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Director of User Experience - Opportunity for Working Remotely

Company: VMware
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity? We love what we do and build products that are used by hundreds of thousands of productive individuals and organizations around the world. You will be working with a dedicated team that moves fast, upholds design quality, values consistency and simplicity, and focuses on users and their needs. We work together and value "we" over "me". We believe in inclusion both within our team and in the way we build products and make that clear in the way we hire, design, and execute. This organization "gets it done". We're not afraid to make mistakes, learn from them, and grow together as teams and as an organization.Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes you will work toward?

  • Within 30 days you will:
    • Meet the leadership team, your direct reports, and cross-functional partners
    • Learn about the cloud computing and infrastructure industry,
    • Learn the VMW vision, strategy and high-level product family
    • Understand the internal goals of the Design Org and how they relate to business priorities
    • Get familiar with the tools and processes the design team leverages in day-to-day operations
    • Within 60 days you will
      • Develop a working knowledge of your group's product set and its place in the larger ecosystem
      • Learn about the competitor space for our products
      • Become familiar with the current state, and priorities of the products designed by your team
      • Familiarize yourself with our design and component systems
      • Within 90 days you will
        • Become familiar with accessibility guidelines and review processes
        • Contribute to internal initiatives
        • Represent your team through effective functional relationships with peers and cross-functional partners
        • Help prioritize the work of your team
        • Within 6 months you will
          • Drive collaboration across products through shared design processes with your cross-functional partners
          • Help establish strategies within the team to achieve short-term and long-term goalsThe Work: What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?
            • Collaborate with other senior leaders to drive UX unification
            • Drive internal initiatives to benefit the org and the business at large
            • Hire, mentor, and retain talent
            • Coordinate with product leaders on current and future needs
            • Define strategies for product improvements informed by data.What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?You will report to the Senior Director of Design for the Cloud Infrastructure Business Group and be part of the central design organization that reports to the VP of Design, under OCTO (Office of the CTO). -You'll collaborate with other Business Group and Senior Leaders in the organization. Our organization is a collaborative and energetic team, distributed globally with colleagues in the US, India, Bulgaria, and China. While individual contributors may tend to focus on one area, the leadership team strives for visibility and understanding across the product portfolio to better serve our users holistically.Where is this role located? Remote: this role is fully remote.What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting www.benefits.vmware.com .
              • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
              • Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types
              • Generous Time Off Programs
              • 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community
              • Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities
              • Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, training, course work, etc.)
              • Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes
                This job may require the candidate to comply with travel restrictions and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.
                Category : Engineering and Technology
                Subcategory: User Experience
                Experience: Business Leadership
                Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
                Posted Date: 2022-02-15

                VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what's possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.

                Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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