User Experience Manager at Command Alkon

Birmingham, AL
http://www.commandalkon.com/

Command Alkon is bringing innovative technologies and systems to the concrete, asphalt and building materials industry globally. Our technology helps our customers improve the
efficiency and quality of the foundation of where we live, work and play. Think
about the roads you traveled on, the building where you work and the home where
you live, the airport runway, the parks where you relax, and the courts where
you play basketball – all made from concrete and asphalt. What we do best
is combine next-gen technologies with over 40 years of industry
expertise. We are not a “here today; gone tomorrow” software company, we
will be here for a long time and a good foundation for your career…. like
concrete.

The Role
Command Alkon is seeking a User Experience Manager
 for our location in Birmingham, AL.
The UX Manager will be responsible for leading the
user-centered usability and design of a new cloud-based application suite. The
UX Manager will have a true passion about the power of user experience to
transform an application from functional to amazing!

What you’ll do
The UX Manager will accept a strategic role working with
executives, product management, solution architecture and scrum teams as serve
as an internal advisor and advocate to create and maintain a user-centered
design approach for excellent software design.

You will conceptualize and communicate ideas that promote
simplicity for complex business processes.

The UX Manager will work with product management and scrum
teams, conduct and lead initial user research, feedback evaluation and
continuous workflow/feature/product acceptance testing along each stage of
development, providing feedback and guidance for areas to drive user experience
improvements in the new cloud-based application suite.

You will establish and promote a new standard product design
and design guidelines as well as design best practices and standards,
increasing user experience and design knowledge throughout the organization.

The UX Manager will collaborate closely with product management
and development scrum teams and user interface designers to define and
implement the graphical elements of the new application suite, as well as to
make as needed improvements to the foundational products.

The UX Manager will produce and help scrum team members
produce wireframes, sketches, prototypes, and functional mock-ups (as needed)
to communicate concepts to internal developers and external customers.

Lastly, you will manage a User Experience team and budget.

Who you are

  • 5 years of experience designing enterprise applications,
    preferably involving multiple products and teams.
  • 4 years of experience directly in user experience design;
    certification a plus, such as CUA (Certified Usability Analyst), CXA (Certified
    User Experience Analyst), UXC (User Experience Certification), or UXMC (User
    Experience Master Certification).
  • 2 years or more experience managing departments or teams of
    people.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction
    Design, Psychology, or related field preferred. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Up to 25% travel, as needed.


What you’ll bring
  • Strong verbal and written communication and documentation
    skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision making
    skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to
    build effective working relationships with internal cross-functional teams and
    external customer teams in a variety of domestic and international offices.
  • Ability to closely collaborate in an agile
    environment on a scrum team.
  • Reliable, dependable, and able to work
    independently as well as part of a team.
  • Experience with user experience design with B2B
    enterprise applications.
  • Portfolio includes user experience applications.
  • Portfolio includes software design applications.
  • Proficient in graphic design applications.
  • Understanding of modern, web-based language
    stacks.
  • Marketing experience a plus.

Why work for Command Alkon?

Command Alkon, voted one of Birmingham’s Best Places to Work
in 2016 and 2017, is the global leader for over 40 years in integrated
technology solutions for the concrete and heavy building materials industry
because of the committed relationship we have with our employees and our
customers. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Command Alkon has over 600
employees worldwide with offices in Kansas, Ohio, Illinois, Utah, California,
Malaysia, Brazil, Canada, England, France, India and the Netherlands.

For more information about us and our products, visit http://www.commandalkon.com.

Command Alkon strives to be an employer of
choice, offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes:
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous family medical and dental insurance plans
  • Company-paid life insurance, short term disability and long
    term disability insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Free soft drinks and hot beverages

    Find out more at http://www.commandalkon.com/careers/

    Command Alkon
     is an equal opportunity employer.  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.

Posted Oct 11, 2017