Manager, UX Design
Position User Experience Design Manager Location Herndon, VA Exostar - The Company We re a solid company founded in 2000 and still quickly growing We have won multiple industry awards serving fast-growth industries with emergent technology Exostar - The Employer We believe in employee development we promote internally and provide training and educational assistance We provide a fun, engaged workplace, with monthly social and community-building events We offer comprehensive benefits and PTO plans, including a holiday break between Christmas and New Year s Day Job Overview We re looking for a UX Design Manager for our industry leading Secure Collaboration, Cyber Risk Management, and Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions. Based in our Herndon headquarters, this role offers a fantastic opportunity to be involved from the start in developing our suite of next generation digital products. Leading by example, you ll inspire and mentor our US design team to show how creativity and design thinking can drive product development and elevate the user experience. A firm believer in the role of Agile in design delivery you ll have the organizational skills to ensure your team stays on task and on time. Used to working in close collaboration with other design managers, you ll be excited to collaborate with the UK team and the Head of Design to shape a design-centric culture across the whole of Exostar. Your day, if you join us Essential Job Functions Working with senior design stakeholders to manage the design pathway from concept to delivery, ensuring quality and consistency at every step Collaborating with product managers, product marketing managers, and engineering to understand their needs and agree product roadmaps Managing a small but growing team of designers by mentoring and creating opportunities for growth Ensuring tasks are iterated quickly and delivered in an agile development environment Rationalizing design decisions to stakeholders and peers You meet our must haves for this role if you have 5+ years of professional web, app, and digital design experience 2+ years of experience managing a team of designers Experience designing across desktop, mobile web and native mobile applications Experience working in an Agile environment Experience working with senior design stakeholders MA in a design related degree, or equivalent practical experience An inspiring portfolio of relevant design work You re exactly who we re looking for if you have The practical skills to understand and translate the needs of our users into engaging and memorable experiences. You are a creative, conceptual thinker A track record of delivery that has earned you an instinct for how to get the job done to the highest standards of delivery Exostar s cloud-based, innovative solutions promote secure business collaboration within and between organizations in highly-regulated industries, including aerospace and defense and life sciences. Exostar s identity and access management platform serves as the foundation for its credentialing, risk management, enterprise collaboration, and supply chain collaboration solutions. The Exostar collect once, connect once, certify once methodology and web-based single sign-on access allow organizations and individuals to engage with one another quickly, seamlessly, and productively. The solutions security and certifications mitigate risk, protect sensitive data and intellectual property, and meet industry and regulatory compliance directives. Over 150,000 aerospace, defense, and life sciences organizations in more than 150 countries worldwide belong to the Exostar community. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Herndon, VA, Exostar s notable customers include Amgen, AstraZeneca, BAE Systems, Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Computer Sciences Corporation, Fujitsu, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Northrop Grumman, Pfizer, Raytheon, Rolls-Royce, United Technologies Corporation (UTC), and the UK Ministry of Defence. Exostar is an Equal Employment Employer. The company provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability status or genetic information. Exostar is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons in all facets of employment including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, training, benefits, transfers and working conditions.