UX Director

Job Locations US-PA-Coopersburg | US-PA-Philadelphia | US-MA-Boston | US-TX-Austin
ID
2022-2535
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Lutron is a design-driven technology company with a history of industry-disrupting innovation. Since our invention of the rotary dimmer in 1959, we have become the world leader in smart lighting controls and automated shades, providing IoT products for millions of homes and buildings, including some of the most prestigious architecture around the world. 

 

At Lutron, you’ll join a diverse and creative group of design researchers, product & UX designers, and user interface designers who share a passion for human-centric design and have numerous patents to their name. You’ll work with teams across the organization to imagine and build innovations for Lutron’s customers, designing for a variety of platforms, devices, and services, and exploring new technologies like AR, VR, voice, and more. 

Responsibilities

As a UX Director, you will have the opportunity to lead a growing team and define UX vision and strategy for products at the intersection of the physical and digital world. Your primary responsibilities will be to: 



  • Provide effective leadership for a growing and maturing UX team 

  • Champion UX and human-centered thinking across the enterprise 



  • Collaborate with stakeholders across disciplines to ensure alignment as you define the experience design vision and strategy for a large portfolio of projects 

  • Ensure measurable, high-quality outcomes for design and user research 

  • Create the future for an enterprise design systems and UI standards 

  • Standardize and advocate for human-centered design practices 

  • Provide vision and sponsorship for an internal UX Community of Practice 



  • Manage UX professionals and provide coaching and mentoring for your organization 

  • Drive a DesignOps vision and maturation of an infrastructure to support professional practice for User Experience design and user research 

  • Define an organizational design strategy and grow a UX team that delivers products in support of business and technology goals 

  • Collaborate with engineering leadership to align UX and development activities in an agile environment 

  • Focus on growth, high morale, and retention for your team 

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Design, Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Science, Computer Science, Social Sciences, or closely related field; Graduate degree preferred 
  • Minimum, cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all degrees earned  
  • 15+ years of industry experience, including 10+ years managing and mentoring UX professionals 
  • Deep expertise in UX design and user research 
  • Familiarity with common research and design tools  
  • Proven experience working in an agile development environment 
  • Experience with a range of technologies, including mobile and web apps 

 

Lutron Electronics’ position as the leading manufacturer of lighting controls worldwide, our unsurpassed quality, the breadth and depth of our product offerings, and our commitment to servicing our worldwide customers have resulted in annual double-digit growth. This growth has allowed the company to continue to invest in finding and retaining the best people we can find to service our customers. Continuous growth has also fueled our ability to constantly develop new technologies and processes that drive the creation of new or better products, solutions, and services.  

 

Lutron offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic and professional work environment. We also offer continued growth through increased job responsibilities, courses offered through Lutron University and advancement opportunities.  For more information, view our website at  www.lutron.com 

 

Lutron Electronics is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action – Employer. We welcome qualified, motivated applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics 

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