Senior Design Manager / Director of Design About The Role Elekta is looking for a talented design leader to join our enterprise-wide UX team and lead our global team of UX Designers, based in our Crawley / Gatwick office.
Our products enable the treatment of cancers with radiation therapy and improving the user experience of these products can improve the life and work of patients, oncologists and other healthcare professionals.
Improving the user experience of our products is not just about the look and feel (though that matters), but it is also about the dual goals of simplification and empowerment enabling more users to treat more patients more easily, and also enabling users to acquire new skills and treat cancers that might otherwise be untreatable.
Design, for us, encompasses hardware and software (industrial design, interaction design and graphic design) and especially the way they come together at key moments in the user’s everyday work.
This role will report to the Director of User Experience Design and Usability, within the Enterprise Platform Group and will work closely with the Enterprise Architecture team and with business line product management as well as system and solution architects.
What You'll Be Doing Working with the Director of UX to understand business line roadmaps and define design strategy and principles Managing the team that delivers the design of all user-facing touchpoints across multiple products throughout the company Maintain and update our user experience design vision and design principles.
Work with the UI Architecture team to either ensure that designs align with our platform architecture and are implementable, and that platform architecture decisions align with the needs of our designs.
Ensuring that our design efforts are aligned with the brand and that they offer a coherent and consistent experience to our users Take responsibility for the creative direction for large projects (rolling your sleeves up as necessary).
What You'll Need 10+ years experience as designer (individual contributor) 3+ years experience as design manager Experience developing designs and design systems for complex products : hardware and software, mobile and web.
Passion for developing solutions to complex problems (for example, safety-critical tasks distributed across people, places, equipment and time) Be an excellent storyteller with effective stakeholder management and presenting skills Be a design leader able to sell a vision and lead people in same direction What we’re looking for Elekta is going through a Digital Transformation that is modernizing our software and user interfaces to something simpler and more intuitive.
The transformation is being achieved by people all around the world who are excited to make a real difference to the treatment of cancer.
We’re looking for people who align with our core values : We work as one team; We do what we say; and We keep thinking forward.
You’re the kind of person who wants to join a community of forward-thinking people, willing and ready to take on a complex domain.
You thrive in a collaborative space where everyone’s learning from each other, and learning fast. The Benefits Competitive salary Annual bonus Pension plan Optional private health insurance Seniority Level Senior Manager Industry Medical Devices Employment Type Full-time