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UX Design Director

Contract | Remote
The job

Fuego UX is a digital experience consulting firm based in Colorado. We are a collaborative team of designers working across multiple cutting edge product design initiatives.  We are looking for a UX Design Director who will have a key role in growing client engagements, while leading multiple projects, and mentoring/growing a team of designers. This is a remote contractor role. Salary Range: $75/hr - $100/hr.

  • Client relationships: Manage multiple client engagements with stakeholders
  • Leadership: Mentor, train and lead a team of designers. Identify development needs and facilitate the career growth of each designer using a foundation of empathy, encouragement, and gratitude.
  • Project management: Plan and organize projects, schedule meetings, capture notes, and lead design reviews.
  • Quality control: Be on top of best practices and design trends. Deliver effective and actionable feedback to designers. Set the bar high while being able to adapt to changing demands.
  • Flexible workflows: Be able to adapt to each client’s preferred design workflow 
  • Measure success: Identify ways to measure the success of a project through qualitative and quantitative approaches to testing and measuring.
  • Human-centered: Use design thinking methods to empathize with the end-user, understand user journeys, and prioritize design requirements.
  • 5-10 years of relevant UX design, client facing consulting, and management experience.
  • 3-5 years managing a team of designers.
  • Training in Design or Human-Computer Interaction.
  • Previous client facing and management experience in a consulting or agency setting is required.
  • Proficiency in Figma and project management software.
  • Collaboration - We encourage proactive communication and the sharing of ideas.
  • Remote - We work from where we want to increase balance and flexibility.
  • Timeliness - We execute promptly and take ownership of work.
  • Giving back - We take time to give back and volunteer in our local community.
  • Learning - We always look for opportunities to learn.

Fuego UX is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.