Vice President, User Experience

Added: March 19, 2024
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Intro And Job Overview

As the VP – User Experience, you will lead the Precisely UX design team that defines the end-to-end experiences of our products and solutions. Our approach to user experience is grounded in design thinking. We work with our cross-functional product teams to build empathy for our users and then define, build, validate and iterate design concepts.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Lead a dynamic team of product designers and researchers
  • Foster a culture of creativity, accountability, and continuous improvement within the team
  • Provide strong coaching and mentorship to support the growth of team members
  • Develop and oversee end-to-end product design strategy aligned with business goals
  • Champion a customer-first approach in all design solutions
  • Conduct in-depth user research to inform design decisions
  • Ensure that all design solutions are innovative and aligned with user needs
  • Facilitate cross-functional collaboration through workshops and design sprints
  • Work closely with other departments to drive innovation and ensure cohesive product experiences
  • Establish and maintain a robust design system to ensure consistency across the enterprise
  • Manage a team of approximately 15 to 20 designers and researchers
  • Play a crucial role in hiring, onboarding, and developing team members
  • Ensure the quality and excellence of the design deliverables produced by the team
  • Set and maintain high standards for design processes and outcomes
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business requirements and incorporate feedback into the design process
  • Drive innovation within the design team and contribute to the overall innovation culture of the organization
  • Stay updated on industry trends and advancements in design to bring fresh insights to the team
  • Establish metrics for evaluating the effectiveness of design solutions and iterate based on data-driven insights
  • Influence stakeholders across organizations to gain support for design strategies.
  • Own project priorities, including finding and aligning resources

Requirements And Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, Human Factors/Ergonomics, CS, or a related field or equivalent practical experience
  • 10 years of experience in product design or UX.
  • 5 years of experience leading design projects and managing people or teams.
  • 3 years of work experience working with executive leaders.
  • Leadership: proven experience leading and managing design teams in fast-paced environments. Ability to inspire and motivate teams toward a shared vision.
  • Design Expertise: extensive experience in product design, with a strong portfolio showcasing successful projects. Proficiency in design tools such as Sketch, Figma, or Adobe Creative Suite.
  • User Research: demonstrated expertise in conducting various user research methodologies. Ability to translate research insights into actionable design improvements.
  • Strategic Thinking: track record of aligning design strategies with business objectives. Experience in developing and evolving design systems.
  • Communication Skills: strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate design decisions to diverse stakeholders. Experience presenting design concepts and strategies to executive leadership.
  • Collaboration: proven ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams. Experience facilitating workshops and design thinking sessions.
  • Adaptability: ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Willingness to embrace new technologies and design trends.
  • Innovation and Creativity: Demonstrate a track record of introducing innovative design solutions that differentiate products in the market.
  • User-Centric Focus: Ensure design decisions are grounded in a deep understanding of user needs and behaviors.
  • Team Empowerment: Foster a collaborative and inclusive team culture, empowering team members to contribute their best work.
  • Results-oriented: Achieve measurable success in terms of user satisfaction, product adoption, and business impact.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging design methodologies, integrating them into the design process for continuous improvement.
  • Travel is required: Yes – Approximately 15%

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