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Director of UX Design

Our client is a Boston-based digital strategy, creative design, and marketing agency located in Somerville's Davis Square.

The Director of UXD will lead a team of UX designers, visual designers, and researchers to create digital marketing and website experiences that meet client business and communications goals.  

You’ll Be…

  • Managing and mentoring the creative team with leadership based on UXD expertise
  • Leading conversation that engage and inspire clients in strategic conversations about their brand and objectives
  • Focused on achieving results which are aligned with the larger picture of our clients’ organization and its strategic goals
  • Art directing UX designers and visual designers
  • Partnering with developers and understand development restrictions
  • Collaborating with project managers to estimate, plan and allocate creative efforts
  • Reallocating people and resources appropriately to deliver on priorities
  • Managing multiple priorities & project teams from project kickoff to launch
  • Delegating details as necessary
  • Ensuring timeliness and quality of UXD deliverables
  • Managing the UXD process and deliverables
  • Providing sales support
  • Traveling to sales pitches or client meetings (5-10% travel)

We’ll Love You If…

  • You like to work in a fast-paced, but friendly environment
  • You’re a team player able to work with IA, content and development teams
  • You’re a proven leader who is curious, engaged and determined to help others make projects work and explore new frontiers
  • You’re a problem solver who likes change and innovation while controlling the big picture
  • You know how to motivate and focus designers and clients on finding solutions
  • You’re able to understand client’s business and communication goals and articulate these clearly
  • You’ve worked with content strategists and copywriters to merge design and content together
  • You are an expert in website usability best practices
  • You’ve hung your proverbial hat alongside information architects, content strategists, project managers, web developers, and other designers in a deadline-driven, collaborative web development environment for the past 7+ years
  • You are honest, fun and caring

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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