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Vp of Experience Design
Posted on 2/1/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Data Analysis
Graphic Design
Management
Sketch
Responsibilities
  • Partner with Sr. XD leadership to define the strategic vision, organizational structure, KPIs, and OKRs for the practice
  • Support the XD practice as we expand across borders into international markets
  • Establish and improve processes related to selling Experience Design work
  • Articulate the business value of Experience Design to clients in conjunction with digital strategy, research, analytics, design systems, and content strategy
  • Support business development in pursuits, solutions, estimation and high level staffing plans
  • Evangelize the Experience Design competency within the XD practice and the larger Bounteous organization
  • Work with group directors to define and maintain best practices and standards for our methodologies, activities, and deliverables
  • Ensure the team is equipped with the right skillsets, processes, training, and tools necessary to execute and demonstrate great work
  • Infuse the culture with a design thinking mindset-a creative approach to solving business, product, and user problems
  • Serve as executive sponsor on strategic accounts
  • Coach, mentor and grow the next level of leaders
  • Works in consort with resourcing to staff and cast team members and pursuits/projects for success
  • Skillfully balance multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Participate in Experience Design communities locally and nationally, bringing ideas and techniques into the team
  • Reinforce and model our culture and atmosphere, quality of work, and growth for the next generation of experience designers
Desired Qualifications
  • Education
  • Bachelors or Advanced Degree in area of specialty such as Human-Computer Interaction, Graphic Design, Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
  • Work Experience
  • 16+ years of experience as a Experience Design professional
  • 8 or more years experience mentoring, managing, and coaching direct reports
  • Substantial demonstrable experience pitching new business, presenting work to clients, facilitating and leading workshops, and synthesizing data into actionable projects across programs
  • Deep experience connecting Experience Design work to user, business, and brand value
  • Ability to lead engagements to provide a strong voice for Experience Design within blended teams
  • Deft familiarity and expertise in Experience Design activities and deliverables including experience strategy, workshop facilitation, customer journeys, personas, information architecture, sitemaps, user and process flows, wireframes, design systems, and audits
  • Experience in leading user research and testing, including planning, creation and moderation
  • Strong background in human factors, information architecture, human factors, and user-centered design methodology
  • Understanding of responsive design, mobile design, accessibility issues, and Agile methodology
  • Experience in estimating, planning, and staffing project work
  • Consulting/agency experience is required
  • Tools & Software
  • In depth knowledge of design and presentation software, specifically: Sketch, InVision, Miro, remote user testing tools, Adobe Suite, and Microsoft Office products
  • Communication Skills
  • Excellent communicator with all levels of leadership, management, and staff to achieve desired outcomes and build strong alliances and relationships
  • Excellent listener with a passion for user centered design
Bounteous

201-500 employees

Digital innovation agency
Company Overview
Bounteous' mission is both simple and clear. They're here to help clients compete and win digitally. Everything they do is based upon an understanding of that mission, including who they hire, how they work with their clients, what they teach their people, when they recommend action, and why they matter.
Benefits
  • Award-winning culture
  • World-class, Fortune 500 engagements
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Take-what-you-need vacation
  • Competitive benefits
  • Continuing education
  • Volunteer programs
  • Ample snacks
Company Core Values
  • Client-Focused
  • Healthy
  • Accountable
  • Results-Driven
  • Growth-Obsessed
  • Excellence