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UX/UI Manager

IROBOT k

Bedford, MA

Oct 3
Job Description

Imagine the future you could help us build.

Teamwork, not just tech work. We are tech futurists and business geniuses. Together, we solve problems to make daily life easier. We are looking for a few more great minds to join our team as we continue to grow one of the world's leading consumer robot companies.

Together, we empower people to do more.

What you will do:

- Establish and implement a UX vision to lead the UX product design process throughout the lifecycle of our product development process
- Provide leadership, direction, and mentorship for a team of UX & UI Designers
- Oversee the development of UX designs, including scenarios, wireframes, prototypes, testing and defining functional specifications
- Lead usability testing sessions with our clients to ensure their voice is present in the design of our software
- Coordinate and strategize all client interactions done by the UX department
- Collaborate and participate on cross-functional development teams for all of our product releases, platforms, and devices
- Lead agile development methodology to deliver products with an innovative experience design
- Ensure the success of UX strategy and champion the best possible user experience

​Qualifications:

- 10+ years of experience in UX Design.
- 3-5 years of experience managing or leading design teams.
- Demonstrated portfolio of UX-focused work samples for hardware, and web and/or mobile applications.
- Working knowledge and support of Web Accessibility Standards.
- Passion to constantly explore and evaluate the best design tools, processes, and practices.
- Excellence at gaining consensus across multiple departments and leadership levels.
- Stellar problem-solving skills, flexibility, and ability to effectively prioritize.
- Ensure user needs are being communicated and prioritized throughout development process and across all touch-points
- Lead heuristic evaluations of hardware and digital user interfaces
- Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop and execute a user-centered design process, acting as an evangelist for its widespread adoption within the company
- Apply usability principles and activities to all aspects of product and UI design. - - Oversee their implementation with the design team and development teams up to final production, with ownership and a high attention to detail
- Identify and benchmark outstanding examples of user interfaces that can inspire and guide UI development efforts
- Effectively present UI deliverables and prototypes (wireframes, workflows, prototypes, etc.) to explain and negotiate design solutions to key stakeholders
- Assist in the overall development of the robotic user interface for all aspects of use, including setup, cleanup and maintenance
- Utilize and model design thinking to solve complex mechanical and ergonomic problems
- Maintaining internal client relationships in order to ensure that design and business objectives are met within constraints of schedules and budget

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

IROBOT

We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT. iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, the United Kingdom, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers