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UX Design Director/Senior Director

Company: Oracle
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

Location field must contain 'city, state' or a zip code to perform a radius search (e.g., Denver, CO or 46122 ). City and state must be separated by a comma followed by a space (e.g., Houston, TX ) Oracle UX Design Director/Senior Director Redwood City , California Apply Now Design is on the rise at Oracle. Our aim: to create compelling, effective, state-of-the-art consumer-grade enterprise experiences that connect, empower, and delight our users. Our UX will be the factor that distinguishes our software from the competition.We're building a world-class team of UX and UI Designers, Visual and Motion Designers, User Researchers, Prototypers, and Design Technologists that will take Oracle Design to the next level. Help create a design-led culture that will put users and their needs at the center of our product development process and transform the way our customers work on a global scale. Fuse amazing Design and UX with cutting edge technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Conversational UI, Augmented Reality, and more to invent the 'future of work'.And we can't do it without your help.What you will do:Oracle Design is looking for an experienced Director of UX Design to build and lead a team of talented UX, UI, and Visual Designers to craft our next generation software user experiences. The ideal candidate will be a mixture of hands-on designer, creative director, team builder and manager, and valued and influential partner to Product and Engineering teams. We also need someone who can develop a strong clear point of view for what their product UX should be; design within the technical capabilities and limitations of what can be built while always pushing for more; and foster a user-centered approach to product definition and development for Design but also for the entire Product team.We're looking for a design leader with the talent and potential to deliver visionary innovation, paradigm changing UI and UX design, jaw dropping visual and motion design, cutting edge design technology and prototypes, and deeply insightful user research. You're a great fit if you have at least some of these characteristics:You're a 'full stack' designer and a 'player-coach' kind of design leader. You look at interaction design, visual design and aesthetics, typography, motion, 3D, human factors, and more as tools in the UX designer's toolkit. You may have strengths in most of these areas, know how they work together, can still design hands on; but you know how to direct the work and combine it all into an experience that delights.You have mastery of driving a user-centered product design process. This includes leading projects and teams as a creative leader across all phases of the product design process from project definition, to user research, to strategy formulation, opportunity area identification, ideation, prototyping, testing, into final visual design, production, and delivery.You have a track record of designing, building, and shipping Consumer or Enterprise digital software products.You don't already know everything, and you love to learn. You're hungry to learn about business, technology, and design and how they all work together to deliver breakthrough products.You're confident in your abilities and judgement, but know you need to prove your designs work. You consume large amounts of quantitative and qualitative data to constantly refine your assumptions. You iterate. You love finding out you're wrong and refining your designs until they're right.You love technology and inventing new ways tech can enable breakthrough user experiences that transform what a product can be.You thrive on working well with others. You make the people around you better. You love to collaborate with designers, user researchers, engineers, product managers, executives, and inspire them to do their best.You do quality work, reliably, exceeding expectations, and deliver on time (at least most of the time).You're a fantastic storyteller. You know that our products tell our customers a story through the user experience. You won't rest until that story is a compelling one.You love rules and you know when to break them. You think systemically because you know that creating a coherent experience requires it. But you know when the system needs to expand to accommodate the user. And you know when to do something completely unique to create an arresting and product-defining moment in the product that makes users ooh and aah.Finally, you want to be part of creating dramatic and impactful change at a company that is committed to becoming a light unto others when it comes to user experience design.And if you really want, we'll teach you how to sail.Detailed Description and Job Requirements12+ years of experience as a design professional. Experience as a design leader or manager a plus.Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in UX/UI Design, Digital Media Design, Product Design, Human Computer Interaction, or other design field.Professional portfolio to present and communicate your approach, process, work, and accomplishmentsWe have studios in our Silicon Valley Redwood City and Pleasanton offices, Austin Texas, sunny Seattle, Washington, and Guadalajara, Mexico. Remote work could be an option. If you're interested, please get in touch. We'd love to hear from you.Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.As a director of the software engineering division, you will apply your extensive knowledge of software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision future improvements to the architecture.Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.About UsDiversity and Inclusion:An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.That's why we're committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It's when everyone's voice is heard and valued that we're inspired to go beyond what's been done before.Disclaimer:Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer * . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans' status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer

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