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Sr. Experience Design Director

projekt202, Austin

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At projekt202, we solve our clients’ business challenges by creating experiences that engage, innovate, disrupt and delight. Our team is passionate about human-centric experience strategy, design and development and enjoys delivering amazing concepts and digital solutions for our clients. We have fun and enjoy hanging out with each other in a culture that supports and celebrates our diverse talents, backgrounds and skills. 
 
About You:
*You put users at the center of every decision
*You listen, learn and lead
*You ask “Why” and “What if?” You can often be heard saying “Yes and…”
*You are flexible, collaborative and welcome differing perspectives
*You thrive in uncharted territory and push at your comfort zones
*You lead in a way that inspires your colleagues and earns the respect of our clients
*You are an authentic, personable communicator. 

Position Summary:  The Sr. Experience Design Director helps to lead delivery by providing creative strategy and direction.  At once, the Sr. Experience Design Director must have the ability to advocate for human-centered design while considering their client’s business needs and technology parameters.  In doing so, they define an experiential vision, and lead a team to bring a solution to life.  The Sr. Experience Design Director also supports the Vice President of UX with practice initiatives, UX team management, and business development.  Day-to-day, they work closely with other practices (Experience Research and Strategy, Technology and Program Management) to create transformative solutions. 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Provides creative leadership and guidance on client engagements throughout the project lifecycle and works with Program Managers (PM) to ensure client satisfaction while balancing quality, timeliness, and profitability 
  • Supports business development activities by helping to scope engagements and to build and present compelling and persuasive pitches
  • Manages UX team members, which includes overall advocacy, writing and conducting performance reviews, identifying professional development strategies and activities, and mentoring

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum 5+ years managing teams and leading digital client engagements on enterprise-level products and solutions
  • Minimum 10+ years UX experience (expert in applying user-centered design methodologies to create best-in-class solutions)
  • Possesses the ability to provide feedback related to all aspects of design (usability, interaction, content strategy, and visual design)
  • Possesses strong consultancy skills  
  • Proficient with design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Sketch, and Invision
  • Has practical understanding of current and emerging technology platforms and trends
Education:  Bachelor and/or Masters’ Degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study (i.e. Human Factors, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science, or a related area.)

If this sounds like you, let's talk. Please visit www.projekt202.com to learn more about our methodology and culture to see why you should join us on this amazing journey.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Direct applicants only, no agency submittals please.

At this time, projekt202 does not provide sponsorship.

About projekt202

projekt202 is leading the world in experience-driven software design and development. We are focused on and passionate about improving the experiences that people have with technology. Recognized by Gartner for setting the industry standard, we believe there is a better way to design, develop and access the full potential of technology in today’s connected world. projekt202 has spent over a decade bringing to life and to market compelling experiences through our Experience Strategy & Insight, Interaction & Visual Design, Software Development, and Digital Marketing practices. Our expert team has delivered emotionally-rich and intuitive solutions for global brands and clients such as Capital One, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Samsung Electronics, Neiman Marcus and The Container Store, among many others.

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