Enterprise User Experience Manager
Website The Home Depot
The User Experience Manager is responsible for attracting, retaining, and developing top talent focused on designing intuitive, quality products through collaboration with end users and modern software development teams. The User Experience Manager works closely with teams of designers to support in-depth business reviews, communicate and present across all levels of the organization, and support cross-functional product teams.Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
30% – Strategy & Planning:
Gains a thorough understanding of customer and associate needs, both existing and potential, and uses that knowledge to help design enterprise products that provide Home Depot customers and associates with an unparalleled shopping experience
Aligns user experience efforts across products and projects
Communicates with key user and operational groups to understand business needs
Elicits ideas and assists team members with gaining shared understanding, and aligns the product team and stakeholders
Presents complex design concepts, user needs, and design rationale to multidisciplinary teams, as well as to key stakeholders and business partners
40% – Delivery & Execution:
Provides guidance on design of products while keeping in mind dependencies and integration with other products across the enterprise
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
Reviews recommended designs and work of UX team members to ensure that designs are aligned with company, stakeholder, and end user priorities
Receives and prioritizes incoming requests from business partners and stakeholders
Guides the analysis of user experience data and provides recommendations to address business needs
Coaches and pairs with product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) across product teams to design solutions and share best practices
Guides the creation of designs such that information is easy to find, consume and understand
Guides the communication of ideas and designs to end users and product team members
30% – People:
Provides leadership, mentoring, and coaching to User Experience professionals
Attracts, retains, and develops top talent
Conducts annual and mid-year reviews, reviewing individual development plans and providing performance feedback
Fosters collaboration with team members (Engineering, Product Management, etc.) to drive value and identify and resolve impediments
Acts as a proponent of UX practices
Advocates for the end user and stakeholder by becoming associated with the product, empathizing with and understanding user needs
Guides more junior team members in strategy, alignment, analysis, and execution tasks
Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)
Nature and Scope:
Typically reports to the User Experience Sr. Manager, Technology Director or Sr. Director.
Environmental Job Requirements:
1. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Conditions could produce mild discomfort on occasion.
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.
To apply for this job please visit careers.homedepot.com.