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Director, UX Design


About the role:

As a Director of Product Design, you will lead a team of Product Designers focused on delivering best user-centred experiences. While collaborating with key engineering and business partners, you will define and drive exceptional user-experience design deliverables across products and initiatives.

The Director will lead and manage all aspects of talent development, tactical, strategic design direction, and concepts. This role focuses on tactically providing the best user experience along with leading talents.

What you will do :

  • Lead a growing team of Product Designers across different products

  • Lead full product design lifecycle, including: Discovery, North Star sessions, iterative designs and journey maps, clickable prototypes, user testing, etc

  • Instil a culture of learning, research, and Design Thinking across the full end-to-end customer journey

  • Drive ideas, solutions, and products execution. Adopt a solutions-centric mindset and have a user-centric focus on experiences

  • Ensure consistency of experience in families of products and client-facing applications Contribute to Design system and reuse visual library components to speed development and ensure consistency across products

  • Nurture a positive, creative, and inclusive atmosphere that encourages collaboration with constructive and respectful feedback

  • Inspire, motivate, and lead the UX team to create elegant solutions that are coveted by end-users

  • Evangelize user experience methodologies and best practices

  • Ability to speak to technical constraints, experimentation, product, brand, business, and strategy — connecting across disciplines to cultivate collaboration between teams

What you will need:  

  • Overall 10+ years of work experience in product design and 1+ years of experience managing at least 2+ product designers

  • Background in design, UX/UI design, human-computer interaction, or related fields

  • Executive presence: self-starter with a keen sense of ownership and commitment to work and passion for delivering results

  • Collaborative leadership and work style with the ability to effectively interact with and earn the trust of peers and senior management across the organization.

  • Strong communications skills, written and verbal. Very good presentation skills

  • Ability to focus on multiple, time-sensitive activities without compromising the quality of work

  • Experience working with cross functional teams & overseas stakeholders.

  • Experience of working on SAAS products/ product companies

What you will get:  

  • Competitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 401K matching and more!

  • Collaborative, team-oriented culture that embraces diversity 

  • Professional development and unlimited growth opportunities

Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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