Director of User Experience

| Greater LA Area
The future of publishing and e-commerce is data. OnPoint is a leading data-driven, online publisher and service based e-commerce provider. Leveraging premium and contextual domain names combined with original content and large audiences, OnPoint is building a robust, highly monetizable "Signal Graph."
OnPoint’s proprietary content products focus on the How-To, DIY (Do-It-Yourself), and DIFM (Do-It-For-Me) markets with a strong consumer value proposition. With more consumer data, we are able to increase the LTV of their signal data and put services in front of the right people at the point in their lives when they need it. While the multibillion dollar service-based economy is rapidly growing, their three-core product sets stay focused on 100s of reference guides, instructional books, and digital services.
If you are a team player and innovative thinker, if you like to find solutions and you feel comfortable working in a casual environment, this is the right place for you!
CAREER OPPORTUNITY: 
We are looking to hire a dedicated Director of User Experience Design to be responsible for establishing and driving the overall strategy for design and execution of our e-commerce websites and related applications. The Director of User Experience will play a pivotal role in the development of the design function, as the role will be responsible for leading our core team of strong UX designers, and be responsible for all design aspects of the product lifestyle, including product ideation, interaction design, visual and UI design, and user research and testing. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual with foundational knowledge in software development, attention to detail, and a superb UX and creative design background.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
- Director of User Experience Design will build a thorough understanding of our customer needs and pain points by leading qualitative research efforts
-Serve as a customer advocate throughout the rest of the organization
-Direct the development of user personas to govern all aspects of product development
-Director of User Experience Design will train the UX team on how to be more data-driven.
-Mentor, coach, and manage a team of designers through one-on-one’s and design reviews.
-Promote and maintain a strong design culture throughout.
-Partner closely with product managers, designers, engineers, marketing, and other stakeholders to lead best-in-class customer experience across all e-commerce product lines
-Ensure consistency across product lines by developing standards, guidelines, and reusable design patterns
-Present design vision and strategy to stakeholders, executives, and drive efficient design processes to ensure high quality work and optimization
-Balance UX best practices, aesthetics, and user research with data and analytics for design implementations
-Director of User Design will provide guidance to A/B testing team on creating optimal user flows
 
 WHAT YOU HAVE:
 
-Director of User Experience Design will have at least 10 years of work experience, including at least 5 years as a design manager
-Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Interaction Design, HCI, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
-Strong experience in all aspects of user experience design (i.e interaction design, visual design, and user research
-Superb experience in implementing design processes, creating style guides, and delivering effective designs and flows with brand consistency
-Director of User Experience Design possesses a detail and analytical mind set
-Exceptional Adobe CS or Sketch skills and experience with other UX tools such as Invision app and Zeplin
-Strong communication skills
-Good background in responsive and mobile design principles, knowledge of basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript capabilities
-Strong design portfolio required
-Team oriented mentality and ability to interact well with others
WHAT OUR COMPANY OFFERS:
-Competitive salary
-Comprehensive benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision plans, long-term disability, short-term disability and life -insurance, 401K plan, flexible spending accounts, and paid vacation and personal time off
-Casual and fun office environment
-Culture that promotes professional growth and development
-Team-oriented work space
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Location

9200 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90036

What are OnPoint Global Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
You can set aside up to $2,650 a year pre-tax for health care and $5,000 a year for dependent care.
Disability Insurance
Employer-paid plan pays a weekly benefit based on a percentage of your Pre- Disability Earnings for a covered disability for up to 23 weeks.
Dental Benefits
You have a choice between three dental plans through Guardian: Managed Care Florida, PPO XS Florida, and Value Florida.
Vision Benefits
Vision Care plan offered through VSP. You get a vision exam every plan year, an allowance for glasses or contact lenses, an allowance for Laser Preferred Program towards LASIK and PRK.
Health Insurance Benefits
Partially covered by the company. You have a choice between four medical plans through United Healthcare: HMO, two POS options, and HSA.
Life Insurance
You are automatically covered for life insurance equal to a flat amount of $10,000, when choosing one of the company’s healthcare plans.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Retirement plan for employee contributions.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
You can set aside up to $5,000 a year pre-tax for dependent care expenses including daycare, after school programs, camp, assisted living, home care, etc.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
We observe 10 holidays each year.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Relocation Assistance
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