Director of Experience Design

Location: Melbourne
Job type: Temporary
Salary: $Bonus + training + amazing culture
Contact name: Matt Mathauda

Contact email: mattm@thenetworkit.com
Job ref: BBBH7377_1634790182
Published: about 1 month ago

  • Leadership design role - Director of Experience Design
  • Award-winning digital design & technology consultancy
  • Expanding their current design practice in across Australia


Our client:

A leading global design consultancy who have built a diverse portfolio of clients across the APAC region and have offices all around the globe their team brings expertise and backgrounds in;

  • Psychology
  • User Experience, Service & Information design
  • Digital product design, development, data science
  • Organisational Strategy


Our clients design team is current around 30 head count across the ANZ region this includes APAC Design Head, Directors of Experience Design (location based), Principal Designers, UX Leads, Senior UX Designers, Senior UI Designers, Mid-level UX & UI Designers.

The current growth trajectory in the next 3-6 months is to expand by a 5 to 10 more designers to keep up with the current demand with their clients or projects they are undertaking. The business has focused on having a balanced and diverse team with no gender gap in the design team.

You'll also have the change to work with amazing technologist & agile delivery consultants on larger programs of work.
Flexible working, fun days in the office but more flexible work from office, personal career fund $1,000 & professional career development $2,500. Company bonus, best in market equipment and support in setting up home working/office.

Director of Experience Design - Melbourne

Are you ready to be the custodian for the value of design?

  • A strong Head of UX or Director ideally from a Digital Agency, Design Agency, or Consulting company, we need a leader to nurture a strong and mature design team, this role is to take over from a current design director who is moving into a broader global leadership role.
  • This position is focused around; Capability, Growth, Acquisition, Mentorship & Empowerment of the team, support the expected growth and define the structures, recruitment, supporting with the business unit's business development, operations and thought leadership.
  • Ideally, you'll come from a consulting design practitioner background, a specialist in human-centered design principles in which you've worked with clients and supported the design & delivery of projects, conducting research on products, services, policy, systems, and organisations.
  • You'll bring leadership, management and a well-established network which will be complementary to the business which you can look to help and tailor solutions, but you'll have a massive client base as this is a globally recognised company with offices around the globe.
  • A passion of working on the end-to-end delivery of research insights into actions, consulting and sharing your specialism in design practices both with your growing Design Practice based across Melbourne or with the clients you're working in partnership with.


Design Practitioner Skills:

  • 5 years' experience working in a leadership role as a director or Head of Experience Design
  • 10 years' experience working as a Design Practitioner focused across or being a specialist in (IxDA, Human Centred Design, Service Design, User Experience, User Interface, Product Innovation, Customer Experience, Strategy Consulting, Industrial Design)
  • Strong experience of qualitative research methodologies, their application and supply insights from qualitative and quantitative data
  • Managed design teams of 10+ people or at least open to look at this in your next leadership role.
  • Management Consulting and International experience is also highly regarded for this client.

We also have UX Lead & Senior UX Designer roles with this client in Melbourne and other positions in Sydney & Brisbane.

For more information, please email mattm@thenetworkit.com