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Director, User Experience

Collibra

Collibra

Design
Prague, Czechia
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Joining Collibra’s Product Design team

Reporting to the VP of Product Design, the Director of UX will lead a team of 6 Product Designers, all based in EU time zones, and will play a pivotal role in defining and managing UX processes within Collibra. The team is responsible for UX design across the entire Collibra product line, ensuring user-centric experiences that align with business goals.

The Director of UX at Collibra is responsible for

  • Communicating and evangelizing the UX vision and strategy across the UX team and collaborating with cross-functional teams to integrate UX into the product development process.
  • Providing leadership to the UX team, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Building, mentoring, and leading a high-performing UX team, ensuring they have the skills and tools necessary to deliver successful user-facing outcomes.
  • Driving the creation of user interfaces and experiences aligned with user research findings and business requirements.
  • Collaborating with the Central Design System team to maintain design standards and ensure consistency across all products.

You have

  • The ability to lead and manage a team effectively. This includes hiring, mentoring, and empowering UX professionals, as well as fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • The capacity to collaborate on the development of our UX vision and strategy aligned with business and team goals and effectively communicate that out to the organization.
  • Strong expertise in user-centered design principles, methodologies, and research techniques. This includes conducting user research, usability testing, and interpreting data to inform design decisions.
  • The ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including product management, engineering, marketing, and other stakeholders. This involves strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A deep understanding of the business goals, competitive landscape, and the impact of UX on key performance indicators. This includes the ability to make data-driven decisions and demonstrate the ROI of UX initiatives.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent related working experience is required.
  • You must have work authorization to work in Prague, CZ.

You are

  • Proficient in project management principles to effectively plan, prioritize, and execute UX initiatives. This includes managing resources, timelines, and budgets.
  • An excellent communicator.
  • Creative, and with the mindset and ability to foster innovation within the UX team. This includes encouraging new ideas, thinking outside the box, and exploring novel approaches to solving design challenges.
  • A collaborative team player.
  • Detail-oriented and analytical.

Measures of success

Within your first month, you will:

  • Establish team cohesion and start measuring productivity.
  • Begin delivering impactful designs following UX best practices.

Within your third month, you will:

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of team challenges and priorities.
  • Align the team to the defined design process and UX best practices consistently.

Within your sixth month, you will:

  • Successfully develop talent within the team.
  • Show improvements in user satisfaction metrics.

Compensation for this role

This position is not eligible for additional commission-based compensation. Salary offers are based on a combination of factors, including, but not limited to, experience, skills, and location.

In addition to base salary, we offer equity ownership at every level, bonus potential, a Flex Fund monthly stipend, pension/401k plans, and more.

Benefits

Collibra recognizes and values that everyone has different needs, interests, and life goals. We built our {Be}well benefits program with flexibility in mind to support you and your loved ones through a diverse range of circumstances and life events. These flexible offerings sit on a foundation of competitive compensation, health coverage, and time off.

Professional Development

Collibrians are ambitious and inventive, and we want to develop our skills individually and as a team. You’ll have access to development opportunities, as well as other rewards and recognition programs to help grow your career.

Health Coverage

We strive to remain locally competitive and globally equitable. This means comprehensive offerings including medical, dental, vision, and mental health benefits for you and your family.

Paid Time Off and Flexibility

We provide unlimited paid time off, global leave policies for a variety of personal and family circumstances, company-wide wellness days off throughout the year, meeting-free Wednesdays, and a flexible culture to help balance your work and your life.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We create inclusion and belonging through how we onboard, meet, connect, engage, and communicate. Learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion at Collibra.

Learn more about Collibra’s benefits.

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone.

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category. If you have a need that requires accommodation, let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.

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