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Experience Design Solution Principal
JO-1810-3920
Charlotte
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About Slalom Build

Slalom Build is a highly-scalable, high-velocity Build as a Service firm. We work with clients to close the distance between dream and reality, imagined possibility and technical realization.  

We do this by blending design, product engineering, analytics, and automation to build the modern technology products of tomorrow.  

Nearly 1000 builders strong in seven Build Centers across North America, Slalom Build leverages a foundation of innovation inherited from Slalom Consulting. We’re intensely proud to partner with future-focused clients committed to disrupting their industries. 

 

About Slalom

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to over 6,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 27 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.


Experience Design Practice Leader:

Are you passionate about digital products and leading teams of designers to work alongside business and technologists? Do you still like rolling up your sleeves to impact high-value engagements? We are seeking a top-tier leader to help grow our practice, drive sales and enhance team culture.

At Slalom Build, we work with mid-level and Fortune 100 companies alike in crafting premier digital experiences and transforming our clients’ product landscape. To us, design is not something to hand-off, but a core part of product development from front to back. We believe in the true agile integration of design and that cross-collaboration is critical to upholding the integrity of high-quality digital products.

Working alongside cross-disciplinary Slalom leaders, you will be an integral part of our clients’ projects from conceptualization to completion. You will bring a deep knowledge of end-to-end product delivery, including interaction with other designers, developers, product owners and client partners. We are looking for a leader who is confident in their ability to work with client priorities in a consultative environment.

You will be well versed in managing client expectations and lead efforts to invent custom solutions with high-value outcomes to the business, audience, and market. You will have a consistent and demonstrable record of using design thinking and modern strategy practices to solve business problems and carry projects through to completion.

At Slalom, Experience Design is stepping up its game at a national level and we want you to join us during this exciting time of growth. Our team consists of product designers and strategists with proven experience in customer research, co-creation workshop facilitation, service design, visual design, information architecture and interaction. Experience Design at Slalom is not just a valued offering for project work; rather it is a leading discipline for delivering lasting, meaningful and impactful work for our clients.

Does this feel like you? Do you apply empathy to design as well as client relationships? If so, we'd love to hear your story!


Responsibilities

  • Work with Slalom markets to provide sales and resourcing support for projects
  • Manage/build relationships across Slalom markets as well as within the Slalom Build network
  • Build our product sales pipeline
  • Develop team and lead designers as they grow in their careers at Slalom
  • Lead projects in user-centered design solutions while working alongside Slalom offices nationwide
  • Lead design teams in the implementation of these solutions
  • Formulate and define requirements for web and mobile applications
  • Work with cross-disciplinary pursuit teams to create solutions, proposals, and contracts for opportunities
  • Work with development teams and project leadership to define and refine scope
  • Review UI to ensure proper implementation


Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience as a project design lead
  • 10+ years of experience in interactive design, information architecture, and visual design
  • 10+ years of relevant client facing experience—consulting or agency
  • 4+ years of demonstrable experience or product strategy
  • 4+ years of workshop facilitation
  • 4+ years of creative leadership and people management
  • 2+ years of sales experience
  • Confirmed track-record of hands-on design leadership
  • Expert-level proficiency with common design software
  • Quick starter and nimble/creative under project constraints
  • Passion for seamless design and the creative process
  • Strong interest in and passion for learning new technologies and design skills
  • A portfolio demonstrating breadth, creativity, process, and innovation in related fields
  • Experience in a Scrum-based production process

 

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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