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!
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
-Strong design portfolio required
-Team oriented mentality and ability to interact well with others
WHAT OUR COMPANY OFFERS:
-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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