Senior UX/UI Director Fulltime Role

Based in Dubai UAE

8-10 years experience in similar role and field.
Ideally located in Dubai but we will consider talent available in other markets however, must be able to work within the Dubai, UAE time zone.

We’re looking for an experienced UX Director to work with our talented team both locally as well as remotely as the senior lead across a number of major web projects for key clients across the GCC. The role will support and enable the delivery of large-scale complex web projects managing teams of UX and UI Designers, Copy teams and design studio working closely with our Project Directors to ensure the full User Experience across regions, languages and personas are seamlessly and strategically delivered.

The role is strategic and leadership first with support from UX and UI designers for full delivery.

Key project responsibilities: Strategy and Client Management

  • Transform ideas, business opportunities, research, and creative vision into tangible products and services that provide clear, usable, useful and desirable outcomes for users.
  • Lead and establish best practices and design thinking/process - driving best digital experiences.
  • Responsible for managing customer interviews, user testing and creating user stories/flows and personas.
  • Develop, present and defend concept and design proposals to clients and internal teams.

Team and Vendors Management

  • Overall management of the larger UX/UI team (many of whom will be remote).
  • Create, nurture and maintain relationships between the agency and vendors/partners, negotiating contracts, creating standards of collaboration, and collaborating thought out the delivery of the project.
  • Collaborate with and support the content team.
  • Support with the learning and development within the UI team as needed for the duration of the project.
  • Support the senior project team in defining and setting up all required UX/UI tools and processes

Documentation Delivery

  • Gather and evaluate all ranges of user requirements in collaboration with content strategy, project director, product managers and development teams.
  • Create all the relevant documents that will help the delivery of the project from an upfront UX Perspective.
  • Create user and process flows, information architecture, wireframes, prototypes and mockups that clearly articulate UX Strategy.
  • Set up methodology and conduct usability testing.
  • Incorporate feedback, usage metrics, and usability findings in order to enhance user experience.
  • Work with UI designers to implement designs and ensure they are on strategy.
  • Work with developers to ensure UX is clearly delivered.
  • Develop testing plans and hypothesis to ensure strategy is delivered to the business and end users.

UI and Motion Design

  • Establish the look and feel for various interfaces.
  • Work within brand guidelines to create layouts that reinforce a brand’s style or voice through its visual touchpoints.
  • Experience with transitions, animation, motion design and dynamic interaction.

Please apply below through our online application process and ensure you have included your CV, link to portfolio if available and cover letter.

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