personally lead and take full responsibility for one top-tier client ¬∑Conduct Discovery workshops with customer & relevant stake holders and present the same in a consumable deliverable in the agreed format What You Need ¬∑9+ years relevant experience in digital design, with 4-5 years‚Äô experience in a creative, project and people management role. ¬∑Bachelor‚Äôs degree in relevant field ¬∑Portfolio samples of recent work Experience collaborating in multifunctional team as the UI/UX design lead ¬∑Ability to maintain context on multiple assignments to contribute effectively on all ¬∑Ability to spearhead stakeholder discussions ¬∑Function as team's advocate, to the engineering, analytics, sales and project management teams ¬∑Strong leadership and people management skills ¬∑Strong Knowledge of the design process and program management What is Nice to Have ¬∑Exposure to working across time zone and locations is preferred. ¬∑Strong understanding of contemporary technology platforms and emerging technologies ¬∑Automotive HMI design and/or Design for/in Mobility experience is preferred ¬∑Consulting experience strongly preferred What Makes You Eligible Be willing to travel up to 20%, domestic and international travel Be willing to work in an office at least 3 days a week in Mountain View, CA or Seattle, WA What We Offer Access to employee discounts on world class HARMAN/Samsung products (JBL, Harman Kardon, AKG etc.) Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University‚Äôs business and leadership academies Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global environment An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters professional and personal development Tuition Reimbursement ‚ÄúBe Brilliant‚ÄĚ employee recognition and rewards program HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. (www.harman.com)