Design Director Full-time Job

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What your day will look like

Reviewing the work of your design team for quality

Working with individual designers to support their professional growth

Continuously improving operational workflows, including production outsourcing and collaboration with Web Engineering

Working with stakeholders, especially Marketing and our Head of Brand, to clearly define and validate outcomes

Evolving design systems and guidelines to drive consistent quality and improve efficiency

Coordinating with the rest of design leadership to mature our collective practice

Bringing your team and others together to share their work and strengthen culture

Engaging the open source community to learn and make the value of our work legible

What we are looking for in you

A portfolio demonstrating quality in UI design, especially visually

Exceptional educational achievements in design or related behavioral science discipline

Full lifecycle experience from user needs discovery through validation and implementation guidance

Commitment to transparent project delivery and owning team deadlines

Experience of managing a team that interacts with technical stakeholders

Familiarity with quantitative optimisation approaches

A passion for balancing consistency and innovation

Willingness to travel up to 4 times a year for internal events

Company Description
We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company.We're also the publishers of Ubuntu, the worlds most popular enterprise Linux from cloud to edge, together with a passionate global community of 200,000+ contributors. Ubuntu means 'humanity to others'. We chose it because it embodies the generosity at the heart of open source, the new normal for platforms and innovation.Together with a community of 200,000, we publish an operating system that runs from the tiny connected devices up to the world's biggest mainframes, the platform that everybody uses on the public cloud, and the workstation experience of the world's most productive developers.Secure and reliable, elegant and intuitive, and open for innovation - this is the future of open source, which is why we're proud to be the developers of the fastest growing Linux in the world despite already being the most widely deployed.If you're interested in a career at Canonical, we are a remote-first company so please apply to any suitable role as skills are valued more than location, despite some having a preferred geographic preference.