UX Director Job Description

UX Director Job Description

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UX director provides workable UI screens developed with Razor/Html/JavaScript/CSS with place holder for service/API calls as per user stories.

UX Director Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Working with Technology & Software during the development process, focusing on design consistency ensuring the integrity of the features and functionality as set forth in the prototype
Define and evolve the UX team's process
Oversee style guidelines and consistency of visual design across UI, promotional materials and collateral
Assist in the creation of strategic materials and demos to internal and external teams
Lead internal reviews for feature and UI design, art direction and other UX/UI responsibilities
Establish and oversee a framework for incubation work in conjunction with our innovation team to conceptualize, storyboard and produce design artifacts including wireframes, hi-fi designs, style guides and pattern libraries
Present concepts and ideas to senior leaders throughout the company
Design a roadmap for multi-channel experiences for developers, consumers and internal users
Create annotated wireframes or prototypes, conceptual models, user flow diagrams
Lead a team of UI designers/artists to the delivery of a world-class user interface, contributing leadership and outstanding individual work to the effort

UX Director Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for UX Director

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, SAFE

Education for UX Director

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the UX director job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Design, Graphic Design, Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Computer Science, Computer, Management, Industrial Design, Software Engineering

Skills for UX Director

Desired skills for UX director include:

CSS
AJAX
ASP.NET
Direct marketing
HTML
Hibernate
JavaScript
Online advertising
SQL
Search Engine Optimization

Desired experience for UX director includes:

Demonstrable examples of successful application design work
Experience leading brand development and style guideline initiatives
A passion for gaming is a big plus
Minimum of 10 years’ professional experience, including managerial and senior leadership experience
Master’s degree in Design, Information Architecture, Software engineering, Usability Analysis, Human Computer Interface Design or Human Factors
Knowledge of management principles required for resource planning, resource allocation, and coordination of people and resources in a highly agile environment

