Director of User Experience and Design

Posted 19 December 2021
Salary 50-55k AED p/month & benefits
Job type Contract
DisciplineCreative, Design, UX & UI
Contact NameHarry Silvester

Job description

Interested in building something from the ground up? Scaling a team of digital experts? Or how about setting up a brand new UX framework and process for a well-backed new venture? 

Here we go then. 
We are recruiting for a truly unique opportunity on behalf of a well-invested digital group that are launching a series of digital products and services into developing frontier markets across MENA and CIS regions. Our client is striving to build the largest ecosystem of digital businesses in these regions.
Combining over 25 years of expertise, they aim to transform the entire value chain by building a b2b and b2c marketplace, a fintech platform and a cross-border logistics solution. 
One very key hire for their aggressive growth plans is a head of UX / UX Director. 

As a Director of User Experience and Design, you will build and lead highly skilled multidisciplinary teams of UX design professionals focused on delivering the best-in-class of customer experiences. While collaborating with key engineering, product, and business partners, you will define and drive exceptional user-experience design deliverables across software products and initiatives.
Operationally, the UX Director will lead and manage all aspects of staff development, budgeting, tactical and strategic design, and user research, with a strong emphasis on growing and mentoring top design talent. Additionally, this role will contribute to the broader group’s leadership team as they craft best-in-class products and lead a talented assembly of designers and UX professionals. 

We are specifically looking for candidates to apply with experience working in e-commerce marketplaces. You must also have experience managing and leading a team. 
Due to high demand of applications, respectfully, we will only be able to respond to successful applicants. 

Salary: 50-55k AED p/month & benefits