UX Design Director

Consumer Electronics   |   San Jose, CA

Job Description


Consumer Electronics
San Jose, CA
1943

Our client is a technological innovation enterprise focusing on smart kitchen appliances. Starting from the early stage of the wave of smart kitchen appliances innovation,  our client is committed to becoming a leading brand of smart kitchen appliances. The ingredients gifted by nature need precise time and temperature to achieve the best color and smell, and the ingredients do not lose their original taste. The eternal pursuit of our client is to turn everyone's kitchen to be ultimately intelligent and convenient.

Working at our client is more than just a job. They are a group of people who are shaping the future of people`s cooking behaviors by emerging our game-changing products and service. Join us on the path of changing the history instead of following it.
 
We’re seeking for an outstanding Industrial Design Director who can use their professional industrial design experience, problem solving abilities, team leadership, relationship building and management skills, critical thinking, and creativity to help lead the team and build the future of smart kitchen electronics.

Responsibilities:

  • In this role you will get to bring the big-picture ideas to life
  • Build digital design systems and language for our brand.
  • Reviewing project status, refining project schedules, communicating with multi-functional peers and leadership, etc.
  • Deep understanding of UX/UI and visual design best practices.
  • Rapidly iterate product concepts through user testing, high fidelity mock ups & prototypes, user journey maps, storyboards, and more.
  • Matrixed reporting relationship with UX/UI designers to drive design excellence and consistency.
  • Ability to keep track of competitive industry trends and shift UX standards at the right time.
  • Advocate for the users through research, insights, and regular contact with our customer-base.
  • Use modern design tools to design, prototype and communicate ideas.

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in UX/UI design, product design, Visual design or other relevant field
  • 8+ years of relevant UX/UI Design experience.
  • 3+ years of experience leading a design team
  • Ability to balance creativity and the needs of the business and users.
  • Strong skills of using the latest design tools, Sketch, InVision or other event-based prototyping tool.
  • Experience working/crafting with, and communicating directly with different departments or teams
  • Presentation/Communication style: Clear, Concise, and Thoughtful (strong verbal and written skills). Ability to present new insights to small and large groups, including presenting to executive leaders, and external partners or customers.
  • Exceptional user-centered design philosophy.
  • Obsession with creating world`s leading products.
  • Mandarin speaking is a plus