UX Director Examples

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UX Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an UX director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for UX director
  • Collaborate with the Art Director to establish style, quality, and workflow requirements for the UI discipline
  • Create a style guide and conduct presentations/training sessions and to spread the knowledge of how we want our experiences to look and feel
  • Build a culture of close collaboration between engineering, design, and the UI designers/artists
  • Grow the skills and careers of the UI designers and artists
  • Manage a team of approximately 20 internal and freelance resources identifying and mentoring talent up-skilling and supporting new staff
  • Develop and drive the UX strategy for Frostbite that delivers significant user and business value for EA
  • Work with development team leadership to ensure that Frostbite’s development process evolves to be user-centered, iterative, and responsive to feedback and data
  • Oversee guidelines and consistency of UX design across the product
  • Participate in internal reviews, share best practices, and coach our designers and engineers to raise the bar across our entire group
  • Drive and be accountable for
Qualifications for UX director
  • Must be able to communicate concepts, design rationale and design details verbally, visually and in written format
  • Strong design point-of-view and proven ability to innovate
  • Expert understanding of user testing and its benefit to user-centered design
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio, Axure and or similar tools
  • Knowledge of WCAG 2.0 desirable
  • Partner with our vp, Digital Products to establish the best possible product experience
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an UX director. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for UX director
  • Inspire, guide and direct overall user experience and visual design
  • Lead and grow the UX team
  • Contribute to product strategy by helping shape the services and crafting the communication to the team and larger organization
  • Oversee style guidelines and consistency of visual design across UI, promotional material and merchandised content
  • Assist in the creation of strategic materials and demos to internal and external teams, including senior executives across the company
  • Establish and monitor goals for each platform, and drive the reporting that communicates those goals to the business
  • Build tools that give the brand better visibility and control over what and where they publish their stories
  • Own and optimize the process for launching onto new platforms, making it easy and efficient to test
  • Partner with Google, Facebook, Apple, to extend our scale and reach and stay at the cutting edge of product development
  • Work to improve the medical device HF practice by focusing on areas of interest (international standards awareness, root cause analysis training, regulatory requirements for research, ) Employees at this level will be evaluated on their ability to demonstrate proficiency on the following duties and responsibilities as evaluated by managers
Qualifications for UX director
  • Be the voice of our multiple user types
  • Grow and apply a deep and actionable understanding about our users and their needs and experiences with our products
  • Contribute to the development of digital brand standards and maintain those standards visual polish
  • Work with Product Management to establish a program of usability testing, prototyping and research efforts to ensure that all projects are driven by user needs and business outcomes
  • Manage a team of User Experience, Interface, and Visual designers and leads
  • Lead design work across multiple cross-functional scrum teams
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an UX director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for UX director
  • Ensure content is on-brand and consistent in terms of style while also contributing to the over-all voice and tone pattern set
  • Develop, maintain and enforce UX content style guidelines in partnership with Brand and relevant stakeholders
  • Train localization teams to understand the UX content patterns for English speaking territories, but empower the localization teams to adjust for cultural considerations
  • Craft and nurture inspirational content that positions HomeAway as the industry leader
  • Supervise and mentor content designers and strategists, both directly and indirectly
  • Establish a workflow for requesting, editing, creating, publishing and retiring UX content
  • Carry high standards of editorial excellence within a cross functional organization
  • Build deep relationships and partnerships within the global organization
  • Develop an intuitive structure and organizational principle for navigation hierarchies, information architecture, naming conventions and UI nomenclature
  • Implement and influence the content experience set, process and technology to promote company wide visibility, sharing and leveraging of content
Qualifications for UX director
  • Leads the design and development of innovative user interfaces and
  • You’ll have exceptional communication, networking, influencing and persuading skills
  • You’ll think strategically and be able to evaluate decisions in the short, medium and long term
  • You’ll have a proven track record of building and sustaining effective working relationships
  • A passion for playing and making great games!
  • Technical/Hands-on experience building interfaces in-game (with Unity/NGUI, preferably)
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of UX director. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for UX director
  • Oversee initiatives and designs on logo concepts, re-packaging, internal and external communication, and print collateral
  • Oversee the union of creative and photography to establish a cohesive message for marketing that is brand appropriate and on-point with current fashion and creative design trends
  • Conceptualize art direction on all necessary photography for web and print assets
  • Give direction and review all on-figure and off-figure styling for the brand
  • Responsible for conceptualizing all marketing campaigns and tag lines
  • Give direction on seasonal marketing campaign strategies
  • Give guidance and assistance on marketing initiatives to increase traffic and conversion, and average order value
  • Give guidance and assistance to maximize retention and acquisition with marketing initiatives
  • Provide direction and guidance to the digital marketing, social media, and email marketing teams on all marketing initiatives and strategies
  • Manage a team consisting of graphic designers, photo editors, photographer, stylists, producers, and hair and makeup
Qualifications for UX director
  • Expert-level knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator
  • BA/BS in related field or comparable experience strongly preferred
  • 10+ years leadership experience in-house or at an interactive, design, or advertising agency
  • Outstanding portfolio demonstrating familiarity and success in online media and interactive, mobile technology applications (work on projects targeting children and young adults given special consideration)
  • Hands-on experience with project deliverables (e.g., creative briefs, site maps and wire frames, brand architecture documents, messaging frameworks, design production, product interaction specifications, image specifications, user interface guides, video scripts, ) and lead projects from concept to completion
  • Strong design aesthetic and excellent understanding of typography, color, layout, and their role in brand identity
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of UX director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for UX director
  • Oversees e-commerce print and visual creative with designated teams to assure appropriate marketing strategies, presentations, branding initiatives, and trend forecasting
  • Responsible for the direction on all creative & branding for francesca's
  • Familiarity with and ability to lead the end-to-end design process, design strategy, research, synthesis, ideation, to execution
  • Overall ownership of the user experience of the end-to-end product
  • Thought leadership by contributing subject matter expertise in the areas of information architecture, design systems, interaction design, visual design, user experience best practices, user research, and online user behavior
  • Immerse yourself in an environment in which you will have broad autonomy to help articulate and execute a plan to address customer and market opportunities -- testing and iterating in small-scale pilots to validate concepts at start up speed
  • Work closely with autonomous teams of Engineers, Data Scientists, Researchers, Product Managers, and Senior Management to align the product development strategy with target audience needs, brand positioning, revenue goals, and team resources
  • Lead design strategy activities to understand user needs & business opportunities uncover user needs, generate potential solutions, craft a holistic vision for the end-to-end product and develop roadmaps for achieving that future
  • Define and manage the user research plan and incorporate findings into the design process
  • Present and communicate research and analysis clearly and effectively across various organizations
Qualifications for UX director
  • Fluent knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle and other design tools
  • Strong track record of delivering compelling mobile, responsive and product designs for start-up, B2B and B2C companies
  • Proven track-record designing/implementing/leading UI efforts for mobile/social titles
  • Experience developing and managing brands, including style guide requirements for print and UI design
  • Ability to synthesize usability research, customer feedback, and business requirements into consistent and profitable education products
  • Experience building, managing, developing, and evaluating a strong team of designers, outside creative teams, and freelancers effective resource allocation

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