Associate Director of User Experience at Manifest

Chicago, IL

Manifest’s Experience Design team is on the hunt for an Associate Director in Chicago. In this leadership role, you’ll work with cross-functional teams to craft large-scale digital experiences, and lead efforts to continually evolve the experience design practice.


•       Inspired leadership that involves organizing and leading design and research efforts to create useful, usable, and compelling cross-channel experiences

•       Infusing user-centered design, design thinking, design strategy, and data-influenced design into projects and the organization

•       Enabling collaboration with XD team members, cross-functional teams, and clients – ensuring the best ideas are surfaced, embraced, and brought to life

•       Proactively making the team better by mentoring, optimizing process, introducing design trends, supporting continuous learning, and modeling respectful and supportive behaviors

•       Thinking big, pursuing innovation, continually raising the bar, willing to go the extra mile, and driving to deliver high-quality experiences for clients and customers

•       Juggling multiple projects, and moving in and out of leadership and individual contributor roles.

•       Obsessed with making everything around you better


•       At least 9 years of UX design and research experience

•       Bachelor’s Degree in Human Computer Interaction or equivalent field

•       Digital agency experience

•       A portfolio showcasing your ability to apply user-centered design to a variety of challenges

•       Strong communication skills, including writing and presenting

•       Deep familiarity with all facets of user-centered design

•       Proven experience with large-scale responsive websites and mobile apps

•       Experience with creating design systems a plus

•       Some travel to out-of-state clients

Manifest is an equal opportunity employer. Manifest does not sponsor employment visas.

Posted Mar 12, 2018