Director of User Experience

UX Design Seattle, Washington

At PitchBook we work to provide global professionals with comprehensive data on the entire venture capital, private equity and M&A landscape so they can discover and execute opportunities with confidence. We credit our success and rapid growth to our cutting-edge products, customer centered attitude and ability to embrace and drive change.

In just over a decade, PitchBook has reached over 1,000 global employees with offices worldwide, and we’re not slowing down! Consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work, our culture is at the heart of our success and is driven by excellence, inclusion and fun. At PitchBook we’re committed to fostering an open and collaborative work environment.

Summary of role:

PitchBook Data is looking for a talented Director of User Experience with deep experience in all facets of human-centered design to lead the evolution of the PitchBook user experience and to build out a stellar UX team.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Define the user experience strategy and vision for the PitchBook product suite (web and mobile) to inform and align with the broader business and technical strategies
  • Inspire, lead, and build a world class UX team. Develop career paths and programs tailored to individual team member professional development
  • Implement and define best practices, guidelines, patterns, and standards to creating a consistent and innovative experience including but not limited to
    • Empower UX Best Practice Development
    • Sharing UX Insights & Building Knowledge-base
    • Instilling UX Thought Leadership & Innovation within the team and throughout the organization
  • Help drive the delivery of the product road-map and ensure a consistently high level of quality across all team deliverable

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 15+ years experience in all major facets of human-centered design and UX for SaaS products
  • 5+ years of experience as a manager with direct reports
  • Successful experience leading large team of designers (15+)
  • Outstanding skills in user experience strategy, user research, interaction design and information architecture
  • Relentless drive for change and innovation
  • Strong understanding of web technologies and state of the art new technologies (machine learning, NLP, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills that inspire UX designers, product managers, and senior management
  • Think creatively to translate business goals into unique and engaging product experiences
  • Ability to create and prioritize department smart goals
  • Demonstrate collaborative relationships with other groups within the company while working to create alignment
  • Define and drive processes for combined fast pace and high quality deliveries
If you are ready to start the conversation about how you might contribute to all the happenings at PitchBook, submit your resume today! PitchBook appreciates and respects diversity, and as such, we are an equal opportunity employer.