Our mission.As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.
The team.We are a rapidly-growing, fast-moving, highly-capable UX team building the most popular job site on the planet. Our designers work in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, collaborating with Product Managers and Engineering to deliver simple solutions to the real-world problems that job seekers and employers face hiring and getting hired. Most importantly, our team is expected to deliver results, and be able to demonstrate the impact our changes have on our business.
The Director of Design Operations will be responsible for defining processes and standards across the design organization. The goals are to maximize efficiency, raise skill level, increase employee engagement, and maximize ROI on design spend.
Activities will focus on the following areas:
Define recruiting and hiring practices
Compensation and competiveness of offers
Steward Indeed Design’s “employer brand” to attract high-end candidates
Education across all design disciplines
Documenting and evangelizing best practices
Archiving institutional knowledge in actionable form (research library, case studies)
Events to stimulate sharing of best practices
Budgeting & forecasts
Measuring design ROI
Workforce augmentation and capacity planning
Develop and manage external talent network
Methods for mapping end-to-end product architecture
Foundational artifacts defining overall system
Commonalities across all design areas
Process and analysis to ensure coherence across silos
Integration of UX analytics, qualitative research, and both emergent and strategic information architecture
Will involve building a team of analysts, designers and toolsmiths
15+ years in a senior design position
10+ years running design organization of greater than 10 people
Enterprise and entrepreneurial management experience
Deep knowledge of all aspects of the design process
Outstanding written and verbal skills
Ability to map design activities to business constraints and objectives
Effective evangelist for UX at senior leadership level
Indeed is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.