User Experience Principal & Manager

€90k - €120k
Dublin South
17 Jul 2019

Are you a seasoned leader in the User Experience space, interested in establishing yourself with one of the most well regarded teams working in the industry?

Our South Dublin client live and breathe UX, with a team of more than 30 in Ireland, and almost 80 at a global level. Their designers are completely embedded within the business, working with cross-functional teams across a variety of greenfield projects, and being granted access to comprehensive research and testing processes. The design function is made up of professionals working within highly specialised areas, from User Research to User Interface Design, from Product to Service Design.

As they grow, our client now seek a User Experience Principal & Manager to join the team, in a role that will shape and define their design offering across the business.

What You'll Do:

  • Reporting directly to the Global Head of Design, you will lead a large scale, evolving team of multidisciplinary designers and researchers.
  • You'll act as a voice for User Experience as you engage with stakeholders across the business, up to and including a senior executive level.
  • You'll oversee the plans and priorities of the teams under your supervision, coordinating and guiding the UX Leads that report to you.
  • You'll guide designers as they run everything from design sprints to workshops, and coordinate user testing of company products.
  • You'll be an ambassador for the company, and the design principles they espouse.

What You'll Need:

  • 12-15 years' experience in UX Design, with a proven track record of bringing a user centred focus to your work.
  • A history of managing large scale design teams, with an ability to set design standards, and keep your staff up to date with the most modern UX practices.
  • In depth experience of leading design sprints and workshops.
  • Strong knowledge of Lean UX methodology, alongside Lean Kanban.
  • An excellent portfolio showcasing commercial projects you have worked on is a must.

If you'd like to speak more regarding the role, don't hesitate to apply with your CV below. Applicants must be in possession of a European Passport or Stamp 4 visa to be considered.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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