job:: group manager, user experience design/mountain view, california(Intuit) / FTE

25 May 2008 - 7:26pm
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Nancy Falkenburg

contact: nancy_falkenburg at
JOB LOCATION: Mountain View, CA
JOB TITLE: Group Manager, User Experience Design

You will:
* Lead a team of Experience Design managers, designers, and researchers to define Shop, Buy and Use experiences that delight our customers
* Work with the team and key stakeholders to understand and promulgate a strong vision for user experience
* Collaborate across functional areas and segments to plan innovative changes to experience design methodologies, strategy, development processes, and organizational capabilities/structure
* Provide design direction to ensure delivery of high quality user experiences
* Drive the integration of user-centered research and design processes into the product development process
* Prioritize Experience Research and Design work to align with the Small Business division's goals and objectives for the business you support
* Oversee the work of Interaction Designers, Visual Designers, and User Research across multiple projects
* Attract, grow and retain a world class team of experience design managers, designers, and researchers
* Manage all run-the-business aspects of the team (budgets, personnel, reporting)
* Foster user experience collaboration across the Small Business Ecosystem and the Intuit XD Community on shared UI frameworks, design patterns, and cross-offering experiences
* Stay abreast of external research, standards, inventions, and trends for potential opportunities
Qualifications : Required Qualifications:
* Master's or PhD in design, the social sciences, HCI or related fields, or related experience
* Minimum 7 years experience managing design teams that deliver exceptional user experiences in new and existing offerings
* At least 10 years of experience as a practicing visual designer, interaction designer, or other design-related role
* Proven track record of leading user experience organizations to be highly influential, effective, and strategic within a matrixed structure
* Excellent command of: user experience methods, design principles, problem-framing skills, verbal and written communication skills
* Proven experience delivering products and services to the market
* Ability to build positive, collaborative relationships across teams/groups/functions through facilitative leadership
* Strong track-record of developing and hiring great people

Please submit resume and work samples.

Please reply to: nancy_falkenburg at

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