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Associate Director of User Experience

March 09, 2018



Manifest’s Experience Design team is on the hunt for an Associate Director in Chicago. In this leadership role, you’ll work with cross-functional teams to craft large-scale digital experiences, and lead efforts to continually evolve the experience design practice.


       Inspired leadership that involves organizing and leading design and research efforts to create useful, usable, and compelling cross-channel experiences

       Infusing user-centered design, design thinking, design strategy, and data-influenced design into projects and the organization

       Enabling collaboration with XD team members, cross-functional teams, and clients – ensuring the best ideas are surfaced, embraced, and brought to life

       Proactively making the team better by mentoring, optimizing process, introducing design trends, supporting continuous learning, and modeling respectful and supportive behaviors

       Thinking big, pursuing innovation, continually raising the bar, willing to go the extra mile, and driving to deliver high-quality experiences for clients and customers

       Juggling multiple projects, and moving in and out of leadership and individual contributor roles.

       Obsessed with making everything around you better


       At least 9 years of UX design and research experience

       Bachelor’s Degree in Human Computer Interaction or equivalent field

       Digital agency experience

       A portfolio showcasing your ability to apply user-centered design to a variety of challenges

       Strong communication skills, including writing and presenting

       Deep familiarity with all facets of user-centered design

       Proven experience with large-scale responsive websites and mobile apps

       Experience with creating design systems a plus

       Some travel to out-of-state clients

Manifest is an equal opportunity employer. Manifest does not sponsor employment visas.


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