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Director, User Experience, Hybrid/Remote PT zone to ET zone

Company: Autodesk
Location: Novi
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

**Job Requisition ID #**22WD62454**Director, User Experience,** **PSET**The Platform Services and Emerging Technologies (PSET) organization enables Autodesk product teams and Autodesk customers to accelerate outcomes by providing a trusted platform of shared and enabling capabilities. PSET XD teams partner with Product Management and Engineering teams to deliver front end web-based experiences, APIs, services, and infrastructure that our customers and developers use to access, manage, and extend the capabilities of Autodesks design and make software. The Experience Design (XD) team within PSET includes interaction design, visual design, research, and content strategy.**Position Overview**The Director of User Experience for PSET is a design leader who inspires great work, nurtures talent, and brings people together in the creation and evolution of products and experiences customers love. This role requires a strategic mindset, critical thinking, proven leadership experience, a thoughtful approach to organization and collaboration, and execution on behalf of the customer.Reporting to the Senior Director of Product and Experience Design, this role is charged with inspiring and fostering a team to deliver best-in-class experiences for both developer and customer personas. The role oversees and enables designers and design managers by setting the stage for team success: setting clear goals, providing constructive feedback, maintaining accountability, and providing mentorship and advocacy. This role will partner with product and technical leadership within business units to help establish and manage product roadmaps, prioritize initiatives, and marshal resources across touchpoints and disciplines.This role is hybrid/remote and can be based out of any major city where Autodesk has an office, in Canada or United States.**Responsibilities**+ Champion and execute on a holistic customer experience vision for the broad portfolio of PSET capabilities+ Balance long-term vision and big picture thinking with guidance and support of work currently in flight; ensure that todays projects inform the vision for the future, and vice versa+ Represent XD as a core partner and strategic leader for the business unit+ Demonstrate collaborative leadership with design leaders across multiple cross-product initiatives, some of which may be very broad-reaching in nature+ Work with design managers to build and manage strong design teams that consistently deliver on their goals, with a focus on evolving the practice as the discipline matures+ Recruit and retain key talent+ Promote a culture of rapid iteration based on insights gleaned from customer research and data analytics+ Influence, build bridges, and collaborate with design, engineering, and product management functional areas across the company+ Demonstrate an exceptional understanding of corporate strategy+ Be a thought leader? Represent new methods and approaches to your team and the Autodesk design community+ Stay continuously informed of emerging technologies by following trends and opportunities**Minimum Qualifications**+ 15+ years of professional design experience, including 8+ years leading teams of designers on high-stakes projects+ Ability to set priorities and evangelize a shared plan with a wide range of audiences at all levels of the organization, including senior executives+ Up-to-date expertise in human-centered design best practices, customer research, and content strategy+ Excellent communication skills, with the ability to distill complex ideas to their essence+ Experience driving design strategy for both customer facing web capabilities and developer facing API capabilities**Preferred Qualifications**+ Bachelors degree in interaction design, new media design, or related field; MS/PhD+ Experience leading product strategy+ Experience leading design teams for cloud platforms+ Experience with agile software design methods+ Experience with Autodesk solutions#LI-POSTAt Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.**Are you an existing contractor or consultant with Autodesk? Please search for open jobs and apply internally (not on this external site). If you have any questions or require support, contact Autodesk Careers ( .**

Keywords: Autodesk, Novi , Director, User Experience, Hybrid/Remote PT zone to ET zone, Executive , Novi, Michigan

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