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UI/UX Director

Company: PMG Digital Agency
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

At PMG, we exist to inspire all people to feel that anything is possible personally and professionally. It's what powers us to deliver value, innovation, results, and Digital Made for Humans for the world's most ambitious brands by bringing a more human-centric approach to digital.
As UI/UX Director, you will lead and guide a growing user experience team, which designs and defines the optimal information architecture, flow, taxonomy, navigation, and style of our marketing intelligence platform, Alli. Your leadership will build a top-quality user experience team by defining the design vision, standards, guidelines, best practices, and improvements around how the user experience team interacts with other groups. Your creative thought leadership will drive visual design by combining industry best practices with your expertise and insights about human behavior.
We're innovating fast and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant ways. You will be part of a team that is leading innovation by combining technology, industry expertise, and entrepreneurial experience to massively disrupt the digital marketing space for our clients.
On our design team, we appreciate designers who think deeply, speak clearly, and work collaboratively. If you are interested in a career where your hard work is always noticed and appreciated among a team of true professionals, then this is the place for you.
General Description:

  • Recruits, mentors, and develops strong design and research teams
  • Leads design team in near and long-term planning of projects, ideation, selection of tools, design process, and concept explorations
  • Empowers designers to learn and creates an environment that facilities shared learnings
  • Gives feedback to designers at various project stages (concepts, development of systems and elements, execution of screens, creation of animations and iconography, etc) in design reviews, team critiques, and 1:1s to improve the output, efficiency, and quality of their UI/UX execution and deliverables
  • Partners with Product and Engineering Leadership on UI/UX roadmap. Collaborates to define the strategy and experience of consumer-facing products
  • Communicates and presents ideas, designs, and solutions to senior management, cross-functional teams, and collaborates with stakeholders to advocate for "what's best for the end-users"
  • Fosters strong relationships with stakeholders and effectively advocate for design strategy, product vision, and goals

    Skills & Experience:

    • 10+ years related work experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in Design, Information Architecture, HCI, or related field / equivalent work experience
    • Experienced in managing and developing a UI/UX Design team
    • Experienced in working with user researchers, UX designers, copywriters, engineers, and product managers to drive strategy, vision, and execution
    • Experience working in a fast-paced, highly cross-functional organization
    • Experience in usability, focus & A/B testing
    • Passion for understanding audiences and their behavior
    • A portfolio of work demonstrating design abilities
    • Strong analytical and technical skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously of varying size and scope
    • Self-motivated, interest in new tools and technology
    • Strong knowledge of typography and graphic design fundamentals a plus
    • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS preferred
    • Great team chemistry and fosters a fun collaborative work environment
    • A passion / interest in digital advertising

      About PMG:
      PMG is on a mission to become the most respected global independent digital company, powered by our amazing people and technology as we strive to bring a more human-centric approach to digital. Our purpose is to create meaningful connections and experiences for consumers, our clients, and you. We think and act differently to create an unmatched culture and experience for our people, our clients, and our business partners.
      We are committed to making the workplace better and an equal environment for all. Ad Age has named us among advertising's Best Places to Work six years in a row (including #1 in 2021), Inc. has named us one of the Best Workplaces in the U.S., and we are among the Best Places for Working Parents. We are MediaPost's Independent Agency of the Year and Adweek's Breakthrough Media Agency of the Year.
      Being part of PMG means being part of a company culture that's unmatched in digital. We're willing to work hard to serve our clients and deliver value, results, and innovation -- which often requires true grit and remaining agile. We believe in taking care of ourselves and each other so that we continuously improve in every way.
      We'd love to get to know you and share more about why we love PMG and the work we do.
      Join us in making digital more human Apply Now
      In alignment with our core values to be inclusive and always change for the better, PMG is committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe we only change for the better by bringing different people to our company. PMG recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion and our action plan for change here.

Keywords: PMG Digital Agency, Austin , UI/UX Director, Executive , Austin, Texas

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