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Associate Director Experience Design - UX

Experience Design
Kansas City, MO
Req ID: 5675

Description

Position at VMLY&R

At VMLY&R, we create connected brands. We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing and thinking — harnessing creativity, technology and culture — to reimagine the entire connected consumer experience. Our goal? To create work that becomes part of people’s lives, to drive value for our clients and, in the best of cases, to impact the world.

The Associate Director, Experience Design, UX, is responsible for planning and executing multiple projects and accounts. In this role, you will lead the experience design team(s) to develop solutions that meet the overall project and account goals.   Responsibilities Drive a strategic and conceptual vision across multiple platforms Collaborate with experience strategy to define the experience based on human-centered needs and client goals and objectives Lead discovery workshops with clients and interpret artifacts into business and user needs Develop information architecture strategy and guide teams to execute creation of the IA Lead and collaborate with UI and writers to execute design vision Partner with and lead clients from a variety of industries Be a leader in industry trends and user experience practices

As part of the WPP Group, VMLY&R offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business.

Skills & Experience

  • 7+ years of industry experience, with emphasis on human-centered design
  • Experience in user-centered design methods and techniques
  • Experience in UX design, specifically for mobile, responsive design and platform-based solutions
  • Digital agency experience and background preferred
  • Proficient with design tools such as Sketch and InVision app for designing and prototyping solutions
  • Strong experience strategy skills and an eye for compelling digital storytelling
  • Can find creative ways to get things done effectively and collaboratively
  • Continuous learner of technology; promoting it, using it and finding new tools to make us more effective
  • Ability to distill complex ideas into simple concepts, defend the work and be the expert in the room
  • Strong writing skills, creativity and passion for human-centered design
  • Experience working on and leading multiple projects simultaneously across large cross-discipline agile teams

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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