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Director of UX (Remote)

Sopheon is an international supplier of leading-edge products in innovation management and new product development. Sopheon has operating bases in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands.

Sopheon is looking for a Director of User Experience reporting to the company’s Chief Product Officer.  We are looking for a leader who will drive design thinking throughout the company and manage a team of User Experience Designers and Researchers.  Sopheon’s UX team is the voice of the user in the product development process and throughout the company. We collaborate closely with each other and stakeholders across the organization to deliver value to our users and exceed their expectations.

As a Director UX Designer, you will lead a team of high performing UX practitioners while partnering and collaborating with leaders in development, product management, product marketing and marketing to create great experiences for our users. Using user research, analysis, and UX methodologies, you and your team will translate user needs, patterns, information architecture, process flows, and other design inputs into easy-to-use and aesthetically beautiful solutions.

If simplifying the complex excites you and you truly believe building desirable experiences starts with deep understanding of users’ needs, consider joining the Sopheon family!


Responsibilities

  • Define User Experience (UX) vision, multi-year strategy, and approach for Sopheon products while surfacing strategic opportunities that will drive user and business value.
  • Lead, develop, inspire, and grow a diverse global design and research team.
  • Build relationships with product management, development, product marketing and marketing to develop vision, strategy, and OKRs, responding to business and user needs as well as industry/market changes.
  • Recommend best approaches for implementation of user experience.
  • Take a holistic system-wide view that supports multiple products to drive an overall scalable design system for Sopheon products.
  • Manage and deliver components across multiple teams to ensure consistent workflows and patterns.
  • Review and approve the consistency of our UI and UX standards across products.
  • Assist the Products team with prioritized adoption strategy, and prioritizing roadmap and backlog items for development team.
  • Further build out Sopheon’s research capabilities and participate in research to evaluate and understand user needs
  • Work alongside software engineering and product management in an Agile environment to ensure execution meets the design vision
  • Advocate for human-centered design principles across Sopheon

Requirements

  • 7+ years professional experience in UX/UI design or related field
  • 2+ years leading UX Designers in a highly collaborative environment
  • Expert skill level in the standard tools of the UX trade.
  • The ability to combine the analytical and the intuitive to translate business needs and requirements into engaging customer-focused experiences.
  • A strong UX & Design portfolio that demonstrates past design projects
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with Agile design and development
  • Experience participating in user research and concept testing with users

Base salary starting from $135,000


Company Benefits

Please contact us to discuss how your skills and experience could influence the stated starting salary. Employees are paid depending on their qualifications and locations. The starting salary listed is for Colorado specifically.

Benefits in the US include:

  • Paid time off; holidays
  • Flexible work arrangement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life & Long term disability insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Friday - Flex Day
  • 401K match
  • HSA - Health Savings Account
  • Flex spending account
  • Short & Long Term Disability

Apply Now

To apply for a position on the Sopheon team, send CV or resume to: jobs@sopheon.com.

Sopheon is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability or national origin.

Some positions at Sopheon require consent to and successfully passing a background check prior to employment. Also, certain Sopheon customers operate in sensitive industries and require that individuals undergo background screening prior to being involved in a project. The screening process could include verification of identity, criminal record checks and drug abuse checks. If you join us, you may be required to undergo such additional screenings.


Inclusivity Statement:

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, military status, or veteran's status.

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