Head of User Experience

HUGE - London

Posted 805 days ago
  • Experience
    Director
  • Job function
    Art/Creative
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Marketing and Advertising
  • Job ID
    2381998

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Job description

HUGE London is seeking an entrepreneurial and passionate individual to lead, build, and cultivate its growing User Experience team.   A successful Head of UX at HUGE is a strategic product owner, a team player, a trusted client partner, a solid manager and recruiter, and a skilled practitioner all rolled into one.
 
On projects, the Head of UX will lead and inspire anything an account might need. The work includes digital strategy and interaction design in different countries and across any touch point, including web, mobile, social, tablet and in-store. We’re looking for a person who understands every aspect of the UX process: from upfront research and analysis, to developing a sound strategic vision, all the way through detailed design and QA.
 
The right candidate has: a boundless spirit, the ability to embrace chaos, an openness to learn how we work and insights on how to improve it, a talent to juggle many balls at once and prioritize the right ones, and a hunger to change people’s lives by creating best-in-class digital experiences.
 
In addition to project work, you will shape and grow the User Experience practice, manage and mentor other interaction designers and content strategists, contribute to the larger UX community in Europe, and play a key role in business development.
 
What you can expect: passionate and highly talented designers to work with, and clients who want big thinking in the digital space.
 
Additional Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all types of UX project deliverables (such as strategic vision briefs, concepts, wireframes, site maps, workflows, etc.) while partnering with other disciplines for a stellar final product
  • Be hands on, should the project need it
  • Work closely with clients guiding brainstorms, leading working sessions, and giving senior presentations
  • Collaborate with Client Services to create project scopes, schedules, and road maps
  • Be a force of positive inspiration in the face of any challenge

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Typically, 10+ years experience creating interfaces, large scale websites, or applications
  • Successful track record leading interdisciplinary teams in creating killer products that consider innovation and usability
  • Inspires passion, dedication, and killer work from others
  • Thinks holistically and strategically about a client’s business
  • Proven experience with senior clients
  • Engaging presentation style + solid writing and visual communication skills
  • Works collaboratively with other intelligent and talented types – no egos please
  • Open to feedback and knows how and when to defend design choices
  • The curiosity of a scientist and the passion of an artist

 

HUGE is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly support diversity in the workforce.

About this company

HUGE

HUGE is responsible for core digital strategy and implementation for some of the largest companies and brands in the world. Founded in 1999, the company has evolved a methodology and a culture that combine the most powerful aspects of research, user-centered design, technology and marketing to meet client objectives. The online businesses designed and developed by HUGE generate over $12.5 billion in annual revenue and are visited by more than 150 million visitors each month. The company has over 400 employees in offices in New York, Los Angeles, London and Rio de Janeiro. HUGE is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies.

 

www.hugeinc.com/about

 

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