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Design Director

@ Perficient

You will both lead your team and execute across these activities:

  • Provide strategic recommendations that consider the full range of users’ cross-channel touchpoints, motivations, and pain points.
  • Facilitate client workshops and drive clients to thoughtful, considered decisions.
  • Visualize the experience through design deliverables such as site maps, user flows, wireframes, visual design comps, and prototypes.
  • Convey the expected experience through supporting documentation, such as user stories, requirements, functional annotations, and design systems.
  • Participate in sales activities by quickly understanding a potential client’s needs and outlining a vision appropriate for the budget, ask, and core user needs.
  • Work with a wide range of clients and projects, such as e-commerce, financial services, healthcare, intranets, and many more.
  • Lead and mentor a team of 5+ designers 

You are not expected to be an expert in every single area, but you should have the ability to identify appropriate team members and provide feedback to ensure a quality process and experience


Qualifications:

What experience you need

  • Aptitude as a hands-on, strategic thinker who can execute as well as lead.
  • Ability to design across devices, from desktop to mobile, and across systems, from browser-based websites and apps to native apps for mobile.
  • 8+ years as a UX/UI Designer or a related position.
  • Proficient in the execution of design deliverables such as wireframes, design comps and prototypes
  • Degree in Design or a related field.
  • Proficiency with design tools such as Adobe XD, Figma and Sketch.
  • A deep understanding of the end-to-end Experience Design capabilities and how they work together.
  • Experience leading and mentoring a team of designers.  


What other qualities will help you succeed

  • Strategic, creative thinker able to translate findings into clear guidance for designers and developers and define clear project measures.
  • Ability to lead cross-discipline teams.
  • Demonstrable passion for designing exceptional user experiences.
  • Deep empathy with users, understanding that people will expect a humane, usable, and successful user experience as well as required functionality and features.
  • Ability to communicate well with stakeholders, teammates, and users.
  • A high-level understanding of current relevant technologies and ability to quickly comprehend the fundamentals of new technologies and how those might influence requirements, design approach, and product innovation.
  • Detail-oriented, efficient, flexible, and calm in the face of ambiguity.
  • Ability to thrive in a sprint-oriented environment.
  • Consultancy or agency experience a plus.
  • Flexible and adaptable in approach as well as to fit project budget and timelines.
  • Skills in business strategy, content strategy, or writing a plus--but not required.


How to Apply:

Apply online at https://www.perficient.com/careers

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: November 03, 2021
Application Deadline: January 04, 2022