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UX Manager

Job Description

Job Description

Siemens DI Software is seeking a Manager of User Experience, responsible for institutionalizing UX across our portfolio of products. This role requires a strong understanding of user experience best practices and hands on experience with interaction design, visual design, information architecture, user research and UX strategy. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to advocate the value of UX at every level in the organization. You will be working across disciplines, organizational and geographical boundaries and with customers from diverse industries to rapidly develop world-class enterprise software. Your challenge will be to take large, powerful and complex applications and transform them into the simple, intuitive and compelling experience that modern user expectations demand, while preserving their sophisticated capabilities. You will be working in a fast-paced, agile environment where you will have to keep pace with the rapidly evolving technologies and standards. The ideal candidate is driven by the desire to be a user advocate and is passionate about designing products that are intuitive, satisfying, and easy to learn.  

Job Description: 

As Manager of User Experience, you will own the execution of the UX vision and strategy for a portfolio of PLM products. Evangelizing, coaching and mentoring the organization as to UX best practices will be an integral part of what you do as we continue to evolve our UX practice. You will work closely with Executive Management to build simple and engaging products as well as provide thought leadership on scaling the UX organization to the next level of maturity. Success will be creating and maintaining best-in-class user experience across our products, especially in complex domains of PLM

Responsibilities:

Lead, mentor and guide a group of talented UX practitioners to meet their full potential
Evolve, strengthen, and evangelize a world class UX culture
Bring the voice of the customer and user centered design processes into the software development lifecycle
Work with executive management to play a strategic role in the UX investments made release to release
Define customer centric UX/UI measurement criteria and test to ensure we increase customer satisfaction with every release
Continue to pioneer adoption of UX maturity to level 5 ‘institutionalization’ and build a top-notch enterprise UX team
Collaborate and partner with Product Development to understand the vision of the products we build and ensure UX is highly integrated into the features and capabilities that are enabled
Be a change agent along with the UX team to make good on the promise of high UX quality across our product offerings
                          

Ideal Candidate:

In selecting for this position, we will focus on the following criteria:

At least 10 years of experience understanding and building world class experiences for the users of your product. Experience with complex Enterprise software products a plus
Degree in human computer interaction, human factors engineering, computer science, design, interaction design, library sciences or other related discipline required
Ability to switch easily between different projects, and flexibility to handle rapid change while delivering quality results
Comfortable speaking to all levels of an organization and customers
Strong team leadership skills, with the ability to build out UX teams from generalists to specialists
Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple, parallel projects in a fast-paced environment
Proven ability to collaborate effectively across disciplines, product lines, roles and geographical and time zone boundaries
Skilled at finding agreement among groups of strong-willed individuals and ability to influence others outside your direct reports
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Willingness to travel
It is highly desirable that the candidate possess one or more of the following:

Is a Bold and decisive leader
Experience designing web and mobile applications
Proven track record building and maintaining UX teams
Expertise with establishing UX standards and gaining organizational adherence to those standards
Experience with Lean and/or Agile development approaches
Industry domain expertise in at least one discipline relevant to the Teamcenter Product Line
Experience as an end user of PLM software applications


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software (India) Private Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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