Director, User Experience Design

LinkedIn in San Francisco, CA

  • Industry: Information Technology - UX/UI Designer
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
**User Experience Design Director**



LinkedIn's vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. We bring professionals around the globe together to navigate their careers. Every day,?millions of people use our products to make connections, have conversations, discover opportunities, gain insights, and develop skills. We have a direct impact on the world's workforce in ways no other company does.?Are you looking for an opportunity to empower millions?



At LinkedIn, we strive to connect employees' passion and purpose. We're looking for a strong Design Leader to head up a team of talented managers and designers working on LinkedIn's Core Design Team. Your passion for designing and building systems, fueled by empathy and understanding, will shape the future identity of LinkedIn across Consumer and Enterprise, including desktop and mobile.



As a User Experience Design Director leading the Core Team, you are responsible for establishing a clear vision and strategy that will inform the design direction and decisions of our visual and component system, tooling, accessibility, and more. You will work with UED Director peers to ensure the core system meets the needs of internal teams, members, and customers. You will lead several teams including visual systems, component libraries, internal tools, member trust, and enterprise platform. You're an expert in systems-thinking, relationship-building, and storytelling. You utilize a full range of organizational and interpersonal skills to help your talented teams operate at their highest and most effective level. You are credible, confident, and articulate. You bring out the best in everyone you work with.



**RESPONSIBILITIES**



+ Oversee several Design Managers and tenured Individual Contributors, unifying and growing the skills of others.



+ Attract, retain, develop, and manage a talented team of User Experience managers and practitioners.

+ Set expectations and maintain high standards of quality of the work for the team; demand excellence and encourage craftsmanship.

+ Establish trust and build confidence with cross-functional partners and executive leadership (e.g., Design, Product, Engineering, and Marketing).

+ Prioritize work across product teams to maximize impact on the business and the user experience.

+ Co-create the future of LinkedIn's identity with fellow Leaders.



+ Act as a mentor, leader, and coach across the UED team.

+ Oversee high-quality work in a fast-paced, complex environment.

+ Manage a high performing team with compassion.

+ Act as a Design Systems, Accessibility, and Tooling ambassador within and outside of LinkedIn.



**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS**



+ 8+ years of combined hands-on experience through practice and management of User Experience Design in the business context.

+ Experience directing and building a Core Systems team, including visual systems, component libraries, and documentation.

+ Deep knowledge of associated practices, including UX writing, illustration, motion, design tooling, and accessibility standards.



**PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS**



+ Spoken about or published in the field of Design Systems, User Experience, Design Thinking, Human-Centered Design, or similar topics.



+ Solid understanding of design principles as they pertain to visual and interaction systems within product experiences

+ Ability to think horizontally and collaborate with teams to create a holistic product experience.

+ Compelling and confident storyteller.

+ Flexible by nature and in possession of a great sense of humor.
Associated topics: interactive producer, interface, ui designer, ui ux designer, user experience, user interface, ux, ux designer, ux ui designer, wireframing

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