Entrepreneurial personality with strong sales skills
Head of UX (m/f/d)
International operating agency for product design – further growth – Switzerland
Transparency and dynamism, open and honest communication and team orientation are fundamental prerequisites for you to be successful as a leader? You are an inspiring and persuasive manager with strong experience in sales and an understanding of the added value of design as well as the joy of change and growth – and see yourself as an entrepreneur in the company, as an empathic leader, as a motivator and promoter of your employees? Then we are looking for exactly you!
Our client is an international operating product design team that has been successful for over ten years. A Design team, which stands out as a creative agency in terms of consulting quality and services and has a special focus on technical consumer goods and forward-looking topics such as cyper security, metaverse, etc. They work on physical and digital products and product service systems – with the conviction that the product is the hero and the most effective driver of customer success. Our client thus supports its international customers to create magical and delightful customer experiences and to add value to customers through strategy and consulting as well as excellence in implementation. As part of further growth, the position of „Head of UX (m/f/d)“ is being filled.
This describes your tasks
The aim of this function is to further expand the UX design team and, by ,keeping an active ear to the market‘, to identify customer needs at an early stage, to take them into account strategically and to drive them forward operationally. This also includes acquiring and establishing new customers as well as supporting existing customers in order to generate follow-up business. You will thus understand how to translate customer potentials into concrete project orders. In this role, you will report to one of two Managing Partners.
You should bring
Our client is looking for an „entrepreneurial manager type“ who is able to make good decisions on his own responsibility and to play a decisive role in shaping further growth. A person who loves dynamics and personal development, who is highly motivated to be active in operations and sales, who is approachable, confident and convincing, who can prepare his employees for further growth and motivate them along the journey – and who does not lose sight of the big picture. Experience in the development of digital products (apps, digital services, cloud platforms, etc.) is just as important as entrepreneurial flair, commercial knowledge and an understanding that business is subject to certain cycles.
… a successful completed degree, ideally in „interaction design“, „design & visual communication“ or „IT“ with a focus on design & multimedia or „industrial and product design“ with corresponding further education in the field of digital communication and media or UX / UI Design or comparable training at a renowned university
… additional training in business administration or marketing management
… several years of experience in an international operating renowned agency or consulting firm
… many years of management experience in a UX / UI design area or a digital consulting / digital design area as well as modern leadership skills with empathy and sensitivity as well as assertiveness
… experience in developing software that generates added value – smartphone apps, web applications but also the development of digital solutions in the enterprise area, with scaled, agile working teams would be an advantage
… a personality who is used to delivering exceptional performance within a large degree of freedom, is proactive and takes initiative, and at the same time has a high level of personal stability and a well-balanced awareness of performance / costs and quality
… very good written and spoken English language skills – the company language is English – good German language skills would be advantageous
Our client offers
… a workplace in a charming city, in a dynamic team with a pleasant working atmosphere and flat hierarchies, with freedom and individual creative possibilities as well as entrepreneurial P&L responsibility
… values such as honesty, trust and respectful cooperation as well as creativity, a professional appearance and both speed and initiative
… a management style characterized by honesty, transparency and a willingness to cooperate
… the opportunity to live the „speed of change“ in a very successful global creative agency and to actively help shape its growth
… an exciting project environment with design for hardware, software and services for international companies.
We want from you
… Your enthusiasm for this significantly shaping and entrepreneurial task
… a certain fit to the described tasks and requirements
… Send your informative documents by email – including your background experience and your special successes – to Ms. Judith Michel-Ehrsam at firstname.lastname@example.org
Judith Michel-Ehrsam – Eulenkrugstr. 27 – DE-22359 Hamburg
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