Director of UX

Immediate, Fulltime/Direct opportunity for a Director of UX to join our client-s team, a research and development company at the intersection of automation, apparel, and customization - driving on-demand manufacturing, at speed and scale. This position is preferred to be staffed in the NYC area, however, our client is open to 100% remote candidates outside of the NY area (must be able/willing to work EST hours).

We are seeking candidates who can lead our client-s UX practice. You will be working with the industry experts manufacturing and embellishing apparel for our customers in the US. You will be learning about apparel creation and leading transformation and automation of design, development and manufacturing. You are a detail-oriented, organized, and proactive person capable of wearing multiple hats. You are excited about working on a completely new product from scratch (think - no legacy, complete freedom of the UX direction). You-re always on the hunt for the next thing to do and love rolling up your sleeves and being hands on while also thinking through and contributing to the high-level strategy with our VP of Product. You-re used to working side by side with your engineering team, sparring and brainstorming solutions as partners. Additional Responsibilities:

- Manage a lean UX and product design team
- Clarify and define multiple user flows across systems
- Design, prototype, user-test, review and validate solutions to user stories
- Conduct user research, competitive research and market assessments
- Partner with product and engineering peers to communicate with the broader team, align on approaches, and collaboratively solve user stories
- Be able to think through data flow and backend elements necessary to power front end elements

Would you like to learn more? Then you should contact Elite Technical right away for consideration!

Required Skills

- 10+ years of hands on experience as a UX Designer or UX Information Architect
- 2+ years of experience of leading a UX and product design team
- Strong UI background is required (focus for this position is UX, but seeking strong UI understanding as well)
- Creation of UX assets in Figma (would consider other similar tools but Figma is highly desired)
- Prior UX research experience: user interviews as well as user testing
- Fluency in building wireframes, flows and prototypes
- Data-driven design mentality
- Ability to present work in a challenge / solution / result framework
- Success in building data mapping diagrams for user experience
- Proven ability to establish oneself as an expert in UX in an organization
- Desire to manage a team, define strategy, and work hands-on in design
- Proven record of an outcome-focused design and validated learning mindset
- Experience with service design and process design is a plus

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Remote or New York, NY



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, November 29, 2021

Job Type

Direct Hire

Anticipated Duration

Direct Placement

Date Posted

Monday, October 18, 2021

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