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Experience Design (XD) Director (permanent)

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Jan 04, 2018

Sydney

Permanent

Agent: Kate V.

Job #: 127029

Salary: Salary negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

We are looking for an EXPERIENCE DESIGN DIRECTOR to join a Sydney agency for a permanent role.

This roles offers the opportunity to lead a talented and highly specialised studio team, pulling together skills across Design Thinking, UX, digital design and development.

Within this studio team, you will be taking a leadership role, championing user-centred design processes and techniques. Leading the Experience Design team, you will be approaching each brief with fresh eyes; generating useful, usable and delightful ideas across existing and emerging platforms.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:
• Lead and inspire your studio teams, fostering a positive, thriving team culture that attracts and retains the best staff, developing the best work.
• Lead insightful experience design critique sessions, participate in daily stand-ups
• Encourage a strong Design Thinking approach across studio teams
• Facilitate effective, participatory client workshops
• Confidently present work, concepts, reports and findings to various internal & external teams / clients
• Work effectively within agile studio teams
• Direct / juggle multiple projects across mobile, responsive and systematic designs and more
• Ensure a collaborative ‘one team’ approach of client and agency.
• driving the agency vision and growth strategy
• Contribute to new business projects and opportunities to help build the agency profile

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 10+ years in a dedicated digital /UX role.
• Exceptional work, design aesthetic, craft.
• Expert in user-centred design methodologies and design thinking.
• Strong experience across Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and InVision.
• Previous product, retail and ecommerce design experience highly desirable.

THE AGENCY: Award winning Sydney agency with highly skilled studio teams, working together on high-profile client accounts. This agency fosters a very positive work / life balance, supports ongoing personal and professional development; and have a strong focus / commitment towards your career growth.

INTERESTED? If the above roles sound like a match for you, please contact Kate – 02 8973 1500 / kverran@vitamintalent.com – and we can chat further re. the details.

KNOW SOMEONE SUITABLE? Please feel free to share / forward this role. We have a great referral bonus and can hook you up with $$ for anyone you refer that we place into this (or other) roles.

LOOKING FOR WORK BUT THIS ROLE DOESN'T MATCH? We have a number of roles across the UX / CX / HCD / digital innovation focus areas – please feel free to send through your profile & a snapshot re. what you are looking for & we can keep you on the radar for other roles coming through.

Want more details about this and other Sydney opportunities? Meet Kate Verran!

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