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Director, User Experience

Cox Automotive

Redwood City, CA
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Cox Automotive
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Company Cox Automotive
Title: Director, User Experience
JobID: 1717147
Category: Product Management and Strategy
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


Cox Automotive is seeking a Director of User Experience to lead a UX team that works closely with product and engineering teams to build best in class software for the automotive industry. They must have leadership capabilities to manage multiple teams across functions and locations while delivering on aggressive deadlines. This role advocates for user centered design techniques, data driven decision processes and high quality aesthetics – all while being the conduit to senior executives on the status of projects across a broad assortment of product families. Our ideal candidate must be a creative thinker and self-starter who can manage a team driving ideation and execution. As a product design leader, they must demonstrate vision and strategy, well-honed judgment, and a high bar for quality.

• Lead the vision, strategy, and execution of the user experience across multiple products 
• Work closely with the product team as stakeholders to create best in class user experiences while driving measurable results 
• Work collaboratively with business stakeholders to define priorities, build consensus, and coordinate design schedules across multi-discipline teams 
• Drive business case development for strategic technical projects 
• Lead, mentor and guide a group of talented UX Designers and UX Architects 
• Demonstrate thought leadership by contributing subject matter expertise in the areas of information architecture, interaction design, visual design, best practices, usability research, and online behavior 
• Own contract and vendor negotiations and management 
• Drive executive sponsorship by connecting and communicating how design activities align with business goals 
• Implement cross-application and cross company user experience design standards


Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a related field 
• 10+ yrs leading UX leading UX teams in an enterprise environment 
• Experience establishing, leading, and inspiring highly talented and productive user experience teams through mentoring, collaborating and coaching 
• Experience in iterative software delivery methodologies like Agile and SCRUM 
• Demonstrated ability to drive designs that achieve business results • Passion and experience working with engineering, product and marketing teams
• Extensive experience in research and new product development utilizing Lean methods
• Knowledge of current UX design strategies and trends across web and mobile platforms • Deep understanding of web and mobile technologies; CSS3, HTML5, responsive and native mobile architectures 
• Eye for design details and skills facilitating visual reviews


Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-CA-Redwood City-1400 Bridge Pkwy

Other Locations: 10415 Morado Circle,US,TX,Austin,78759

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Director/Senior Director

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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