Manager, UX Design in Herndon, VA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Exostar   •  

Herndon, VA 20192

Industry: Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Details


Position: User Experience Design Manager

Location: Herndon, VA

Exostar - The Company:

  • We're a solid company founded in 2000 and still quickly growing
  • We have won multiple industry awards serving fast-growth industries with emergent technology

Exostar - The Employer:

  • We believe in employee development: we promote internally and provide training and educational assistance
  • We provide a fun, engaged workplace, with monthly social and community-building events
  • We offer comprehensive benefits and PTO plans, including a holiday break between Christmas and New Year's Day

Job Overview:

We're looking for a UX Design Manager for our industry leading Secure Collaboration, Cyber Risk Management, and Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions. Based in our Herndon headquarters, this role offers a fantastic opportunity to be involved from the start in developing our suite of next generation digital products.

Leading by example, you'll inspire and mentor our US design team to show how creativity and design thinking can drive product development and elevate the user experience. A firm believer in the role of Agile in design delivery you'll have the organizational skills to ensure your team stays on task and on time. Used to working in close collaboration with other design managers, you'll be excited to collaborate with the UK team and the Head of Design to shape a design-centric culture across the whole of Exostar.

Your day, if you join us: Essential Job Functions

  • Working with senior design stakeholders to manage the design pathway from concept to delivery, ensuring quality and consistency at every step
  • Collaborating with product managers, product marketing managers, and engineering to understand their needs and agree product roadmaps
  • Managing a small but growing team of designers by mentoring and creating opportunities for growth
  • Ensuring tasks are iterated quickly and delivered in an agile development environment
  • Rationalizing design decisions to stakeholders and peers

You meet our "must haves" for this role if you have:

  • 5+ years of professional web, app, and digital design experience
  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of designers
  • Experience designing across desktop, mobile web and native mobile applications
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience working with senior design stakeholders
  • MA in a design related degree, or equivalent practical experience
  • An inspiring portfolio of relevant design work

You're exactly who we're looking for if you have:

  • The practical skills to understand and translate the needs of our users into engaging and memorable experiences. You are a creative, conceptual thinker
  • A track record of delivery that has earned you an instinct for how to get the job done to the highest standards of delivery

Valid Through: 2019-10-14