What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.

As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success.  We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work.  As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

What you’ll be doing…

We have an immediate need for a Lead UX Designer to join our Research and Development team. Reporting to the Head of UX, you will be responsible for directing the UX research and design for sections of our product line and for the team of UX designers working on those parts of the product. You’ll provide design direction for the team and mentor the designers working on your team.

Responsibilities:

    • Lead your part of the product team of UI and UX designers.
    • Work with your team to direct the design of the user experience and to maintain a programme of user research that will inform the team’s design work.
    • Communicate with other Lead UX Designers to ensure a coherent experience across the whole product.
    • Work with members of the Research team and Product Management teams to ensure the experience your team designs is aligned with our product strategy.

What we’re looking for...

What we’re looking for...

We are looking for a senior designer who has taken the next step in their career and delivers excellent product design by building and directing the team who do the design, not only by doing the design themselves.

You’ll need to have:

    • Have 10+ years of experience as a UX designer.
    • A portfolio that showcases your capabilities in UX process and interaction design.
    • You have experience of designing for both web and mobile applications.
    • Experience of managing a team of designers, directing their work, and developing their abilities through mentoring and coaching.
    • You are comfortable with changing priorities, demands and timelines.
    • You have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Even better if you have:

    • A strong ability in UI design, while not essential for this role, is a plus.
    • Experience in the Design Thinking methodology and/or Design Sprints a plus.
    • Experience of Lean UX a distinct advantage.

A good understanding of UX research techniques and data analytics experience

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When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.