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Sr. Director of UI / UX

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DealerSocket | Product Leadership | Draper, UT

About DealerSocket

DealerSocket is a leading provider of software for the automotive industry. Our mission is to drive the future of automotive, by simplifying the experience for its customers and partners with a suite of seamlessly integrated products. DealerSocket’s suite of products includes advanced Customer Relationship Management (CRM), innovative Digital Marketing and Websites, robust Vehicle Inventory Management, insightful Analytics Reporting, and solutions to streamline dealer operations such as Desking, Credit Reporting, Compliance, and a Dealer Management System (DMS) for dealers of all sizes. To put it simply: we help dealers sell and service vehicles more profitably, while improving their customers’ experience. The DealerSocket Team is more than 1,000 employees strong, serving nearly 8,000 dealerships. Visit careers.dealersocket.com to learn more about how you can join our winning team!

Job Purpose Summary

DealerSocket is looking for an engaged and experienced leader to spearhead creative and strategic thinking for consumer products. The Sr. Director of UI/UX will help set creative and technical design direction for DealerSocket’s product suite as well as DealerSocket’s marketing department. The Sr. Director is expected to lead and manage the product design team in an Agile / SCRUM environment using a Lean UX approach. The Sr. Director UI/UX will collaborate as needed with counterparts throughout the organization. The Sr. Director of UI/UX is also expected to adopt, establish and maintain best practices for product design that ensure consistency across platforms, while implementing solutions using current and emerging technologies.

Skills & Requirements

Education: Master’s Degree in UI/UX Design or Creative Design

Experience:

  • 10+ Years Software Design Experience
  • 5+ Years managing a design team
  • UI/UX design and principles
  • Interaction, visual and technical design
  • Lean UX principles and concepts
  • Designing and Implementing enterprise level software applications
  • Portfolio of previous web related design work
  • Wire framing and Information architecture
  • Design and development of single page web applications
  • Agile/SCRUM

Skills & Expertise (Advanced Level)

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and can lead a team by example
  • Thorough understanding of typography and color theory
  • HTML5 layout and animation
  • CSS3 design
  • LESS and Media Queries
  • JavaScript (Angular and/or Knockout JavaScript libraries), jQuery, Bootstrap
  • AMD modules
  • Strong understanding of development processes, workflows, and tools.

Other Abilities: 

  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Professional demeanor
  • Works effectively in a team setting
  • Works efficiently across distributed teams
  • Aptitude for learning new technologies and concepts
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize
  • Manage several activities in parallel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to translate customer and business needs to technical solutions
  • Resilient to change

 

Physical Demands (Travel, etc.)

  • Available to solve critical issues as necessary