As a Creative Director for HomeAway’s Global Experience Design Group, you’ll thrive at the intersection of strategy, craftsmanship and design. You’ll place a deep focus on user insights, team building and the highest quality user experience design. Your team crafts compelling solutions that are intuitive, creative, thoughtful, simple and delightful. You inspire a positive environment where a supportive, talented and passionate design community thrive to take their craft to the next level.
What you'll do:
You lead by example, setting the benchmark for relationship building and design excellence.
You drive strategy and inspire others to join the journey of executing against that strategy.
You understand how to bring the best out of your teammates, grow their skills and hire world-class talent to join your charter of ground breaking user experience design.
You tap data to innovate big ideas, but your end-product proves that small details and taste are just as important to you.
You bridge the worlds of taste-making, content and experiential design.
You develop clear design strategies for how, what and when to test an experience.
You transform business problems into user experience opportunities, ultimately designing, testing and launching usable, useful and delightful solutions.
You mentor designers and inspire the team by leading a great example.
You demonstrate tried and true practices, but when necessary you invent the new standard.
You bring a systemic point of view to problem solving, yet you know how to isolate specific design issues and opportunities.
You identify, investigate and validate design problems within multi-disciplinary teams.
You are a champion for the team and by working hard, respectfully and humbly, you earn trust and respect from your team, peers, colleagues and managers.
You are constantly sketching and exploring the spectrum of possibility.
You are the difference that moves good to great.
You aren’t limited by device or platform, yet you are versed in responsive web and native mobile design.
Who you are:
MFA, BFA or BS in Human Factors, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, or equivalent experience.
10 plus years of experience in web, native mobile, product, graphic, interaction, content and/or information design.
In depth knowledge of design principles and experience simplifying complex systems.
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.