Senior Principal Lead UX Designer
Location:
Hopkinton , Massachusetts
Posted:
September 10, 2017
Reference:
179119BR

**Job Description:** Our Mid-Range Storage Division is looking to bring in a principal level product designer with 10-15 years of software product design experience (ideally on enterprise/technical products) to lead the design of the products and services provided by this business unit. You’ll be working with a team of UX researchers and product designers, and will also be leading this UX team from a creative standpoint as one of the most senior members. The ideal candidate can provide hands-on execution while also evangelizing design within the business, helping product and engineering stakeholders make business requests design-actionable, and ensuring that the team is delivering high-quality user experiences under tight constraints. A big-picture, service-design oriented mindset is also valuable (this division builds and ships hardware and software products).

The Role

+ (30%) “Design” - Hands-on product design (UI/UX) – the ideal candidate can provide all levels of design fidelity from sketches through visual design (note: a broad skillset is favored over exceptional visual design skills, however wire framing is insufficient) + (40%) “Consulting” - Lead design discovery sessions, facilitate business/design strategy discussions, conduct needs analysis, be a “problem finder,” prioritizing design work, and building consensus with business and engineering stakeholders (who may have varying levels of experience working with product designers) + (30%) “Leadership” - Providing team leadership/oversight (this isn’t a management position, but you will be the creative lead for this business unit’s design team)

The Requirements

+ 10-15 years as a product (UX/UI) designer, with 5+ years leading the design of technical or enterprise business applications + An amazing portfolio that demonstrates your expertise and process + Ability to balance going to market with usability, UX, and other concerns + Working knowledge of front-end technologies, i.e. HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and the ability to drive success in an engineering-driven organization (this is not an engineering position, but technical knowledge is very helpful) + Ability to distill complex or vague requests into clear, concise, actionable design problems on which the team can execute successfully

Preferred

+ Demonstrated expertise designing successful technical software products + Experience leading the design for a 1.0 product or service (MVP mindset) + Data visualization & analytics knowledge + BS or BA degree in CS, Design, Human Factors, Psychology or related field

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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.

**Critical Hiring Criteria:**

**Functional Area(s):** Engineering - Other **Business:** Storage **Business Unit:** 202 - UNIFIED STORAGE DIVISION **Location:** US - Massachusetts - Hopkinton **AutoReqId:** 179119BR


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