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Director of User Experience

Company: SquadLocker, Inc.
Location: Warwick
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

SquadLockers Engineering team is actively searching for a Director of User Experience who will be tasked with leading the strategy of development around SquadLockers user experience. In this role, youll oversee the day-to-day functions and development of our UX team, as well as manage partnerships and workload of our vendor partners and outside services. Daily, you will be responsible for ensuring all UX is designed from a users first contact with our platform all the way through their SquadLocker experience. In addition to monitoring the work of the UX team, the Director of UX will serve as a full stack designer, tasked with helping out on any dimensions of design including research, testing, UX, visual, CSS and more. Qualified candidates must be creative problem solvers who are perpetually curious. Were looking for someone who is open to new approaches and is comfortable working with colleagues to continuously improve process and team dynamics. Key Responsibilities Coach, counsel and grow UX team by providing support, direction and development; Monitor team performance to ensure UX development responsibilities are executed accurately and efficiently Liaise with internal teams (both within Engineering and beyond) to drive consensus within product departments and promote the achievement of product goals Manage external UX resources Keep SquadLocker stakeholders up to date on product process and progress Create and implement strategies that improve UX through design Create mock-ups and track metrics related to identifiable factors that change UX Train, mentor and supervise a team of designers and user experts Work directly with internal teams and stakeholders to identify requirements and ensure a positive experience Design, conduct and evaluate studies to understand and improve UX Partner with HR to resolve performance or personnel concerns via performance management practices Additional responsibilities as assigned Qualifications We are looking for ambitious individuals with a history of high achievement and the desire to work in a fast-paced environment with peers who challenge them to be better. These are the qualifications: 7+ years experience in a UX role Bachelors degree preferred Figma experience preferred; Familiarity with current industry design and collaboration tools such as Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Github, InVision, Zeplin etc Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal Ability to influence and inspire junior members of the team Capability to learn new technologies quickly and can comfortably and effectively discuss the tradeoffs and benefits of various approaches with your engineering peers Strong aesthetic sensibility and appreciation of good visual design. Ability to prototype with HTML/CSS or equivalent tools. Knowledge of modern front-end systems, open source frameworks and responsive design Experience with agile delivery methodology Experience in taking a consultative approach with stakeholders and product owners A strong desire to learn, teach and grow alongside your team members A high level of flexibility and adaptability and a willingness to try new approaches About You Fast learner with the ability to grasp new concepts quickly Persuasive, amiable, self-motivated and goal-oriented Naturally curious, passionate and have a whatever it takes attitude Enjoy working in a team environment Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions; Copes effectively with complexity and change Possesses a strong willingness to work hard and put in the extra effort to get the job done About SquadLocker SquadLocker and its innovative suite of disruptive technologies are changing the way leagues and teams design and purchase customized team gear and apparel. Offering the markets leading brands, SquadLocker manages the entire process from instant online store creation to free graphic artwork assistance as well as decoration, production and fulfillment, all from our wholly-owned facility. As a result, SquadLocker makes it easier for league organizers to manage youth programs and for coaches to spend more time mentoring and inspiring young athletes. For more information, visit squadlocker.com. SquadLocker is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. ID: 2021-1282

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