UX Team Manager (SAAS)
Want to work for a locally controlled Irish Multinational where you get to lead and build upon a team of highly creative UX Artists? Working and arguing with a team of UI Designers and front end engineers, this team is pushing the boat on UX activities in Ireland and indeed globally. The company is working on a highly sophisticated IOT SAAS product based around MS Technology stack with many thousands of interfaces spread across multiple products (Desktop, Mobile and Tablet), so there is loads of variety.
Reporting to a very senior and brilliant Head of product design, this role will lead a team of senior and junior UX professionals and manage the day to day operations of a “UX studio”. Working closely with other departments (R&D, engineering, product management, product marketing and others) to ensure the team goes successfully from early stage concepts to launch, following the established end-to-end UX process.
- Help the UX lead designers run workshops
- Leadership through the various stages of UX design process including UX brief, research, wireframing, prototyping, testing and iterating.
- Responsible for the organizing, managing and moderating of user testing.
- Ambassador for simple design, ease of use and user centered design
- Plan and schedule the UX team staffing and work.
Creativity and Simplicity in design are at the top of your agenda. You will be a UX purist. Ideally with a relevant degree, you will have at least 8+ years in software design and at least 4 in UX AND / or UI and now, at least one year, managing a team of UX designers and developers. You’ll be known to be brilliant at people leadership. You’re the kind of leader than can still immerse yourself in the user journey with the company’s products and competitors, help the UX leads and Head of product design to craft the user experience (there is a lot to do as this is a big outfit) and ensure the user is placed at the center of the design process throughout.
NICE TO HAVES
Design Thinking methodology and/or Design Sprints
UX Research and data analytics experience
Experience of Lean UX a distinct advantage.
€90-110K depending on experience and an amazing benefits package including a bonus of up to 20%, Pension, health, Canteen and loads of perks! Relocation package of offer
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