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Director of User Experience
Ref No.: 18-04903
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 110,000.00 - 135,000.00 /Year
Director of User Experience and Creative
A startup SaaS company in Arlington, VA is looking to hire a talented director of UX and Creative to help create new and exciting products for their very large user base. The ideal candidate will be excited to directly contribute to design deliverables when needed. You will lead a bright and talented team of UX and graphic designers throughout all aspects of multiple products' lifecycles. You will also be responsible for attracting, hiring, and retaining the area's top design talent and provide a creative and collaborative working environment for the team to consistently produce high-quality design deliverables as well as developing the team through active coaching and mentoring.

  • 8+ total years of experience in product design, including 5+ years as a hands-on UX designer.
  • 3+ years managing a software UX/design team.
  • Experience working in an agile/lean software development environment.
  • Strong experience planning, implementing, and reporting on user research.
  • Expert skill level in the standard tools of the UX trade.
  • Familiar with marketing and advertising creative development and best practices.
  • Strong UX and long-form creative copywriting skills.
  • Experience in developing design guidelines and creating processes to ensure design team members embedded in different areas of the business develop unified, consistent designs.
  • Ability to bring people, process and tools together to run an efficient, lean design/UX team that consistently delivers on-time, excellent work.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from a top university will set you apart.